How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y – Shortly after the appearance of the Galaxy A3 2016 SM-A310, Samsung has quietly launched a smartphone 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) mid-range premium through a series Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510. Design is a sector which is favored by the Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510 with a sturdy metal frame support and luxurious, and equipped with 2.5D curved glass layer on the front screen and rear casing. Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510 is available in several color variants, namely Black, White, Gold and Pink. Samsung provide Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510 with touch screen measuring 5.2 inches with full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels Super AMOLED panel technology brings that offers a wide viewing angle, sharp, dense and brilliant color.
The phone display is protected by a scratch-resistant layer of Gorilla Glass 4. LTE 4G phones using the Android operating system 5.1.1 Lollipop with a bandage interface called TouchWiz UI which have become the hallmark of Samsung products. The performance offered by the smartphone Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A510 is said to be standard, but increased compared to the first generation Galaxy A5. This is reasonable considering this phone is only relying on support from the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 615 by carrying the octa-core consisting of a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 and quad-core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 1.2GHz with 2GB RAM memory support. While the graphics sector, Samsung entrust the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) Adreno 405.
In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy A5 running on Android Lollipop 5.1.1. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work (may even brick) ! In this tutorial we use Odin on Widows computer. Root your device at your own risk.
Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
Make sure you install the Samsung Drives on your PC, if you haven’t already.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y:
First you should enabled Developer options If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
Enabled USB Debugging and OEM unlock
Connect it to you PC using the USB cable and copy the SuperSU.zip file into the root directory of your internal storage.
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy
Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together
When a warning triangle appears on screen, press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
Launch Odin3.exe by click right and run as administrator on computer
Connect your phone to the computer. Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.
In Odin, tap AP button and find the TWRP Recovery file you downloaded earlier and select it
Ensure Uncheck Auto-reboot in Odin
click Start in Odin.
Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with a green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin.
Turn off your Samsung Galaxy
Boot into “recovery mode”, by pressing and hold Volume Up + Home +Power buttons simultaneously
Select ‘Install’ and scroll all the way to the bottom till you see the SuperSU.zip file.
Select the .zip file and swipe the bar to confirm. This will start flashing the .zip file.
Once the flashing finished you will see the ‘Reboot System’ option, click it to reboot your device.
After reboot, Open menu. If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.
For more details, please watch following video:
Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A510FD / SM-A510Y useful for you. Source: XDA