Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W and SM-G870F

Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W and SM-G870F – Samsung does share some gadgets that they make in several categories. For camera series they rely on the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, while the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active series into the highest class because it has better specs and features of all series to be launched. Was created for those of you who have high activity, making the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has advantages not possessed Samsung Galaxy S5 regular version. Mobile phones that are designed for outdoor activity is already equipped with a variety of features to support your activities.

Cool features already embedded in the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, thanks to the certificate MIL-STD-810G makes this phone can be brought into the most extreme conditions on earth. In addition to the ability of waterproof and dustproof, this phone is also resistant to solar radiation, vibration, and high salt content. In terms of design, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is already in a very sturdy design with a body made of metal with a thickness of 8.9 mm. Solid body will be offset by a qualified machine uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset 801 which has a speed CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400. There is also a 2GB of Ram, for multitasking support a variety of applications you run.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W and SM-G870F. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active running on Android Kitkat 4.2.2 with build id KOT49H.G870WVLU1ANH3 or KOT49H.G870FXXU1ANL1. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work (may even brick) ! In this tutorial we use Odin and CF Auto Root 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 Kies on your PC, if you haven’t already.
  • Backup your device data
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download and Unzip the following Root file on your windows computer:

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W and SM-G870F

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome 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

odin extract

  • Connect your phone to the computer. Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.

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  • In Odin, tap PDA button and locate the CF-Auto-Root……….tar.md5 file.

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  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.

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  • 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.

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  • Your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will reeboot automatically
  • After reboot, Open menu. If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

see SuperSU app

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of Root Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W and SM-G870F useful for you.

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