Root Samsung Galaxy S5 mini SM-G800M / SM-G800Y

Root Samsung Galaxy S5 mini SM-G800M / SM-G800Y – This is the latest android smartphone from Samsung which is the successor of the previous flagship mini samsung galaxy s4 mini. As the third generation, the Samsung Galaxy Mini S5 brings some improvement features such as; Waterproof, 4.5 inch 720p HD screen, Android OS v.4.4 KitKat, 16GB memory, and a battery of 2100 mAh. Just like his brother Galaxy S5 own certification 1P67 which means dustproof and waterproof.

4.5 inch screen with a resolution of 720p HD Super AMOLED that offers cool color saturation, pure black and high contrast, and is protected by gorilla glass 3. Has brought kitkat android operating system which offers performance that is smooth and minimal lag. Besides already provided hundreds of thousands of applications and games in playstore. Quad-Core CPU 1.4GHz Exynos Cortex-A7 and Quad-Core GPU MALI-400MP4 and 1 GB of RAM provide robust performance for processing and gaming. 8 Mega Pixel camera with full HD video capability 1080 @ 30 fps perfect moment to capture important moments. There has also been equipped with a front camera for video calls.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 mini SM-G800M / SM-G800Y. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 mini running on Android Kitkat 4.4.2 with build id KOT49H.G800MUBU1ANH3 and KOT49H.G800YDVU1ANG4. 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 mini SM-G800M / SM-G800Y

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

Galaxy S5 Mini Duos

  • 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”.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 1

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

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 2

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

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 3

  • 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.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 4

  • Your Samsung Galaxy S5 mini 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 mini was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of Root Samsung Galaxy S5 mini SM-G800M / SM-G800Y useful for you.

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