Root Tutorial for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H / DS

Root Tutorial for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H / DS – Smartphone Samsung Galaxy series J, known as a smartphone with a focus on the camera, the screen, and the attractive price tag now get a refresher through the latest series Galaxy J5. Sharpness and clarity of the screen Super AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode) made by Samsung now you can enjoy in the clutch. Samsung Galaxy J5 equipped with Super AMOLED display on a screen width of 5 Inch. Super AMOLED screen is composed of thin films containing organic molecules and can produce light when electrified.

The display of the development of technology Thin Film Transistor (TFT) is widely used in Samsung products, ranging from smartphones, tablets, to Smart TV. Super AMOLED screen is capable of producing high sharpness but still save power consumption. Super AMOLED touch screen technology does not use two layers at the top of the screen. A touch sensor, too, was added to each cell of organic LEDs. Thus, remain responsive touch screen and the brightness and sharpness of the display is not reduced.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about Root Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H/DS. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy J5 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 Kies on your PC, if you haven’t already.
  • Backup your device data
  • Download CF-Auto-Root

Root Tutorial for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H / DS:

  • 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

root samsung OEM unlock

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy
  • 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”.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 1

  • In Odin, tap PDA button and find the auto root file you downloaded earlier and select it

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.
  • 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 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 J5 was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy J5 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of Root Tutorial for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H / DS useful for you.

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