The Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone is a great device for the price you pay, but it’s not going to be the perfect device for everybody. You might have heard about the ability to tweak your device’s performance with root access and have wondered what that’s all about? It is true that people can tweak the internal system for performance or battery needs. One way we do this is by changing the frequencies of your CPU and GPU. The CPU is essentially the heart of your hardware and all things run directly to that CPU. The CPU will control your performance and it’s usually set to a level that’s set between being tweaked for performance and efficiency so your device has a long life and runs efficiently.
With root access, however, we are able to install apps like the Device Control app — a free app from the Google Play Store — and then tweak our CPU and GPU frequencies so they are more accustomed to our needs. For example, you might want to increase the performance and make your device faster. (In doing so, that will sacrifice a bit of the battery power but you’ll be browsing with lightning quick speed.
These are the guidelines to root the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H running on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop software update using a Windows computer, the Odin flashing tool and the CF-Auto-Root tool by Chainfire.
Files You Need
- Download the CF-Auto-Root for the SM-E500H device running Android 5.1.1 from here.
- The CF-Auto-Root one click rooting application does trip the Knox security and void the warranty if you have a Knox enabled device. Check with your mobile service provider if they allow you to root under warranty. Some will say they do to get your business.
Rooting the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H smartphone running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode on the Samsung Galaxy E5 device so you can connect to the Windows computer with the USB cable and use programs like the flashing tool during the guide.
- Extract the rooting file of the E5 device on the desktop of the computer.
- Right-click the mouse on the Odin executable file and choose to run the application ad an administrator.
- Open the Odin application and leave it open without adjusting any of the default settings on the buttons.
- Boot the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H smartphone in download mode and then connect it to the commuter with the USB cable.
- Wait for a few seconds and then look for a yellow or blue ID: COM port color. No color means the drivers are not up to date. You can update them by installing the universal Windows ADB driver and try again.
- Click the AP button and browse the desktop for the E5’s tar.md5 rooting file.
- Click the Start button.
- Wait until you get a green box with the pass message inside and then check the E5’s display says it is restoring the stock recovery, cleaning up and then about to reboot in 10 seconds.
- The Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H will now reboot to recovery mode where it will apply the finishing touches.
In conclusion, that’s how to root the Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone with the SM-E500H model number running on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update. You can boot the E5 smartphone to recovery mode manually by pressing the hardware key combination for that mode as soon as the flashing finishes.