How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) in 2019 – Easy Guide

If you looking for an easy guide to root Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) then you are in right page. In this article we show you a step-by-step process to root Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) easily. Rooting is absolutely necessary to perform system level tweaks. Also few advance apps that available at Play store require root. In this guide we used custom recovery TWRP. You can follow this guide to install TWRP: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) : Install TWRP Recovery 3.1.1-0 – Easy Tutorial.

To root Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) we will use Magisk utility. Magisk is popular mostly because its ability to bypass Google’s SafetyNet system. With Magisk, you can have root and custom mods while still using services like Google Pay. It works by leaving the system partition untouched and modifying the boot partition. That’s why it’s referred as a “systemless” root method.

Supported Devices:

  • SM-A520F
  • SM-A520F/DS

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Warning: We at True Android produce tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience a damage after following this tutorial. Also remember,this guide is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.

Although the method don’t wipe your data but we still recommend you to back up it. You may follow our Android backup guide.

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How to root Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) easily with Magisk

Step 1: Download Magisk zip.

Step 2: Copy downloaded zip file to your device memory.

Step 3: Boot into recovery mode. To do so, first turn off your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) then press and hold Volume UpHome and Power button together. You can also boot into recovery without key combination.

twrp front

Step 4: Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the Magisk zip file. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.

twrp magisk install

Step 5: When the installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your device.

twrp reboot system

Step 6: Now check whether Magisk Manager is installed. If not then download the apk and installed it manually. You may need to allow unknow sources when asked to install it. Make sure you have latest Magisk manager installed.

Download Latest Magisk apk

That’s it. You now have a rooted Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). You may checkout best apps for rooted Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). [via XDA]

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