Today our tutorial is about How to root Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) running Android 5.0.2. This step by step tutorial will guide you how to gain root access safely on your Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) by using Chainfire’s CF-Root method which is known as the best and easy Root method to gain root access.
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Requirements and Prerequisites:
- This guide only works on Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F).
- Backup all your important data as a precaution.
- Download the CF-Root .zip package for Galaxy A3 (A300F).
- Download Odin3 for Windows and jOdin3 for Mac.
- Make sure that you’ve installed Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB debugging by taping on Settings>Developers Options and Enable USB debugging.
- Your device must have enough charge, At least 50% is suggested.
Root Samsung Galaxy A3 (A300F) Running Android 5.0.2
Step 1: First of all extract the CF-Root package that you’ve downloaded earlier.
Step 2: Turn off your phone and Reboot it into Download Mode, Press and hold down the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons simultaneously till you see a warning on your screen. Further hit the Volume Up button to continue.
Step 3: Run Odin3 from the unzipped folder.
Step 4: While in download mode connect your Galaxy A3 (A300F) to PC via the USB cable. At this stage, make sure that Odin has recognized your device. If not reinstall the drivers and try again. Once detected, you’ll notice the Added!! in the message section.
Step 5: Only check Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options and rest leave the default settings in Odin.
Step 6: At last you’re one step away to root your phone. Click the PDA button and select the CF-Rooted kernel tar.md5 file from the folder you’ve earlier unzipped. Further hit the START button to flash the CF-Root on Galaxy A3.
Step 7: Wait for Odin to complete the flashing process, once it is done, it will notify you via the PASS!! message in Odin screen and at this point your phone will automatically reboots.
Step 8: When your phone boots normally, Open the app drawer and see that SuperSU has been installed. To verify root access, Open Google Play Store app on your phone and install “Root Checker“. Once installed run to make sure your phone is rooted.
Congratulations!! You’ve now successfully Rooted Samsung Galaxy A3. You’ve now full root access, you can install apps from Google Play Store which requires root access, flash custom recovery and you can also try Custom ROMs and Mods.