How To Root Samsung Using Odin And CF-Auto-Root

The post here contains the full instructions to root Samsung Galaxy using Odin tool and CF-Auto-Root from ChainFire. Those of you who have Samsung Galaxy devices and want to root it, however don’t know how to do it. Then can use this post as guiding tutorials.

Root Samsung Galaxy


  • Remember that this guide only for Samsung Galaxy devices.
  • Prepare your Windows OS computer because Odin only supports that operating system !
  • Your computer has already have USB Drivers originally from Samsung.
  • Make sure your Samsung Galaxy’s bootlaoder is already unlocked.
  • Make backups to your existing data if needed.
  • Do not forget to enable USB Debugging mode. Do not know how to do it? Just head to Settings -> About Device / Phone -> Find and tap repeatedly (Usually 7 times) Build Number till you see You Are Now a Developer -> You will see Developer Options on Settings.
    Enable USB Debugging Mode On Samsung Galaxy

    No back to Settings and find Developer Options (See image no 3 above) then enter to Developer Options -> Find and enable (Check) the USB Debugging Mode.

    Activate USBD Debugging Mode Samsung
  • If it’s needed, then charge your Samsung Galaxy device’s battery power, do it if you need.
Remember!!! before you proceed, that root process is not without effect, some effects could be not good (But since we use a very reputable root tool which is CF-Auto-Root then negative effect will rarely to happen), and your device warranty will be nullified, therefore all the possible risks are yours to bear.

How to root Samsung Galaxy using Odin and CF-Auto-Root


Extract all the files to your computer.

Instructions to root Samsung Galaxy using Odin and CF-Auto-Root

  1. You need to power off your Samsung Galaxy device now.
    Power Off Samsung Galaxy Device
  2. After that, you need to boot into the Download Mode. Press and hold; Volume Down + Power + Home altogether.
    Boot Samsung Galaxy Download Mode
  3. Keep pressing the buttons untill your Samsung Galaxy device’s screen showing you Warning like on the image below.
    Warning Download Mode
  4. On Warning, release all the three buttons and then press Volume Up to access Download Mode.
  5. Now when your device is in Download Mode, you need to open Odin you previously extracted to your computer.
    Odin On PC
  6. When Odin is opened, you need to connect your Samsung Galaxy device to your computer, using a USB cable guys.
    Connect Android Device To Computer Laptop PC
  7. Odin will detect your device if it managed to detect your device, Odin will display Added!!! notification like in the image below.
    Added Root Odin
  8. Now you need to click PDA to browse your computer to find the CF-Auto-Root zip file.
    PDA Root Odin
  9. Click the CF-Auto-Root zip file.
  10. The CF-Auto-Root file will show up on Odin PDA section, then you can start rooting your device by clicking on Start button (Remember leave other options un-selected).
    Start Root Odin
  11. Odin will begin installing the CF-Auto-Root file. When Odin has finished installing it and successful. Odin will display Pass notification like on the image below.
    Pass Notification Odin
  12. You can now reboot your Samsung Galaxy device now guys.
  13. Finish.

Verify your root

You can use Root Checker app from Google Play Store to verify your root access.

Root Checker App Samsung Galaxy


That’s all guys, congratulations for you for having a rooted Samsung Galaxy device, thanks to Odin and CF-Auto-Root to make it happen. Oh one more thing, Odin can also be used to flash firmware, don’t know about that guys? Please I invite you to visit how to flash firmware with Odin, tell your friends about this post. And hope you find this post useful. See you again on my next and upcoming posts in the future.

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