Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 5 a few weeks ago and the root has already been achieved on the phone along with a fully working custom recovery. The root method was found by senior XDA member who confirms that all the variants except the AT&T and Verizon ones can be rooted without any issues.
If you’re willing to root your Galaxy Note 5, you can do so by following the simple guide. Do keep in mind that this trips the KNOX security and you’ll lose warranty after that. However, if you’re still interested in rooting your Galaxy Note 5, follow the simple guide below.
- Download Noble Kernel for N920T from here.
Download Noble Kernel for N929P from here.
Download for the rest of the variants from here.
- TWRP recovery can be downloaded from here.
- Download the latest Odin from here.
How to Root Galaxy Note 5 and Install TWRP
- Go to Setting > About Phone > Tap the build number till you get a message that you’re now a developer > Settings > Developer options > Enable OEM Unlocking and USB debugging.
- Turn off your phone and put it in download mode by pressing and holding volume down, power and home button together. You’ll get a warning screen, simply press volume up to continue.
- Launch Odin and connect your phone, the COM port will be highlighted; now click on AP button and browse to the downloaded kernel (make sure you extract the kernel)
- Click on the Start button to begin flashing process.
- Remove the phone when you see ‘PASS’ written on the Odin.
Reboot your phone and enjoy your fully rooted Galaxy Note 5 with working recovery. You can download SuperSU from Play Store since the package isn’t flashed by default.