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[HELP] Issues with Root - SM-G900I

16th May 2014, 09:21 AM |#1  
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Hey everyone, my new Galaxy S5 G900I won't root using Odin. I've tried repeatedly. Using the CF Auto Root Method and the install Custom Recovery first then flash superuser method and both methods have the same outcome.
This is the how it comes up on Odin:
http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/...puppy/odin.png

I can't seem to find the problem
any help would be greatly appreciated.
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16th May 2014, 11:33 AM |#2  
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hmmmm, you have installed all the drivers right?

does adb devices return anything?
17th May 2014, 05:26 AM |#3  
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hmmmm, you have installed all the drivers right?

does adb devices return anything?

I have all the drivers installed, the Samsung USB Driver and I haven't tried adb because I used Odin to root my S4 before on the same computer but the S5 won't work.
1st June 2014, 08:11 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by Hellscythe

hmmmm, you have installed all the drivers right?

does adb devices return anything?

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Originally Posted by InfiniteXero

Hey everyone, my new Galaxy S5 G900I won't root using Odin. I've tried repeatedly. Using the CF Auto Root Method and the install Custom Recovery first then flash superuser method and both methods have the same outcome.
This is the how it comes up on Odin:
http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/...puppy/odin.png

I can't seem to find the problem
any help would be greatly appreciated.

Still having this same problem.. anyone help..
4th June 2014, 09:48 AM |#5  
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Still having this same problem.. anyone help..

I've been having exactly the same problem....
17th June 2014, 10:48 AM |#6  
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I FOUND A FIX AND IT WAS SO SIMPLE

For anyone else having this annoying problem theres a simple fix.

1. Goto settings
2. Settings > Security
3. Ensure that "REACTIVATION LOCK" is UNCHECKED
4. Try to root again using Odin and hopefully it works for you
17th June 2014, 02:45 PM |#7  
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Use geohots. Worked on my g900i optus s5. Didnt trip knox for me . All u do is install the apk open it and thats it.

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17th June 2014, 04:10 PM |#8  
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wanted to know the complete process
Hi guys im new here and will like to have the complete process steps by steps .HOW TO ROOT SM-G900I?

it'll be easy for all of us like me new in this side sorry if im asking for too much.

i had used CF root methods before and it is easy but i'll like to have the tools and the steeps for SGS5..

many thanks in advance guys...
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