Here’s a guide on how to flash Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and root Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 using CF Auto Root TouchWiz firmware update. Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 has been released, which means you can now update the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with all stock firmware features enabled. Samsung has finally released official TouchWiz Marshmallow firmware for J5 and J7 all variants including J5 (2015) and J5 (2016) models. Those who use Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 may want to read how to update their devices to latest possible Android mobile firmware. You can now enjoy all the features and benefits of latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy J5 and J7 thanks to CF Auto Root TouchWiz firmware update. Also read how to root Galaxy J5 and J7 phones in the guide below.
What’s more, these CF Auto Root files for Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 have full root support enabled on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow TouchWiz firmware thanks to Android developer ChainFire. For this guide, we will use reliable CF Auto Root method to root stock TouchWiz firmware powered Galaxy J5 and J7 phones.
You can now easily gain root access on your Galaxy J5 or J7, keep on reading to learn the process of rooting the J5 and the J7 Galaxy smartphones. For the guide below all you will need is a PC, the CF Auto Root file for your device, a USB cable, Odin flashing tool. Make sure that you download the right CF Auto Root TouchWiz Marshmallow 6.0.1 firmware version for your device from the link below.
Method below will show you how to root Galaxy J5 and J7, including J5 (2015) and J7 (2016) models using CF Auto Root files. See how to update SM-J500F, SM-J500H, SM-J500M, SM-J510K, SM-J510L, SM-J510S, SM-J700F, SM-J700H, SM-J710K, SM-J710MN from Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow TouchWiz Firmware
Please download the correct Galaxy J5 and J7 firmware file from the link provided below to avoid errors during the installation process. Also, carefully follow instructions in the guide below, if you are having problems understanding anything, then go ahead and clear doubts by asking queries in the comments section below. Follow the guide at your own risk as we will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
- Download Odin 3.10.7 on PC and extract it.
- Download Samsung USB Drivers on PC and install them.
- Download the firmware file for your country from the link below. After downloading, extract the folder to get the firmware file with tar.d5 extension.
- Enable USB debugging on your device from Settings > Developer Options on your device. [Go to Settings > About Device and tap seven times on the device build number to activate the Developer Options]
- Backup important data on device.
- Make sure phone battery is up to 70% charged.
Download File: CF Auto Root Firmware Flashing File for Galaxy J5 & J7 and extract it.
Steps To Root Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7:
Step 1 – Extract the Odin.zip file on PC, open the extracted folder and run Odin 3.10.7.exe as admin.
Step 2 – Turn off your mobile.
Step 3 – Press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power keys simultaneously for about 2 – 3 seconds to boot your device into the DOWNLOAD MODE. Keep pressing the keys until you see the warning screen with yellow exclamation mark. To enter the Download Mode, release the keys and press the Volume Up key.
Step 4 – Connect your device to the PC via the USB cable that came with your device (use original USB cable for your device to prevent any issues).
Step 5 – When you device is successfully connected with PC, you will see the ID:COM port on Odin turn blue with the message ‘ADDED!!’ in the log box.
Step 6 – Next, click the AP button in Odin. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded and extracted the CF Auto Root firmware file from the link above and add the firmware file with .tar.d5 extension.
Step 7 – Now click the Start button to start the firmware installation process. It may take several minutes so be patient while the firmware is being installed on your device.
Step 8 – After the successful installation of the new firmware on your device, you should see a PASS! message on Odin after which your device will automatically reboot to finalize changes. First reboot may take up to 5-10 minutes, so patience is required.
That’s all. When your device reboots, you can start using Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7. On your rooted Galaxy J5 and J7 spot the SuperSU file, if it is on your device it means the rooting process has been successful. Share your comments to ask any question regarding the installation process. Cheers!