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Get root permissions on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Last February, Samsung presented the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017. It is the new medium-range smartphone designed by the Korean house to support the Samsung Galaxy S8 during 2017. Contrary to what you can imagine, it was marketed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but an update to Android 7.0 Nougat was promised by the company. If you purchased the device in question, below I would like to show you how to get i root permissions on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 with Android Marshmallow.

If you don't know the benefits of root permissions, I suggest you read the article Android root permissions: 10 reasons to have them. The installation of a custom recovery essential to obtain root permissions. Therefore, if still not present on your device, read how to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 with Android Marshmallow. Through it you can not only easily obtain root permissions, but also install a new ROM that is not authorized by the manufacturer. The benefits of a custom recovery, coupled with root permissions, are manifold. You can, for example, delete all the apps that come pre-installed by default on your smartphone. If you want to get the most out of your smartphone, proceed with the installation of TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 with Android Marshmallow.

Get root permissions on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 with Android Marshmallow


  • Check that your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 model is SM-A520F. You can check it by going to Settings and then on Device info.
  • The battery percentage must be at least 50%.
  • Make sure you have made a backup copy of all your data in case of need.
  • The Android version must be 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
  • You must have TWRP Recovery installed on smartphone – Guide link.
  • Download the file SuperSu, needed to get root permissions – Download link.


After backing up your smartphone and downloading everything needed, you can proceed with the guide to get root permissions on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017. You shouldn't take any risks if you carefully follow all the steps. Despite this, Guideitech not responsible for any damage caused to the device.

  • Copy the file BETA-SuperSU-v2.74-2-20160519174328.zippreviously downloaded, in the internal memory of your smartphone.
  • Turn off the device and start it in TWRP Recovery mode. To do this, hold down the keys Volume Up + Home + Power
  • In the TWRP Recovery select Wipe -> Advanced Wipe -> Select Cache Data.
  • Now go back to the main screen and select install.
  • Select the SuperSu file that you previously transferred and confirm its installation.

Once the installation is complete, restart your smartphone by selecting Reboot System now.

Now I advise you to check if root permissions are present on your smartphone. To do this, install the free lapp from the Google Play Store Root Checker, which will perform permission checking on your device. If you experience any problems, please let us know via the comments in this article.