Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F root on Nougat [CF-Auto-Root]

Finally Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F can now be rooted via CF-Auto-root and Odin. Thanks to developers at Chainfire for delivering their popular root package that let’s you easily root your device on any firmware. Now we are about to discuss the detailed root process to root Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F on Android 7.0 Nougat via CF-Auto-Root and Odin.

Note: Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F can be easily rooted via Chainfire’s Auto root package, rooting your device requires flashing the CF-Auto root package via Odin so the process is almost same for every Samsung device. We don’t need to change it for every device, we have already followed the same process for other Galaxy devices as well.

Process to root Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F on Nougat Android 7.0 via Odin

Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you think you can’t follow the instructions carefully.

Before you begin:

Your device must be charged minimum 60% to avoid shut down during process.

You will lose the warranty once your device gets root access.

Back up important data including contacts, messages, WhatsApp conversation and even call logs. Click here to see how to create a Nandroid backup.

Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB Debugging

Downloads section:

Download and install the latest USB drivers for Samsung on PC. Click here

Download latest Odin 3.12.3. Click here

Download and extract CF-Auto-root for Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F: Click here

Process to root Nougat on Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F via Odin

Turn off your phone completely.

Now reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide.

Once in download Mode, follow this guide to flash the CF-Auto-root package via Odin.

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That’s all! If you have successfully rooted your Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

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