How to root Galaxy S5 Neo G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

See the detailed instructions below to root Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via CF-Auto-root package and odin.

Galaxy S5 Neo is an upgraded variant of Galaxy S5 with some improvements in hardware. The Galaxy S5 Neo is equipped with octa core processor but 2GB RAM remains the same. The box opened device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop but now it has been updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

The Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903W is a Canadian variant so if you are the owner of Galaxy S5 Neo running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware and wish to get root access on your device then you are at the right place. Just go ahead and follow the detailed instructions to root Galaxy S5 Neo G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Note: Galaxy S5 Neo G903W 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 S5 Neo SM-G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 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 CF-Auto-root for Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903W. Click here

Process to root Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 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.

That’s all! If you have successfully rooted your Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903W on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.