Root Galaxy A5 SM-A520F install TWRP recovery [Tutorial]

Follow the detailed tutorial to root SM-A520F Galaxy A5 2017 and install TWRP recovery. TWRP recovery for SM-A520F Galaxy A5 2017 is available, you can easily install twrp recovery and root your device in a few minutes. The process is almost same for all Galaxy devices, we have been using the same process for other Galaxy devices as well. Fist you need to flash twrp recovery on Galaxy A5 and then flash the SuperSU root package via recovery to gain root access.

Once you successfully root and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A5 SM-A520F then gates of unlimited customization opens for you. With the help of TWRP recovery you can install custom ROMs, Mods and other tweaking stuff that helps you improve your device performance.

By getting root access on your device, you can access the system files of Android and can modify them as per your choice. So if you think you are all set to go along with the guide just follow the instruction below to root and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A5 SM-A520F.

How to root install Galaxy A5 SM-A520F TWRP recovery


Charge your device to a safe level, say it is good to keep it above 70%.

Ensure your device model resembles the one mentioned above.


Install necessary USB drivers for Samsung on PC, follow this guide to download.

Download Odin 3.12.3. Here

TWRP 3.0.2-0 recovery for Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520F: Download (Mirror)

Process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A5 SM-A520F

Turn off your device completely.

Now boot your device into ‘Download Mode’. Follow this guide to see how to enter ‘Download Mode’

Once your device boots into Download Mode, follow this guide to see the process to install TWRP custom recovery on Galaxy A5 SM-A520F.

Process to root Galaxy A5 SM-A520F via TWRP recovery and SuperSU

Download SuperSU v2.78 zip. Grab it here

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode. Follow this guide to see how to boot into TWRP recovery.

Your device will enter recovery, hit “Install” and choose the SuperSU zip file you copied earlier and confirm install.

Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your Galaxy A5 SM-A520F.

That’s it! Enjoy installing custom ROMS, mods and tweaking stuff on your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F. If this guide helped you, please share it with other.