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{Guide}Root Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 SM-A520L Marshmallow and Install TWRP

The Samsung Galaxy A5[2017] sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), an f/1.9 aperture  and dual-tone LED flash. The 16-megapixel front camera sports an 84-degree wide angle lens.It comes with Samsung Exynos 7 Octacore Processor.It comes with 3000 mAh battery capacity which can last for more than a day with mixed usage.You can expand its memory upto 256GB via a micro SD-Card.Today in this article we will guide you for rooting for  Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520F 2017 and installing TWRP recovery in it.


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  • This method is only for the Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017.Donot try it on any other device.
  • It is advisable to take a backup of your device before proceeding further.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 70-80% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the proces


Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017 Odin Tool-Download

Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017 USB Driver-Download

Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017 TWRP Recovery-Download

Samsung Galaxy A5 SuperSU-v2.79-Download

Step 1:  First of fall,Download and install your phone USB driver on your PC from download section. Now download Odin tool and TWRP recovery file and extract both file in a same folder. After then download SuperSU zip file from download section and copy it on your SD card.
Step 2: hen Enable Developer Mode and USB debugging mode on your Smartphone.Now you have to Look for OEM unlock option and tap the toggle to enable OEM Unlock of your device. Now you will  find Verify Apps Via USB option in the Developer Mode, then tap the toggle to disable Verify Apps Via USB on your device..

Step 3: Now you will go to Downloading Mode, Therefore  Switch off your device. After then press and hold volume down key with Home key, ater that press and hold power button for a while and release all keys when you see ODIN Mode or Download Mode on you device.

Step 4:Now, You will see a warning massage on your phone screen after then press Volume up key to continue for entering Download Mode in your device. Now you have entered in the Downloading Mode of your device.

Step 5: Now double click on Odin.exe for run Odin tool and you must check that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time“ only these two options are ticked .Connect your device to PC via USB cable in Downloading Mode.

Step 6: Now click on AP or PDA button in the Odin tool window  which can be seen now in your device and select TWRP recovery file. When you click on the AP or PDA button Odin will ask you TWRP recovery file location, So browse it and select your TWRP recovery file from Odin folder or where you save this file. Now click on Start button in the Odin tool.

Step 7: After few seconds,installing of TWRP recovery start and it take few second to install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017 .

After all the above will be over,you will now pass message in your device.

How to root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM A520L 2017

Step 1: Now,you have to disconnect your device and do not start it. Press and hold volume up and Down button with power button until you can see recovery option on the screen, then  select “recovery mode”

Step 2: Now tap on Wipe button then tap on factory reset button. Then reboot your phone.

Step 3. Now go to recovery mode again and tap on install tab and select “SuperSU.zip”file from your save location on your SD card and install this file.

Step :4Now reboot your phone.

If still any queries left in your mind,feel free to ask via comment section.


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