Tech giant Samsung has finally updated the Android 7.0 Nougat with XXS2BQIJ firmware to its old A5 smartphones and our in our last tutorial we provided you with a guide of how to update your Samsung A5 with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat with XXS2BQIJ. In this tutorials we are going to give you guide to how to root Samusng Galaxy A5 A510F Nougat Official Firmware with XXS2BQIJ.

The root will give you the edge to use plenty of root apps available on Google play store which you are not able to access in any other way. You will also be able to update various ROMS and third party mods. We should get into the tutorial about how to root Samsng Galaxy A5 with any further wait.

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You should keep in your mind that rooting your mobile will scrap any kind of warranty contract you have with your network, in case something goes wrong with the phone. So you have to start this process at your own risk.

AndroidiOSPack takes no responsibility if during or after the process something goes wrong with your device.


  • 1- You need to make sure that you have Samsung USB drivers installed in your personal computer.
  • 2- Make sure you have superSU installed from chainfire.
  • 3– You should also have TWRP custom recovery installed for your Galaxy A5.
  • 4- One the most important thing before rooting is to backup your data.
  • 5- You Samsung A5 has to be on official Samsung firmware.
  • 6- Make sure you have updated your device already with XXU4CQDJ Android 7.0 firmware.
  • 7- This root tutorial is strictly for Samsung A5 (2017) A510F.
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How to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 A510F Nougat Official Firmware with XXS2BQIJ:

Step 1- Download CF-Auto Root file for Samsung Galaxy A5 onto your computer. 

Step 2- Extract Zip file. 

Step 3- Download Odin.

Step 4- Now turn off your mobile and go into Download Mode of your Samsung A5 by pressing and holding the Volume Down and Home Button and lastly pressing the Power Button and you will see a warning on your A5 screen. Press Volume Up button to enter in download mode when you see warning sign on your screen.

Step 5-  Open Odin on your computer and connect your Samsung A5 device with your computer while in Download Mode. 

Step 6- Once you connected your phone with computer, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM PORT number. This step could take some time so please be patience.

Step 7- Next you will have to choose the desired file, which is to be installed in your device, from the extracted file in previous steps.

Step 8- If you have already not chosen the F. Reset and Auto Reboot options in Odin, you have to do it now.

Step 9- The rooting process shall start now after you click on the Start button in Odin.

Step 10- As soon as the device is being rooted, the device shall reboot in recovery mode and the ID:COM box will turn into green.

Step 11- Unplug your phone from the computer once you see the home screen. 

That’s it. You are done with the your root Samsung Galaxy A5 with XXS2BQIJ Android 7.0 Nougat firmware tutorial. 

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