For those of you who want to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on latest Android 7.0 Nougat, you will want to use Magisk root method so you can still use Android Pay, Pokemon Go, Snapchat, or any other apps that may not run with rooted phone. Rooting your Galaxy Note 5 with Magisk will allow you to hide root from such apps and also enjoy root at the same time.
Category: Galaxy Note 5 Root
Galaxy Note 5 Root
If you are looking for stability of stock Note 5 firmware but with S7 Edge panels and a few tweaks, you may want to check out the latest Viper ROM MM w/ S7 Edge Panels.
Based on latest N920C Android 6.0.1 firmware, the Viper ROM brings you full S7 Edge panels and fully deodexed ROM so you can easily install Xposed installer and modules. For root, you will get SuperSU and the ROM comes with speed meter for monitoring your internet data, camera enabled during call, call recording, rounded recents, pop-up notifications, and some more.
This tutorial will teach you how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on the latest Android 6.0/6.0.1 Marshmallow. This root method WILL ERASE EVERYTHING on your phone so MAKE SURE TO BACKUP EVERYTHING BEFORE starting, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!
Step 1. Go to Settings->About device and check the model number of your phone. This method supports the following models of Galaxy Note 5:T-Mobile SM-N920T Sprint SM-N920P Canadian SM-N920W8 Korean SM-N920K, SM-N920S, SM-N920L Note 5 DUOS SM-N9208 SM-N920C, SM-N920G, and SM-N920I US Celluar SM-N920R4
For those of you who want to get the most out of your Samsung Galaxy Note 5, you will definitely want to root it and install a custom ROM. Rooting method has changed for new phones with latest Android 5.1.1, now all Android phones will require a custom kernel with root enabled. Basically, you can install “auto root” kernels, which will give you root.