As we have the similar version of Samsung Galaxy S4 named as Samsung Galaxy S4 active followed by AT&T. Following the same tradition, an another US carrier ‘Sprint’ partnered with the Samsung and came up Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport (SM-G860P) which is identical to Samsung Galaxy S5. The device carries the almost same features as the official Samsung Galaxy S5.
nch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, powered by Qualcomm Quad-Core 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM, Adreno 330 GPU, 16MP rear camera, and 2800 mAh battery. And in the term of software, it runs on the current iteration of Android, i.e, Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Well, if you own this top-notch smartphone and want to explore it’s true capability then we are here to help you out by providing the guide on “How to Root Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport (SM-G860P)”. After rooting, you can try out various Custom ROMs, root apps, themes, etc. which can’t be avail on the Stock ROM.
Things To Check Before Rooting:
You need to check your device battery, it must be charged at least up to 70%.
Ensure that you have enabled USB debugging on your device.
Have a complete backup of your important device data.
Never forget to install USB drivers on your system
Files You Need:
How to Root Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport (SM-G860P)
You need to download above both the “.zip” files on your PC.
Extract the downloaded “Odin” and “CF-Auto Root files” in a one specified folder.
Once you have done that, open the extracted folder and launch “Odin.exe”.
Shut down your device.
Boot your device into “Downloading Mode” by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Home + Power” buttons together for a few seconds and then press the “Volume Up” to enter.
Connect your device to your system via USB data cable.
Once the device is detected by Odin, click on “AP/PDA” > navigate to the extracted folder to choose “CF-Auto_Root.xxxx.md5” file.
Make sure that only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot options are checked on Odin, stay out of other options.
Finally, click on the “Start” button to begin the process.
Once the process gets completed, a “PASS” message will be displayed on the screen and then, your device will be rebooted automatically. That’s it!
Congratulations! Your Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport (SM-G860P) is successfully rooted now! It’s the time to enjoy all the rooting features on your device. It will take a few minutes to complete the entire process. Your device will start in a normal mode easily. You can check for this update by visiting the Settings option on your device. Go to Settings>> About Phone >> Firmware.
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