How To Root Your AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 Using Towelroot

It was considered very tough to root the Samsung Galaxy devices from Verizon. It is noted that the root method for new devices always comes before the official release of these devices. But when we are talking about rooting a new Verizon Android device then it becomes very tough to root it. Most of the users of AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 have been waited for months for the arrival of new method to root their devices. Previously they were just dreaming about the rooting of their android devices, but know thanks to Geohot, a well-known developer who has find out an easy solution for their problems.


With the release of Geohot’s Towelroot, the AT&T and Verizon S5 devices can know be easily rooted.

TowelRoot Root Tool For AT&T And Verizon

Towlroot is a universal root-tool, with the help of which we can root a number of Android devices including Nexus 5, Galaxy S4 Active, AT&T Note 3 and Verizon Note 3. This universal root-tool can be used to root devices with kernel build date prior to June 3, 2014. This root-tool can’t be used to root the newest Motorola and HTC Smartphones. Geohot the founder of towelroot tool has only added the Verizon Galaxy S5, AT & T support to his Towelroot.

Supported Devices

This awesome root-tool has been proved working excellently on the following devices:

  1. AT&T Galaxy S5 SM-G900A
  2. AT&T Galaxy S5 Active
  3. Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005
  4. Sprint Galaxy S5
  5. Verizon Galaxy S5 SM-G900V
  6. Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
  7. Galaxy S5 G900F
  8. Verizon DROID RAZR HD XT926
  9. Verizon DROID RAZR M XT907
  10. Nexus 5
  11. Nexus 4
  12. Xperia M2
  13. Xperia Tablet Z
  14. Huawei Ascend G6
  15. AT&T Galaxy S4
  16. Sprint Galaxy S4
  17. AT&T Note 3
  18. Verizon Note 3
  19. LG G2 D802
  20. Sprint LG G2
  21. Nexus 7 2013 WiFi
  22. Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-I545

Towelroot might also work on the devices which haven’t added to the above list so try it on your Android device.

Disclaimer: will not be held responsible for any kind of lose or damage, try at your own risk.

How To Root AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 using Geohot’s Towelroot.

It is very easy to root the AT&T and Verizon S5 or any other supporting device with Towelroot . You just have to install an APK on your Android Smartphone and then tap a button available inside the app. It is indeed the one and only root-tool that doesn’t trip KNOX on any Samsung device. After rooting your Samsung device using the Towelroot, the KNOX WARRANTY VOID will show 0 x 0.

Steps To Root Your AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 Using Towelroot.

Step No 1:- First of all you have to download the latest Towelroot app on your PC/Computer.

Download Towelroot from the given link Download Towelroot

Step No 2:- Copy the download APK file to your Android Device.

Step No 3:- Now navigate to Setting and then check the Unknown sources options under Security.

Settings > Security > Unknown sources

Step No 4:- Here in this step navigate to tr.apk and then install it on your device.

Step No 5:- Here launch the towelroot app on your device and then tap on make it raln button in order to root your device.

Step No 6:- Now your device will automatically rebooted.

Step No 7:- When your device restarted successfully then download the latest SuperSU zip from Chainfire’s site.

Step No 8:- Unzip the download file, copy it and then paste it to your Samrtphone.

Step No 9:- Install the Superuser.apk file on your device.

Step No 10:- When the installation completes, open the SuperSU from the app drawer and update this file to latest version from Google Play Store.

Developer: Chainfire
Price: Free

Developer: Chainfire

Price: Free

Congratulations! You’ve successfully rooted your Android device. To confirm that either that your device has been rooted or not, download and install the Root Checker app from the Google Play Store into your device.

Root Checker
Developer: joeykrim
Price: Free+

Do let us know in the comments area if you have any problem using the Towelroot to root your Android devices.


Source XDA

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