Samsung Introduced On5 to cover cost-effective audiences. Samsung can’t get sale J7 2015 series profitable because of AMOLED Display. So, they introduced On Series with TFT LCD Display. With just 1.5 GB RAM you can’t survive in 2019. Apps are consuming a lot of RAM and Background apps drinking Lot of RAM. In that 1.5 GB RAM, you can use only 400-600 MB. That’s not enough. So We should remove some unwanted background apps and should hibernate some apps. Some apps are available for sleep, but without root, they can’t do what they are saying. The hibernated apps will continue in the background within 20-30 Minutes. So, I advise you to Root your mobile using ODIN. You can’t root without PC. There are some apps available, that won’t work.
Why should you Root Samsung Galaxy On5?
Trust me the software is worse. Yes, Samsung stopped updates after 2018. The software is Lots of lag with hang sometimes. If you use your mobile in a Long time, you can notice this issue. If you check in the background, You can see some unnecessary apps running. We should get rid of this.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy On5 SM-G550? (SM-G550FY / SM-G550T1 / SM-G5500T2 / SM-G5500)
Samsung Galaxy On5 variants come with a flexible bootloader. This means that the smartphone can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.
TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file which must be installed on Samsung Galaxy devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy On5. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the SuperSu Beta App.
With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of SuperSu into your On5 to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.
Things to check out for;
Check your device model number.
- Select TWRP Based on the mobile model number.
Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%
Backup your current files and data, just in case (save them on external storage).
Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock in your mobile. To do this; go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock. There is no complicated process in the Samsung Galaxy On5.
Download and install the Samsung USB driver to your computer system.
Also, download the ODIN software. Select above Oreo version in the ODIN list. Install ODIN in your PC.
- Download SuperSu.Zip and Copy it to Your Phone Memory.
Download and save the TWRP File. Please select correct model number TWRP file. Other than SM-G5500 Model, Below TWRPs can support Up to Marshmallow.
- SM-G5500 (Lollipop Only)
Flash TWRP using ODIN
- Connect your USB Cable with PC. Switch off your device. Then, enter into Download mode. To do this; press and hold down the Volume Down + Home+ Power buttons at the same time and connect your micro USB Cable.
Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.
Now, connect the On5 mobile to the computer via USB cable.
Launch the Odin app on your computer. If the device is detected by this app (Odin), it will show you a message that reads – added!!!
However, if the device is not correctly connected to the PC, you won’t see this message. So, you have to check the USB cable if it is good and reconnect the device.
After connecting the Samsung device, click on the PDA/PA button to browse/search and get the TWRP from where you saved it on your PC. Also, navigate to “options” and tick the Auto Reboot.
Click on “Start”
Once the file is loaded into the device, reboot your device.
Kudos, you have just Installed the TWRP/CF-Auto-Root on your Samsung Galaxy On5. If you installed TWRP, Don’t turn on your mobile. Immediately, move to SuperSu Installation steps.
Install SuperSu in your Samsung On5 using TWRP
- Boot it Into recovery mode->Volume Up + Home+ Power Button.
- Now it Will Boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
- Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
- Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
- Select SuperSu.Zip.
- After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.
- Now You Can Find the SuperSu in your Mobile Applications.
However, the SuperSU app will appear among your installed app so you can manage Root permissions. If you wish, you can install Magisk Manager APK to manage Superuser Permissions. Just download and install Magisk manager app as you do for Normal APK files.
If you use On5 today, you feel you are back in three to four years, So by rooting and removing some Bloatware and Optimize apps, you can still use this mobile. So, If you have little knowledge in tech, I advise you to Root and uninstall some unwanted apps. You can also flash some Custom ROMs. If you flash Custom ROM, check what is working and what is not working. It is wise to use Some Official Custom ROMs like Lineage.
Selva Kumar is an Android Devices Enthusiast, Who Can Talk and Write About Anything If You Give a Hint About the respective devices. He is a Computer Science Graduate, Making His Career towards this Technology. He is always eager to try new Android devices — not only Software level but Hardware-level Also. Beyond this, He is a Good Swimmer, Guitarist.