How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime all variants


In this tutorial we are here at to help you on how to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime all variants. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is a mid range device with all the qualities of a high end smartphone packed inside beautiful sleek and stylish design. A 5.0 inches screen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi), Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad Core CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz along 3GB of RAM on board. Galaxy Grand Prime got much fame for it’s camera, on the front 5MP & 8MP rear camera capable of recording Full HD video. You can unleash the power of Galaxy Grand Prime by getting root access on your device, rooting allows you to flash multiple mods and tweaks to enhance device performance and user experience. In this guide we will root the following variants of Galaxy Grand Prime.

SM -G530F







The rooting process is never recommended by the device manufacturer as it’s a custom process and wipes all the instructions set for your device itself by the manufacturer. By gaining root access you take administrative control of your Android device and lets you enhance your device performance and can add more tweaks and mod by gaining root access on your device, rooting gives you the access to the deepest cores of the Android System. You can make changing in your system files, install custom recovery to flash custom ROMs or mods and much more. Before we proceed and start the rooting process lets have a look at benefits of rooted device.

Benefits of Rooting Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Overclock CPU frequency: By gaining root access on your device you can overclock the CPU frequency for example, if your device has maximum of 1000MHz processor speed you can enhance it too 1200MHz and you can feel a difference in performance. But it is not always recommended to overclock CPU more then it’s maximum power.

Bloatware kill: Rooting allows you to remove non usable pre-installed apps by provided by device manufacturer. Removing these apps will give you more RAM and free storage space.

Battery Life Enhancement: You can stop/ remove the unwanted back-end services permanently, because it always keeps the processor awake which results in much battery drain.

Custom Rom: You can install a custom firmware only on a rooted device because some software demands a rooted device to flash a custom recovery (a software use to flash custom ROM in a device).

Modification in System: Rooting allows you modify the system settings and add or remove the system files. Advance file explorers with an ability to gain root access are used in this operation, even you can also made the third party apps permanent in the system files directory.
Now let’s move forward and follow the tutorial to root your Galaxy Grand Prime.

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

  • Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
  • Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Download these files:

Download CF-Auto Root file for your device model.

How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime all variants

Just follow the below steps in sequence to obtain root on your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime.

  • Click Odin3.09.exe to run the Odin tool.


  • Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so turn off your device properly and turn it on again by pressing and holding Home Button + Volume Down + Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning now press Volume up to enter Download Mode.
  • Connect your device to PC via USB cable.
  • If everything goes well Odin will detect your device and the ID:COM box should turn blue which indicates that your device has been successfully added.
  • Please make sure “Auto Reboot & F.Reset Time” options are checked in the Odin screen.
  • In Odin click the AP tab and select the CF-Auto-root file for your device.


  • Hit the start button at the bottom and wait for the installation process to complete. Once the process is completed you will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box.
  • Your device will automatically reboot.

That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has been successfully rooted. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.

  1. Reply
    dap October 20, 2015 at 2:24 am

    it can be use to root a G531H of these file sir

  2. Reply
    dap October 27, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    custom recovery for grand prime G531h pls…. any one have idea

  3. Reply
    Délcio November 16, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Please were could I find cf auto root for model Gran Prime SM-G531BT


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