Root Galaxy Note 5 N920C on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Note 5 N920C users who are willing to root their handset so that they can install custom ROM and also uninstall the bloatware apps which are not being used at all. Yes, we are talking about Samsung TouchWiz bloatware apps.Samsung Galaxy Note 5So, here’s a chance to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and install any custom Android applications you want to install which is not possible without Rooting Samsung Note 5. So, those who wish to root their Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920C all you need to do is follow this steps.


After rooting you will get SuperSU app which is a superuser manager app developed by Chainfire, it give root permissions on your device once it’s rooted.

Preparing your Phone

  • This instructions are only for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920C, do not try it on other device.
  • Phone’s battery should be fully charged.
  • Download USB drivers for Samsung Note 5 (If installed already skip this step).
  • You should have a working USB cable.
  • Back up data you need.
  • Make Nandroid back up of the ROM.
  • Unlock device bootloader.
  • Enble OEM unlock.
  • Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.USB Debugging

Rooting Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920C

  1. Download the SkyHigh TW custom kernel Package from here and extract it on your desktop.
  2. Transfer the file to the root of your device memory.
  3. Download TWRP custom recovery to flash the root file.
  4. Switch off the device completely.
  5. Boot the device into Recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home button and Power button together for a while.
  6. A warning message will be displayed with yellow triangle mark.
  7. Press Volume Up key to continue with root process if not press Volume Down to cancel the process and restart the device (Cancelling the process will not your device).
  8. Now tap on Wipe and select Cache, Dalvik Cache and Data.
  9. Swipe the wipe button.
  10. Now click on Install and navigate to the Kernel file and select it.
  11. Now Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of screen to begin the process.
  12. Now select Reboot System option once the previous process is completed.

To verify whether the device is rooted or not look for SuperSu app in applications  menu on your Samsung Galaxy E5 Duos. If you find the app that means the device is rooted successfully.

You can also download Root checker app from the Google Play Store to verify the root status.