Anyone rooting the Samsung Galaxy A3 device would be crazy to not check out some of the best rooted apps for Android as we head into the middle half of 2016. There are hundreds of root applications out there well worth a mention, and many new apps that have just come about in recent times. The Tasker app is one of the names which has just been developed recently and is already inside many people’s top 10 root applications for Android.

Another application we recommend you check out is the Dumpster application. Once you install Dumptser on the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone, you can restore pictures you wish you never had deleted.

Samsung Galaxy A3

The rooting file in this guide for the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone is based on the LRX22G.A3000ZCU1BOK2 firmware which is part of an Android 5.0.2 Lollipop software update to some regions. You do not need to be running that same firmware build ID on your Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone. You just need to be running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.

Files You Need

  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root file for the Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A3000 running on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop here or here. Choose the correct version for your device.

Rooting the Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A3000 running on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop updates

  1. Enable the USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy A3 smartphone so it can connect to the computer.
  2. Extract the CF-Auto-Root file for the A3 to the desktop of the computer.
    – you will find the Odin flashing tool executable file and the rooting file ending in tar.md5 for the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone popping out onto the desktop.
  3. Right-click on the Odin executable file and choose to run Odin as an administrator from the menu.
  4. The Odin flashing tool should now open; do not change any of the default settings of the Odin user interface.
  5. Turn off the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone by pressing the Power button and then selecting the option to Power the device off from the menu.
  6. Hold the hardware button combination for the download mode and boot the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone in that mode.
  7. Connect the Galaxy A3 smartphone to the computer with the USB cable.
  8. Wait for at least 10 seconds and see if you get a blue or yellow light coming from the ID: COM port. Install the universal Windows ADB driver if you do not see any light.
  9. Click the AP button and browse the desktop file location from the box to upload your tar.md5 rooting file for the A3 smartphone.
  10. Click the Start button.
  11. Eventually your Galaxy A3 smartphone display will say that it is installing the SuperSU, cleaning up the cache partition and re-flashing the stock recovery.
  12. The Odin flashing tool will now give you a green box with a pass message inside the box.

In conclusion, that’s how to root the¬†Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A3000 smartphone running on the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop software update. You can always check if the guide worked for your device by heading over to the Google Play Store application on your smartphone and installing the basic root checker application for free. It does come with an advanced version that is also a paid version if you want more features.

Moreover, if your Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone is not yet rooted, we suggest you find out how to boot your Samsung Galaxy A3 into recovery mode manually. Likewise, anyone still facing problems can try installing a new version of the Odin flashing application and see if that helps.