Root Samsung Galaxy Tab A T550/T555, P550/P555 On Android Lollipop

Samsung’s new addition in its Tab line up is the Galaxy Tab A series. The very first bullets the Tab A series seem quite interesting. Samsung released the Tab A devices in 8.0 and 9.7 inch sizes. Samsung adapted a little different strategy this time. It released the Tab devices with some hefty hardware variation. The Galaxy Tab A doesn’t only come in 3G, LTE variants, but variants of this series also come with an S-Pen that is a primary feature of Samsung’s Galaxy Note line up. As we will be targeting Galaxy Tab A 9.7 in the on-going post, so we will keep our focus on this device for now.

The Tab A 9.7 sports a beautiful 9.7 inch display with 1024 x 768 pixels and 132 ppi. Under the hood we have a 1.2 GHz Quad Core CPU accompanied by Adreno 306 GPU. On the front we have a 2 MP selfie shooter and at the back we have a 5 MP primary shooter. Samsung powered this device up with a massive 6000 mAh battery. Galaxy Tab A 9.7 runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box. Tab A is being highlighted in some reviews because of its software features, that are pretty unique as compared to the past Galaxy Tab devices. Tab A 9.7 without S-Pen is labeled as SM-T550 and T555. With S-Pen this device is labeled as P550 and P555.

Galaxy Tab A 9.7 comes in an affordable price. Chances are, the device is going to be caught up by thousands of users in a short time span. In case you’re planning to be one lucky Galaxy Tab A owner or if you’re already one, you may want to checkout the real potential of your Galaxy Tab A. If you don’t want to feel disappointed by the low-end specifications of your 9.7 inch Tab A, the only way might be to gain root access and make it fly high. Rooting your Galaxy Tab A 9.7 has several advantages. Top of the list are the performance and battery enhancements that you can make using apps like System Tuner and Greenify. You can also use application like Titanium Backup to backup each and every single software component of your device. Using an application like Falshfiy, you can flash image files on your Tab A. This is not where the perks of root access end, but you can do a lot more once you’re rooted and you’ve made as strong entry to the open source world of

The purpose of this succeeding guide is to actually help you to gain root access on your 9.7 Tab A. Without any further ado, we will go ahead and show you how you can root your Tab A 9.7 SM-T550(WiFi). SM-T555(3G/LTE), SM-P550(WiFi – S-Pen) & SM-P555(3G/LTE – S-Pen).

Disclaimer: Rooting your device involved custom methods. In case of a mishap, TechBeasts or Samsung may not be held responsible. Make sure that you’re doing everything at your own risk and with your full understanding.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Tab A T550/T555 On Android Lollipop

  1. Download CF-Autoroot.tar file for SM-T550/555, SM-P550/555
  2. Do not extract the downloaded file, keep it as it is i.e .tar format.
  3. Now use this guide: How To Root Samsung Galaxy With CF-Auto-Root In Odin.
  4. Once you’re rooted, use Root Checker application to verify root access on your Galaxy Tab A 9.7

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