Samsung Android How to Root

Guide to Root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 running Android 5.1.1

Both Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Note 4 are the excellent smartphones provided by Samsung manufacturers. The device almost has the latest functions and features. Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are the devices that have an excellent market place still, and the manufacturer’s updates come gradually for these two devices. If you have updated your device to Android 5.1.1 lollipop, and you lost the root access to internal system. Then this guide will make you able to re-root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 running Android 5.1.1.

Root Galaxy Note Edge

Root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 running Android 5.1.1

If you hold this device and going to customized and optimized your device, then you should have to first Root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4, then go for further operations. You just have to install SuperSU file that grants you root access. Follow the complete guide, don’t skip any step.


Disclaimer: This guide can be used to Root Galaxy Note Edge, Note 4 on Android 5.1.1; don’t try it on any other device. Check your device model and firmware version, we will not be held responsible for any damage, try it at your own risk.


• First, check your device Model number and Android version, navigate to [Settings > about device].

• Take a proper backup of all your important contents on your device.

• Your device battery should be more than 70% charged.

• On your computer Install Samsung USB driver for smooth connectivity [Click here]

• Your device should have USB Debugging mode enabled, do it from [Settings > Developer options].

• Also enable “OEM Unlocking” on “Developer option” if fond there.

• Your device should already have latest TWRP installed.


Required downloads:

Download Note 4 5.1.1 Kernels from this page [Click here]

Download Note Edge 5.1.1 Kernels from this page [Click here]

Download SuperSU [Click here]


Steps to Root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 running Android 5.1.1

Step-1 Connect your device to your PC via USB cable and copy the downloaded kernel file specific to your device and the SuperSU zip file on the root folder of your device storage.

Step-2 After copying both file, disconnect your device from PC, and turn it off completely.

Step-3 Now boot your device in Recovery mode [Press and hold Volume Down+ Center Home+ Power button together until you see a warning screen], then head over to Recovery mode.

Step-4 Once you are on TWRP recovery screen, take a backup of your existing kernel, select “backup” then “backup the boot image” only.

Step-5 Then on go back and on recovery main menu select “Install” and then choose the kernel file that you have copied earlier.

Step-6 Then also install SuperSU copied file, with click “Install” on recovery main menu. Select SuperSU and confirm.

Step-7 once installation gets completed, tap on “Reboot system” to reboot your device normally.

Step-8 Now after boot up, search SuperSU app on the device main app drawer, open it and “update binaries” and then choose “Normal”.

Step-9 If opens without any error it means you done if it hangs for a long time then reboot your device and try again.


That’s it, this was, Root Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 running Android 5.1.1

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