A new Samsung Galaxy S5 rooting tool has been released by Geohot, who is well know for his iPhone and PS3 hacking, after his short stint and Facebook he has been working on some Android tools as well as a few other things.
The tool will allow you to quickly root your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, this could be useful for owners of the smartphone on AT&T and Verizon as these two carriers lock the bootloader on the S5.
The video below shows the Towelroot rooting tool being run on a Samsung Galaxy S5, and you can download the tool by going to towelroot.com, there is a link to the download page below.
In order to use the tool on your Galaxy S5, you need to visit Towelroot.com from the browser in your Galaxy S5, once there it will give you instructions on how to download the app and use it on your Galaxy S5 device.
You can find out more information on how to use the Towelroot tool on your Galaxy S5 over at iDownload Blog, it comes with the usual caveats that using the tool could invalidate your warranty etc on your Galaxy S5 smartphone.Filed Under: Android News, Top News