How to Root & UnRoot Samsung Galaxy 5 I5500 – Easy Tutorial

Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy 5 I5500:

  • First up Download Universal Androot tool to your computer or in your phone from here. If you have downloaded this one in your computer then copy the same to your phone.

Universal Androot

  • Now, if your device is connected with the computer then you need to disconnect the same and open the file which you placed in your device which is basically an apk file.

Universal Androot

  • As soon as you open the application, you now need to select one option out of “Root” or “Un Root”. Select “ROOT” to root the same and to unroot, select “UnRoot”. So, once you select the option, it will take around 3 -4 minutes to root or unroot the device.

So there you go you have now successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy 5 handset. Do let us know just in case if you face any issues in the process of rooting as we will try our level best to sort out the same.

  • Tose

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~” got this error message too
    android version 2.2
    samsung gt-15500
    Is there a new androot version that will work or another easy root method?

  • Ramiz

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~” what does this mean

  • John

    The app failed to install root access.
    GT-I5500, Android 2.2, FROYO.XWJQ3

  • walid

    failed no fu goo itried to do it and this mesasge apeared on my

  • rob

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~”
    Samsung gt-i5500m
    firmware 2.1-update1
    baseband ver i5500mugke3
    kernal ver 2.6.29-perf se.infra@SEP-40 #1
    build number eclair.ugk3

    thanks for the help

  • GriNch

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~” I tried many versions of universal androot and the result it`s the same “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~”pls help:), if you find another vers. that works pls share with us the link where we can download it

  • Ken

    /mnt/secure/asec: Permission denied

    It most certainly does NOT work!

    • Ken

      And now there’s not enough space on my phone to receive text messages. What a piece of crap!

  • rabo

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~”

  • aty

    universal androot dsnt wrk in my phone..wn i try to root d app force closes itself!.what shud i do?.

    • Pradeep Neela

      WE ARE Looking into the same!

  • adizzi

    yyh mine sayz the same thing too plzz helpp cuz i dont know what to do!!?? thank u

    • Neela Pradeep

      we hope all your issues are now solved!

  • Eusebiu

    “Failed ! No ~~~ Fu goo ~~~” what does this mean except the fact that is now working? how can I root it? what can I do?

  • Rahul

    hi, i am still confused. my device (samsung GT-I5500) has older version i.e. android os 2.1 update 1, i want to upgrade it… Please guide me step by step, what should i’ve to do. i already installed z4root n titanium backup in it.

    Thanks in advance

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes 2.2 version is available!

  • Pierre François

    In my case, it worked only at the second attempt. I first rooted and it failed, I un-rooted and the device said it was not rooted. I tried again and it was rooted. On a Galaxy 5 (GT-i5500).

  • colbert

    Great article. My samsung galaxy 5 is still on Froyo. I will use your guide to install the custom ROM. As for backups, I use ColorNote that lets my sync/backup via FB or Gmail. thanks again

    • Pradeep Neela

      thanks for your appreciation!