Rooting Samsung Galaxy J2 2015 is very simple and easy now. Thanks to the xda-developers that SuperSU root exploit is now available for Galaxy J2 and you can now safely unlock the Android system running on these devices. Actually rooting is an unlocking process to remove all the factory and default restrictions as well as permit users to customize and optimize the Android OS. Keep in mind that rooting is not an official operation and it won’t be supported by your OEM or Google, so you will be required to use a third party app such as the SuperSU app for this rooting process.
If you want to root your Galaxy J2 2015 then go ahead and follow the given guide to enjoy a lot of custom operations such as installing .zip files, removing bloatware, overclocking/undervolting the CPU frequencies, downloading complex apps from Google Play and other sources, installing custom ROMs like AOKP, CyanogenMod or Paranoid Android etc. All you need to have the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP recovery already installed on your Samsung Galaxy J2 2015.
Galaxy J2 2015 came with Exynos 3475 Quad Chipset, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU, 1GB RAM, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display, 5 MP camera and Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy J2 during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your own risk.
This guide can be used for the the Samsung Galaxy J2 2015. Do not try this rooting package for any other device or incorrect variant.
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your important data like contacts, call logs, texts, images, videos, audio files, market apps, internet settings, calendar info, EFS folder, IMEI / NVRAM data etc before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install the Samsung USB Drivers
- By rooting your device, you will lose the warranty of your Samsung Galaxy J2 2015
- Enable USB Debugging Mode by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- The battery level of your Galaxy J2 should be charged at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns.
- Download the SuperSU Package for Galaxy J2 2015
Steps to Root the Samsung Galaxy J2 2015 with SuperSU:
Step No 1:- First, download the SuperSU package from the above link on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Connect your Galaxy J2 with your PC using the USB cord.
Step No 3:- Copy/paste the SuperSU package from your PC to your Galaxy J2.
Step No 4:- Once the SuperSU is transferred, unplug the USB cord and turn OFF the phone in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5:- From Recovery menu, choose “install zip from SD card” -> “choose zip from SD card”.
Step No 6:- Choose the SuperSU file and follow the on-screen prompts to finish the flashing process.
Step No 7:- Once done, navigate to the main menu of Recovery and select “reboot system now”.
Done! You have successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy J2 2015 using SuperSU.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues while rooting your Galaxy J2.
In case of boot loop issue, go back to recovery and make a hard reset and clear app data cache -> select “wipe data factory reset” followed by “wipe cache partition”.