Towelroot is developed by Geohot for Root Android smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S5 and many other latest Android mobile devices. Towelroot apk is available for direct download on Android devices or you can download Towelroot apk to the PC and transfer to the mobile device via USB cable. Towelroot apk has successfully rooted Verizon Galaxy S5, AT&T GS5, Nexus 5, GS4, Note 3 and lots of Latest Android mobile devices. LG mobile phone can be rooted with combination of modstrings but HTC are not seems to be compatible. Towelroot V3 is alive now! Download Towelroot apk below.
Direct download links for Towelroot apk v3.0
Towelroot modstrings are used to modify towelroot apk settings according to device requirements. The basic settings are configured for Root Samsung Galaxy S5 and many other devices. You can use modstrings if your device not eligible to towelrooted. These codes will modify exploit parameters to match the device.
Three hits on "welcome to towelroot v3"
Then input following modstring
1337 method(0-3), align(0-1), limit_offset(0-8191), hit_iov(0-7), temp_root(0-1)
Towelroot rooting video tutorial
Tutorial for Root Samsung Galaxy S5 with Towelroot apk v3.0
Go to Settings > Security > and opt in Unknown Sources to allow install third-party apps
Download Towelroot apk from above link.
Transfer the towelroot apk to the GS5 via USB cable if you downloaded it from PC.
Run towelroot.apk file
Grant permission to install if you device says "It's not recommended to install towelroot.apk."
Wait while installation completes.
Run installed Towelroot.
Click on "Make it ra1n"
Your device will be reboot at the end of process and you Galaxy S5 is successfully towelrooted.
Rooting process for any other Android device will be same as long as you don't have to use modstrings. Please see modstrings section to know how to use modstrings if your device failed to towelrooted in normal way.
Important facts on Towelroot
Towelroot compatible Android versions - Android Kitkat (4.4)
Supported devices - Any Android device running Kitkat
Some virus guards detect Andr.Exploit.Rat as a virus. It cannot be fixed. You can bypass the warning.
Towelroot v3 Changes log
Fixed Samsung Note 3 kernel 3.4.0-722276 and kernel 3.4.0-636608 and Sprint Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-951486
Download fail error fixed
Google Nexus5 v2 issue fixed