Towelroot by Geohot is a one click root solution for almost all Android devices with kernels made before June 3, 2014.Towelroot can also root both Verizon & AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5. Geohot might also be on his way to win an $18,000 bounty which was to be offered to that first hacker who rooted the Verizon or AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5.
Towelroot is a simple app which doesn’t take a genius to figure out how it works. Just download the apk from XDA Developers forums here, install it, launch the app and voila, click to Root your phone.
Definitely invited: AT&T GS5, Verizon GS5, GS4 Active, Nexus 5
May have some troubles at the door but invited: AT&T/Verizon Note 3
Possibly invited: Every Android phone with a kernel build date < Jun 3
This isn’t the first time Geohot is in the news for his hacking exploits,he is also known for unlocking the iPhone and ps3 as well.Try out the root app which is now live and comment below which device you are using and whether it worked.
(Note: Nobody but yourself to be held responsible if you try this and it bricks your smartphone)