Monday, 4 June 2012

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I9300 – Tutorial

Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 can now be rooted, yes you have heard it right as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how one can easily root the device with the help of simple instructions. Please note that once you root the device, the warranty will get lost and the only way with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by re applying the update of XXALE8. Full credits to the Chainfire team who has come out a workaround for rooting the device. Please note that you need to follow all the instructions mentioned in this article so as to ensure that the rooting process is carried out successfully.
Before proceeding, you need to check whether your phone is on XXALE8 firmware from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where it should show the current firmware is XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware. So, assuming that you have followed all the instructions, you can now proceed to the express pre requisites which are mentioned below so as to facilitate smoother and hassle free rooting process.

Express Pre Requisites:
  • Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Disable all the security suites installed in your computer and uninstall all antivirus tools in your computer so as to ensure that the firmware update is not interrupted in the middle of the process.
  • Enable the USB Debugging in your Galaxy S3 GT I9300 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up the detailed tutorial on how to root Galaxy S III.
Procedure to Root Galaxy S3 GT I9300 on XXALE8 Firmware:
  • Download the Rooting Package from here to your computer along with the Odin. Extract the rooting package to get the Tar file.
  • Open the odin in your computer and turn Off the device so that it can be then entered in the Download mode.
  • Download mode in Galaxy S3 smartphone can be entered by pressing Volume down Key, Center button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button after which a green robot will be shown indicating the Download Mode has been entered. If the device boots in the normal mode then you will have to try again entering into the download mode.
  • Connect the Phone to the computer and after which you will see that the ID : COM section will turn yellow indicating that all the drivers are installed in the device.
Note: If the ID : COM section doesn’t turn Yellow, you need to check with two things which are mentioned below,
  • Install the USB Drivers in your computer &
  • Go to the Path “Settings > Wireless & Network > USB Settings” and ensure that “Samsung KIES” option is ticked before connecting the phone to the computer.
  • Up next, click on “PDA” and select “CF-Insecure-SGS3_XX_NEE_ALE8-v1.2.tar” and click on “Start” to start the process of rooting. As soon as the phone is rooted, the device will be rebooted. Once you see the home screen, you can disconnect the phone from computer.
For users facing Force Close Issues: (This step will wipe all the user data)
  • Just in case if you are facing force close issues, you need to turn Off the device so that it can be entered in the Recovery Mode. Recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume Up Key, Center button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button.
  • In recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now with the help of Volume rocker keys. Once it’s done, you then will have to select the option of “reboot system now” for restarting the device.

Note: At any point of time just in case if the process of firmware update gets stopped due to any reason, all you need to do is restart the process from the start by re inserting the battery.


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