Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 smartphone users who have updated their device with the latest XXUFME7 Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware can now be updated can now root their phone with the help of a simple tutorial. Before proceeding do check the current firmware version in your device from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” which should be XXUFME7. Once you have rooted, you can then install many apps which requires the root access.
So, before proceeding to the actual procedure, you need to follow the list of quick pre requisites which we have summed below; Once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which you can revoke the root access and restore the warranty is by applying the update of Galaxy S3 which is the Official Firmware released by Samsung.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- Assuming that you have already updated the firmware, ensure that you have created a backup of all the data in your device manually so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” enable the SUB Debugging Mode. Also, make sure that the minimum charge left in your phone is 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of firmware update.
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Let’s head to the next page where we have mentioned instructions on how to root Galaxy S3 smartphone with XXEMB5 Firmware update.