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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 on Android 2.3.4 XXJVQ Firmware

Galaxy S LogoIf you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 phone with the latest version of Gingerbread that is XXJVQ 2.3.4 then you might just want to know on how you can root the device. So, in the due course of the article we will see on how you can root your device. Many times it happens that you don’t wish to have certain applications which comes by default along with the phone or even sometimes it happens that you are not able to customize the device despite being using the Android phone which is highly customizable platform, so with rooting the device, you can almost do everything with your device that is right from removing the stock applications to the customizing the device as per your needs and requirements.

Before proceeding with the procedure which is mentioned below you will have to note that thus is only applicable for the Galaxy S GT I9000 phones which are currently on the version of XXJVQ 2.3.4. To check that on which version you are currently ON, you will just need to check the same. For checking on which firmware you are currently on, you will have to go to the Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show XXJVQ 2.3.4. If it shows any other version apart from this, then do let us know in the comments section so that we will find a corresponding rooting article for your version of firmware.

Note: Please note that you will have to reconfigure the APN settings after updating the firmware to access the data services and the Internet services as all the Internet APN settings will be reset. You will have to contact your Service provider to get more info on the APN Settings or alternatively you too can make a note of it. Not to forget also configure the MMS Settings or take down the MMS Settings as this too will need to be re configured after the rooting process.Also, we take no responsibility if you download the files and apply the below procedure to root your phone.


  1. I have on my GT -I9000
    Baseband Version: I9000DDJV4
    I dont find the instructions on that here

  2. Hi. I have samsung galaxy GT-I9000
    and my currecnt firmware info are as follows:
    Firmware version 2.3.4
    baseband version I9000JXJV6
    Kernel version
    ROOT @DELL136#2

    what is the corresponding rooting for my firmware please?

  3. Dear All,

    I have the following version Galaxcy S GT-I9000 Firmware: 2.3.3, Baseband: I9000BUJV3, Gingerbread.BUJV9,

    How I can upgrade my phone as its giving me an error when i try it with Kies

  4. Nice work, performed faultlessly, phone rooted and ready to go in minutes. :-)

  5. Hey
    Is it possible to use this on my phone which is

    Model Number: GT-I9000
    Firmware Version: 2.3.3
    Baseband Version: I9000XXJVQ
    Kernel Version: root@DELL86 #2


  6. what is the password for the complete root pkg?

  7. Hi,
    My download target is not running it’s not appearing on the screen.What can I do now?

  8. i did all the process bt now my mobile fone is not turning on what happened is it dead? i tried my best to make it on bt useless

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