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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 on Gingerbread 2.3.5 XXJVS Firmware

Root Galaxy S LogoIf you are the one who has recently updated their Samsung Galaxy Phone with the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.5 now can root their phones safely and it doesn’t even take a minute to do so. But before you haste to the instructions there are some pre requisites you should follow and also there are few things which you should know before rooting your phone. The first and the foremost being if you root the phone, the warranty will get void and also if you are the one who knows to make full use of a rooted phone then only it’s recommended to root the phone.

So, before proceeding to reading the article make sure that you have successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 to the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.5 XXJVS. If you are not sure of the version to which the phone is updated to then you can have a check on the same. All you need to do is to just go to the path in your phone that is Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show XXJVS 2.3.5. 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 by giving the appropriate direct link.

Since many people ask on what are the major benefits of rooting the phone and why it’s done. Rooting basically opens up the device which means that it allows certain applications to make changes in the system level files which otherwise is not possible if the device is not rooted. There are many other hundreds of advantages of rooting as it basically opens up the device for any sort of customization.

The main advantages of Rooting are :

  • Rooting allows you to use tools like Voodoo & CWM,
  • Rooting allows you to convert file system from laggy RFS to faster EXT4,
  • Custom Firmwares can be installed on rooted phones,
  • Allows you to remove the system applications

How to Reclaim Warranty / Revoke Root Access:
Just in case if you have rooted your phone on XXJVS 2.3.5 Firmware and now you wish to un root / Revoke the root access of the device, all you need to do is to just follow the procedure to again apply the update of XXJVS 2.3.5. Please note that in this process you need to disable any Voodoo lag fixes if applied from the recovery mode or else it will brick your phone.

Note: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner if anything wrong happens with your device, though which is a very unlikely if you follow the instructions which are mentioned in the article.

So, in the next page you will find the list of pre requisites which you need to follow before proceeding to the instructions to root which are mentioned in the 3rd page of this article..


  1. I have firmware version: 2.3.5 and build number GINGERBREAD.BVJVC. Do you need baseband and kernel versions?

  2. Is there a root that works with samsung galaxy s1 gt i9000 running gingerbread 2.3.6 build number xwjw6? Been looking everywhere and can’t find one.
    Thanks heaps.

  3. how to root gt i9000 on gingerbread.bvjvc
    i need to upgrade it to ICS please help

  4. hey man i was wondering if you could send me the file and a tut on how to root my i900 the firmware is currently

    model number: GT-I9000
    firmware verson:2.2.3
    Baseband Version: i9000XXJVQ
    Build number: Gingerbread.XWJVP

    please send the link and tut on how to do it to my email
    please reply asap :)
    thanks for your time :)

  5. I have just updated to XXJVT 2.3.5, will i still be able to root, with the same method?

  6. i want to update with htc firmware and unable to download xxjvs 2.3.5 root package let me know other link

  7. the link is not working ..pl help

  8. Hi,

    i have got the galaxy S,
    with 2.3.5 BVJVC.

    How can i root it?


  9. Links does not work!
    please fix and try t give alternative links
    Thanx! :)

  10. The requested URL /XXJVS Rooting Package.zip was not found on this server.

  11. The links for the file are not working can you fix it?

  12. Hello,

    could you please fix the link to the rooting package

  13. Hello,
    The link to rooting package is not working. could you fix it please?

  14. boss rooting package link not working!

  15. link not working please fix.

  16. Rooting package link not working brother!

  17. Kernel version: –I900BVJVC-CL679241 root@DELL138 #2
    Model No: Galaxy S GT-I9000
    Firmware Version: 2.3.5
    Build No: Gingerbread.BVJVC

    I want to root this Orange branded phone but I have not seen any instructions for the Gingerbread BVJVC

    Can someone please point to to a link which describes step by step how to do this? It will be my first attempt at rooting and naturally scared and cautious. I want someone in teh know to point me to teh correct process first.


  18. Hi Neal
    I have samsung Galaxy S GT-I9003.. The above procedure is for GT-I9000. So is there any different Zip file for my version. Since there is not much difference pertaining to GT-I9000 and Gt-I9003 except for SuperClear LCD screen..

    I have already upgraded to Gingerbeard 2.3.5

    The Build Number is GINGERBREAD.XWKPG….

    Please reply

  19. Can i get a reply fast please?I am dying!!

  20. hey,after rooting my fone is not restarting.the samsung galaxy s is comin and goin and the fone is not starting.what do i do?

  21. hi does anyone know if you can root a samsung galaxy s 2 on 2.3.5 with
    BUILD NUMBER gingerbread BVKJ4
    ROOT@DELL135 2


  22. I cant se download likt here ? where can I download all the stuff ?

  23. androidadvices.com that the password

  24. Hi, I have Build Number as GINGERBREAD . XXJVR. Now, While I am updating to 2.3.5 XXJVS its not showing up Yellow color after I connect USB cable to phone in download mode. Odin is not able to recognise my phone while in download mode. Odin recognises my phone when the phone reboots and gets into 2.3.4.

    Please help me, how to update to 2.3.5 or 2.3.7 with my phone.

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