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..

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