Galaxy S I9000

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

Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 on Gingerbread XXJVS 2.3.5:

  • Before you proceed, you will need to first download the XXJVS Rooting Package on your computer and then simply proceed to unzip the same. Please note that in the process of extraction, you will be prompted to enter the password as the files are encrypted.
  • Upon extraction of the file, you will get two files in all which are the tar Rooting file along with the Odin flash tool with which we will be applying this tar Root file.

Extracted Files XXJVS

  • Now, after this you need to open the Odin flash tool in your computer and need to turn Off the phone so that you can then enter the phone in the download mode. The download mode can be entered by pressing  down on Volume Down Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. You can also refer to the video below to know more on how you can enter into the download mode for more convenience. If the phone encounters with the normal booting then you need to try multiple times to get into download mode.

  • Now, upon entering the download mode you will now connect the Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 phone to the computer with the USB cable which you got at the time of purchasing the phone while the Odin opened in the computer so that the phone can be connected.

Odin for XXJVS

  • As soon as you connect the phone to the computer, you will see that the ID : COM block will turn yellow which means that all the drivers which were required to install were successfully installed in the computer and you are now ready to proceed with the selection of files as shown below.

Connect to Odin for XXJVS Root

  • Now, you need to click on the “PDA” tab in the Odin and then you will have to choose the file named as “CF-Root-XXJVS-v4.3-CWM3RFS” and simply click on the “Start” tab. Ensure that you are not interrupting the process of rooting, just in case if its interrupted then you will have to again follow the procedure from the start.

Select XXJVS Rooting Tar in PDA

  • Apart from the PDA option you should not change any other options and also you need to ensure that the “Re – Partition” option is un ticked as you are only selecting just one file.
  • As soon as you click on the Start tab, the rooting process will be initiated and the phone will be rooted within less than a minute or two.

Rooting XXJVS

  • Just in case if it’s taking longer time than 3 – 4 minutes then you will need to check with the admin privileges and also need to check the USB ports whether the read / write access is there or not.

Rooting XXJVS

  • Now, upon successful rooting of the phone you will then see that the device will be restarted and as soon as its restarted, you will need to go to the “Applications” and find for the application “Super User”. Just in case if you are unable to find this skull shaped icon then that means that the phone is not rooted and you will have to root the same again by following the above instructions.

Odin Reset for XXJVS

  • (Optional) Now, after this just in case if you are experiencing the force close errors then you need to get into the recovery mode by turning off the mobile first. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing  Volume UP on Volume Down Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. You can refer the below mentioned video on how you can enter into the recovery mode.

  • In recovery mode, you will have to select Wipe data/factory reset and also you need to select Wipe Cache partition and then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now option. Please note that you will have to ensure that you don’t select any other options or else there is a high probability that you may end up bricking up the phone.

That’s it you have now successfully rooted your phone on XXJVS 2.3.5 firmware. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues so that we can assist you regarding the same as soon as possible.

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158 Comments

158 Comments

  1. Gary

    January 31, 2013 at 4:52 pm

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

  2. Steve

    September 7, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    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.

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 7, 2012 at 1:29 pm

      we will come up with the same!!!

      • Steve

        September 12, 2012 at 2:29 pm

        Thanks guys. You guys are champions.

  3. khalid

    August 30, 2012 at 8:19 pm

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

  4. Levi

    May 12, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    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
    2.6.35.7-i9000XWJVP-CL462342root@DELL134
    Build number: Gingerbread.XWJVP

    please send the link and tut on how to do it to my email
    Rotapower2011@hotmail.com
    please reply asap 🙂
    thanks for your time 🙂

  5. Jason

    April 1, 2012 at 3:20 pm

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

  6. akheel

    March 30, 2012 at 8:48 am

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

  7. Blesson

    March 11, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    the link is not working ..pl help

  8. hkak

    March 6, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Hi,

    i have got the galaxy S,
    with 2.3.5 BVJVC.
    kernel; 2.6.35.7-I9000BVJVC

    How can i root it?

    thnx,

    • Pradeep Neela

      March 6, 2012 at 10:46 am

      as of now there is no updates on the rooting article!

  9. Ron

    February 23, 2012 at 5:21 am

    Links does not work!
    please fix and try t give alternative links
    Thanx! 🙂

  10. shandoo

    February 16, 2012 at 4:24 am

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

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2012 at 7:34 pm

      we have modified the links and it should work!

      • Shandoo

        February 16, 2012 at 8:40 pm

        Doesn’t. 🙁

  11. krishna

    February 13, 2012 at 9:47 am

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

  12. Macouil

    February 11, 2012 at 3:31 am

    Hello,

    could you please fix the link to the rooting package

  13. Macouil

    February 11, 2012 at 3:27 am

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

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm

      the links are fixed, please check now!

  14. trishank

    January 28, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    boss rooting package link not working!

  15. maaz408

    January 25, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    link not working please fix.

  16. Omar

    January 20, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Rooting package link not working brother!

  17. Talat

    January 14, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Kernel version: 2.6.35.7 –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.

    Thanks.

  18. Anil M K

    December 19, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    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. anmol

    December 6, 2011 at 1:54 pm

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

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 6, 2011 at 3:45 pm

      we really apologize for delay in replying!

  20. anmol

    December 6, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    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?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      December 6, 2011 at 3:44 pm

      apply the update of XXJVT, it will restore the device!

  21. CALLUM

    November 19, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    hi does anyone know if you can root a samsung galaxy s 2 on 2.3.5 with
    BUILD NUMBER gingerbread BVKJ4
    BASEBAND I910BVKJ4
    KERNAL VERSION 2.6.35.7-I19100BVKJ4-CL681297
    ROOT@DELL135 2

    I NEW TO THE HOLE ANDRIOD THING AND DONT WANNA BRICK MY FONE LOL THANKS FOR HELP

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 20, 2011 at 10:58 am

      since you are on a n/w locked device, you should not update!

  22. ghost

    November 15, 2011 at 7:45 pm

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

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 15, 2011 at 8:48 pm

      Its there in the procedure section!

  23. Briks

    November 9, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    androidadvices.com that the password

  24. Sandeep

    November 6, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    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.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 6, 2011 at 9:57 pm

      install the drivers like .net framework and KIES!

  25. jermaine

    November 2, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    works great and easy

  26. sharad

    October 26, 2011 at 2:43 am

    Increase volume by 300%

  27. Peter

    October 21, 2011 at 3:05 am

    I have the T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4G, model number SGH-T959V, Firmware: 2.3.5, Baseband version T959VUVKI1, Kernel version 2.6.35.7-t959vuki1-cl579207 and Build number GINGERBREAD.VUVKI1. Is there a way for me to root this phone. I did root the phone when it was running 2.2.3 Froyo.

    Thanks,

    Peter

  28. sonny

    October 14, 2011 at 1:52 am

    Sir,

    After rooting my device sgs2 it was restarted and stock to samsung galaxy 2 with yellow warning sign punctuation mark and i can not switch off and i can not go to recovery step. if i follow the steps of recovery by pressing up volume key + center key of the screen and power = stock on screen to samsung galaxy 2 with yellow warning sign punctuation mark.

    pls help me…

    thank you

  29. sonny

    October 14, 2011 at 1:51 am

    Sir,

    After rooting my device sgs2 it was restarted and stock to samsung galaxy 2 with yellow warning sign punctuation mark and i can not switch off and i can not go to recovery step. if i follow the steps of recovery by pressing up volume key + center key of the screen and power = stock on screen to samsung galaxy 2 with yellow warning sign punctuation mark.

    pls help me…

    thank you

  30. amir

    October 14, 2011 at 12:03 am

    sorry 2.6.35.7

  31. amir

    October 13, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    i have the kernal version 3.6.35.7-i9000tjjjv5 does it work on it

  32. petros

    October 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    what is the code to extract

  33. ratul

    October 12, 2011 at 10:59 am

    i have gt i9000 with xxjvt 2.3.5 … can i root and use the kernel by the method of 2.3.5 xxjvs ? plz show mw a way….i wanna use voodoo control. thanx.

  34. Rokke

    October 12, 2011 at 3:25 am

    Hi,
    My Firmware Version 2.3.5
    Kernel version 2.6.35.7-I9000XWKI8
    Build Number GINGERBREAD.XWKI8

    What version should I use?
    Thanks

  35. Naga

    October 8, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    I used Titanium Pro tool

  36. Naga

    October 8, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    Hi Neel, recently I have upgraded from 2.3.5 XXJVS to XXJVT. Now I am unable to restore my data as I could not find any related tar for rooting my device. Appreciate your kind help here.

    Thanks,
    Naga

    • NeaL Pradeep

      October 8, 2011 at 6:24 pm

      how you backed up?

      • Naga

        October 8, 2011 at 6:36 pm

        I used Titanium pro to back up the app data.

  37. Preeth

    October 8, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Neal

    When could we expect a custom rom based on 2.3.5 ?

    Thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      October 8, 2011 at 6:35 pm

      soon we will cover the custom roms for 2.3.5 base!

  38. Preeth

    October 8, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Hi Neal,

    when could we expect a custom rom based on 2.3.5 ?

    Thanks
    Preeth

  39. Ehsan Sadat

    October 5, 2011 at 11:34 am

    Hi Neal 2.3.5 is supporting prsian language thanks in advans

  40. Karaki

    October 5, 2011 at 1:37 am

    Thanks Neal.

    am trying to download the Rooting Package… but for some reason I can’t! can you check the link, please?
    Thanks again.

    • Karaki

      October 5, 2011 at 11:24 pm

      It is working now. Thanks!

  41. Fahrettin

    October 2, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    what is the password??

  42. RASHID

    October 2, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    I ROOTED AS ABOVE PROCEDURE…
    “I HAVE NOT WIPE CACHE/RESET” AS I HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED ANY FOECE CLOSE ERRORS YET

    ## SHALL I DO THE RESET/WIPE CACHE ## ????? or do it only when force close errors

    IF I DONT WIPE CACHE/RESET – IT WONT BE A PROBLEM…OR WILL I HAV PROBLEMS ??????

  43. Daniel

    October 1, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    I followed all the steps to go to 2.3.5 and it went thorugh without problems, it fixed the bluetooth issue, and many force close of the phone apk (still closes now and then), there is one thing though… my version in the about section says 2.3.4, is this normal? what method should I use to root?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      October 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm

      have you cleared the cache from the recovery mode?

  44. munir

    September 30, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    hi Neal,
    How r u doing? what is the latest arabized version you have for gingerbread..

    I am using the jxjv6 2.3.3 and its very stable.

    Thanks a lot
    Munir

  45. del

    September 30, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Hi There, i have the t-mobile samsung galaxy s which was working perfectly without the network because it wasn’t decoded. I gave it to some dude to decode for and after this i have noticed that my phone cannot stay on for even 10 seconds, keeps coming back with the scanning media error message, loosing connectivity and cant be used. I want to find out if it is possible to re-install the firm hoping it will correct the issue that has being introduced to it. someone help me.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      October 1, 2011 at 12:55 am

      It will be risky to install this on your phone as your phone may or may not support!

  46. Rashid

    September 30, 2011 at 1:01 am

    Hi guys.
    Will I need to backup all my apps files etc..ABOVE ROOT PROCESS WILL IT DELETE ALL MY APPS/DATA..
    Or shall I do factory reset & wipe cache after rooting..

    Can I flash darkyrom 10.2 on current firmware xxjvs..or only flash on xxjvq.
    Many thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 30, 2011 at 9:34 am

      we will soon come up with the procedure to install the darky’s rom! tay tuned we have taken down your request!

  47. Meru

    September 29, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    All IS Set And I Successfully Rooted My Phone ..
    But One Problem Is There,,
    When I Lock My Phone From Lock Key Or Screen Goes Off A Shitty Green Screen Is SHowing ..?
    Wat Is Dat ?
    Any Suggestion ?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 29, 2011 at 10:53 pm

      please flash the firmware once again!

  48. SOLA

    September 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Thanks Neal, i flashed again and my phones ok now. i still have phone.apk, dialler and messaging application forceclose too often. These are the mostly used apps on my phone. Pls whats a permanent fix for these? alternatively which gingerbread update is the most stable? either 2.3.3, 2.3.4 or 2.3.5? pls specify. Thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 29, 2011 at 3:01 pm

      have you cleared the cache from the recovery? Most stable is 2.3.3. is DDJV9 AS OF NOW!

  49. Ferdie

    September 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    I performed the steps but I ended with being stuck with the samsung GT i9000 screen.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 27, 2011 at 7:45 pm

      kindly follow the procedure which is mentioned above!

  50. Tracey

    September 27, 2011 at 9:33 am

    Hey – I’ve got that sound thing too. Happen’s everytime I root the phone after a firmware upgrade. I’m on 2.3.5 JVS at the moment.
    Anyway, my question was…. When I use bluetooth for phone calls in the car, I get a force close if I kill the call from the bluetooth. To get the unit to reconnect again, I have to reboot the phone. Is this a Gingerbread issue or because of the rooting? Is there a get around? It’s a pain having to reboot.

    Thanks – Tracey

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 27, 2011 at 11:41 am

      have you applied the fix for the XXJVS? if nt then apply the same, alternativeley you can also clear the cache and wipe data from the recovery mode!

      • Tracey

        September 28, 2011 at 11:45 am

        There’s a fix? Oookaaay. Didn’t know about that. I’ll go looking – thanks!!

        I did clear the cache and wiped the data in recovery when I first installed XXJVS, but I’m happy to try that again.

        Also…. why the heck does the screen capture keep turning itself on randomly? The only way to get out of it without taking an actual capture is to lock then unlock the phone. Is there a fix for this? Can I delete it from the phone without affecting the phones operation?

        • NeaL Pradeep

          September 28, 2011 at 2:06 pm

          are you using any screen capture tools or apps in tyour phone? we recommend you to kindly uninstall the same and check whether the issues still persists!

  51. Mike

    September 25, 2011 at 7:48 am

    Hey Neal,

    After rooting the fone, whenever I now restart the phone I do not get the samsung music. Is it something to do with the rooting? Otherwise the speaker seem to work just fine once I am in the system.

    Please advice.

    Thanks,
    Mike

    • Mike

      September 25, 2011 at 7:49 am

      And FYI, I was on 2.3.3 and not 2.3.5

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 25, 2011 at 8:15 pm

      have you checked with the Sound Mode?

      • Mike

        September 25, 2011 at 9:34 pm

        Yes, I have and everything seems to be in place. And for the heck of testing I updated to 2.3.5 and I got the sound back, but the moment I rooted the fone the startup sound was gone.

        Any ideas?

        Thanks,
        Mike

  52. sidhartha

    September 24, 2011 at 2:44 am

    Hi Neal,
    I have done successfully Root Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 on Gingerbread 2.3.5 XXJVS Firmware but i have one problem came in to my GT-I9000, When its restart or switch on the start-up sound silent or no start-up music (sound). Please let me know how i can fix this problem??…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 25, 2011 at 11:51 pm

      has it happened after rooting? Have you checked with the Sounds?

  53. yakub

    September 23, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    Hi Neal,

    Just want to ask you in case if i wanted to go back to the previous version (2.2) or(2.3.3/4) can i do that.

    yakub.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 26, 2011 at 12:33 am

      just follow the corresponding instructions to go back to the version!

  54. Arindam

    September 19, 2011 at 11:59 am

    Dear Neil,

    I need the 2.3.5 Firmware. The last time i tired to upgrade it the firmware was showing XXJVK. I rooted this today with the XXJVS but its shutting down automatically within a minute of startup.

    I anm not sure if my procedure was correct but guess i need to first install the entire 2.3.5 and then root it. IS this correct. Could you please share me the link to download the 2,3.5 firmware.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 12:12 pm

      AGAIN DOWNLOAD THE XXJVS FIRMWARE AND APPLY THE SAME TO FIX THE ISSUES.

  55. Ghamaraj Luitel

    September 19, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Very Sad.

  56. Ghamaraj Luitel

    September 19, 2011 at 9:03 am

    Hi Neal,

    My set shows some of letters of Nepali/Hindi Scripts of Unicode after updating it with 2.3.5 XXJVS. I updated again and rooted the sate. But the problem is the same. Please could you guide me how to fix it. I want to read sms and email in Nepali/Hindi.

    Thanks,
    Ghamaraj

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 9:14 am

      as of now you cant read these languages!

  57. Tao

    September 19, 2011 at 2:49 am

    do we have to factory reset after root?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 9:18 am

      no, from recovery mode you will have to clear it!

  58. amb0676

    September 18, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    Hello Neal,

    Need your support in resolving the with my Galaxy I9000. WiFi is not working in phone, as soon as I enable the WiFi the phone hangs, some times shows error and even some times it get restarted. I have already upgraded it on the latest gingerbread 2.3.5 XXJVS.

    Please advise on this issue.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 1:18 am

      WE WILL BE COMING OUT WITH THE FIX VERY SOON WITHIN THE NEXT 24hrs, stay tuned!

  59. amos

    September 18, 2011 at 10:55 am

    Hi my Firmware Version 2.3.3
    Baseband Version I9000jijv6
    Karnel version 2.6.35.7-I9000jIjv8-CL277702
    Build Number GINGERBREAD.JIJV8
    How do I go from here
    Thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 1:39 am

      you can follow the instructions directly to update the same!

      • amos

        September 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

        Thanks

  60. Tony Asmar

    September 18, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Hi Neal
    Thanks for all the updates for the sgs, my particular concern is the fact is when I make a phone call and want to end it, the phone doesnt go back into the mode for me to touch onto the end call. The phone has a blank black screen and doesnt even go back to applications or anything else. I wont even be able to turn it off. I am forced to take out the battery and restart my phone.

    This problem had occured ever since I switched to 2.3.4 xxjvr and extraordinary rom 3.4. It gave me trouble and wouldnt allow me to end calls properly. Therefore i re down graded to 2.3.3 because it was working better prior to updating to 2.3.4 but still the same thing happens now in the 2.3.3 xxjvr.
    Do you know what the problem my be? My mate suggested it may be the bootloader but i dont want to take any risks.

    Thanks Neal awaiting your reply

  61. NIMESH

    September 17, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    Hi Neal
    Thanks for the updates
    I ve installed XXJVS and rooted that also.
    Now i want to convert file system to ext4
    kindly guide for the same
    thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 19, 2011 at 1:54 am

      we will soon come up with the procedure!

      • NIMESH

        September 19, 2011 at 3:23 pm

        I was able to convert file system to ext4 by downloading CF-Root-ext4-v1.3-Addon.apk from sdk forum and installing through CWM with app installer

  62. k.baskaran

    September 17, 2011 at 3:15 am

    hai neal, thanks for your procedure for updation to xxjvs and rooting.my problem is no more boot sound what is the problem. even the volume is max.

  63. kuber chib

    September 16, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    Can I install “Simply Honey 5.0 Custom ROM Firmware” on 2.3.5 after rooting? without going back to 2.3.4?

  64. Ganesh Babu V

    September 16, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    Sir please advise me to root and update my Samsung galaxy Gt I9000 where my phone’s firmware is 2.3.3 with base version: I9000DDJV5 and build number Gigerbreed. DDJV9 to latest: Honey 5.0. Basically I do not know much about phones and I brought it about 4 months back and is with warranty.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 1:51 pm

      yes you can update with XXJVS 2.3.5 first. I don’t feel the requirement of Rooting for you as you just update with XXJVS 2.3.5 first! and then you can slowly start updating other firmwares, we will guide you!

  65. Ronald Stokdijk

    September 16, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    I have rooted my SGS but now isn’t no more boot sound what is the problem

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      check whether the phone is in Sound Mode or not!

    • salmANDROID

      September 17, 2011 at 10:11 pm

      its not a problem .. after rooting the phone booting sound disappears … dont need to worry about it

  66. sandY

    September 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    What ABOUT WiFi DIRECT? when will galaxy s will be given privilege for wifi direct?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 5:30 pm

      Yes it supports!

      • roshan

        May 16, 2012 at 10:13 am

        Doesn’t seem to be working though, there is no option to configure , just provides option to turn wifi direct on, but it doesn’t get detected by other devices.

  67. Vesa Jordan

    September 16, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Everything else seems to work fine, but there is some problem about the Finnish localization. There don’t seem to be skandinavian virtual keyboard. All these skandinavian special marks (ä,ö and so on) are missing.

  68. Maryus

    September 16, 2011 at 10:42 am

    i foun it, pass is androidadvices.com 😉

  69. Maryus

    September 16, 2011 at 10:19 am

    here is password for arhive ????

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:32 am

      password is mentioned in the article and is androidadvices.com

  70. Kartik Iyer

    September 16, 2011 at 9:15 am

    What is the password to extract the zip file? “androidadvices.com” does not work.

    • Kartik Iyer

      September 16, 2011 at 11:18 am

      sorry, it works, thanks.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:34 am

      password is androidadvices.com

  71. Paddy Padmanabhan

    September 16, 2011 at 8:53 am

    Hi I have rooted my galaxy. But Now I notice I am not able to switch on the wifi conection. Please advise, how to get the
    wifi connection going.

    Thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:36 am

      there shouldn’t be any isues, what do you mean by switching, go to connections and select the “Forget” option on the one which is already selected and then choose the other Wi Fi connection!

      • Ramshid

        October 10, 2011 at 12:18 pm

        Even I’m facing the same problem. When I turn on WI-FI, it is scanning and then turn off Automatically. Plz Help, Thnkz..

        • NeaL Pradeep

          October 11, 2011 at 1:44 am

          an all new version has arrived, Try updating with XXJVT 2.3.5.

    • Ramshid

      October 10, 2011 at 12:36 pm

      Is d issue fixed. Even I’m facing d same. Now going to update to 2.3.4 itself…. 🙁

  72. Kartik Iyer

    September 16, 2011 at 8:40 am

    After using this rooting procedure can I install custom ROM’s like Blockbuster 5.5, or extraordinary 3.5 on this firmware since that was released for XXJVR and now it is XXJVS? Or do I need to wait for further release of custom ROM’s?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:45 am

      you can taste all of these and can decide on what do you need, all thanks to open sourceness of Android as no other platform allows such customization!

      • Kartik Iyer

        September 16, 2011 at 12:14 pm

        Just to be doubly sure, that means, extraordinary ROM, simple Honey, etc… are not dependent whether the based firmware is XXJVR or XXJVS. But will by firmware version remain 2.3.5 (of XXJVS) or will it become 2.3.4 after the CUSTOM ROM install?

        • NeaL Pradeep

          September 16, 2011 at 5:50 pm

          please follow the procedure carefully!

      • akheel

        March 30, 2012 at 8:41 am

        i am anable to download xxjvs 2.3.5 root package why so its showing page not found

  73. Ghamaraj Luitel

    September 16, 2011 at 7:50 am

    Hi Neal,

    I have Rooted it successfully. My set shows half Hindi/Nepali fonts, half are missing in sms and email. Can I read full letters of Hindi/Nepali in SMS and email? Please support me.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:39 am

      there should nt be any issues like that but have you used any options from the Tweaks? If yes then again you need to apply XXJVS 2.3.5 fw AND then root the same again!

  74. EDEN$

    September 16, 2011 at 1:49 am

    Thanks for the excellent guides! Is there a way to convert to EXT4 for this stock ROM?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 16, 2011 at 11:40 am

      yes you can first root the same and then with the help of CWM you can convert the file system!

      • eden$

        September 16, 2011 at 2:59 pm

        Thanks Neel. I have already downloaded cwm. But I don’t know what I need to do in order to convert the file system. Can you help?!
        thanks!

        • NeaL Pradeep

          September 16, 2011 at 3:09 pm

          are you able to see in tweaks app?

      • eden$

        September 16, 2011 at 3:16 pm

        I have tweak apps installed but can’t see any mention of ext4. Is it called something else?
        Thanks

        • jesus

          September 30, 2011 at 4:10 am

          you need another app from the same guy!!! Neal. could you post it??

      • bilal pratab

        November 1, 2011 at 11:56 pm

        please i am in hurry what is the password of rooting package please i am in hurry and soorry for my english .

    • tracey

      October 26, 2011 at 12:59 am

      ok so whats the password

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