Updated with XWJW1 Firmware and want to Root? Then in the due course of this article we will check out on how to root your device so that you can easily root your phone. Please note that in the process of rooting the data will get lost, the same can be backed up by following the below mentioned steps. Please note that you will not be able to back up the data using the KIES PC Suite as this is the beta firmware.
Please be informed that this procedure can only be applied on the XWJW1 Firmware. To check whether your Galaxy S I9000 is on the XWJW1 firmware or not, the same can be checked from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where it should show the current firmware is XWJW1 firmware. If there is any other version being shown then you need to apply the firmware so as to root the same.
Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held liable or responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if anything wrong happens to your device which is the most unlikely if you follow the instructions as prescribed in the due course of this article.
Note: For facilitating smoother and safer firmware update, the data in the device needs to be cleared. So, ensure that you are backing up the data before proceeding to root the device.
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”
Assuming that you have backed all the data with the help of above mentioned steps, you can now proceed to the next step where we will check out a detailed tutorial on how to Root Galaxy S on XWJW1 Firmware.