Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 can now be rooted, yes you have heard it right as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how one can easily root the device with the help of simple instructions. Please note that once you root the device, the warranty will get lost and the only way with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by re applying the update of XXALE8. Full credits to the Chainfire team who has come out a workaround for rooting the device. Please note that you need to follow all the instructions mentioned in this article so as to ensure that the rooting process is carried out successfully.
Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor Chainfire team should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Before proceeding, you need to check whether your phone is on XXALE8 firmware from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where it should show the current firmware XXALE8 version. So, assuming that you have followed all the instructions, you can now proceed to the express pre requisites which are mentioned below so as to facilitate smoother and hassle free rooting process.
Express Pre Requisites:
- (Optional) Though, it’s not important to back up the data before applying the rooting process, but just to make things sure you can back up all the data present in your Galaxy S3 smartphone with the help of below mentioned steps manually.
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”
- Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- Disable all the security suites installed in your computer and uninstall all antivirus tools in your computer so as to ensure that the firmware update is not interrupted in the middle of the process.
- Enable the USB Debugging in your Galaxy S3 GT I9300 from the path “Settings > Developers > USB Debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up the detailed tutorial on how to root Galaxy S III.