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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 – Tutorial

Samsung Galaxy Y LogoSamsung Galaxy Y S5360 users can now root their phones without needing you to wait for the trusted procedure. So, in the due course of this article we will see on how you can root your Samsung Galaxy Y on any of the current firmware. Please be informed that as soon as you root the phone, the warranty will get void and also you should strictly need to follow the procedure which is mentioned below. We have tried our level best to make these instructions as simple as possible. Also, in the due course of the article we will see on what exactly the rooting is and what are the merits and demerits of the same.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner if any damage happens to your device which is very unlikely if you follow each and every single instruction which is mentioned below. Also, please note that rooting the phone will void the warranty completely though the warranty can be reclaimed as soon as you update with the default firmware.

What is Rooting?

Rooting is basically a process where the access to system level files is given to the third party custom ROMs or the files so that the required customization can be made. Only rooting makes it possible to customize the phone the way you want to. So, let’s proceed and check out the merits and demerits below.

Merits of Rooting:
There are many advantages of rooting which we have mentioned in the below list.

  • Rooting allows you to convert the current laggy file system of RFS to the faster EXT4 file system,
  • It also allows you to remove the default applications which comes pre-loaded,
  • It allows you to install the custom firmwares as well as the beta Stock ROMs from different country un officially.

De Merits of Rooting:

  • If rooting process is not followed properly then you may even brick the device,
  • Rooting voids the warranty, though can be regained by updating with the default firmware.

Now, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on what are the quick list of pre requisite instructions for rooting.


148 comments

  1. why there is need to wipe all the data and factory settings????

  2. Hi Neela,
    I’m new to this rooting stuffs, can you please advise detail instructions how to do the rooting for galaxy Y? Or any recommended website where I can get the info ?
    Thanks!

  3. Hi Neela,
    Found your artcile very useful. I also bought samsung galaxy Y a week before but after installing some app its running really slow specially when I try to hand up the call, it takes a lot time.
    Can You please tell me what rooting really Do ?? Would it help me geting rid of this problem i stated??

    Thanks

  4. Hi Neal I have rooted my Samsung Galaxy Note… Now if I want to unroot it thn wht I have to do? just have to update software updation once again through kies air? Will it take it bk to original kernel?

  5. i have rooted the device samsung galaxy Y and install busy box application, but when i tried to install any application from andriod market application it still install on phone memory ..any suggestions ?

  6. Does the hardware of dis device support Android V 4.0 (ice cream sandwich) ?

  7. how to revert rooting

  8. hey neal .. i ve rooted my phn its wrking fine .. now i am also able to play hd games .
    just want to ask you 1 simple question THIS WILL VOID THE WARRANTY. RIGHT . you said something about firmware .well i hvnt got it . what exactly we have to do so that we can get our warranty back ..?like my firmware now is 2.3.6 (i updated it by ur website only ) do i need to roll it back to 2.3.5 or what ?
    regards
    Rohit Talan

  9. i couldn’t download the rooting package u posted in ur tutorial……

  10. same with me.dont know what the problem is :(

  11. i want voice changer software for non gprs calls could nyone help me out!!

  12. hey i tried rooting my samsung galaxy y… but when i started with the recovery state and chose the “install form sd card”
    its saying “unmount/cant load sd card”.. and i cant move the update zip to my phone memory i just can save it to memory card.. any solution for these??

  13. do you have idea how to unlock locked network? samsung galaxy y gt-s5360. need it badly. thanks a lot mr.

  14. Do you have any idea how to unlock locked phones? samsung galaxy y gt-s5360. thanks a lot. need it badly.

  15. and also, i did not get this particular line quoting ……

    \Now, after this connect the phone to the computer using the USB cable and download the busy box and then you need to copy the same to your phone to install this.\

    whats the busy box? and please give me the details

  16. can you please elaborate the exact steps of unrooting? would be a great help

  17. hey. i want to root my samsung galaxy y gt-s5360. my intention is toremove the network lock. if i unroot my phone will network lock come back? thanks so much

  18. Hi… I tried the steps you’ve mentioned above but after installing the update.zip my galaxy y did not reboot automatically. It says installation from sd card complete. so i manually reboot the system. I thought i successfully rooted my phone because i can see the superuser app installed on my phone. but, when i tried to download apps for rooted device only, i cant. There is a message Your device is not compatible with this item.. please help.

  19. do you really need to wipe data/factory reset and cache partition?

  20. Thanks Neal for your prompt response.

    Then can you guide me on how to delete these stock apps, as these are of no use to me, as they are in Vietnamese and are loaded on my Phones internal memory.

    Regards,
    Raj

  21. Hey Neal,

    I have purchased this phone in Vietnam, and they have some pre installed VN features Like, Zing Music, ZING Internet, and few games in Vietnamese, when i followed the entire process, and my phone restarted successfully, but these Preinstalled VN features continued to stay, which means the update was not successful, or can i now delete this Pre installed files separately?

    Thanks in Advance.
    Regards
    Raj

  22. will this disturb any of my saved settings or installed applications…??
    or will it delete any softwares…??
    coz when I had updated it with the firmware it roll back to samsungs default settings… and I had to download & install them again…
    reply me soon…

  23. I tried this.. but it dont automatically reboot after installing update.zip .. and also it takes a second to install.. after that i manually rebooted than in my galaxy y everything was as usual .. and still I cant figure out that how to install apps in my sd card.!! :( please help me..

  24. can you tell how Neal pradeep???as i am new in it….have you rooted it????

  25. nice article..but can you tell how to unroot it to get warranty back …

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