`` How To Root Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 to Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 Firmware

How To Root Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 On Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 Firmware

GalaxyAll those who updated their Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 phones to Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 firmware version can now root their phones easily in few seconds. But, before proceeding for the rooting process, there are few points to consider. The first and most important point about rooting is, as soon as you root the phone then the warranty will get void so please proceed further only if you are not a warranty lover.

Next thing to consider here is your phone should run on Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 firmware, only then you can root your phone. So, please make sure that your phone has the JPKP5 2.3.4 version and if not then update it to enjoy the rooting. In order to find the firmware version OS version of your phone, just go to “Settings-About phone-Firmware version” and check the Android OS version and it has to show JPKP5 2.3.4.

Most of the users have a doubt about the rooting process and also about its advantages. In fact, in the process of rooting, some applications will make changes to the system files in order to give some extra features for the users. Rooting has many advantages and only demerit with this is warranty will void.

Merits of Rooting:

  • After rooting the phone, users can use the tools like Voodoo and CWM.
  • You can convert file system from laggy RFS to faster EXT4.
  • The major advantage of rooting is you can install custom firmware on the phone.
  • Rooting gives access to remove the system applications.

Reclaim warranty:

Just in case if you rooted the phone on JPKP5 2.3.4 firmware version and wants to unroot the phone, then just apply the firmware update procedure of JPKP5 2.3.4 Firmware. But, in case you applied the Voodoo lag fixes then you need to disable it by entering into recovery mode.

Androidadvices.com will take no responsibility for your device damage. So, we request you to follow the instructions and procedures carefully in order to avoid any such situations.

For the convenience of the users we have divided this whole article into few pages so that everyone can understand the process easily. In the further pages, you will find the pre-requisites and then the procedure for rooting.


  1. It keeps giving me this error… even after exiting the antivirus and turning off firewall
    Can’t open the serial(COM) port.

  2. any way thak you to rameshh hope you can find solution on wifi issues

  3. hi all!! i have tried this rooting procedure on my jpkp5 gingerbread v 2.3.4 gt-i9003 it was very succesfull the nightmare is that i have this wifi error now i have revert my jpkp5 gt-i9003 my phone is not rooted but i have my wifi back… i will try this again when they got the solution on wifi issues..

  4. What about root package of GT-I9003
    Firmware: 2.3.6
    Baseband I9003JXKP3
    Kernel root@dell132#1

  5. so i can update with 2.3.4 from were

  6. can this work for galaxy samsung sl i9003 2.3.5 version

  7. how to root samsung galaxsy sl android 2.3.5
    help me please…..

  8. hi……..thnx a lot……my GT I9003 in working well under the nexus custom ROM. when can we expect some special in d form of Icecream sandwich for our models from you ?

  9. hi Ramesh. thanks for this tutorial, i’ve successfully updated my phone to GB jpkp5 with no bugs. only problem is that kies cannot detect my device, maybe because it’s a custom update. can you please give some idea on how i could revert to the stock firmware w/c is froyo, in case samsung decides to rollout the official gb update. your help is much appreciated.

    thank you in advance

  10. I want to update my samsung galaxy GT i9003 froyo 2.2.1 which is best GB update available to root ?

  11. Hi Neal,
    I have recently updated my I9003 to 2.3.4/XXKPE. To which latest version i can upgrade again??

  12. i update my samsung galaxy s GT i9003 with above gingerbread firmware but i am not able to start my phone .Please help if i can reverse back to old froyo 2.2.1 firmware

  13. FROYO 2.2.1 andriod GT i9003

  14. i am not able to go to download mode once i press all three buttons simultaneously but it only starts the mobile samsung GT I9003 please help with this

  15. Can I9003 be updated to Ice Cream Sandwich

  16. hi, i’m running ubuntu linux. Is it safe to do this procedure from windows virtualmachine in ubuntu?

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