Galaxy S I9000

How to root Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 and install custom Recovery

As you all know that, Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 didn’t see any official Android update since few years. But, by rooting the device, one can experience the latest android version on the device. Yes, this is possible by rooting the device and installing the custom recovery.

Rooting the device will help the users to experience the latest versions and also it enhances the features of the phone. But, the only thing is, the device loses its warranty and so one should keep that in mind before proceeding to root the device. We here will held no responsible in case of any damage occur to your device. So, think properly and proceed further by taking the responsibility.

Root samsung galaxy si9000

There are few steps, you need to follow before proceeding to root your device.

Pre-requisites to follow –

  • Make sure that the device has more than 80% of charging so as to avoid the problems of low charging.
  • Back up your sms, call logs and contacts.
  • Next, enable the debugging mode by following this path. ‘Settings-applications-Development-USB Debugging’.

Once you are done with prerequisites, now download the below mentioned files.

  • Download Odin PC and extract the file on your PC desktop.
  • Make sure to download and install correct Samsumg USB drivers before rooting.
  • Download CF-root kernel for your Samsung device. Select the CF root file according to your handset ROM.

Steps to Root your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000

Step 1 – Open the Odin file from the extracted file and turn off your device so that you should turn it ON back in the download mode.

Odin SI9000


Step 2 – To enter into the download mode, press and hold Volume down, home button and power key simultaneously at the same time.

Step 3 – Now, connect your phone to the PC. The ID:COM section will turn to yellow now which indicates that the drive have been successfully installed.

Odin SI9000 PDA

Step 4 – Now, click on PDA and select the extracted CF-Root file.

Step 5 – Next, click on start and it will take few seconds to complete the process. Once done, the device will get restarted.

That’s it, you have now successfully rooted your device.

Now, let’s look at the process for installing CWM recovery on the device

Steps to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S

Step 1 – Make sure you have the device rooted. Now, install ROM manager from the Google play store.

Step 2 – Next, select ‘Recovery Setup’ and choose ClockWorkMod’ recovery.

Step 3 – Now, select your device which is ‘Samsung Galaxy S I9000’, which gives you prompt of super user access which you need to grant.

Step 4 – Now, you just need to follow the instructions and that’s it you have successfully installed CWM recovery on your device.

Step 5 – Now, just turn off your phone and turn it on back by pressing Volume up, home button and power key simultaneously at the same time.

Now, you have your phone rooted. Install any custom ROMs now and enjoy its features. Check out the android Marshmallow 6.0 update for your Samsung Galaxy S I9000. If you face any difficulty in the rooting process, feel free to comment below and we try our best to resolve your issue.

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