Samsung may have stopped support for Samsung Galaxy 5 I5500 but not we at androidadvices, over the next few days we will be checking out on how you can root, install Clock Work mod recovery in your Galaxy 5 I5510 along with the optimized version of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware. Yes, you have heard it right, as per our close sources we understand that very soon an all new Android 4.0 firmware version will be rolled out via a custom ROM. This update is not an Official firmware which is released by Samsung Electronics and also unfortunately Android 4.0 firmware version won’t be made available for its Galaxy 5 users.
Disclaimer: Please note that this process of firmware update is not recommended for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced users. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in any manner after applying this update.
Please be informed that if your device is still in warranty then the warranty will be revoked as the device will be rooted in the due course of this article.
So, for all those who are super surprised about the first paragraph then keep your fingers crossed as in the next few days the action for your device will continue. We really apologize you all for not covering much about your phone but be rest assured that we are open for your comments and to know on the requirements from you so that it will further help us to extend the support. We understand that many devices of Galaxy 5 are still hooked to the age old Android 2.1 or Android’s 2.2 Froyo firmware.
Before we proceed to the procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy 5 I5500 device, you need to go through the list of pre Requisistes which are mentioned below which will ensure that no data loss will happen. Also, in the process we will be checking about on how you can root the device safely.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Samsung Galaxy 5 I5500 needs to be backed up so that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily.
Don’t use KIES tool to back up the data as after rooting it may or may not support the KIES.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log –Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Filesetc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Notes – Manually you need to note down or need to transfer to Evernote.
- The minimum battery left in the device should be a minimum of 60% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- After this, in your computer disable all the firewall tools as well as antivirus suites as there is a probability that it may hamper the process of rooting.
Let’s head to the next page to know more on how you can root the device.