Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 – Step by Step Rooting Tutorial

Sanjana January 17, 2012 1

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is a very good alternative to one of the popular Android smartphone that is Samsung Galaxy S. To add on to the benefits of owning a Galaxy Ace S5830 you can now root it. Oh yes, if you are the owner of Galaxy Ace S5830 running on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread DDKQ5 or DDKO6 version then it is rootable. If you are not sure about the firmware version your phone is running on then you can check it by following the path Settings > About Phone > firmware Version where you will discover the exact firmware version of your smartphone.

samsung galaxy ace


Rooting will enable you to avail a couple of benefits such as it can make your phone run faster than before, install custom ROMs and some applications from third party developers. However it is to be noted that rooting will void the smartphone’s warranty. The only way you can reclaim back the lost warranty is unrooting the device by re-applying the default or stock ROM.

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The rooting procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Galaxy ACE Rooting Package

Steps to Root Galaxy ACE S5830:

Step-1: Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”.

enable usb debugging

Download Galaxy ACE Rooting Package from the Must Have section to your computer. Connect the smartphone via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time and copy the downloaded zip file to your phone’s SD Card without renaming or modifying it. Do not place the files deep in any sub-folders else it won’t get detected.

Step-2: Remove the connected USB Cable after copying the file and power off your phone to enter into Recovery mode by pressing Volume up key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously. If the device enters into Normal mode then try to enter into Recovery mode multiple times till you are finally there.

Step-3: In Recovery mode choose ”Install zip from SD Card” >  “Choose zip from sd card” then by the help of Volume up and Volume down keys locate the zip file that was copied to your phone’s SD card having the name “upd_1.zip”. Press on Power button to select it.

Step-4: It will take about 10mins for the firmware updation process to complete. As soon as the rooting process completes, your phone will automatically reboot. If it doesn’t do so you have to head back to the main menu and manually reboot your phone by selecting the option of  ”++++Go Back++++” then “Reboot system now”.

reboot system now

Thus you can easily root your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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