Cheers to all those who are the proud owners of Galaxy Pro the latest Android handset from Samsung. This handset comes at an affordable smart price and is well termed as something beyond future. Here we will see on how to unlock that is root Galaxy Pro handset so that you can customize it the way you wish by installing the latest custom ROMs that in turn provide a better visual experience with a high level of customization. It is important to note that rooting will void the warranty but you can reclaim back the warranty after un rooting the device.
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 only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Pro phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.
Make sure to install
the latest KIES version that is KIES 2 so that all the required drivers are successfully installed. You ought to 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.
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Pro:
Basically there are two methods to root Samsung Galaxy Pro. One is by using Z4 Root application and the other is via Super One Click Root application. Let’s go through the detail steps of both the methods described below. You can un root the device by using Super One Click method which we have discussed. We have already used both the the Z4 root and Super One Click Root application for rooting Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini.
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Pro using Z4 Root:
Step-1: Download Z4 root from the Must Have section to your computer and unzip it. During the extraction process, it will prompt you to enter a password so enter the password as Coveringandroid.com. Do not download the Z4 Zip file from your phone since it is password protected and therefore cannot be extracted from your Android smartphone.
Step-2: Connect you phone to the computer via USB Cable and transfer the APK file of Z4 Root application. Place the APK file in the path of \sd card and not in any other folder so that it won’t be difficult to locate at the time of requirement.
Step-3: After you have copied the extraction file to your phone, go to application list and click on it so at to check if it has successfully installed in your Galaxy Pro. Now after installation is complete, open the application by clicking on it and you will come across two options that is Temporary and Permanent Root.
Step-3: Click on Permanent Root after which the device will root in seconds. Don’t interrupt during the rooting procedure else you will have to repeat the rooting procedure. It is not suggested to choose temporary root because if you opt for temporary root the device will get rooted by just a simple restart.
Step-4: After you choose the appropriate option among both, the rooting process will conclude and the device will restart. If you choose Temporary root then the device will stay rooted till the device restarts. When you restart the phone the device will get unrooted thus it always suggested to choose Permanent root.
Step-5: When you restart the phone you will come across a “Superuser” icon that will be displayed in the screen in the shape of skull indicating that the device has been successfully rooted and you are now ready to customize the device according to your wish.
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Pro using Super One Click Root:
In case you did not succeed in rooting the phone using z4 root then opt for Super One Click Root tool. This method is also like the one click but it is a PC Software and not a Phone’s software. The best part of this feature is its unique simple interface and you never have to mess your hands with tools like HRoot and others that are quiet difficult for a normal user.
Step-1: Download and install Java SDK (complete SDK) that supports the framework required to run Android SDK. Now download Android SDK so that you can obtain the essential drivers required to root the phone. Next download the PC version of Super One Click app to install it. During the extraction process, it will prompt you to enter a password so enter the password as Coveringandroid.com
Step-2: After extraction, click on Super One Click application and set your device in USB Debugging mode. Be sure not to mount the SD Card or else the entire data will get lost and some major issues may arise.
Step-3: Now open the Super One Click software and connect your phone to the computer via USB Cable and if you are unable to run it then try to enter the Recovery mode. Be sure to install all Drivers in through the PC suites of your respective Android phones. Now select the option that you want to perform and you can easily perform rooting, shell rooting, un rooting and aslo allow non Market apps that require rooting in just one click.
You will have to reconfigure the APN and Internet Settings to access data services since all the Internet APN Settings will be reset. You need to contact your Service Provider that is Verizon Wireless to get more info about APN Settings and also the MMS Settings. In case the rooting process is interrupted somewhere in between then you ought to reapply the whole procedure again from the beginning.
Thus you can succesfully root your phone by following the above mentioned steps and install non market apps in your Samsung Galaxy Pro.