Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 – Tutorial to Root on Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 Firmware

Sanjana December 13, 2011 0

We have already covered the topic on how to update Samsung Galaxy SL on Gingerbread JPKP5 2.3.4 firmware. Here we will see on how you can root the device by the simple rooting steps mentioned below thus gain super user access on your Galaxy SL on Gingerbread 2.3.4 firmware. Rooting your smartphone will void its warranty but at the same time it will make changes in the system files thereby provide some extra features for users.

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Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all 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:

Rooting Package

Steps To Root Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 on Gingerbread 2.3.4:

Step-1: Download Rooting Package from the Must Have section to your computer and unzip it. Here in the extraction process, it will ask you for a password so enter password as Coveringandroid.com. Open Odin.exe from the extracted folders.

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Step-2: Reboot your smartphone in Downlode mode by pressing the Volume Down key + OK button and holding both press Power button simultaneously.

Step-3: Connect your device to the computer via the original USB Cable. ID:COM block will turn yellow indicating that all the requisite drivers have been installed in the computer. You have to wait for 3-4mins for the installation of Drivers.

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Step-4: Select the “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” checkboxes then click on “PDA CF-ROOT KP5.tar” and tap on “Start”.  Your phone will begin the Rooting process and will reboot on its own after the process completes.

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Step-5: Navigate to “Applications” where you will find the “Super User” application as a skull shaped icon. Reboot your phone into Recovery mode by holding both Volume up Key + OK button, together with Power button simultaneously.

Step-6: In Recovery mode make use of Volume Up and Volume Down keys to navigate then select the options of Wipe data/ Factory reset and Wipe Cache Partition to clear all cache files. Reboot your phone using the “reboot system now” option then enter the language preferences and Google account preferences once more to bring your phone to the normal mode again.

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We won’t be responsible for any damage done to your device caused by updating the firmware that is unlikely to occur if you follow the instructions carefully word by word. So follow the above mentioned steps and have a safe rooting.

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