How to Root Galaxy S Plus Easy Tutorial
Galaxy S i9000 has been the most succesfull single core smartphone.It has been modified with extra RAM, extra CPU speed and has been released in the form of Galaxy S i9001 in Q3 2011. It actually failed to get as much as fan base as the original Galaxy S i9000 and as well there isn’t much development going in the XDA forums as well. But Some relief for the Galaxy S plus users as one of the XDA member has developed a Root for the Samsung Galaxy S plus i9001.
Now, without waiting any further, lets commence the process to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 Firmware.
Reasons to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001:
Basically if you intend to get access to special system files , if you want to edit those files or customize you need to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 .In simple words ,Rooting provides you and the apps to get a control of your entire mobile system.You basically become a “Superuser” through which you can alter :
1. Preinstalled system apps like clocks ,maps etc.
2. Boot screen images
3. Special Apps
4. Edit themes
5. To make a backup of all the applications installed.
Methods provided here are often considered risky, can brick the device and void warranty.So , it is advised to read the below mentioned procedures with utmost attention and meticulously.This is solely at your own risk, we are not to be held responsible for any damaged done to the device !
Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:
1.Minimum 60% of your phone battery must be charged.
2.Back up your phone data.
3.Make sure that you have installed Samung drivers on your computer.
Download 32bit drivers here
Download 64 bit drivers here
4.Sync your contacts with gmail.
5.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 :
Now,to begin with the process to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 , initially you need to download Odin software. Following is the ODIN download link. Odin Root Galaxy S Plus i9001
Next, we need to download the CF-root Kernel to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 Firmware . Following is the File to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001
Having done with the downloading, you will get a .tar file.Don’t try to extract it any further.If you get a .zip or .rar file extract it to get the .tar file
Now you need to switch of your device Galaxy S Plus i9001 and then your device need to boot in the download mode. In order to do the same , do press and hold simultaneously the power and volume down and the home button and then release it once the phone is in download mode !!
Now with the phone being in download mode, plug in your phone into the PC via USB cable and then open the ODIN tool (Downloaded from step 1).
Once the phone is connected , ID:COM section in the top left corner would become yellow thereby indicating that connection has been established with the device succesfully.
Now make sure that you tick on F.Reset Time and Auto Reboot Checkboxes
Now in the PDA tab in odin , upload the file you had extracted (from step 2).
Now everything required has been set.You can check the image below.Off course you need to upload that .tar file in PDA section!!
Now in order to start the process to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 , click on the start tab and in no time, it will Root Galaxy S Plus i9001. While this process is on your device may reboot several times but no need to worry about it.
Then when the final reboot takes place, the process to Root Galaxy S Plus i9001 is completed and “Pass” would be displayed on top left corner in ODIN and also the phone will automatically reboot and then you can disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S Plus i9001 from Computer.
Go to your app drawer.You will see a “Superuser” app installed indicating that Galaxy S Plus i9001 has been rooted.