Samsung Galaxy Y, one of the most popular and cheapest Android phone from Samsung. As Samsung Galaxy Y is a recently launched phone so you might be using it for a while and enjoying the Android experience. But as soon as the time passes by, you will become bored from the same interface and limitations of un-rooted Android device. You can check out the Hands-on Review of Samsung Galaxy Y.
So its time for us to learn, how to root Samsung Galaxy Y. The current version of Android OS pre-installed in Galaxy Y is Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. Would you like to know the benefits of rooted Android phone?
What all things you need before starting the rooting procedure?
- Make sure your Galaxy Y is charged more than 60%
- Do not disconnect your phone from PC while the installation is in progress.
- Download the update.zip file
- Be patient, do not panic!
Step to follow
I hope you had downloaded the update.zip file, now copy this zip file into the root folder of your phone’s internal memory.
Switch off your device and restart it into recovery mode using the following key combination
Volume UP + Home Button + Power Button
You will find your phone in recovery mode with bluish UI. You cannot use touchscreen while your phone is in recovery mode. For making selections and movements, you have to make use of volume up/down keys and make the selection by pressing home key.
In the recovery mode menu, there is an option of select update.zip or install zip from SD card, choose that option and it will list all the files and folders present in the phone’s internal memory. Choose the pasted update.zip and click on “yes”.
After the patching of that file, you will be back to the menu, press the power button once to go back to the main menu of recovery mode and there it’s written “reboot system now”.
After the reboot, go to phone’s main menu and if you are able to find the “SuperUser” App on it, Hurray! Your Android phone is rooted now
If you faced any problem while following this tutorial, do let me know. We will help you instantly.
Disclaimer: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and may end-up bricking your device! You can follow the instructions posted here at your own risk. Dreambloggers will not be held responsible for any damage to your device.