Samsung rolled out Android 4.1.2 firmware update for Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 and incase you have not updated your device to latest firmware update then go through guide to install XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware for Galaxy Camera EK-GC100.
Galaxy Camera GC100 can now be rooted on XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware. Rooting enables you to get a control of your device and flash apps which require root access. You should remember that rooting voids warranty of your device and can be regained by installing official firmware update.
Go through the guide below to root Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 on XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware.
Galaxy Camera GC100 should be on Android 4.1.2 firmware to use the rooting method mentioned below.
The guide mentioned below is only for Samsung Galaxy Camera model number EK-GC100 and cannot be tried on any other device.To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Camera.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Root Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 on XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
Download Kies Software to install drivers.
Download Root Package for Galaxy Camera GC100 (CF-Auto-Root-gd1-gd1xx-ekgc100.zip) and Odin (Odin307.zip).
Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.
Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.
Switch off device.
Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.
Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.
In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.
Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
You have rooted Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 on official XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware update. You can check if your device is rooted by installing “Root Checker” from Google Play.