Rooting enables users to install custom recovery on your device, apps which require root access and if you have installed XXDLI7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update on Galaxy S3 then in this post we will go through how to root XXDLI7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3.
You should be aware that Rooting voids warranty of your device and you will be able to reclaim warranty only by installing official firmware update.To check whether your device is rooted or not download “Root Checker” from Google Play for free.
The guide mentioned is for Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 and is for any other variant or any other Android device. You can check Model no. by going to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any loss or damage done to your device while following the below mentioned guide.
Root XXDLI7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3
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. You can do that by going to “Settings” >> “Developer settings” >> Enable “USB debugging” option.
Download Kies software to install USB drivers on your computer.
Switch off your device and enter into download mode. To enter into download mode press Volume down and Home buttons alonng with Power buttons till you get a Warning message. Press Power button again to enter into download mode.
Launch Odin on your computer and connect your device to computer via USB Cable. ID:COM box will turn Yellow which means that Odin has detected your device. If it does not turn Yellow then reinstall USB drivers.
Select the Root package which you have extracted in the earlier step. Select the tar file which you extracted. Click on “PDA” and then select the file “CF-Root-SGS3-v6.4.tar”.
In Odin select “Auto reboot” and “F.Reset Time”. Click on “Start” to flash.
Once flashing is complete your device will reboot by itself. Disconnect your device from computer by unplugging USB cable.
Your Galaxy S3 running on XXDLI7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is rooted.