Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747) is one of the best Android Smartphones which comes with 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 4.8-inch screen with a 720×1280 pixels display and it runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System. Samsung Galaxy S3 is available in three different colors: Garnet Red, Marble White, and Pebble blue. It has a 8 MP rear view Camera as well as 1.9 MP secondary Camera and it supports 3264×2448 pixels with LED Flash, Image recording, Simultaneous HD Video, Geo-Tagging and auto-focus features.
If you own this device and would you like to root it for installing custom ROM firmware’s or to install rooted apps, then follow the procedure given below. Here I have given a complete guide to root your Samsung Galaxy S3 Smartphone. This tutorial would help you to root your Galaxy S3 device effortlessly.
WARNING: Rooting your Samsung device would void its warrant and you won’t be able to claim it. Also, there is a chance that while carrying out this procedure your device might get bricked. So if anything happens, don’t held us responsible. So, please proceed with CAUTION.
Prerequisites To Root Samsung Galaxy S3:
- The following rooting procedure is not a data loss process. So, you need not take the back-up of your Smartphone data. But if you want to feel safe, then take the back-up of personal data’s in your device.
- Make sure that your smartphone has 80% or more battery level to perform the rooting process.
- Download and install Samsung USB Driver for the device, so that you can connect your Smartphone with the computer.
After finishing with these basic procedures, you can proceed with the rooting procedure given below.
Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S3 Smartphone:
- To get started, download the Galaxy S3 root package and extract it on your computer.
- Now, you have to switch off your device, and you need to boot into the Download Mode. You can do that by pressing and holding the Volume Down, Home Button, and Power Button simultaneously until download mode becomes active.
- Then, open Odin3 file from the extracted folder and connect your smartphone to the computer.
- When your device is connected to the computer, Odin will automatically identify your device and it will show an “Added” message in the window. Now in the Odin window, click on the PDA button and Select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file that you got after extracting the root package.
- Next, click on the “Start” button in Odin to get started with the Flashing process. When the flashing process is finished, you will see green Pass message in Odin which indicates that the rooting process is successfully completed. Your device will automatically restart and boot into the normal mode.
- After getting the pass message in Odin, disconnect your smartphone from the computer.
- That’s it. Now, you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy S3 Smartphone. To check whether your device is successfully rooted, look for the “SuperSU” app in your smartphone. If you got this app, then your Samsung device is successfully rooted. Also, you can use “Root Checker” app for rooting confirmation.
If you encounter any issues while following this rooting tutorial, do let me know using the comments section below.