How To Root Samsung Galaxy S3 – The Complete Guide

The possibilities with an unlocked Android device is staggering and is a key reason why many people chose to do rooting in order to get unrestricted access and rights to it. The following procedure is going to show you how to root Samsung Galaxy S3.

While there are a number of tools that can be used for this, we highly suggest using the CF-Auto-Root file from the popular XDA developer, Chainfire. CF-Auto-Root is firmware independent. But before you start, we urge you to go through all the instructions thoroughly as the website will not be held responsible for any damage that may occur from this process.


Before you begin, there are a few prerequisites that need to addressed.

1. Make sure you have a USB driver to enable transfer of files between your computer and Android device.
2. To connect to the computer, enable USB Debugging Mode and use Android SDK with it. (Go to Menu -> Settings -> Applications. Development will be an option here, following which will bring up the USB Debugging Mode)
3. Create a backup of all of the data as it might get wiped during the process.
4. Make sure it is not locked to any particular carrier and has more than 70% battery charge stored, to avoid complications or damage.

Now that that’s done, simply click on any of the links below which matches the stats of your device and follow their step by step instructions.


Straight Talk
Virgin Mobile


Jelly Bean



Congratulations, you have now successfully gained ull access! In the unfortunate case that there are no results, please follow through the process outlined once more, double checking every detail to troubleshoot the error. Also, got issues with tripping knox? Then follow this tutorial to do it without tripping knox! And hey, if you’re not happy with the result, then you can simply unroot. It’s that simple.

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