How To Root Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-i9300)

Learning how to root Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 lets you perform tasks that Google won’t you allow you to do so.

When rooted, you can use a root-required app that backs up all app data in a format that will work in different brands of devices.

Rooting will also let you delete the otherwise undeletable bloatware apps.

In this post, we’ll teach you the proper way using CF-Auto-Root. It’s released by XDA developer known as Chainfire. This device rooting software supports Jelly Bean and latest firmware.

Before you proceed to our step-by-step guide, make sure that you’ve installed USB Driver for this unit that lets you transfer files from your Android phone to your computer, and vice versa. And you’ve downloaded Auto-Root and Odin.

Then, ensure that your phone is in USB Debugging Mode. To enable this mode, tap your phone’s Settings, go to Applications, tap Development and check the USB Debugging mode option.

Your phone must have 80% battery charge.

And don’t forget to backup your phone.

Now, here are the steps to root Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300:

– Extract the rooting program and the Odin file to see the Odin3 v3.07.exe file.
– Switch off your phone
– Press and hold the volume down, power and home buttons simultaneously until you see the Android robot icon.
– Press the volume up button. Your phone enters the Download Mode.
– Run the Odin program as Admin
– Connect your phone to your Windows computer using the USB cable.
– Wait until Odin detects your device
– Open the Auto-Root program you extracted earlier.
– Go back to Odin and click the PDA button
– Choose the CF-Auto-Root file you extracted earlier.
– Check the boxes next to Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time
– Click the Start button on Odin
– Wait until the installation process completes. Once it’s done, your phone will restart, and you’ll see a PASS message. It has a green background that appears in the left box on top of the Odin.
– Unplug your device from your computer

That’s it, congratulations! Keep in mind that the above tutorial doesn’t work for T999 or Mini.

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