Owners of the Galaxy S3 Mini root their devices to change its settings and access the admin file. With the process, all software restrictions are gone, including carrier restrictions. Then, they can install unauthorized versions of their phone’s operating system.
The following is made possible by the people of XDA developers. This procedure isn’t difficult to complete. But you need to follow the steps carefully.
Now, here are the things you’ll need to root Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini:
To proceed, ensure that your phone is in USB Debugging Mode. If you’re not sure, go to Settings, Applications, and Development option. Then, check the USB Debugging Mode.
Before you even begin to start rooting, you have to create a backup of your device. Then, charge it if it’s below 80%.
Now, let’s proceed:
– Download the above files including Odin to your computer
– Unzip these tools and extract the files.
– Switch off your device
– Wait until your phone vibrates to confirm that it’s power off.
– Press and hold the power, volume down key and home buttons at the same time, until your phone’s screen flashes.
– Press the volume up when to enter the Download Mode.
– Launch Odin tool and connect the Galaxy S3 Mini
– Wait until you see an Added message appears in the Odin window. It means that your device has been successfully connected.
– Click the PDA button on Odin window
– Make sure that the checkboxes next to Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are selected.
– Start the rooting process by hitting the Start button
– Wait a few minutes to complete.
– The procedure is complete after your phone reboots. And when you see a PASS message in the Odin window, it indicates whether it has been successful or not.
Disconnect your phone from your computer. Then, on your phone, go to the App menu and check the SuperSU app. If it’s in there, it’s now rooted and ready for you to download apps that can’t be found on Play Store!
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