Jul 8, 2013

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Y. Easy Process.

Just follow this step by step guide and see the magic.

Samsung Galaxy Y has created buzz in the Indian cell phone market due to its value of price. The price of this device is below Rs. 8000, which is very low for a decent Smartphone. You cannot get a good multinational branded Android phone at such a low price as Samsung Galaxy Y. This is the main reason of its huge popularity.

Why Should you Root Samsung Galaxy Y?
The hardware of this phone is not that capable for Android operations. It sports a 830MHz ARM V6 processor and 290 MB RAM, which is not enough for playing good graphical games. But there is a method to over clock the processor to 1 GHz!
For that you need to root the mobile. You can also upgrade your phone from outdated Gingerbread to ICS. You can even create virtual RAM space on a SD card to increase its performance. So, you can see rooting the phone may open endless possibilities for your handset

Read it before proceeding further
1) Do you have any experience about how to root an Android device?? If the answers are no then I think you should seek the help from such a person to do it. It is because this type of operations has some risks. You may end up bricking your phone.

2) Did you have charged your phone to at least 60%? You need to do it for being on the safe side. If it switches itself off during the root process, your phone could be bricked.

3) Do not try this method on any other phone than Samsung Galaxy Y.

Before processing check this video

1) A PC or laptop

2) Hi speed internet connection

3) USB Data Cable

4) Samsung KIES.

5) A Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 mobile phone.

Instructions: Stage I

1) Backup your files. You need to keep your important data like contacts, notes or photos etc on your PC or cloud.
2) Open your PC and connect it to internet.
4) Now connect your Galaxy Y with PC using the data cable.
5) Copy the zip to your handsets SD card.
6) Disconnect it from the computer.

Stage II

This stage will be done on your phone.
1) Open Settings, go to Applications then Development and check USB Debugging.
2) Now reboot your phone and press VOL Up + Home + Power together during the booting.
3) The Recovery Mode will be opened. If you do not see the recovery mode then try the method no. 2 again.
4) In recovery mode use the Vol Up and Down buttons to navigate and the Home button to select.
5) Now select “Install Zip from SD card.”
6) Then select “Choose Zip from SD card” and find out and select the Zip previously downloaded.
7) The download process will start and will take more than 10 minutes.
8) After the completion of the update follow the next steps on recovery mode.
9) Then select “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”.
10) Now enable “Wipe Cache Partition”.
11) After that select “++++Go Back++++”
12) Reboot the phone and you shall get it rooted.

This method is tested many times and it was successful at every test. But you shall keep it mind that an Android phone is a strange beast.


You shall have to understand that you have to do it by your own accord. The author or this site is not any way responsible for any kind of damage to your phone during the process.

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