The Samsung Galaxy S Advance reportedly features a design that is a combination of the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Nexus, complete with a curved display. The Advance’s specs fall between the Galaxy S II and original Galaxy S, however, featuring a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, a 1GHz dual-core processor, a 5-megapixel camera, 768MB of RAM and 2GB of internal storage.
Here, we are pleased to provide the detailed step by step guide for every Galaxy S Advance user who wants to root the device,
- Download the ODIN file.
- Download the root kernel file:
( Note: Only Download your phones kernel version. To check phone version you can follow two way :
1. Tap or Type *#1234# OR 2. Go to Setting – About Phone – see Baseband version. )
- If you do not have Samsung’s KIES 2.0 installed, download and install it. Correct USB drivers must be installed, so that programs can communicate with the device. Reboot computer after KIES installation.
Procedure (example: kernel is DXLD1)
Step 1: Set your phones into USB debugging mode: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging.
Step 2: Turn your phones into download mode by pressing and holding VolumeDown + Home + Power simultaneously.
Step 3: Start ODIN on PC.
Step 4: Connect the device to your computer using USB.
Step 5: Wait a few seconds, the ODIN screen will show that a device is now connected
- Make sure that in ODIN nothing is checked, except the “Auto reboot” and “F. Reset Time” checkboxes.
- Press the “PDA” button, and select the “DXLD1.tar” file.
- Press “Start”. ODIN will now flash the kernel, and the device should reboot.
Step 6:That’s all!