Root Samsung Galaxy S 3 on AT&T, T-Mobile & Sprint
Root Samsung Galaxy S 3: As everyone wants to roots its Samsung Galaxy S 3, so developers have found a way to root Samsung Galaxy S 3 on AT&T, T-Mobile & Sprint.
NOTE: Make sure to backup your personal data before carrying out following Samsung Galaxy S 3 root instructions.
Galaxy S 3 Rooting Disclaimer
Perform the Root steps at your own risk. as well as that you will probably void your warranty if you root your Galaxy S 3.
Requirements for Galaxy S 3 Root
- Samsung Galaxy S 3
- USB Data cable
- USB Drivers [from Samsung’s Website]
- CMW SuperUser v3.07 (DOWNLOAD)
- Odin3 v3.04 (DOWNLOAD)
- Fixboot.tar (DOWNLOAD)
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy S 3
Download and install USB drivers for Galaxy S 3 from Samsung’s official website.
Debugging your Galaxy S 3 by going to “Open Settings” > “System” > select “Developer options” > check “USB Debugging“.
Connect your Samsung Galaxy S 3 to your computer by using USB cable and allow the USB drivers to install.
Download CMW SuperUser v3.07 zip file from above link and do not unzip it.
Copy and paste downloaded CMW SuperUser v3.07 zip file on to the Root of your Samsung Galaxy S 3’s internal storage. Do not unzip it.
Unplug you Samsung Galaxy S 3 from Computer.
Now switch off your Galaxy S 3.
Next, download Odin3 v3.04 from above link and extract it in a folder.
Download fixboot.tar from above link.
Reboot your Samsung Galaxy S 3 into download mode by holding down “Volume Down” + “Home” button and then “Power” button until Warning message is appeared and then press “Volume Up” button to continue.
Your Galaxy S 3 must be in download mode and showing a green colored Android and say Downloading. If it’s not, then switch off your Galaxy S 3 by pressing and holding down the “Power’ button and then try to do into Download mode again.
NOTE: DO NOT proceed until you’ve done so.
Open the folder where you have extracted Odin3 v3.04 and then run Odin3 v3.04.exe
Now connect your Samsung Galaxy S 3 to your computer by using USB Data cable
In Odin, the COM box to the left must be in blue color and saying Added!! in the Message area.
Click on ‘PDA’ and in the Open window that search to open the downloaded fixboot.tar file
Confirm that ‘Auto Reboot’ and ‘F. Reset Time’ are checked
Now click Start. After the process is finished your Samsung Galaxy S 3 should reboot automatically and there’ll be a green PASS! box in the upper left of the window. Now You can close Odin.
You have Stock Kernel, Now flash Recovery img from here
Do same steps as told above to flash this in Odin and then reboot into Recovery
Switch off your Galaxy S 3 and boot into Recovery mode by holding down ‘Volume Up’ + ‘Home’ buttons and then press ‘Power’ button until you are in Recovery mode saying CWM-based Recovery at the top of the screen.
Install CMW SuperUser_v3.07 which you have copied onto your Galaxy S 3’s internal memory.
Choose “Install zip from sdcard”
Choose “Choose zip from sdcard”
Choose “Yes” to begin installation process
Once the process is finished use the ‘Back’ arrow to go the main recovery screen and choose “reboot system now.”
Now install BusyBox app from Google Play Market. Once it Installed, grant it SuperUser permissions and it’ll advise you when to update.
Update your Binaries.
- Open the Superuser app
- Get into settings
- Choose Su binary under the General section towards the bottom of the list
- Select Update
Now you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy S 3. Now enjoy…