Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT I9001 is not as hit as the Samsung Galaxy S or Samsung Galaxy S2 and also has not custom ROM being developed for it. However, if you wish to customize your device you can root Galaxy S Plus and try. Hopefully, you will be able to make some tweaks to increase the performance of your phone. After rooting, you can use an application like Titanium backup to remove bloatware or convert downloaded apps to system apps and much more. Also you can use applications like Juice Defender to save your battery in situation when you need it the most.
Also note that rooting the phone will void its warranty but do not worry, you can reclaim your device’s warranty by unrooting it. The second page of this post contains the tutorial to unroot Galaxy S Plus. Make sure you backup everything before you proceed.
- Before you do any hacking activity on your device, it is always advisable to take a back up of your phone’s data. Backing up your contacts is easy and you can back up all your contacts to your phone’s SD Card.
- To back up your applications, I recommend you to use ASTRO File Manager which also allows cloud storage.
- Make sure you have enough battery on your device.
- Disable Anti-virus and all other security apps.
Disclaimer: BlogoTech is not responsible for any damage that might be caused to your device during this process though the possibility of any damage is negligible. Try this at your own risk.
Steps to Root
- Download the rooting package.
- Connect your phone to the Computer using USB cable and copy the zip file to the root of your SD card. By root of your SD card, I mean the SD card itself and not within any folder. This makes it easy for you to find the file in recovery mode.
- Turn off your device.
- Boot into recovery. To do this, press the Volume Down button + OK button and holding both simultaneously, press the Power button.
- In the Recovery mode, navigate using the Volume buttons and select using the power button.
- Select “Install zip from SD card”>”Choose zip from SD card” and select the zip file you moved to the root of your SD card in step 2.
- Confirm in next step and flash the zip file.
- Go back and select “Reboot system now”.
In this way, you can easily root Samsung Galaxy S Plus. To unroot it, proceed to Page 2.