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Root/Unroot any Samsung Device on Android Gingerbread 2.3.x : How To

We have discussed so many times, that how fun and beneficial rooting android device is. As rooting the device allow users to flash ROMs, kernels, mods, and so on, Android is the first choice of the users. There is no limit to the fun after rooting the android device, and since the developers add their support to the already available device in the market, there are always new adding up in the line.

It happen many times that when a device gets a rooting procedure, a similar device with same brand with similar almost hardware specs gets the same treatment. But when the same rooting procedure applies on more than 20+ devices, it is just awesome. XDA Senior Member StoneBoyTony  created a rooting procedure originally for Samsung Galaxy Mini running on Gingerbread, but knowingly or unknowingly the rooting procedure is compatible with a very large number of Samsung Devices running on Gingerbread 2.3.x.

Not also the process is easy to apply, but also a great find till now. We,ve got the step by step instructions for you, so follow the instructions carefully and your device will be rooted in no time.

Disclaimer:- We at or the developer will not be held liable for any damage cause to your device, so follow the process on your own risk.


  • Make sure that your device is compatible with the procedure. To find out see at the end of article.
  • Enable Unknown Sources on your device by navigating through Settings > Applications > Unknown Sources.
  • It is highly recommended to backup android device data in case anything goes awry. You can backup your data directly on cloud or you can follow up our guide on how to backup android device data before any process.
  • Make sure that your device has at-least 50% battery backup to avoid hassle.
  • Enable USB Debugging by following “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
  • Disable all antivirus and firewalls to avoid interrupt in rooting process.

Root Samsung Android Smartphone on Gingerbread 2.3.x:

  • Download and place it in the root of SD Card.
  • Now enter recovery mode by Long press and hold the Power Button + Home Button + Vol Button
  • After few seconds you will see booting in recovery mode.
  • Move in the menu with the Volume – Volume + to scroll up and down and choose “apply update from sdcard” with the Home button and choose the and press once again the Home button to apply it.

  • After the installation will complete, you will see a message “Install from SD card complete”.
  • Now go in main menu and select reboot system now.

Congratulations, your Samsung Android Smartphone running on Gingerbread 2.3.x is rooted now !

Unroot Samsung Android Smartphone on Gingerbread 2.3.x:

  • Download and place it in the root directory of SD Card.
  • Now enter recovery mode by Long press and hold the Power Button + Home Button + Vol Button.
  • On the recovery screen, select apply update from SD card with the home button and choose the and press again home button to apply it.

  • Now after the installation is complete and you will see themessage “Install from SD card complete”, go in main menu and select Reboot system now.

Thats it, the steps were rather hard and easy to update. Your Samsung Android Smartphone on Gingerbread 2.3.x is now unrooted.

List of Samsung Android Device Supported:-

SAMSUNG GALAXY GT-S5570, GT-S5570B, GT-S5570I, GT-S5570L, GT-S5660, GT-S5660M, GT-S5660L, GT-S5660V, SHW-M290K (Korean GIO), GT-S5670, GT-S5670B, GT-S5670L, GT-S5830, GT-S5830B, GT-S5830C ,GT-S5830D, GT-S5830i, GT-S5830L, GT-S5830M, GT-B7510, GT-B7800, GT-B5510, GT-B5510B, GT-B5510L, GT-B5512, GT-B5512B, GT-S6102, GT-S5360, GT-S5360L, GT-S5360T, GT-S5363, GT-S5369, GT-S5690, GT-S5690L, GT-I8150, GT-I8150B


Posted by On April 20, 2012 Filed in: How to Tags: , , , ,

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