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Root / Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S3 [Tutorial]

July 26, 2012 | Leave a comment(8) Go to comments

Root / Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S3

You can easily jailbreak or root Sprint or T-Mobile Galaxy S3 by using the steps below and watching the video tutorial on How to root / jailbreak Samsung Galaxy s3. The rooting is provided by Xda developers member, cypher_zero. To root the Galaxy S3 you have to install CWM on your S3 via Odin and then install CMW superuser.

Watch Below video carefully before you start to root your T Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3:

Root / Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S3 [Tutorial]

How to root / Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S3

Install CWM ClockWorkMode

Step 1: Download Odin 3.04 On your computer. Download Samsung USB Kies Driver Download clockworkmod.tar.

Step 2:  Put your Galaxy S3 into USB debugging mode by going to Settings => Applications => Development => USB debugging. Now turn Off your phone and just remove and reinsert the battery.

Step 3: Put your Samsung Galaxy phone into download mode: Press and hold  Volume Down + Home + Power keys simultaneously.

Step 4: On your computer Run the ODIN application which you downloaded in step 1.

Step 5: Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable. If you have completed the above steps the Odin window will show that the device has been detected otherwise it will not respond.

Rooting samsung Galaxy S3

Step 6: In the middle of the ODIN screen click the PDA button and select clockworkmod.tar and press Start Button.

Step 7: ODIN will start the process of flashing your Galaxy S3 firmware. The phone will reboot and the flash process is complete.

Root / Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S3 by SuperUser

Step1: Download the software CMW_SuperUser_v3.07.zip

Step 2: Connect your device to your computer or directly copy CMW_SuperUser_v3.07.zip file into Galaxy S3 external SD card.

Step 3: Turn Off the Galaxy S3.

Step 4: Put your device in recovery mode. Press Volume Up + Home Button + Power Button until your Phones boot into CWM Recovery Mode.

Step 5: Once your device is in recovery mode keep pressing the volume down button until you find the option “Install Zip From Sd Card”. Press Power button to select the “Install Zip From Sd Card”  option.

Step 6: Select the copied file after you select the  option “ Choose zip from SDCard”.  Scroll down by pressing volume down and then Power button to choose “CMW_SuperUser_v3.07.zip”

Step 7: Select the option “Yes- Install CMW_SuperUser_v3.07.zip”. The installation will be completed in few moments and you will need to reboot your Galaxy S 3. Now it is rooted.

If you want  to check your Samsung Galaxy S 3 device is properly rooted or not you can download  root checker tool .

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8 comments
Anthony H.
Anthony H.

If I do all these methods, by any chance can I go back to normal? Do I have to restore any music or pictures I have on my device?

GameFR3AK284
GameFR3AK284

i got a message saying "signature verification failed" in red

mm
mm

what is rooting for?

abdulla
abdulla

Its realy good I did it yes !!!!

css28295
css28295

I am having sprint SG3. I tried to follow all your steps but my phone doesn't boot to cmw mode. I tried for at least 4-5 times. So can you please tell me or explain me some other way???? and I do need the website to download the links.

Mike
Mike

I have downloaded alll files to my computer but can not get the odin file. It sends me to another web site and i can get it. Any help please

ase
ase

got that too. What did you find out?

S3...
S3...

Any luck? Looking to root as well...