Samsung Galaxy Y is undoubtedly, best Entry Level Android Smartphone. It is equipped with 832MHz processor, and runs originally on Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating System. It has a 3.0-inch QVGA TFT display, and a 2MP camera. The phone has support for up to 32GB memory card, and leashed with all the connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, or A-GPS.
Samsung Galaxy Y has huge base of users worldwide, due to it is most cheapest option when one consider to buy Android Phone. The much advanced users, always want to get Root access, to enable installation of all the software or customization. For all the freedom, and to unlock the full power, you need to get Super User access, which is possible when you root the device. But once you root the device, you will no longer able to claim warranty. But you won’t need to worry, we are here summing up both the tutorial of rooting and unrooting of Samsung Galaxy Y.
Disclaimer/ Warning: Kindly note, Rooting is a risky process. We ‘Techscot.blogspot.in and developer will not be responsible, if your device bricked, damaged, or becomes non-functional. Though, we are writing this tutorial, after testing everything on a Samsung Galaxy Y Device, and it worked for us.
- Ensure that your device is charged, at least 80%, before going through the process.
- Check with the Data Cable and latest drivers for connectivity of Phone and PC
- Backup your SMS, Email, Call Logs, Settings and all the data, for safeguard against bad situation. If anything happens, wrong after applying the rooting process, you can simply restore everything from backup.
How to root Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Android phone
Step 1: You need to download the Rooting package file from here and then save it in your PC.
Step 2: Enable Debugging USB Mode. To get this done, simply navigate to Settings option, and then select Applications, where you will see Development option, tap with the same and then check USB debugging.
Step 3: Connect your Samsung Galaxy Y to computer, and copy the File which you have downloaded in Step into root of microSD card of the device.
Step 4: Now, select ‘Install ZIP from SD card, and navigate to the Rooting package zip file, which has been downloaded in Step 1.
Step 5: Now, turn off the device. And then boot to the recovery mode. To enter into the recovery mode, just use home, Power and volume up buttons together.
Step 6: Now navigate in recovery mode, using volume up and down buttons, find the ‘Apply Update from SD card’ then Browse ‘Update.zip’.
Step 7: Now Go Back to home by pressing ‘++++Go Back++++’
Step 8: Reboot your phone. After rebooting the device, you will see an application ‘Super User’, which would ensure that your device is successfully rooted.
As you have just rooted your device, apart from the benefits, there is a minus point. I have already mentioned, you are not eligible to get company’s warranty after rooting. If you need to claim warranty, we have solution to unroot the device, which will make it same like it was before your applied rooting process. Head over below, where we have summed up the instructions to unroot the device.
Steps to UnRoot Samsung Galaxy Y S5360
Step 1: Ensure that there is no update exist of Super User App, you need to remove the same if they are located.
Step 2: Connect the device to PC, if it is not already connected, via Data Cable.
Step 3: Download Unroot package for Samsung Galaxy Y in your personal computer, and copy the zip file to the root or micro SD card.
Step 4: Switch off the phone, and then turn on into recovery mode.
Step 5: Select ‘Install ZIP from SD card, and select the unroot package zip file, which has been downloaded in Step 1.
Step 6: It will take hardly 5-6 minutes maximum to complete the procedure. After that you need to reboot your phone.
Congratulations! You have completed unrooting procedure of Samsung Galaxy Y, and you can now reclaim warranty.
Let’s know if any problem persists, while going through the process of Rooting and Unrooting of Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 Android Smartphone.