You can now root Galaxy Pocket S5300 on any Android 2.3.6 official firmware build. Rooting will allow you install custom mods, make Nandroid backups of your phone and even install custom ROMs. Do keep in mind that rooting will void your warranty, but we also have how to unroot Galaxy Pocket. You can now easily root Galaxy Pocket S5300 on Android 2.3.6 official firmware by following the tutorial below.
As you continue reading, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root Android 2.3.6 on Galaxy Pocket S5300 with stock recovery. Please make sure you backup your personal data and apps as a precaution because we don’t want you to lose any data. ClockworkMod recovery for Galaxy Pocket is not needed. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.
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Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Pocket to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Pocket USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.
1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.
2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.
3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings.
Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.
4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.
Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root Galaxy Pocket S5300 on Android 2.3.6 firmware.