The Samsung Galaxy S is an Android smartphone that was announced by Samsung. As of January 2011, Samsung had sold 10 million Galaxy S phones globally. Well, it is here.You can now root your Galaxy S On XXJVU firmware now. It is the latest firmware to leak for Galaxy S i9000, bringing the recently value pack for the phone. The Value pack includes Face Unlock feature, New Lock Screen from the Galaxy Note and a photo editor shop app from the Galaxy S2.
Samsung Galaxy S Specifications:
The Samsung Galaxy S used the Samsung S5PC110 processor. This processor combined a 45 nm 1 GHZ ARM Cortex-A8 based CPU core with a PowerVR SGX 540 GPU made by Imagination Technologies which supported OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0and was capable of up to 20 million triangles per second. The CPU core, code-named “Hummingbird,” was co-developed by Samsung and Intrinsity. This processor was subsequently renamed to the Samsung Exynos 3110 in October 2011.
The Samsung Galaxy S has 512 MB of LPDDR1 RAM (Mobile DDR). Some variants also come with either 8 GB or 16 GB of OneNAND memory combined in a package-on-package stack with the processor. An external microSD card slot supports up to 32 GB of additional storage memory.It features a 4-inch 480×800 pixel Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, Wi-Fi connectivity, a 5-megapixel camera with a maximum resolution of 2560×1920 and, on select models, a front-facing 0.3 MP VGA camera (640×480) and runs on Android 2.1 but upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating system.
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Why You should Root Your Android Phone ?
Though the rooting process will void your phone’s warranty, but imagine you buy a very costly device and you are unable to use it out of box just because it will void the warranty.
- There are several other apps for Android like Set CPU which are only available for rooted users.
- You can’t take a screenshot of your android phone anywhere very easily. Though its possible but its not an easy task for beginners.
- You can’t use The most popular custom ROM – CyanogenMod, if you have not rooted your android.
- You will get full freedom to access all the features and power of your android phone.
- You can enable WiFi and Bluetooth tethering if rooted.
- You can customize your android phone to a better look and interface with custom roms.
- The benefits are endless and are not limited to these only. You just think all that stuff at least once and follow the tutorial below.
Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android phone contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Download the required files.
- Make sure Your Android phone is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off during the rooting procedure.
- Make sure that data cable is properly connected.
Note: This root and the guide below is compatible only and only with Galaxy S, model number I9100, running on XXJVU firmware. It is not compatible with any other device or firmware.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy S On XXJVU 2.3.6 Firmware and Install CWM
Step 2 : After downloading, extract the files to a separate folder in your computer. You will be prompted to enter the password, enter the password as “androidadvices.com”.
Step 3 : Once the files are extracted, you need to open ODIN in your computer.
Step 4: Switch off the device and go to download mode.
Step 5 : The download mode can be entered by pressing down on Volume Key+OK Button and holding both simultaneously press the power button.
Step 6 : Once the device in download mode, Connect the phone via USB data cable while keeping the Odin opened.
Step 7 : The Odin program will automatically detect it and you will see yellow ID:COM box in ODIN which mean that all the drivers are loaded successfully.
Note: If Odin doesn’t turn yellow, you should not proceed to the next step. Then you need to Install the Samsung USB drivers and the .Net Framework (its free) and also update KIES with the latest version.
Step 8: Click PDA button to select “ CF-Root-XX_OXA_JVU_2.3.6-v4.3-CWM3RFS file which you extracted earlier.
Step 9: Then click on Start button and the rooting process will begin. As soon as rooting process is done, the device will be rebooted. To find out whether the device has been successfully rooted or not, you will have to find two additional applications which are ‘CWM’ and the ‘Super User’ which will mean that your phone has been successfully rooted.
Step 10: Switch off the device and go to recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume UP and Volume Down+ OK button and holding both simultaneously and pressing the power button.
Step 11 : In the recovery mode, select the option of “Wipe data/factory reset” and “ Wipe Cache Partition”. This will clear all data from your device.
Step 12 : Then reboot your device by selecting reboot system now option.
Congracts! You have successfully Rooted Samsung Galaxy S On XXJVU 2.3.6 Firmware and Install CWM.
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