Wondering how to root the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro? Don’t worry we are here to help to as we have summed up a simple tutorial for you below. The rooting method will be carried by Odin, just have to flash certain files with the help of Odin. Further, after rooting your device you can modify it according to your choice by flashing custom ROM’s, mods, rooted apps and other stuffs that need root access on your device.
As you proceed with the article, we will guide on how to root Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547) with complete steps. Just ensure that you should follow the pre-requisites section entirely.
Warning: Neither we nor the developer will hold any responsibility if you damage or brick your phone in the process of following this article.
Measures to take before Rooting your device:
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before rooting it. Backup all your SMS,Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amounts of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.
Download Odin, Rooting Package and ClockworkMod Recovery Image from here to your computer. Install Odin on your Windows PC and extract the ClockworkMod Recovery Image into a folder onto your desktop. Also, place the “Rooting Package” into the root directory of your phone’s SD Card.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547):
Step 1: Open Odin and reboot your phone so as to enter it in Download Mode. To do so, when your phone is OFF, press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power button until the screen turns ON. Then, press the Volume Up button to enter it into Download Mode.
Step 2: Now, connect your phone to the PC using original USB cable i.e. The cable that came with it.
Step 3: If the ID: COM section in Odin turns “Yellow”, then it means your device has been recognized by Odin.
Step 4: Now, click on “PDA” button and then choose the “.tar.md5” file from the folder where you have extracted the “CWM Recovery Image” file.
Step 5: Just ensure that only “F. Reset Time” and “Auto Reboot” options are only checked in Odin, do not make any other changes.
Step 6: Finally, click on “Start” to begin the flashing process.
How to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547):
Step 1: Reboot your phone so as to enter it in Recovery Mode. To do so, when your phone is OFF, press and hold the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together until the screen turns ON.
Step 2: Now, from the main recovery menu, select “install zip from sdcard” then select “choose zip from sdcard” and then select the “Root Package” you have placed on the SD Card.
Step 3: The flashing process will begin and take around 5 minutes for successful completion.
Step 4: As soon as the flashing process has completed, select “+++++Go Back+++++” and then select “reboot system now” to reboot your phone.
Cool! You have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro (SGH-I547) and installed CWM Recovery on it. Share with us if you have any queries, we are here for you always.