Samsung Galaxy Pocket is a mini version of Samsung Galaxy Y but has enough packed power for moderate Android users who just want to play Fruit Ninja and Surf internet on their phone. Galaxy Pocket features a 832 Mhz Processor with 256MB RAM. You will also get a 3GB Storage. The thing disappoints me is 2.8inch 240×320 pixel screen that is a bit low resolution compared to other phones available at same price range. Right now, I am going to tell you about how you can easily root Galaxy Pocket. This phone has already unlocked bootloader and recovery which makes it easy to flash a zip file that can gain root user access and install SuperSU.
- Please ensure that security suites like anti-virus and firewall on your Computer and Samsung Galaxy pocket device has been disabled as they can cause interruption during this process.
- Minimum battery requirement is around 80% for the successful completion of the process. Otherwise, you may have to face power issues.
- Take the backup of all your important data such as SMS, Call Logs, Contacts, Images, Audios, Videos, Bookmarks, APN (Access Point Names) settings, MMS settings. If required, you can restore them to your device after the completion of process.
- You are also recommended to enable the USB Debugging on your Samsung Galaxy pocket. For that you need to follow the path ‘Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging’ and check the USB Debugging option.
How to Root your Samsung Galaxy pocket S5300
Step 1. Assuming that you have downloaded both the zip file to your Computer. Now, just remember that the file named as update.zip is for rooting process and which is named as unroot.zip is for unrooting process.
Step 2. Connect your Galaxy Pocket to the Computer and place the downloaded update.zip file to the root of the SD card.
Step 3. Once your file has been transferred, power off your device to enter into recovery mode just by pressing Volume button and Home button. While holding both these buttons, you need to press Power button.
Step 4. In the recovery mode, you need to select ‘install zip from SD card’ and then select ‘choose zip from sdcard’ to browse into SD card and locate the downloaded zip file – ‘update.zip’ to flash it on your Pocket device.
Step 5. When the rooting process will complete, you need to select ‘reboot system now’ to restart your Samsung Galaxy Pocket and reboot it in normal mode.
Step 6. For confirmation please checks the Application, whether your device is rooted or not. There should be Superuser icon present on your device.
How to Unroot your Samsung Galaxy pocket S5300
Step 1. Although the process of unrooting is similar to that of rooting but still I’m going to show you how you can unroot your rooted Galaxy pocket.
Step 2. Once again connect your device to the Computer. Place the unroot.zip file to the SD card and rename it update.zip.
Step 3. After placing the zip file to the SD card, you can repeat the whole process of steps 3 and 4.
Step 4. When unrooting process completes, you need to restart your device by select ‘reboot system now’ option. This process will Unroot your Samsung Galaxy pocket S5300.