Root Galaxy S3 LTE I9305/T/N on Android 4.1.2 [How-To]

S3

The LTE variant of Samsung Galaxy S3 received the official Android update OS version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The update is available to download over-the-air and through Samsung KIES. If you have already updated the device, you can follow this guide to root your device. Before you begin though, you need to ensure that you have at least 50% battery left and that you have the correct USB drivers. Moreover, please know that this tutorial will be applicable to root Galaxy S3 LTE variant alone. Finally, please be certain that you have the USB debugging mode on and that you backup all the sensitive data that may be on your phone since this process will remove all your data. If you are ready, please follow the tutorial below.

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Unroot Galaxy S3 to Stock Official Firmware [How-To]

S3

There are instances when you excitedly root your handset and when it comes to un-rooting it, you have absolutely no idea on how do that. This particular guide is about how to unroot Galaxy S3. This can come in handy if you want to return your device to stock settings. This can also come in handy if you brick your phone and want it fix because unrooting it will do just that. The process to go back to your stock ROM is hardly as difficult as rooting it, in fact, it is very simple. Before you begin though, you will need to make sure that you have at least 50% battery in your phone and obviously your phone must be rooted otherwise this tutorial is completely pointless. Please ensure that you have the correct USB drivers installed in your computer and you have the USB cable with you. Please backup your data because unrooting it will erase it in some instances. If you are ready to begin, please follow the step-by-step guide below.

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Update Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1.2 XWLSW [How-To]

Xperia S

Samsung has only recently released another official update which is meant to update Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for the built I9100XWLSW. This update has been rolled out to users in United Kingdom and Ireland. There are many reported bug fixes in this particular update and other enhancements compared to the previous built. The update is available OTA and also through Samsung KIES. If you have failed to upgrade your device to the latest firmware, you can follow this guide to get it manually.  Before you begin you need to ensure that you have all the necessary drivers installed, your phone is on USB debugging mode and that Samsung Kies is disabled. Please backup your data as there is a chance you might lose it, ensure that USB debugging is on and finally, that you have at least 50% battery. Please follow the tutorial below at your own risk:

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Root Galaxy S3 (AT&T) SGH-I747 on Android 4.1.2 [How-To]

S3

Not long ago the official firmware was released for the AT&T subscribers of Samsung Galaxy S3. It was an OTA update for the model SGH-I747. If you have already updated your devices, you can follow this step-by-step tutorial on how to root galaxy S3. The file uses CF-Auto-Root which will help in rooting your device. Before you begin though, you need to ensure that you have at least 50% battery left and that you have the correct USB drivers. Moreover, please know that this tutorial will be applicable to root Galaxy S3 alone. Finally, please be certain that you have the USB debugging mode on and that you backup all the sensitive data that may be on your phone since this process will remove all your data. If you are ready, please follow the tutorial below.

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Root Galaxy Note 2 (T-Mobile) SGH-T889 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware [How-To]

Galaxy Note II

For all the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (SGH-T889) users who have updated their devices to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, this tutorial will guide you on how to root Galaxy Note 2. The tutorial uses CF-Auto-Root file which helps the Galaxy Note 2 in rooting. Before you begin though, you will need to have the correct USB drivers installed on your computer and ensure that the USB debugging mode is turned on. You also must ensure that you have at least 50% percent battery, and that is a general case with rooting anything, even the smallest of files. Lastly, you might want to back up your data in case of any losses. If you are ready to begin, please follow the step-by-step guide below.

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Root Galaxy Note 2 (Sprint) SPH-L900 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware [How-To]

Galaxy Note 2 (Sprint) SPH-L900

Not long ago Samsung released the latest official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update for Sprint users. The model number is SPH-L710. If you have updated your device, this tutorial will guide you on how to root galaxy note 2. The tutorial uses CF-Auto-Root file which helps the Galaxy S3 in rooting. Before you begin though, you will need to have the correct USB drivers installed on your computer and ensure that the USB debugging mode is turned on. You also must ensure that you have at least 50% percent battery, and that is a general case with rooting anything, even the smallest of files. Lastly, you might want to back up your data in case of any losses. If you are ready to begin, please follow the step-by-step guide below.

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Root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean [How-To]

Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000

For those of you who are using this device, follow the tutorial below to root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000. The tutorial employs the use of CF-Auto-Root file which was released by the famous XDA developers. That’s the file that allows the device to root. You will need the correct USB drivers before you begin. Moreover, please ensure that you have the USB debugging mode on and you have at least 50% battery. It is also imperative that you backup your data in case of any losses. To be able to root Galaxy Note 10.1 should be factory unlocked. The following method will only work for this device. If you are ready, please follow the step-by-step tutorial after the break.

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Root Galaxy S3 T-Mobile SGH-T999 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean [How-To]

S3

Samsung has been slow in rolling out updates but the wait is over as the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 gets the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update. You can update your device using Samsung Kies or if you are lucky you will get the over-the-air update. If you have already updated your device, you can follow the tutorial below to root galaxy S3 T-Mobile. Before you begin though, you need to ensure that you have at least 50% battery left and that you have the correct USB drivers. Moreover, please know that this tutorial will be applicable to Samsung Galaxy S3 alone. Finally, please be certain that you have the USB debugging mode on and that you backup all the sensitive data that may be on your phone since this process will remove all your data. If you are ready, please follow the tutorial below.

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Android USB Drivers for Windows and Mac [Download Links]

USB Drivers

For all of you who follow the tutorials in this blog, you must have noticed that every tutorial asks for you to ensure correct USB drivers for your cellphone. This particular article lists down all the major USB drivers that you will need so if you don’t have any, all you need to do is click on one of the links below to download the drivers. Please click on the right link though. These drivers listed below are for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS X. Download the appropriate driver, install them and connect your device first to see if they are functional. These drivers below also support ADB and fastboot for Android Phones and Tablets.

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Install XXUAMDL Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 [How-To]

S4

You can now download and install XXUAMDL Android 4.2.2 official Jelly Bean firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500. You will be using ODIN to install the software onto your cellphone. Before you begin you will need to ensure a few things. Firstly, please make sure that you have backed up your sensitive data because you will lose it. Secondly, make sure you have at least 50% battery left and that you have the correct USB drivers installed on your computer. Lastly, you will need to ensure that USB debugging is enabled on your cellphone. If you are ready to begin, please follow the step-by-step tutorial below.

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