Good news, How to Root Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini guide is available now. Yes if you are the owner of Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT I8190 & I8190N and looking for the way to root you device then here is a good news for you now you can easily roots your device. This root method is only available for the Android 4.1.2 jelly bean users. So before following this method do check that you have the Galaxy S3 Mini GT I8190 & I8190N with android 4.1.2 firmware. After that follow this rooting guide on your device, after rooting your device you can enjoy lots of rooted applications on your device, install custom ROMs and more. Checkout the full guide and know more about the benefits of rooting android mobile and tablet.
In this rooting guide you have to download the rooted files on your desktop and flash the same on your device to get the root access of your device. The whole process will take only 10 to 15 minutes and simple to use. Read the following guide very carefully and follow all the step one by one on your device to complete the root process. So lets take a look how to root your smartphone.
Root Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) Take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. So if you lost some of your data in the root process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.
b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Download and install Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT I8190 & I8190N USB Drivers from here.
d) Make sure that your phone battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
Now follow the below mention steps one by one very carefully to root your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT I8190 & I8190N.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Download the Root package files on your desktop from the below links:-
- Rooted Android 4.1.2 XXAME1 for GT-I8190 (I8190XXAME1_I8190OXXAME2_rooted.zip | 656MB) – SourcePDA: I8190XXAME1PHONE: I8190XXAME1CSC: I8190OXXAME2
- Rooted Android 4.1.2 XXAMG1 for GT-I8190N (rooted_I8190NXXAMG1.7z | 554MB) – SourcePDA: I8190NXXAMG1Modem : I8190NXXAMG1CSC : I8190NOXAAMG1
Step 2. After downloading the right firmware for your Galaxy S3 Mini , now download the ODIN flash tool from here. You have to use this application to flash the ROM on your device.
Step 3. Turn of your device and boot up the device into download mode. To do this press and hold the Volume Down key, Home button, and Power button. You should see a warning triangle sign, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 4. Now your Galaxy S3 Mini is in download mode, now connect your device with the computer via USB cable. Now from the desktop run the ODIN application on the desktop. When the device is connected successfully, the ID: COM box of ODIN screen will turn blue with the COM port number.
Step 5. From the ODIN screen click on the PDA button and browse the Rooted package that your downloaded on Step 1. And make sure that Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are selected in Odin. Also, ensure the Re-Partition option in Odin is not selected.
Step 6. Hit the Start button to flash the root package on your device. Once the update process is finished on your device you will see the a PASS message with green background on the ODIN application
Now you can disconnect your device from the computer and your device is rooted now. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.