Root Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 on XXUAMH1 Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Official Firmware

Today our job is to teach owners of Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 how to successfully root it. In case you are not aware, a rooting can make a difference between a great device and one which lacks that certain something. So, if you want the former, you should definitely root your Galaxy Ace 3 right away!

The tutorial that we put together for this post is aimed at those of you who have upgraded your phone to XXUAMH1 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean official firmware already. If you haven’t, do that first then come back to our guide.

If, however, the necessary update file is already on your handset, you should know what’s in it for you before you decide whether or not to root your smartphone. After the procedure is terminated, you will get a handset which can deal perfectly well with new features, root-only apps, a performance that is overall much more impressive, a battery that can put on a longer life and much more.

Requirements

Ready for our guide? Get everything prepared with these requirements first:

  1. Turn USB Debugging on;
  2. Flash USB drivers for the phone from here on your notebook or comp;
  3. Charge the battery of the phone;
  4. The right model to use for our guide is the carrier + factory unlocked one;
  5. Create backups following these tips.galaxy-ace-3-S7270

How to flash ClockworkMod Recovery

For the well-being of your handset, you need to root it with the help of certain steps. They are all included in the paragraphs that follow our list of requirements.

  1. So here you go with our first step, according to which you should download Odin tool v3.07 from here, a custom recovery like ClockworkMod and SuperSU (file name: UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.75.zip) on your laptop. Before the actual rooting is described, you have to learn how to flash the custom recovery of your choice on the smartphone.
  2. Begin by following these instructions: unzip the Odin v3.07 .zip file on the same PC or laptop you are using and make sure you move the SuperSU app from the notebook to the handset’s SD card root.
  3. Continue by powering the phone off and entering it in Download Mode; the latter operation should be dealt with like this: press and hold, together, Volume Down + Home + Power then, when the Android logo pops up, press only Volume Up.
  4. Now go to the Odin and launch it as Admin on your laptop.
  5. Then proceed to the next step: plug the S7270 to the latter and you should come across a message that reads “Added!!” and an ID:COM box which should become yellow. If the plugging doesn’t go as expected, you have to use a different USB port this time. Or flash the USB drivers again. After you are done with the plugging, you can do this: tap “PDA” in Odin.
  6. Now choose the recovery file and then check these boxes: F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot. In case the box called Repartition is enabled, uncheck it and then tap “Start” to begin the flashing of the custom recovery.
  7. At the end of the installation phase, the Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 is going to restart. You will then be subjected to a message in green saying “Pass“; when the latter appears, you have to disconnect the devices from each other. Then you will be able to learn how to have your smartphone rooted after installation of the SuperSU with the aid of the recovery file.

Instructions

  1. The first thing to do is to restart your phone in Recovery Mode like shown now: press + hold Volume Up + Home + Power at the same time.
  2. Then opt for these two: Install zip from SD card and Choose zip from SD card. Once in that mode, you should do this: go to the SuperSU. Then choose “Yes” to confirm its flashing.
  3. Wait for the process to end, then do as follows: go back to the Recovery Menu. Choose, next, the option that will restart your device; it’s the one called Reboot System Now.
  4. And the rooting is done. The app that lets you know if the rooting has happened is “Root Checker“. You will find it in Google Play store.

After you download this app and know whether your Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 is rooted on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 firmware, rejoice!

Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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