How to Root Galaxy Infuse 4G SGH-I997
Galaxy Infuse 4G SGH-I997 will have access to many and different offerings. These goodies have the power to let you and your phone experience the best there is out there. We’ll start with info on the tool we’ll use, then we’ll go through pre-requisites and after that we’ll end with some steps. Enjoy!
The smartphone you wish to bring changes to isn’t new. It was released some 3 years ago. But it won’t feel old if you root it. The perfect instrument for that is SRSRoot. A dedicated app, this tool has many advantages about it. One of the most important ones: it won’t cost you money to download.
With the SRSRoot, your Samsung Galaxy Infuse 4G SGH-I997 has many new stuff to look forward to. The novelties will make sure that you enjoy a superior handset. Let’s see what they look like!
The benefits of this method
New features and root-only apps are the first goodies to land on your phone. But they aren’t the only ones. This dedicated app delivers these, too: battery options for longer life. A number of great customization options are also available for you to personalize this AT&T device. Today’s app comes powered by an SRS Server.
A Build ID is needed for your handset’s rooting. We used the following: FROYO.UCKE3. Fortunately, the SRSRoot doesn’t force you to use the one we picked. You can choose another Build ID if you want. After you do that, you’ll notice that the phone’s processor, a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 one, will move that much faster.
Android 2.2.1 Froyo is what your phone’s sporting as an operating system. This version, as well as all the others released by Google, is 100% supported by the SRSRoot app. Another bunch of goodies delivered by this rooting app is made of admin and superuser permission.
Last but not least, the phone will be able to function after the rooting without experiencing security trouble. Apart from no viruses, the device will also have no bloatware. The SRSRoot is comfortable with many gadgets.
Once the root access is available on your Galaxy Infuse 4G I997, the phone will have its warranty revoked. You have various methods of seeing it back on the phone. Choose the right one by browsing the Internet for guides that are directed at the device you use.
There are some problems to report if you want to update an already rooted smartphone. They concern its data, system partition, root access as well as its internal and external SD cards. First off: no damage will befall on the data and intenal / external SD cards. However, the system partition will be erased and the root access will be revoked.
Let’s start with these requirements for now:
- the data of the utmost importance on your phone needs to be backed up;
- disable your smartphone’s security programs;
- once a regular backup’s been generated, you need to create a full NANDroid backup with the steps in this post;
- download USB drivers from here on your laptop;
- install them on the latter next;
- make sure the Samsung Galaxy Infuse SGH-I997 is charged before you root the phone below;
- the laptop’s operating system should be Windows;
- turn off the laptop’s security programs.
Step by step instructions
- The process of installing the SRSRoot app on your laptop can now begin. To do that, you need to go to this place and click on a download button. This will start the download in a matter of seconds.
- Once the process is over, install the app and open it. If these steps have been performed, time to have Unknown Sources enabled on the handset; this option is under Settings.
- USB Debugging is part of the step which tells you to turn this option on. If it is already activated, create a connection between the phone and laptop; we suggest using the phone’s USB cable to establish that connection.
- After you have completed each of these actions, the Galaxy Infuse 4G SGH-I997 can be rooted. Find, on it, the following option: Root Device (All Methods). Next up: tap it.
- You may need to wait somewhere around 15 minutes till the rooting is done. But, if the process turns out to be lengthier, you will need to redo the steps.
- After the rooting is finally completed, do the following: enable Reboot System Now and wait for your smartphone to restart. And that’s it: the device is now rooted and ready to be used.
Take advantage of what root access means. If you happen to dislike how your handset feels with the SRSRoot app, use the latter to remove the root access.
As for problems that may appear during the procedure: use the comment section below for questions.