How to Root Galaxy Music GT-S6010

A rooted Galaxy Music GT-S6010? That’s a very easy feat to perform. If you want root access for your handset, you’ll need your device, some pre-requisites and steps. The last two are featured in the upcoming paragraphs!

The purpose of today’s guide is that of providing the instructions on how to root your Samsung S6010. If you haven’t performed a rooting on a phone before, we have the right method for you. It includes the very steps which land this app on your handset: SRSRoot.

The latter is a tool which has proved very helpful so far. And it comes with the type of goodies which improve any sort of device; no matter its brand or operating system. The OS running on your own smartphone is Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. You may look for an updated version of this OS. If so, root access will be revoked and the system partition on your handset will be deleted. If you don’t upgrade the device, you will still have something to lose: the phone’s warranty.Galaxy-Music-S6010

The benefits of this method

Our choice of Build ID was IMM76D.S6010XXALL2. As always, though, you’re free to make use of whatever Build ID you prefer. The SRSRoot also functions as an unrooting option.

Powered by the SRS Server, the app lets you have custom ROMs along with new features. Admin and superuser permission together with root-only apps are also delivered. Your phone’s CPU receives faster speed and you’ll be able to personalize the device with many tweaks. If you’ve always complained about your handset’s battery, the rooting provides longer life.

Since you’ll end up with a deleted system partition and a revoked root access, not to mention the loss of the warranty, there’s good news. Everything else on your smartphone will be just fine. And that includes the important data and internal / external SD cards.

Prerequisites

There’s now a need for requirements. They are as follows:

  • a standard backups is needed so that no important data is erased from your phone;
  • a full NANDroid backup has to be created;
  • USB Debugging has to be turned on, so activate it on the Galaxy Music GT-S6010;
  • a fully charged battery should be running on your handset;
  • you will discover USB drivers for your phone on this website, so download them on your notebook next;
  • deactivate the security programs used by your handset;
  • turn off the security software currently installed on your laptop;
  • Windows must be the OS inside the latter device.

Step by step instructions

When the Galaxy Music GT-S6010 is charged, its data is saved and so on, the rooting can start. The steps that this procedure require aren’t complicated. They’re beginning now.

  1. You have to perform this action for the first of them: launch this page on the computer’s browser. When it’s open, look for a download button present there. Click on it. The SRSRoot will now be downloaded on your notebook, so wait till this part is done.
  2. After it is, continue by launching the app on the laptop as soon as its installation phase is finished. You should do this next: tap Menu on your phone.
  3. Now tap Settings from there. After that, look for an option named Unknown Sources; it’ll appear right under the previous option you opened.
  4. Turn on the Unknown Sources option, then activate USB Debugging on the smartphone. This should have been done earlier; so if you did activate it previously, you can move on to the next set of steps.
  5. This is the one which should happen now: create a connection between the handset and laptop. A USB cable belonging to your phone should be used for this particular phase.
  6. If a connection is now generated between your two products, time to tap this: Root Device (All Methods). Your next task is the following: wait until the rooting is over. Which is about to happen in around 11 minutes; if you have to wait more than that, redo the guide.
  7. Once the whole process is finally completed, move on by restarting the handset.

The rooting once performed, the GT-S6010 is ready to reveal its freshly installed goodies. Try them for a but to know if they’re meeting your expectations. Should they not be met, an unrooting is in order.

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Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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