How to Root Galaxy Tab WiFi GT-P1010

Do you want your Galaxy Tab WiFi GT-P1010 to become that much better while enjoying many changes for the better? If you do, you have today’s rooting guide to turn all of that into a real thing.

There are several things to know about the tool which will root the tablet. There’s its name, for one: SRSRoot. Then there’s the fact that you don’t have to pay anything for its download and subsequent installation. Not only does this tool have rooting powers, it also serves as a great unrooting alternative. Getting its power from an SRS Server, this freeware is always up for its job, even if you use a different gadget; there’s no shortage to the devices that are compatible with it. Another thing the SRSRoot doesn’t mind: the OS version your gadget may be sporting. The variant in use on the Galaxy Tab WiFi P1010 is this: Android 2.2.2 Froyo.

The benefits of this procedure

The processor your tablet is accustomed to is 1 GHz Cortex-A8. Released 3 years ago, the device will quickly enjoy a faster CPU. The SRSRoot is an app whose job is to also deliver new stuff. Among that is the presence of battery tweaks to ensure a more generous battery life. The root access means that you can do this, too: personalize the tablet. Another great thing about rooting your gadget is the fact that you’ll soon welcome new features. Numerous root-only apps will be yours for the sampling, too.

Don’t worry about viruses, spam, unnecessary programs and the lot; the SRSRoot will keep these away from the tablet. Here are the rest of the novelties: admin / superuser permission and custom ROMs. To end up with this app, this guide will need a Build ID that you can choose yourself; our personal pick was FROYO.UJKM5.Galaxy-Tab-WiFi-GT-P1010

Finding yourself with a rooted tablet means a revoked warranty. You can, after this happens, restore it; there are many guides waiting to help you with it. There’s more damage to be done to your gadget if it’s already rooted. This is going to be a thing only if your Galaxy Tab GT-P1010 goes through an upgrade. If it does, the system partition will be deleted. The root access will be affected as well, as in the update will revoke it.

The phone will no longer be rooted if it’s upgraded. Likewise, its system partition will have to be erased from it. But what will stay are the phone’s data, internal / external SD cards and other such important things.

Prerequisites

Are you ready to get the show on the road? If yes, allow us to introduce these much-needed pre-requisites:

  • you’ll have to bring some USB drivers on your notebook by launching this page and downloading them there;
  • the same device has to have these drivers installed on it next;
  • if you look quickly at your tablet’s battery level, you’ll know if the phone has to be fully charged or not;
  • salvage the important data that’s on your Galaxy Tab GT-P1010 with the help of a backup;
  • after you’re done performing a regular one, create a full NANDroid backup;
  • the security programs doing their job on the notebook will have to undergo a deactivation;
  • also, make sure no security program is running on the tablet right now;
  • the tablet’s USB Debugging requires an activation, so tap it;
  • the operating system your notebook uses must be Windows.

Step by step instructions

Now’s the time where you should get down to business.

  1. Start the rooting by making sure the SRSRoot is part of your notebook. Which means the following has to happen: follow this link. Once you discover yourself on that page, time to click on a download button that’ll show up soon.
  2. When done, the app will have landed where it belongs. Install it on the notebook, launch it there and then enable Unknown Sources from Settings.
  3. Do the following now: turn on, if you skipped doing it, the USB Debugging option.
  4. The tablet has to be plugged to your notebook at this point; its USB cord will provide a liaison between the two of them. After the connection’s established, you should look for Root Device (All Methods).
  5. After you find it, click on this option to begin the tablet’s rooting: Root Devices (All Methods). 10-15 minutes should be enough for the procedure; repeat the steps if you have problems at this stage.
  6. If you don’t, you can perform our last step. It says the following: after you see Reboot System Now on the Samsung GT-P1010, activate it. Tapping this option will bring about the end of the rooting procedure.

Once you are done with the previous final step, you can at last discover the root access and what it can do for your tablet. If the whole thing doesn’t impress you, the SRSRoot will solve the problem; in other words, this app will revoke the tablet’s root access.

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Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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