How to Root Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690

Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690 should have root access by the time you’re done with our tutorial. To feature that, there are some steps which you need to see to. Everything is presented in detail in today’s post!

A rooting is one of the most recommended procedures today. If your device experiences full access, it experiences novelties that would be impossible to witness otherwise. The tool which is responsible for this process is SRSRoot. This app has some really great pros. Besides providing longer battery life, it also brings root-only apps. That’s not all you’ll be able to enjoy. The rooting of your handset will result in new features and custom ROMs. The presence of customization tweaks, superuser and admin permission will deliver plenty of improvement possibilities. Your smartphone ends up with better security, too. Nothing unnecessary will be installed on your phone.

The advantages of this method

The SRSRoot is also an unrooting tool. Consider using it if you want that for your handset. This app comes for free and it’s powered by the SRS Server. It also supports various Android versions and many different brands. The phone’s 800 MHz Marvell MG2 processor will get a boost from this rooting.Galaxy-Xcover-GT-S5690

Your phone, also known as Samsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690, is going to lose its warranty after the entire procedure is over. That’s one of the cons of this procedure. Moreover, if you want an upgrade for the phone, you’ll have to give up the following: root access and system partition. No harm is going to be done to internal / external SD cards or important content.

As for the kind of Build ID we wanted to use for this rooting, here is its name: GINGERBREAD.ZCLF2. You, however, can look for another Build ID and use it; this dedicated app will let you use whichever one you wish.

Prerequisites

You should now have a go at these requirements without which the rooting cannot happen:

  • your Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690 will have to go through backups if you want to keep the important data on it;
  • use the following tips to also create a full NANDroid backup;
  • your device has to feature an enabled USB Debugging;
  • there should be a fully charged battery running on your handset;
  • install, from here, USB drivers that are compatible with your handset on the laptop;
  • the phone must have its security programs turned off;
  • the security programs on your laptop must be deactivated, too;
  • only a notebook sporting Windows should be used here.

Step by step instructions

Once you’ve gone through these guidelines, be ready for the following rooting steps.

  1. The first of these steps is asking you to do the following: get the SRSRoot app downloaded on your notebook. You’ll find this tool on this website.
  2. To actually download this software and then install it on the device we mentioned, you need to click on a download button. It’s displayed on that page we told you about just now.
  3. When the necessary rooting app is already flashed on the device, you need to open it in that same spot. After that, you need to turn on Unknown Sources.
  4. This option will appear under Settings; to reach the latter, enable Menu on your phone.
  5. Enable, on the same device, this option: USB Debugging. This should be done only in case you haven’t turned this on during the requirements phase.
  6. Should that have happened, make sure you do the following: the phone’s USB cable should be used for a plugging between it and the laptop.
  7. After the Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690 and the other device are connected, you’ll have to click on this: Root Device (All Methods).
  8. Once you are done with the previous task, you’ll simply have to wait. Some 12 minutes are needed for the end of the procedure. If enough time has passed, you can perform the last step. This is how the latter needs to happen: reboot the smartphone.

If you’re satisfied with a rooted device, you can finally explore the advantages of said phone. In case you’re disappointed, the way to have your handset unrooted is via the SRSRoot. Or you can use another option if you want.

You can come across various problems while the phone is rooted. To solve them, we have a comment section where you can leave your questions.

Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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