How to Root Samsung Jet GT-S8000

This tutorial is for when you have a Samsung Jet GT-S8000 and you want it rooted. By performing this on your phone, you will enjoy it more. Let’s find out why!

If you’re feeling ready for a rooted gadget, SRSRoot will prove a priceless tool. A rooting app, this tool can be yours for free. Using it on another device is totally fine; the app provides the same results on as many devices as you own. This great tool is powered by this: an SRS Server. Its benefits are many; take these, for instance: a faster 800 MHz for your phone and root-only apps. Now’s the perfect time for you to be enjoying those custom ROM’s you’ve wanted to sample. New stuff also means methods to customize the device and improve its battery life considerably.

Though it’s almost 5 years old, your Samsung Jet GT-S8000 will certainly not lack in new features. Coming with an Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread on-board, the handset won’t say goodbye to this operating system; the SRSRoot extends its support to all Android versions. The presence of superuser and admin permission is another thing that’s guaranteed.samsung-jet-GT-S8000

The benefits of this procedure

Now that you know what the SRSRoot is known for in terms of novelties, let’s see what else it can do. This app will always work as an unrooting method. And it will be able to root your smartphone without bringing these on the side: unnecessary programs and various security problems. But your phone, also known as Samsung S8003 Jet and Samsung Jet 2, needs the use of a Build ID. The app is fully compatible with a generous number of such helpers. We considered using this one: GWK74.

Once you find yourself with a rooted device, you’ll notice its lack of warranty. It’s very easy to restore it, though; we suggest looking for a tutorial that’s based on your phone model.

If you want to achieve a rooted Samsung Jet GT-S8000, be prepated for disadvantages. Fortunately, they’ll only happen if you want to have an update performed at some point. Should that moment arrive, the system partition will be deleted. Also, there will be no more root access on your handset. But the internal / external SD cards and important stuff (such as data) will stay strong.

Prerequisites

We prepared a couple of pre-requisites for your phone and laptop. Get through them now before you occupy yourself with the rooting:

  • USB drivers which are best suited for your phone should be downloaded from here on the laptop;
  • now install them on the same device as before;
  • charge the phone’s battery unit till you see it’s full;
  • backups need to be created so that your phone doesn’t end up with erased data;
  • have a full NANDroid backup created as well;
  • the security programs flashed on the laptop should be disabled;
  • your smartphone’s security programs have to be deactivated now;
  • the smartphone’s USB Debugging is an option which should be turned on;
  • the rooting will only work with a Windows-based laptop.

Step by step instructions

  1. The first of the steps you will need to follow asks you to open this website. This is the location of the SRSRoot app which needs to be downloaded from there on your laptop.
  2. Click on the download button which is on that site, then allow the process to end. After doing so, the app must be installed on the laptop, where it should also be launched next.
  3. After finishing with these tasks, we need you to tap Unknown Sources; under Settings is this option that needs activation. USB Debugging will have to be enabled on the handset afterwards (if it already is turned on, don’t bother performing this part).
  4. The next stage of the rooting concerns a connection that should happen between the phone and laptop. Your handset’s USB cord is the perfect instrument for the creation of this necessary plugging.
  5. The moment you’re done with this, your Samsung Galaxy Jet GT-S8000 can be rooted. This is going to require the activation of another option; here it is: Root Device (All Methods).
  6. Let the procedure run its course for 15 minutes (or less). If the rooting doesn’t end in the amount of time we mentioned, it’s appropriate to redo the steps until it does.
  7. Move on to the last step. This part tells you to reboot your smartphone; activate, for this, the option called Reboot System Now. When the device has completed this phase, you can take a look at last at all those rooting novelties.

If an unrooted Samsung Jet GT-S8000 appealed to you more, the SRSRoot will gladly revoke the root access.

Did you go through problems while rooting the phone? The comment field below is waiting for your questions.

Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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