How To Root Samsung Galaxy S Running On Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread XWJVB Build


26.04.2011

How To Root Samsung Galaxy S Running On Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread XWJVB Build

For those users who just finished installing the latest 2.3.3 Gingerbread XWJB version and I know that they will find out that this version is more stable as his predecessors much more stable.

This latest 2.3.3 Gingerbread XWJB is even greater than the previous XWJVK and of course all of the others 2.2.1 versions.

Because the tremendous requests and demands by the users, we decided to create a easy to follow tutorial in order to keep our users in touch with the latest in the business.

So just follow up the steps in order to root your Galaxy device and I guess it was recently updated with the latest XWJVB 2.3.3 firmware, if so you are on the good path.

Before we proceed with the process of rooting the device is Very Important to know that if the Galaxy S GT 1 9000 was not updated with the latest Gingerbread 2.3.3 XWJVB version the risk of not rooting plus the massive risk of damaging the device can appear.

Here is a good method to find out what version is on your Galaxy S device now, follow up :

  1. Settings

  2. About Phone

  3. Firmware Version

Is also quite important to know that if you are a Gingerbread’s 2.3.3 XXJVK firmware user then do not proceed with the process of rooting but instead use this way : how to root Gingerbread’s 2.3.3 XXJVK

For the Beginners

For the beginners is very important to know that the process of rooting of Galaxy S will void the warranty of the phone, if so you will do this at your risk only.

Before we go ahead and start the rooting process it will be vise to check and see the number of Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 and please make sure because there were some cases of similar looking phones, example : Mesmerize, Captivate, SL I9003, in the past and that did lead to serious damaged phones.

Another great and wise idea will be to simply copy all of your existing data on the phone to another device, let’s say the Pc and the better way to do this is with the help of the USB cable.

It’s better to do this then to just risk to get unlikely and lose all of the personal data.

The last check will be too simple to make sure that the phone is at least 50% charged if not you can risk to stop in the middle of the rooting process. This being said, we can start on the rooting process.

The Process – Root Galaxy S GT-19000 (Gingerbread 2.3.3 XWJVB)

To start is required to download the complete rooting package.

In the package there will be the Odin flash to (you will need it to flash the device) and also the package comes with a CF Root XWJB tar file.

After the download is done you will need to extract some files.

By the way in the extraction process of the zip files there will be a password required, enter the password : androidadvices.com.

The backup is done now, come on and follow this eight steps below:

  1. Switch OFF the device in order to start switching ON the phone for the download mode.

  2. To enter the download mode just hold the Volume Down plus the Home key (the middle button) holding the two buttons now switch ON the phone.

  3. Once entered in the download mode, just fire up the Odin in the PC and whit the help of the USB cable, connect your Galaxy S.

  4. Exactly after the connection is made with the phone, the ID:COM box will pop up and it will turn yellow indicating ADDED, this meaning only one thing : you successfully did it and you can start the for rooting the device.

  5. Find the PDA tab and click it.

  6. Select the file “CF-Root-XW_XEE_JVB-v3.1-CWM3RFS”.

  7. Do not change any variables and just click on the Start tab.

  8. Now sit back relax and just wait for the process to complete (don’t interrupt the process till the rooting process is completed).

Well done, after the rooted process has finished, the phone will reboot, and the Clock work mode recovery tool will be available on your Galaxy S device.

Is important to know that CWM recovery tool will and can easily flash the update zip files, delete backups, or restore the backed ROMs.

Here is the way to enter the recovery mode :

Go ahead and switch OFF the device after this simply hold the Volume up plus the Home button (in the middle) holding the two buttons now switch ON the phone.

This will help to achieve the required customization for the Galaxy S GT I9000.

Let us know if there were any problems with the rooting process and if you had problems so we can help you out.

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