Samsung has disappointed the low end mobile users without releasing any software upgrades. Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is one of the low end device which is still running on Android 2.3.6 Ginderbread. So, if you are an user of Galaxy Ace and wish to upgrade to higher versions of Android, the device is to be rooted.
Rooting Galaxy Ace S5830 lets you install custom ROMs, Kernels and you can customize the device to suit your desires. Before getting into the tutorial, you should know what does rooting mean?
Once you are ready to root Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, get started with the prerequisites listed below.
Check Device Model Number
It is vital to check device model number before rooting process to ensure flashing compatible files on the device. The device model number should be Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. If the device model number doesn’t match with mentioned one, do not attempt the tutorial.
Steps To Be Considered
- You must have a computer installed with Android SDK or Samsung USB drivers. The Android SDK installs ADB drivers which are required to recognize the device connected to computer.
- Enable USB debugging on the Galaxy Ace S5830 which lets the device establish a stable connection with computer via USB. You can do it by following the below mentioned path. In few versions of Android, the Enable Debugging option will be hidden in depth of settings category but the default path will be as follows:
Menu>>Settings>>Developer Options>>Enable USB Debugging
- Unlocking bootloader/Rooting will erase entire data on the device including internal SD card. So, make sure you create a backup of entire important data. If you are not familiar with Android backup process, you can refer our guide to Backup Android phone data.
- Make sure the phone’s battery is at least 60% charged at the start up of tutorial. If battery runs off during unlocking process, it may turn your phone into brick. So, charge the device before tutorial.
Are you sure you completed all the above steps? Yes, you can now get started with the unlocking tutorial.
Guide To Root Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830
Disclaimer: Rooting/Unlocking/Installing custom ROMs and Kernels are not official methods. So, neither device manufacturer nor Droid Word team is responsible if anything goes wrong with your device during the process. This article is only for educational purpose. You can continue with the tutorial at your own risk.
Step 1: Download universal_gb_root_v25.zip file from here.
Step 2: Connect the Galaxy Ace to the PC using an USB cable and transfer the rooting package into the phone’s SD card. Make sure you copy the package into SD card root.
Step 3: Disconnect the device from the PC and turn off the Galaxy Ace.
Step 4: Now enter into the recovery mode by turning on the device while pressing and holding Volume up+Power+Home buttons together.
Step 5: When prompted confirm entering into recovery mode. Among the list of options in recovery mode, choose install zip from SD card option.
Step 6: Now browse the previously copied rooting package universal_gb_root_v25.zip and select it.
Step 7: When prompted click yes to initiate the rooting process.
Step 8: Once the rooting process is done, return to the recovery menu and select wipe data factory reset and wipe cache partition.
Step 9: Finally choose ++++go back++++ and reboot system now.
That’s all. You’ve successfully completed rooting process of Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. If you got stuck in between the steps, do let us know through the comments section. We may help you out.