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How To Root The Samsung Galaxy Star S5280 Using Impactor Program

Friday, 25 October 2013 17:41 TSAR3000

What is Android Rooting: According to Wikipedia the Android Rooting means "the process of allowing users of smartphones, tablets, and other devices running the Android mobile operating system to attain privileged control (known as "root access") within Android's subsystem."

The Benefits of Rooting:
- Installing application that requires special access to some system files.
- Flashing custom Roms and Kernels instead of Stock Roms.
- Delete or modify some system files.
- Activating some hidden features.
- Repair IMEI.
- Unlocking your device via special hardware tools.

Disclaimer: Keep in mind that you are applying the root operation on your own responsibility.

Basic Steps:
- Backup any wanted data before starting.
- Charge your device battery to be at least at 90% of charging level.
- Download and install USB driver for your device, And it is better to restart the computer after that.
- Check the installed firmware version via this code *#1234# and write it down.

- Impactor (Check here and download the latest version).

Samsung Galaxy Star S5280 Rooting Steps:

- Extract the

- Enable the USB Debugging option in your device setting.

- Use the USB cable to connect your Samsung Galaxy Star S5280 to your computer.

- Wait until Windows detects the connected device and installs its drivers.

- From Impactor extracted folder run Impactor.exe program.

- From the Drop-down menu select: # drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su

- Click on Start button.

- Wait until Impactor does its job.

- Now the Samsung Galaxy Star S5280 should be rooted.

- Now you have to download and install these two applications: SuperSU and Busybox

- It is better to download and install Root Checker application, To make sure that your device is rooted.

- Done.


Last Updated on Friday, 25 October 2013 17:52

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