Every budget smartphone doesn’t necessarily have to compromise on the features. Take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus and you’ll see it has got all the bells and whistles while not putting a dent in your bank account at the same time.
If you’ve got this really cool Samsung device, you might want to root it to enjoy many more features on it that aren’t readily available to you, yet. There are a lot of things that you can do on your device once it’s rooted.
So if that sounds good to you, here’s how you can root your Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus:
Files You Need
1. You must be running a Windows based computer in order to do this tutorial.
2. Ensure that Samsung USB drivers are installed on your computer. If they aren’t, install them first.
3. Download Odin to your computer. It will be used to flash a file on your device.
4. Download Boot Image to your computer. It is the file that will be flashed using Odin on your device.
5. Download Kingo Root to your computer. It will help you root your device.
6. This only works for the GT-I9060i.
Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus
1. Extract files from Odin to your computer by right-clicking on it and selecting Extract here.
2. Double-click on Kingo Root setup file and install the tool on your computer.
3. Head to Menu->Settings->Developer options on your device and turn on USB debugging.
4. Turn off your device.
5. Turn your device back on in download mode. To do that, hold down Volume DOWN, Home, and Power buttons simultaneously.
6. Press Volume UP when you see the prompt and you should enter download mode.
7. Double-click on Odin executable and it will launch.
8. Click on PDA in the Odin and select the Boot Image available on your computer.
9. Checkmark the options that say Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.
10. Plug in your device to your computer using a USB cable.
11. Click on Start and wait for the Odin to flash the boot image on your device.
12. When it’s done flashing, your device should automatically reboot.
13. When your device reboots, launch the Kingo Root app on your computer.
14. Let the app do its thing.
15. Click on Root Again in the app and wait for it to gain root-access on your device.
16. When it’s done rooting, reboot your device.
17. You’re now rooted!
Congrats! Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus is now rooted. You can confirm it using Root Checker on your device.
While you don’t yet have a custom recovery for your device, you can enjoy root-requiring apps on your device in the meantime.