Apparently Chainfire knows how to root almost any Samsung device out there. After rooting a number of Samsung devices, it’s time to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Well, Chainfire does have a method to root the said device and the guide below explains the same. Once you’ve rooted your Galaxy Grand Prime, you won’t be too far from installing and running a custom ROM on your device. If that sounds good to you, go ahead and root your device:
Here’s how you can go about rooting your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime using the Chainfire method:
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Files You Need
1. Your computer should have Samsung Drivers installed on it. If you haven’t done that yet, download and install the latest drivers from here to your computer.
2. Download CF-Root Package to your computer. It contains all the files you need to root your device.
3. This tutorial only works for the SM-G530F device.
Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
1. The first thing you need to do is extract files from the CF-Root archive to a folder on your computer. You can do that by right-clicking on the archive and selecting Extract here. Your files will be extracted in the same directory as the archive.
2. Double-click on Odin executable and it will start on your computer.
3. There’s a button that says PDA. Click on it and it will let you select a file to be flashed on your phone. Select the CF-Root file that you extracted from the archive.
4. Ensure that Repartition isn’t checked in the Odin. If it is, uncheck it.
5. You’re allowed to checkmark the boxes that say Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.
6. Turn off your phone.
7. Reboot your phone into download mode so that Odin can recognize it. To do that, hold down Volume DOWN+Home+Power buttons at the same time.
8. Hit Volume UP when you see a prompt on your screen.
9. You’re now in download mode.
10. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
11. Click on Start in the Odin and wait for it to flash the selected file on your device.
12. When Odin’s done flashing the file, your phone will automatically reboot.
13. You’re now rooted!
Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is now rooted and the SuperSU app in your app drawer confirms the same. If you’re still concerned about the root status, download and install the Root Checker app and let it verify the root-access for you on your device.
From removing the bloatware that is slowing down your device to increasing the internal memory and even apps that can help you increase the battery length — it’s all available to you after you have rooted your device. Anyone who needs to find out more of what rooting the Android OS does read all the things you can do with a rooted Android.
Being the root user is about gaining more permissions. Developers most commonly use these additional permissions. Before a developer can make any changes to Android they need to have full permissions to do anything. However, everyday people also use root access to do loads of things like some of the things we mentioned above like making the battery last longer or removing the system apps that you don’t use to free up more memory space. Just about everything you do with root access works thanks to the installation of additional applications first. You can find out what apps are available by checking out our list of some of the best root apps for Android operating systems.
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