How to root Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000

Updated on January 1, 2020

In this page you will find the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 (running on android 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.3.3, 2.3.6, 4.2.2) using Root Genius Application on Windows Computer.

Requirements: If you are using any Antivirus Application on your computer then disable it first then after follow the below tutorial.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000

Step 1: Download and install Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 USB driver on your computer.

Step 2: Enable USB Debugging on your Smartphone. To enable USB debugging, Open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to Enable.

(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).

USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000

Step 3: Download and Open Root Genius Application on your Windows Computer.

Step 4: Once Root Genius Application is launched, connect your smartphone to the computer (with USB Debugging enabled).

Step 5: Once Your Smartphone is connected successfully to the computer, Root Genius will automatically detect your Device.

Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 Device Connected With Root Genius

Step 6: Now, Click on the “Root Now” button to begin the rooting process.

Root Now Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 with Root Genius

Step 7: Now, Root Genius will automatically “Root” your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 smartphone and install the KingUser Application.

Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 Root Process

Step 8: Now your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 smartphone is Rooted. To check whether your phone is rooted correctly, open Applications Menu, there you will be able to see a new app installed, called KingUser. If this app exist then it means you have successfully rooted your device.

Root Genius Kinguser Installed on Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000

Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker Application.

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[*] No data loss process: Your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.

[*] Warranty Void: Your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 Device Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.

[*] How to unroot: To unroot your Device, Open KingUser on your Device > Settings > Remove Root Permission.

[*] Credits: Root Genius Application was created by SJRoot (Developer).

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