After we have showed you how to root almost any Android based Samsung branded device by using a one click solution, now we will be checking on how to use a similar method for gaining root access on your AT&T Galaxy S3 device. This procedure has been developed by those of xda-developers (we have them to thanks for the present step by step guide) because the general root process (which you can check by using the up mentioned link) is not working properly for the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3. Therefore, if you are looking for an easy to follow and complete root operation that can be applied on the AT&T locked SGS3, then performing the next lines is all you need to do.
If you choose to follow this operation, then you should know that this one click root solution can be applied only for the AT&T Galaxy S3 on any firmware. So, it doesn’t matter what version of Android OS your phone is running as this method will root the same. But, before completing the steps from below, first ensure that setting free your phone is what you really need; there are a few aspects to take notice in, so do read all the following lines.
By gaining root access you must understand that all the factory restrictions and default settings will be removed. Of course, this is something positive and most of the Android users are aiming for the same. But, unfortunately and as expected, by completing a root operation, your phone’s warranty will get void. So, if something bad happens, you will be by yourselves. Also, a rooted system can’t be OTA or by using KIES installed with official updates, which means that if you will want to flash an official firmware on your Galaxy S3, you will then have to follow a manual update procedure.
You shouldn’t get worry though, as if needed, the warranty can be restored. All you have to do is to: reset the flash counter of your device, apply a un-root operation, or update / downgrade your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 to the stock / official Android Jelly Bean OS.
On the other side, by gaining root access, you can start powering up the performances of your Galaxy S3. After rooting the system you will be able to customize and optimize the OS, remove in built programs, gain speed, improve the battery life and install custom ROMs firmware. There are many advantages that comes with a rooted device, so if you are an experienced user who what to use its smartphone on a higher level of performance, then gaining root access is a must have.
As this is a complex and risky operation, before starting to root your AT&T Galaxy S3 (on any firmware) by using the present one click method, you should backup your data. Unfortunately, though unlikely, by completing this tutorial all of your personal info might get wiped out. So, in order to avoid the unpleasant situations, you should first apply a backup process. Save everything you need, including markets apps, EFS folder, contacts list or text messages.
Next, make sure that a computer or notebook with internet connection enabled can be used. Also, the SGS3 and its USB cord must be near you. Deactivate the antivirus programs, and any other security tool, that is running on both computer and smartphone and charge the battery of your phone before starting to root its system. In this way you can be sure that nothing bad is happening. Then, enable the USB debugging option on your handset (just go to path: “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging”) and you are ready to go.
Final note: this step by step guide is compatible only with the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 devices. The root operation will work on the mentioned handset that runs on any firmware so you don’t have to previously check the version of the Android OS. Read all the lines from above before starting to apply the next steps or else you will risk in bricking your AT&T Galaxy S3.
How to easily Root AT&T Galaxy S3 on Any Firmware using One-Click method
- First, on your computer, download the root package.
- You can get the file from here.
- Then, run the same.
- Connect the phone with the computer by using its USB cable.
- Now, from the rooting tool Window, select “Do it” and the root procedure will begin.
- Follow the on-screen prompts; the rooting operation will run for a couple of minutes.
- In the end, reboot your device and that’s it.
- If the first boot will take longer than usual, don’t panic there is nothing wrong with your phone.
So, that was all. Now you know how to root the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 by using a one-click root solution. Use the comments area from below for sharing your impressions with us and do tell us how things worked for you. Also, stay close as are updating you with news, reviews, tutorials and Android related tips and tricks daily.