Root Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

In order to upgrade the phone Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with the newest custom ROM on the market, you need to have the system of this phone previously rooted. If you won’t do this operation, you won’t be able to try on your smartphone device the new versions of Android OS, 4.0 or 4.1. We are planning to post, soon enough, the latest updates of this firmware that will suit your Galaxy Y S5360 phone. Considering this, it’s a must for you to root it, and to make it easier, we even made a small tutorial that will help you through it. So, step by step, as we constructed the guide, follow us and you’ll get your phone rooted sooner than you think. It doesn’t matter what firmware version you are currently using, the guide is applicable to all.

Before going further with the tutorial we told you about, we want to make sure that you are aware of everything this kind of operation implies. We met users that rooted their device without knowing the risks and ended up blocking their phones, not being able to restore, and so on. We want to tell you everything since the beginning, and the final decision will be in your hands after you know all the information. First of all, is this really what you need for your Galaxy Y smartphone? If the answer is yes, then go through the info posted below, it should be enough to make an idea and it won’t take long either.

By performing this kind of process, all the factory restrictions that exist now in the phone’s system will be unblocked and removed. You definitely know by now, that every career installs some default settings on the devices they commercialize. Considering this, you should also know that every smartphone from the market comes with different default settings, which makes the rooting also different from phone to phone. In the present moment, app developers have created rooted versions of almost every firmware present on the market, and with these, a lot of tutorials of ‘how to’ do it, came along as well. It us very easy to find the one that fits best your device.

Another thing you must take into account is that the rooting process it is not powered by Samsung, therefore it is unofficial. If we would show some appreciation for this operation’s availability, then we should show it to the xda-developers, who made this possible for all of us. As we just told you, by using the rooting operation, we are actually able to make changes in the internal system of a smartphone, in this case, the internal system of a Samsung Galaxy Y. By proceeding with this process, you are aware of the fact that you will lose your warranty. This is a setup made by the career, in order to ensure that you wont try to change or remove the default and factory settings installed by them. But, as soon as you install an official version of the firmware, you can restore all those settings, factory restrictions and recover the previously voided warranty.

The main reason for which most of the users go through with this procedure ( rooting their devices and installing custom ROMs),  is because afterwards, they can modify the internal system of their devices, in order to personalize or to optimize it. Also, they might want to install some applications that could need root access for running at full potential. So, if you want to improve the internal system of your smartphone and its performances, the root operation would be the first step that needs to be taken towards this goal. So keep reading, through this article we are planning to show you how you can easily root you smartphone, without any undesired consequences and on any ROM you are currently using.

The first thing you have to do before you start with the actual rooting process, is to backup the information you have stored on your Samsung Galaxy Y.  Even though the information we posted is verified and secure, this is still a full of risks operation, especially when it differs from device to device. We don’t want you to risk losing any of your personal data and apps acquires by now. If you don’t know how to perform the backup operation, you can go search through our tutorials section and learn from there. Below, we have listed a few actions you need to perform, in order for the rooting process to go smoothly, and without any bumps. Read carefully, this is pretty important.

  • You may want to backup your stored messages, and in order to do that, you will have to download one of the Android apps for the backup and for the restore of text messages.
  • Next, in order to save your call logs you will have to download a special tool that can backup and restore this kind of data.
  • The contacts are very easy to save, all you have to do is to sync your device with your current Gmail account.
  • The EFS folder can also be saved through a backup tool
  • For saving your media files (photos and videos), you can use a SD card, or you can save them on your computer.
  • During the procedure you will be using a PC and the USB cable connection, so make sure those things are available too.
  • Deactivate all the security options and features you have installed from both your PC and your phone, before proceeding (Firewalls, antivirus, etc)
  • Make sure your phone battery is charged (preferably over 60%)
  • On your Galaxy Y, you should activate the option USB debugging, which can be enabled from the Settings Menu, Applications, Development section.
  • Remember that it is crucial to follow this guide only if you are an owner of the Samsung Galaxy Y S5630, otherwise you assume the risk of bricking your smartphone, and trust us when we say that you don’t want that to happen.

How to Easily Root Samsung Galaxy Y, model  S5360

  1. The first thing on the list is to download and save the root package (you can take it from our download section) on your computer. 
  2. Next, connect via USB your Galaxy Y to your computer.
  3. Now, copy the root package from your computer on the SD card of your smartphone
  4. Unplug the phone from the USB cable, an power it off.
  5. You will have to reboot the device, and for that you will have to press and hold at the same time the buttons Volume Up, OK and Power.
  6. A new menu will appear and you will have to choose from there the options wipe cache partition and wipe factory data reset.
  7. Here, you will have to go the SD storage, at the option Install zip from SD card, and then select the rooting package by going to select zip from SD card.
  8. After you picked the root package you saved on your SD card, just flash it.
  9. Considering the complexity of the process, it might take a while so wait patiently until it is finished.
  10. After this is finished, you will be able to select from the menu the options +++go back+++ and reboot system now.
  11. In order to check how the process went, go to Google Play app, download from there he app Root Checker and verify if the Galaxy Y S5630 was rooted.

You are now the owner of a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y model S6530. As you could find our for yourself the action you just performed took only a few minutes of your time, and it was quite easy too. We hope you’ll enjoy it. If you have any follow up questions, comments or thoughts concerning the subject, feel free to share them with us in the comment section below. We are very interested to find out how everything worked out for you.