In Previous Tutorial we upgraded Samsung galaxy mini to android 2.3.4 gingerbread. if you haven’t upgraded your galaxy mini to latest android 2.3.4 than you can go here to upgrade.
Test of gingerbread is sweet but without rooting, android phones are not powerful as they really are.rooting have many benefits – it brings complete control on your phone, after rooting we can install non android market applications,flash custom ROMs and also make a complete system backup as well.
Rooting using SuperOneClick is not working on galaxy mini running android 2.3.4 ,so I posted a new method to root galaxy mini and it is very simple. follow the steps below carefully
Disclaimer: Follow this Guide on your risk and if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process, AndroidFlip.com is not responsible.
Warning : After rooting your warranty will lose , if you want to recover warranty then you have to unroot your device
Download a file called upd_1.zip from here
Instructions to root galaxy mini running android 2.3.4
Step1. Once you have downloaded the file upd_1.zip ,copy it to root (main) directory of
your phone’s micro SD card
Step2. Switch off your phone
Step3. Now boot phone in recovery mode,hold the Home key
(middle button) and while holding ,Press Power ON button
Step4. In recovery mode you will get lot of options on screen and here you cant use
touchscreen to select options , so use volume up/down to toggle through options.
to confirm use middle key
Step5. Choose second option “apply update from SD card”
Step6. Now you will need to select file upd_1.zip . go where you saved it on your SD card
and select it. press middle key to apply
Step7. it will take several seconds to install
Step8. Once this process is done, reboot your phone and you will see a superuser
icon under applications ,congratulations your phone is now rooted
If you faced any problem feel free to ask via leaving comments below
For More info you can go to Source – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=14158214&postcount=3