How To Root US Cellular Galaxy S3 R530U- Easy Tutorial

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Here is a complete tutorial on how to root US Cellular Galaxy S3 SCH-R530U running on official firmware. You most likely already know that installing an official firmware update removes root access and since most of you loves to update your device whenever an official firmware available, can now root your phones again using our tutorial. The root file we used in this tutorial have nearly 100% success rate. You can now easily root Galaxy S3 R530U running on official firmware with the root package given in this tutorial. Earlier the same root package comes with ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery but the new root package no longer comes with CWM recovery but only offer you a successful rooting.

Continue reading this page to root Galaxy S3 R530U using ODIN. However, before moving towards installation of firmware we recommend you to backup your apps and other personal data. Although, the file we going to use in this tutorial doesn’t harmful installing but it always better to have a backup. Also manual backup let you move your personal data from one manufacturer to another; for example you can use Samsung Galaxy S4 data to HTC One. In below written tutorial we not only direct you towards a step-by-step guide to root Galaxy S3 R530U running on official firmware using Odin but also give you necessary tips to safe guard your data.

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Rooting Information: Once your device is rooted, warranty will get void; However, you can reclaim the warranty by applying official firmware update and then resetting the flash counter (on Samsung device only) to 0 using apps like TriangleAway.

To confirm if you successfully rooted your Android device or not install an app called “Root Checker” which is available for free from Google PLAY store.

Warning!

We at Droid Firmwares write tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience a damage after following this tutorial. Also remember,this guide is only applicable for Galaxy S3 R530U. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.

Pre Requisites:

As there is always some risk involve while you install anything other than what you have presently. It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites to stay safe.

  1. Backup your important data such as SMS, Call Log, Contacts, APN and MMS settings. You can follow our Android backup guide for this. It’s also a good idea to backup your internal memory content to external SD card, specially if you need to perform any wiping task during or after installation process.
  2. If your device turn off during the installation process unless explicitly mentioned on this tutorial then it may experience a hard brick. That’s why, it’s good idea  to check battery percentage before following this tutorial. Usually, the phone should have 60% or more power when you flash a custom ROM or firmware. Firmware installation can be done with 25% or more power when the device is connected to computer using USB and get charge through it. It will be fine to have 30% or more if you going to root a firmware. Learn How to Check Battery Percentage in Android phones.
  3. USB Debugging mode should be turned of if it’s disabled otherwise you can’t transfer file using USB cable. Learn: How to Enable/Disable USB Transfer on Android Devices.
  4. Another thing you should note that nearly all our tutorial at Droid Firmwares is for carrier unlocked and bootloader unlocked devices. You shouldn’t try to install it on a locked device unless explicitly mentioned anywhere in tutorial.

Download Galaxy S3 R530U Latest USB Drivers

Since you will need to connect your smartphone to your PC, so you will need to have your Galaxy S3 R530U drivers installed on your computer. Visit our USB Driver Download page. If you can access your mobile content in your PC when both are connected the your already have it.

So, you have done everything that we mentioned above, right! Now, as you have taken necessary precaution, you are ready to move towards next page where we summed up detail instruction on how to root Galaxy S3 R530U on official firmware.

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