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    Default Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Hey i am new to rooting android. I just updated my OS after i got my Samsung Prevail and I am at Version 2.3.6. I was talking to a friend and he recommended rooting the phone. I already Jail broke my iPod touch so i figured this shouldn't be much harder. I tried downloading a couple one click root programs from android central but it didn't root because of Operation not permitted error. I did put it into Debugging mode and took the SD Card out too. Any ideas on how i can root it? I want to be able to take off some of the apps that are already installed on it that i will not use so i can free up my space. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!!
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    Have you tried
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    the only thing that concerns me bout that tho is most of those are flashing the rom correct? the biggest thing i am worried bout is i just got the phone and i dont want it to be a brick lol. WHat would you suggest? unless you know how to get those unwanted programs off the phone without rooting it lol. because a lot of those programs i cannot uninstall and it bugs me.
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Sorry, your phone carrier has a financial deal to lock those apps into the OS!
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    @J's... try d/ling snappz market & follow the 5 steps. Its not a Google Authorized Dev market, but their apps rock!
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Afternoon my Android updated to the 2.3.6 all i want to do is erase the apps i do not use and get some free space on my phone....
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    how can i root my samsung prevail 2.3.6? i try it many way but wont work
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    My Prevail is rooted it is not hard had mine down in 10 minutes and have full control over the phone now if you want I can help
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    There is not 1 app on the Prevail that has to be on there all of them can be erased when phone is fully rooted, maps, contacts everything can be removed when your phone has been rooted
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Can someone point me to an actual ROOT that works for the prevail with gingerbread 2.3.6 ? I have tried all of the ones I can find and nothing seems to work. It says "you should have root" but I don't. I have spent an entire day searching and researching and trying this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by werewolves69 View Post
    There is not 1 app on the Prevail that has to be on there all of them can be erased when phone is fully rooted, maps, contacts everything can be removed when your phone has been rooted
    can you help point me to the download for the Root? I have gingerbread 2.3.6 on my prevail. nothing I have found seems to work. I'm about to pull out my hair.
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    Hi, I have a Samsung Prevail, with Gingerbread 2.3.6. I attempted the "one click" root. During the I saw a lot of "access denied" errors, then ended with "phone rooted". Nothing did happen.

    Can the 2.3.6 version be rooted? I am very new to all of this and been reading for a few days. I am still lost a bit.

    This is the link I used in my root attempt.


    I followed the readme.txt file. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Should I remove my SD card and try again? Or is there a better root method for 2.3.6?

    The only thing that has worked so far is my upgraded from the 2gig SD card to the 32gig. I basically copied and pasted the files from one card to the other.


    Thank You
    Vish
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    can you help me with mine..i tried several times and all i get is errors that the files are not able to be copied. the phone restarts buts its not rooted.
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    The Prevail can't be rooted with 2.3.6. The only way you can root the phone with any tools is to flash it back to 2.3.5 using Odin. Then use the tools over to root.

    The process will work flawlessly then and you won't have no problems. is a -great- start to learn how to root the Prevail. I'm running CM7 now with no problems whatsoever.

    Good luck with your adventure!
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    how did you do it
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    Plz wud u b wiling 2 tell me what 2 do step by step I wanna root my phn to rmv unwanted apps like Hookt Latitiude Layer News & Weather SCVNGR etc
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    hope this helps... :-)
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    i tryied one for the version 2.3.5 and it said faild to go on phone and stuff but im still lokkin around to do it
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Could u please tell me how sweety
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    @nnb - If you still need your phone rooted I can walk you through it, it only takes about 10 minutes
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Hey looking for help to root my samsung galaxy 2.3.6 I see I'm not the only with the problem . If I could get some help it would be greatly appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by RMachen View Post
    @nnb - If you still need your phone rooted I can walk you through it, it only takes about 10 minutes
    Can you help me root my 2.3.6 gingerbread prevail
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    do you thinkk u kan help me out rooting my galaxy prevail thanx ( :
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    Default Re: Rooting the Samsung Prevail on Android 2.3.6

    Could you help me root mine? I've been trying for at least a month! Thanks.
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    HI would greatly like some step-by-step instruction (i am on dummy level when it comes to this stuff) on how to root my 2.3.6 prevail... i have macbook that runs leopard

    i can access PC if need be but would prefer not too
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