1. Raygo's Avatar
    I have tried Kingoroot without success. I tried a few other one-click root PC apps, they all can't do it.

    Let me just say I'm what you guys might call a noob, I don't really understand this stuff yet.

    I mainly want to root the phone so I can install Google Play, Android phones in China are not set up for it unless you root the phone and configure it yourself.

    I'm dead keen to do this, as it annoys me greatly that I bought a phone and am seemingly denied the regular usage of that phone.

    So in my research I also heard about a thing called Odin which you can use to install a new rom on a Samsung phone. And I came across a Chinese website which gave info on a rom you can install on an A8 which is already rooted. I got Odin and the rom now but I'm clueless what to do next really.

    I'm thinking the phone has to be rooted to use Odin on it anyway, am I right? And if I do install the rom, it will wipe the phone right? Lose all the data and apps I've installed on it, right? I don't want that to happen, is there a mway to secure the data, put it all back just the way it was after the rom is installed?

    Like I said I'm clueless really, but I'm trying to proceed cautiously, I'd be grateful for any advice.

    Android version : 5.1.1
    Kernel Version: 3.10.49-5327022
    Build Number: LMY47X.A8000ZCU2A0H6
    09-14-2015 11:39 PM
  2. TheDiffrenceGamers's Avatar
    What is your android version

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-15-2015 07:15 AM
  3. Raygo's Avatar
    Android version : 5.1.1
    Kernel Version: 3.10.49-5327022
    Build Number: LMY47X.A8000ZCU2A0H6
    anh ngoc likes this.
    09-15-2015 08:10 AM

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