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    Default How can I root my device safely?

    Ive got an unbranded galaxy s3 i9300 and running 4.1.2, I want to root so I can overclock, can someone show me a simple step by step guide on how to do this withoit messing my phone up?

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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    Try this bro...... this was me learning. Use the Sydia kernal (the 2nd one i tried)

    http://androidforums.com/showthread....or PC idiots!!

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
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    Basicly do you have odin mate and ill give u link to a file to download and unzip (im hoping ur better with PCs than me) n il tell what to do with it.
    Make sure u have the s3 drivers and Kies ISNT running...

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
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    Sorry man its SIYAH kernel

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    Quote Originally Posted by funkylogik View Post
    Basicly do you have odin mate and ill give u link to a file to download and unzip (im hoping ur better with PCs than me) n il tell what to do with it.
    Make sure u have the s3 drivers and Kies ISNT running...

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
    Unbranded international s3 with Official 4.1.2 JB. Paisley, Slotland, Western Europe :beer:
    Naa mate I dont have absolutely anything, no s3 files or odin lol

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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    #1 download, extract and install odin.
    Theres a good link on the thread i gave u
    Also, plug ur phone in pc so it downloads drivers

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
    Unbranded international s3 with Official 4.1.2 JB. Paisley, Slotland, Western Europe :beer:
    GT-I9300, UK
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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    Quote Originally Posted by funkylogik View Post
    #1 download, extract and install odin.
    Theres a good link on the thread i gave u
    Also, plug ur phone in pc so it downloads drivers

    MERRY XMAS!!!X
    Unbranded international s3 with Official 4.1.2 JB. Paisley, Slotland, Western Europe :beer:
    What files did you use to root mate? Going to do it to my s3 4.1.2.
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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    Yeah mate what did you use? What files? And just so its alright what version is odin?

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    Default Re: How can I root my device safely?

    I used Exynos Abuse by chain fire on XDA. It's his protection against the SoC security hole, but also uses the hole to root your phone for you.

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