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Idk if you're still here, So I'm just gonna explain it to you the way I wanted it to be explained when I didn't know what I was doing. This is all assuming you're on Windows; I think I saw that you said you were using 7, so I feel safe in assuming that.
For starters, anything you need for the OneClick will be in this thread at some point, lol.
Anyways, you'll make sure you have all the files downloaded, and sdk installed. Here it all is in case you don't have anything:
sdk installer - Android SDK Installer.exe
Download from this link: PG05IMG.zip, Exploits.zip, RUU..[super long name]..zip, and OneClickRoot.bat - http://rom.galaxysense.com/thunderbolt/
After you have all that, and sdk is installed you're set to go. Leave PG05IMG.zip and RUU...zip zipped for the entire process. Never extract anything from them!
For me, I put all of those files on my Desktop, so I'll explain it using that location. Yours might be different (Desktop isn't usually the recommendation) and you can adjust accordingly. I'll also be calling "PG05IMG_downgrade" by the name of "RUU...zip" because that's the file I used, as well as the one I provided. However they contain the same exact information, so don't be confused by the naming difference.
- You're going to open up the folder that is, by default, called "sdk" and from there go to "platform-tools." Minimize that if you want, but you'll be moving stuff to it in a minute.
- Open the Exploits.zip that you downloaded, and move/extract all of the files in that folder to the sdk>platform-tools that you have minimized.
- Move a copy of PG05IMG.zip into platform-tools. Move a copy of RUU...zip into the platform-tools folder, as well as onto your SD Card. You'll need it on your SD early on, and this way you won't have to stop to move it around later while in the middle of rooting. Rename the RUU...zip file on your SD Card to "PG05IMG.zip" (drop the quotes, obviously) making sure it doesn't have .zip.zip at the end.
- After that, open OneClickRoot. It'll ask if you want to start; say yes. The next thing will be asking for a directory of where your adb.exe is located. You'll want to type that in, and hit enter. For example, mine was "C:\Users\[username]\Desktop\sdk\platform-tools" which is why leaving them on your desktop tends to not be recommended, lol. Hit enter once you type it in, and after you get it right, next step.
- It will let you know that the directory was found, blahblahblah. What you need to look at is that your number ends in 605.5 or 605.9. DO NOT ROOT IF THEY DON'T MATCH. TRUST ME, I TRIED IT AND COULD NOT HAVE BEEN MORE UPSET WITH THE DECISION. If they do match, which they should by default, continue on.
- It will push all the needed files for you next, just let it work for the few seconds it'll take to finish. Pretty sure the next couple things are explained in the OneClick... I'll jump ahead to Bootloader Mode. If I happened to miss anything here, someone will be able to give you an answer pretty easily, I'd think.
-- BOOTLOADER MODE ~~ It'll automatically bring you to this mode. All white screen with very system-like text in fun colors. You'll need to hit your power button when BOOTLOADER (or maybe it's HBOOT? It's the first option, the one that you want to select.) is highlighted, and just wait a few seconds. The phone will do its thing checking and loading files. You'll see "No image!" and similar errors; don't worry, it's supposed to happen. Once that's done, I believe it asked you to update. Say yes by hitting the up volume button, if it asks. After that, reboot your phone by hitting the power button. Skip the whole phone setup, it's a waste of time since you'll be asked again after the next bootloader mode.
- After you're fully rebooted, go back on to your SD card. Delete the current folder called "PG05IMG.zip" completely off of it. Move the zipped folder called "PG05IMG.zip" from platform-tools on to your SD card. Do not just copy over. Make sure you delete the first one, and bring the second one over separately.
- Pretty sure at this point that you just hit Yes a few times, and it'll push the files you need, until it'll pause and say "if debugging isn't on, we will sense it by default when it is." If it works out right here, a nice string of numbers and letters comes up. MAKE SURE THE STRINGS MATCH IDENTICALLY! If they do, continue. I think it'll ask you to confirm one more thing, and then you'll be put into Bootloader mode once more. Do the exact same thing as you did the first time.
- After that I believe it will give you a congratulatory message, and tell you what apps you need to download in closing.
If I missed anything, please say something ASAP. I know this SUCKED for me last night when I did it. Thankfully Cyber and chrisp were there to help me through it.
By the way, give them (Cyber Warrior and chrisp) a lot of the credit for any good info I just gave... If not for them I wouldn't have known any of this >.>
Heading to bed now... Good luck, and if you need more help, just ask. Someone will surely be able to help you if I can't or am not here (class all day tomorrow )