How to Root Galaxy S3 I9300 XXUFME7 with CF-Root
Installed I9300XXUFME7 on your device and missing the root? Well, you can now root Galaxy S3 4.2.2 by using CF Root for I9300XXUFME7 firmware. The process is pretty straightforward. For those who are new to this, here is a detailed step by step guide:
How to Root Galaxy S3 XXUFME7 Firmware
Before you Begin:
- You should have Samsung USB drivers installed on your PC.
- Take a backup of data on your device.
- Enable USB Debugging on Android 4.2.2.
- Samsung Kies should not be running.
Step 1: Download Chainfire’s Auto Root for I9300XXUFME7: CF-Root-SGS3-v6.4.zip
Step 2: Extract the downloaded zip file. You will get a .tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Download Odin Odin3_v3.04.zip and extract the downloaded file.
Step 4: From extracted file, launch Odin app by running Odin3_v3.04.exe as administrator.
Step 5: Put Galaxy S3 in download mode. To do this:
- Switch your device off.
- Press & hold Power + Home + Volume down buttons till you see a triangle and Android robot.
- Now press the Volume up button to confirm entering the download mode.
Step 6: Now when your device is in download mode, connect it to the computer via the USB.
Odin will now detect your device. If it doesn’t, you will have to make sure that USB drivers are installed and if the problem persists, you may need to use a different USB port.
Step 7: In Odin, click on “PDA” button, then browse and select the .tar.md5 file (from step 2).
Step 8: After selecting the file, click on “Start” button in Odin.
Odin will now do it’s thing and root I9300XXUFME7 firmware on Galaxy S3. Once it’s done, your device will reboot. You should now have rooted Galaxy S3 with Android 4.2.2 JDQ39.