The Samsung Galaxy Core is one of the most popular mid-range Android smartphone released by the Korean manufacturer this year, besides the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Although most of you may be already satisfied with its performance, but you can always improve your experience by installing custom ROMs as well as tweaking the device a bit. To do so, you will first have to root your device. If you have no idea how to do so, fret not! This article will be teaching you how to root the Samsung Galaxy Core I8262.
However before we begin, I would like to warn you that during the process of rooting, there is a risk of bricking your own device. So if you still want to proceed, you’ll be doing it at your own risk and we will hold no responsible for any form of damage on your device. Its a good practice for you to backup your device to an external source apart from your own SD Card.
Follow the steps below on how to root the Samsung Galaxy Core I8262:
- Download the Framaroot-1.5.3.apk ( look for the appropriate download from the first post ).
- Connect the Samsung Galaxy Core to your PC.
- Copy the Framaroot-1.5.3.apk from your PC to the root of your device’s SD card.
- Make sure you have enabled the installation of apks from Unknown Sources from your device’s settings.
- Launch your file explorer from your app drawer ( if you do not have one, you can download ES File Explorer from the Play Store ) and look for the Framaroot-1.5.3.apk. Once you’ve found the apk, install it.
- Open the Framaroot app from your device’s app drawer.
- From the app, tap on the Legolas and you should expect a success pop-up being shown up on your device.
- If it doesn’t shows up, close the app and open it again. This time round, tap on the Aragorn instead and you should be able to see a success pop-up.
- Congratulation! You’ve just rooted the Samsung Galaxy Core I8262.
This is how you go about rooting the Samsung Galaxy Core I8262. If you have any queries regarding this tutorial, you can either comment below the post or visit the developer’s page.
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