How To Root Samsung Captivate i897 with One Click Root Tool

We’re covering up the process of rooting Samsung Captivate due to upcoming post in which we’ll be talking about the process to update Samsung Captivate to latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware, Rooting is pretty simple with the one-click tool we’re going to announce here, so it would be no more a problematic task for those who are non-android geeks.

Samsung Captivate i897 Rooting

Note: Rooting voids the warranty of an mobile phone, but the warranty can be retained by flashing the STOCK ROM on your device which can be found anywhere on the internet. But never forget, rooting of your device gives many benefits, You can install Root only apps, install custom ROMS, and enjoy overclocking.

Warning for Beginners:

Note: This is an rooting process that is applicable only for the Samsung Captivate i897. The steps which are included in this guide are very risky and can even brick off your mobile phone. Unless you are aware with Custom ROMS, Firmwares and ODIN, don’t even try these things on your mobile phone.

Pre-Requisites to Root Samsung Captivate i897

  • The instructions are working for Samsung Captivate, i897 Originally manufactured.
  • Backup all of your SMS Messages using SMS Backup Application.
  • Sync all of your Contacts with the Gmail Application.
  • Copy all of your notes manually to somewhere else, as if in case your mobile phone gets bricked these notes will be deleted from the mobile phone.
  • Take a backup of call logs, APN Settings, and other important things.
  • Charge your mobile phone so that it would be having more than 60% battery.
  • Now, enable USB Debugging Mode in your mobile phone (Settings > Applications >Development > USB Debugging).
  • Samsung Device drivers installed in your computer.
  • Follow all steps carefully in order to get 100% assured success.

How to Root Samsung Captivate i897

Note: We have written each and every step clearly in order to make the root applied successfully but if any wrong step is taken then Neither me nor will be held responsible in case your device gets bricked.

  • Download the Captivate Rooting package.
  • Extract the files that are inside the package using winrar or winzip utility.
  • Now, enable USB Debugging Mode in your mobile phone (Settings > Applications >Development > USB Debugging).
  • Connect your mobile phone to your computer.
  • Launch the “T-Mobile Vibrant One-Click Root.exe” file.
  • It will launch a command prompt window, now follow the onscreen instructions and your device will be rooted.

 Your device is successfully rooted, now we’ll tell you the process to install Android ICS on your device in our next article.


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