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How to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace

This guide will show you how to root the popular Samsung Galaxy Ace device from Samsung.

Disclaimer: Digital Endpoint is not responsible for rooting the Android device in any way. Before performing any of these steps make sure you back up your Android device completely.

Rooting is done entirely by you at your own risk.

What is needed to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace?

In order to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace you will need the following.

  • The Samsung Galaxy Ace you want to root in your hand.
  • A PC.

Step 1 – Download the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Ace for your PC

In order for your PC to recognise the Samsung Galaxy Ace as part of the rooting process you first must download and install the USB drivers on to your PC.

You can download the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Ace from here.

Once you have downloaded them run the main program file to make sure the drivers are installed.

Step 2 – Download the rooting file

In order to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace you must download the root zip file which you can get from here.

Download the file and save it on your PC in an easy to find location such as the desktop but do not extract it.

Step 3 – Copy the root file to the Samsung Galaxy Ace

Connect the Samsung Galaxy Ace to your PC. Once done, copy the root file from step 2 to the device in an easy to find location such as the Downloads file.

Step 4 – Root the Samsung Galaxy Ace

Now that you have done that you must then reboot in to recovery mode.

  1. Make sure the device is turned off completely.
  2. Hold down Volume Up + Home + Power until the device turns on and boots in to recovery mode.

Now, with the device in recovery mode, choose Install zip from Sdcard and browse to the zip file you copied to the device from step 3 and install it.

Once installed return to the main menu and then reboot the device.

Once the device has rebooted you should see the SuperSU application visible which means you successfully rooted the Samsung Galaxy Ace.

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