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How to root the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H)

This guide will show you how to root the popular Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) phone 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 Core 2 (SM-G355H)?

In order to root the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) you will need the following.

  • The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) you want to root in your hand.
  • A PC

Step 1 – Download the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) root package

Now that we have installed the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) USB drivers and downloaded Odin we now need to download the root package to be used for the rooting process.

You can download the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H) root package from here.

Save it in an easy to find location on your PC such as the desktop. Do not extract it.

Step 2 – Copy the root package to the device

Connect the device to your PC. Copy the root file you downloaded in step 1 to an easy to find location on the device such as the Downloads folder.

Step 3 – Root the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (SM-G355H)

We now need to put it in to recovery mode.

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

Once the phone has booted in to recovery mode go to Install zip from SD card (External Storage).

Browse to the root zip package you just copied to the phone and then install it and wait for it to finish.

Once done go back to the main recovery menu and reboot the phone.

Once the phone reboots you should see the SuperSU application meaning that you have successfully rooted the device.

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