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Is there a way to root the gs3 whit out connecting the phone to a computer ?
I can't freaking connect or have my phone to be read by my laptop ..
I'm going insane ... I'm running AT&T 4.3 but its laggy so I need to try a Rom

Some help please
I read all over the place about the gs3 issues whit the laptops .....

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Not that I'm aware of. Do you have custom recovery now? I.e. twrp or cwm? If so you can download a pre rooted rom with the phone if not good luck avoiding the computer... is there a reason why you are unable to use your phone and laptop together? Perhaps we can devise a solution to help.

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Do you have any warranty left? Rooting or installing non-official Samsung ROMs will trip the Knox counter, assuming stock AT&T 4.3.
 
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Either you have a bad cord or USB port, or you need to install the Samsung USB drivers.

If you need root, you're not going to get around using a computer.

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See ... i try multiple cords ... Install drivers for i747 ... Install kies ... but the computer won't recognize the device .. i try many ways ... warranty I do ... I was planning to send it to Samsung .... but I read on many forums that these model phone has a issue

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Theramsey's question of custom recovery is important.

There is a recovey flashable solution for our phones at http://www.epiccm.org/2012/06/team-e...overy.html?m=1

You can copy any files you need to a microSD card also to get them onto your phone.

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But if you got 4.3 OTA & you do not want to lose warranty, be careful. Custom recovery might have already broken warranty.

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Theramsey's question of custom recovery is important. The CF-Auto-Root-d2att-d2uc-samsungsghi747.zip can be flashed from recovery, or from Mobile Odin (by Chainfire) available in these forums.

Read Chainfire's instructions for Auto Root. You can copy any files you need to a microSD card also to get them onto your phone.

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But if you got 4.3 OTA & you do not want to lose warranty, be careful. Custom recovery might have already broken warranty.

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WHAT??

I think that they are looking to root, and are not already rooted.

How is mobile odin going to be used to flash CF-Auto Root to root when the phone needs to already be rooted to use Mobile Odin? Mobile Odin is a rooted app.

And what good is putting the files on microsd when you still need a computer, in this case which will not connect, and odin to flash?

Those files in that zip are not for flashing from the microsd. One is the desktop Odin, one is the .tar file which you need the desktop Odin, and the other is the desktop configuration file for Odin.

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See ... i try multiple cords ... Install drivers for i747 ... Install kies ... but the computer won't recognize the device .. i try many ways ... warranty I do ... I was planning to send it to Samsung .... but I read on many forums that these model phone has a issue

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It sounds like you have a bad USB port on your phone.
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Thank you for catching my mistake about the CF-Auto..zip. It only delivers an Odin package. CF's instructions clarify it's use for fist time stock rooting, but that won't help with OP's problem.

I posted a recovery flash alternative in my correction Copying files to microSD via a built in PC card reader is a workaround for bad USB cables and PC usb ports that would apply here.

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