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Default [Q] how to root boost mobile galaxy s3

getting my new boost s3 tomorrow and wondering the best way to root.
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getting my new boost s3 tomorrow and wondering the best way to root.
Well if its new its probably gonna have mk5 firmware, android 4.3 with KNOX security. Read HERE. when you get the phone goto settings, about phone, see which baseband it has, as this guide if for mk5 baseband.
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Well if its new its probably gonna have mk5 firmware, android 4.3 with KNOX security. Read HERE. when you get the phone goto settings, about phone, see which baseband it has, as this guide if for mk5 baseband.
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Well if its new its probably gonna have mk5 firmware, android 4.3 with KNOX security. Read HERE. when you get the phone goto settings, about phone, see which baseband it has, as this guide if for mk5 baseband.
Received update and rooted fine.thank you
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Towelroot. Worked on my boost s3 4.4.2.

Its an apk. Simply instal and run it.

Its at towelroot dot com.
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