Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,737,406 Members 42,316 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[GUIDE] how to root Boost S3 4.4.2

Tip us?
 
6th_Hokage
Old
(Last edited by 6th_Hokage; 29th June 2014 at 10:32 PM.)
#1  
6th_Hokage's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 198
Posts: 615
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Los Osos
Default [GUIDE] how to root Boost S3 4.4.2

you can root the stock 4.4.2

first step make sure your on 4.4.2

second step download Towel Root http://towelroot.com/

third step place Towel Root in sdcard or internal storage

fourth step with any file manager find and install Towel Root

fifth step root

sixth step go to play store and download https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....supersu&hl=en and also https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....busybox&hl=en let super user update the binary

seventh step flash any recovery you want personally i went with Philliz Touch

eighth step if you want flash a custom rom now if not enjoy your rooted stock 4.4.2
YouTube Channel

my work:

Custom Splash Screen Sprint/Boost/Virgin Mobile s3 Touchwiz Roms and some AOSP Roms


my work :P Viper4Andriod S3 APP and Settings

current phone:
Samsung Galaxy S3, Stock ND8 with NDC Modem, some apps from Wicked X v7.3

Past phone: latest to oldest
Samsung Galaxy Infuse 4G sold
Samsung Galaxy S 4G 3rd time
HTC myTouch 3G slide
Samsung Galaxy S 4G 2nd time
T-mobile myTouch
Samsung Galaxy S 4G
HTC Sensation 4G
Motorola Backflip
 
Tekone
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 114
Join Date: Mar 2009
work on ND8 rom? sprint phone?
 
6th_Hokage
Old
#3  
6th_Hokage's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 198
Posts: 615
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Los Osos
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tekone View Post
work on ND8 rom? sprint phone?
i want to say yes but towel root does come with a warning that it might brick your device.....but i want to say yes since most things that can be done to the ND8 can be done to the NDC and also in reverse order.....so try it and report back it will be good to know if it works on both bootloaders
YouTube Channel

my work:

Custom Splash Screen Sprint/Boost/Virgin Mobile s3 Touchwiz Roms and some AOSP Roms


my work :P Viper4Andriod S3 APP and Settings

current phone:
Samsung Galaxy S3, Stock ND8 with NDC Modem, some apps from Wicked X v7.3

Past phone: latest to oldest
Samsung Galaxy Infuse 4G sold
Samsung Galaxy S 4G 3rd time
HTC myTouch 3G slide
Samsung Galaxy S 4G 2nd time
T-mobile myTouch
Samsung Galaxy S 4G
HTC Sensation 4G
Motorola Backflip
The Following User Says Thank You to 6th_Hokage For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes