Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,732,310 Members 45,116 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] Root for GT-I9301I Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

Tip us?
(Last edited by rod555; 21st July 2014 at 08:26 PM.)
rod555's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 199
Posts: 1,511
Join Date: Feb 2007
Originally Posted by ViktorFoedowski View Post
you propably updated to the new version of Kitkat 4.4.2.
The new update had the bandversion I9301IXXUANF4 for me (I updated too) (there is no possible way to root this version as far as i know)
But the not updated version of KitKat 4.4.2 (bandversion for me: I9301IXXUANC6) works with towelroot.

Beside i updated to the new update i still got my phone rooted:
  1. I downloaded the new version of Odin on my pc.
  2. I downloaded the old version from sammobile. (the I9301IXXUANC6 version)
  3. In Odin (launched with admin rights) you click on the PDA (or sometimes AP called) button and select the downloaded firmware version (unpacked)
  4. Next boot your phone in recovery mode (turn it off, then press volume down + home + power button)
  5. Connect your phone to your pc (after that odin should recognize your phone)
  6. Now make sure re-partition is NOT checked in odin !this is very important! and click start (now wait some time until its finished)
  7. Your phone should reboot automatic (if auto reboot is checked in odin) and the old firmware should be on your phone
  8. Now install towelroot and click "make it rain"
  9. Now you should have root!

(Hope this helps. Sorry for my bad english... )
one billion of thanks! run perfectly [emoji106]

Sent from my GT-I9301I
sent by SM-G350
The Following User Says Thank You to rod555 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
ViktorFoedowski's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 2
Posts: 3
Join Date: Jun 2014
Originally Posted by rod555 View Post
one bullion of thanks! run perfectly
No problem. I just wanted to help.

Sent from my GT-I9301I using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
The Following User Says Thank You to ViktorFoedowski For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
CostaGD's Avatar
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 1
Join Date: May 2014
Well, I hope that there will be a root app for I9301IXXUANF4 soon.
I've got some bad memories of doing anything to my phone with ODIN. App is the only non-destructive way for me.
Does anyone know how much time developer needs to release his updated app after new version of Android?
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes