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[Q] Rooting Unlock Samsung Galaxy ACE GT-S5839i

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8th May 2012, 06:46 PM   |  #1  
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Hello to everyone, well, i have just got my new Samsung galaxy ACE model GT-S5839i , the problem is that i have been reading a lot of tutorials, about how to root, or unlock the samsung galaxy ACE, but its seem they have done something with the new version and its not working.

There are a lot of stuff out there about the GT-S5830 but anything about the GT-S5839i wich is the one i have got.

So if there is someone who could help me to tell me about how to root this phone, or tell me how to enter the recovery mode, it would be very helpfull.

Thanks.
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8th May 2012, 10:44 PM   |  #2  
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I have the Ace but the model just before yours and all I do is hold volume down and the centre button untill the phone turns on and screen goes black.

Install clockworkmod recovery google it.

if i helped press thanks please
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9th May 2012, 08:50 PM   |  #3  
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Hi! i gave my girlfriend a Samsung GT-S5830i. She has a t-mobile card, but i brought a Telenor phone. So i began to unlock... Ive found the Recovery menu...

Recovery:
First press and hold the Home button and the Volume Up button, then press and hold the power button. The Samsung Galaxy Ace letters appears, and then disappears. Now release the power button only... The Samsung Galaxy Ace text appears again. When the text changes to bright yellow, release the buttons, and the recovery comes up...

The download menu:
Press and hold both the volume up and volume down button, then press and hold the power button...
A warning message comes. press vol up... [[!! beware of differences berween GT-S5830 and GT-S5830i... They are not compatible. You brick your phone when you upload a different kernel!!]]

The zip file for root is below....
(if i uploaded a wrong zip, please PM me that...)

i couldn't unlock it. Ive tried all of methods, i've found. The only method, that now works, hte Z3XBOX, but it costs 120$ :eek:
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18th May 2012, 07:03 PM   |  #4  
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looking for a solution on this as well ...

Have a Samsung Ace GT-S5839i locked to Vodafone with android 2.3.6

I was able to root, extrat the img file but can't find the code (using same hex from samsung i5500 http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=828534 )

Help?
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18th May 2012, 09:01 PM   |  #5  
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I've found the solution for our problem !

It's called galaxy toolbox and i just tested and works excelent on my Samsung Ace GT-S5839i locked to Vodafone with android 2.3.6

Phone needs to be rooted and you just need to install this apk

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1647703
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Hello,

I was hopping that post about rooting S5839i but I didn't see any tuto about it. I tried with "unlock root" and "SuperOneClick" but didn't get result.

Always process stop with this message for unlock root : "Failed to get shellroot" or "Wait for device" for superoneclick. The process is stopped althought drivers are well installed, debbuging usb is checked, I reboot computer ..etc.

I need another way to root this phone please, samsung s5839i v2.3.6

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24th May 2012, 05:30 PM   |  #7  
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Well, I did it now !

This is a very simple way to root s5839i.

Put this file in sd card (don't unzipped it !), power off phone, enter into recovery mode (home + volume up + power one) then select "update from card" and choose the file root.zip. Reboot phone, that's it
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11th June 2012, 09:29 PM   |  #8  
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Well, I did it now !

This is a very simple way to root s5839i.

Put this file in sd card (don't unzipped it !), power off phone, enter into recovery mode (home + volume up + power one) then select "update from card" and choose the file root.zip. Reboot phone, that's it

thanx mate
this solution worked
i have tested 1x s5839i root nd it worked.
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28th June 2012, 02:08 PM   |  #9  
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i tried to update cwm 5 and no my ace s589i wont boot and when i goto recovery it says "cant mount system".
i have tried to upload a new flash to it via odin but it fails at nand write.... has anyone got any sugestions or a proper flash for this please ?
28th June 2012, 05:20 PM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Zilashak

Hello to everyone, well, i have just got my new Samsung galaxy ACE model GT-S5839i , the problem is that i have been reading a lot of tutorials, about how to root, or unlock the samsung galaxy ACE, but its seem they have done something with the new version and its not working.

There are a lot of stuff out there about the GT-S5830 but anything about the GT-S5839i wich is the one i have got.

So if there is someone who could help me to tell me about how to root this phone, or tell me how to enter the recovery mode, it would be very helpfull.

Thanks.

To unlock galaxy ace. First you should root you ace. Google (gingeroot.apk download)
Also transfer apk file to phone and installe. Click root and it should root it.

After that you should go to the market and download galaxy ace unlock. Open it and it will ask you to give it root permission. Click yes. Copy down the code that comes up. There should be 3 codes but they should be the same.

Turn off your phone and put in a different sim. A box should come up telling you to put a password in. So type in the number you copyed down. It should say unlocked if something like that. You will have unlocked your phone.

YES THE UNLOCKING APP IS FOR GALAXY ACE BUT WILL ALSO WORK OF GALAXY ACE 2 AND GALAXY ACE PLUS

Sent from my GT-S5830 using xda app-developers app

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