FORUMS
Remove All Ads from XDA

[HOWTO] Rooting your Samsung Intercept the Easy Way

1,179 posts
Thanks Meter: 72
 
By qipengart, Senior Member on 28th December 2010, 06:28 AM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
Well, a lot of places are listing difficult methods to root their Sprint/Virgin Mobile (which I have) Samsung Intercept. Here is an easy way I discovered:

1) Download the Samsung Intercept drivers at: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/do...SPH-M910ZKASPR
2) Install the drivers for your computer (XP/Vista)
3) Download and install the SuperOneClickRoot 1.5.5 (latest version) at http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=803682
4) Run the SuperOneClickRoot program after enabling USB debugging mode on your Samsung Intercept which is plugged into your USB port.
5) Viola, your Intercept will be rooted now.

If you have the Virgin Mobile version then you will have the cheapest unlimited wifi/USB tethering option ever!

Enjoy...
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to qipengart For This Useful Post: [ View ] Gift qipengart Ad-Free
 
 
29th December 2010, 06:10 AM |#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
one stop root
I have followed these instruction, however after Dling the lastest version 1.5.5 When i click root it just stops responding.?. I have debugging on tried the turn debugging off and back on none seem to work for my intercept. Using win7 any elp for my noob azz would be appreciated :}
29th December 2010, 10:55 AM |#3  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
one question?
i want to know if this way works. I put the application in the micro sd, the search in androzip and install, work or not. I did so in the hero and it worked fine whit another application similar to this.
29th December 2010, 03:14 PM |#4  
qipengart's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Salt Lake City
Thanks Meter: 72
 
More
I havent tested this method on Windows 7 but it worked perfectly on my Windows XP SP3 machine.

Sent from my SGH-T849 using XDA App
29th December 2010, 03:15 PM |#5  
qipengart's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Salt Lake City
Thanks Meter: 72
 
More
Did you make sure to install the drivers first?

Sent from my SGH-T849 using XDA App
29th December 2010, 03:16 PM |#6  
qipengart's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Salt Lake City
Thanks Meter: 72
 
More
Also you wouldn't run this program from the card itself...

Sent from my SGH-T849 using XDA App
31st December 2010, 02:47 AM |#7  
AndroidSamurai's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Greenville, SC
Thanks Meter: 691
 
Donate to Me
More
This is one way, but there is an alternative and in my opinion "easier" way of achieving "Temporary Root"...

There is an app called Z4root and the author of this app is one of our very own. Please thank z4ziggy and Sebastian Krahmer's rageagainstthecage because if it wasn't for them it would not be possible...

Navigate HERE to see the details and the download. It is very simple and as I have figured out, only the "Temporary Root" option works on the Virgin Mobile Samsung Intercept at this time.

Once the app is installed just click temporary root and you have root until your device is rebooted...

Have Fun and Be Safe!
The Following User Says Thank You to AndroidSamurai For This Useful Post: [ View ] Gift AndroidSamurai Ad-Free
31st December 2010, 10:20 AM |#8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
question
this if for android 2.1 version or for 2.2 version?
31st December 2010, 02:09 PM |#9  
qipengart's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Salt Lake City
Thanks Meter: 72
 
More
Android 2.1 version. Unfortunately I just found out that I got only temporary root this easy way so apparently the settings didn't stick after I rebooted my phone
31st December 2010, 03:12 PM |#10  
qipengart's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Salt Lake City
Thanks Meter: 72
 
More
I would recommend the z4root option above
Temporary root only. Does Sprint version get permanent one?

Sent from my Nexus One using XDA App
1st January 2011, 03:58 AM |#11  
AndroidSamurai's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Greenville, SC
Thanks Meter: 691
 
Donate to Me
More
I am not sure about that, but z4root is another easy way to enable a temporary root in order to flash a custom rom on the intercept...

I have been developing and hacking android since day one[tmo g1] and want to flash my intercept. Just holding off until a more stable rom/kernel is released.

Had a baby girl 2 months aggo and don't have the devel time needed to push out a stable rom by myself...

Y'all can msg me on gtalk at anytime if you have any questions or concerns on my new screen name androidsamurai.

Happy new year guys...

Sent from my SPH-M910 using XDA App
The Following User Says Thank You to AndroidSamurai For This Useful Post: [ View ] Gift AndroidSamurai Ad-Free
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Tags
hack, intercept, root, samsung, wifi tethering

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Message:
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes