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[Samsung Moment] Root Instructions

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By zikronix, Senior Member on 9th December 2009, 04:40 PM
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EDIT: This information is out dated now but visit the link below for updated info.

taken from here http://www.samsungmomentforum.com/ro...ly-achieved!)/



1) Partition your SD Card to have first partition as fat16 and second ext3 [this tutorial assumes you have this setup exactly as stated]

2) Boot in Test Mode with Call+Center+Power

3) copy root into your tools directory of the sdk

4) adb push root /system

5) adb shell chmod 0755 /system/root

6) adb shell /system/root

7) unplug usb, remove battery, reboot into test mode when instructed

8) adb shell

9) /system/bin/btld_testmode

10) /system/root
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10th December 2009, 02:02 AM |#2  
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Excellent. It work!. Just do exatly the steps above. Thanks for putting all this info together.

FYI... Samsung post the source code of the samsung moment.
17th December 2009, 03:45 PM |#3  
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Is this temp or persistent root? For temp root I don't think partitioning the sd card is necessary or at least I didn't partition it when I temp rooted my Moment.
18th December 2009, 07:35 AM |#4  
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Cool
Was a long time WinMo user, I was stuck with a Moto Q9c on sprint for way to long. I'm still stuck with sprint, but got the Moment in hopes of having a badass Android to start with.
Night and Day compared to my Q, the root is key though, custom rom's were so easy on the Q.

soooo im a newb to android, same question as johnbarry3434.
does it stick?

I've got two Moment's(thanks sprint for shipping me 2 and charging me for neither) ?maybe one for test purposes?
Anything I can do to help the rooting process, please let me know
18th December 2009, 09:42 PM |#5  
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Sorry guys but I'm very new to this android. Only had my phone for a week now. Is rooting like flashing a custom ROM for the Touch Pro?
21st December 2009, 03:44 AM |#6  
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Does this require seperate adb drivers for the Samsung phone?? If so where can I get them and are there any avaliable for Ubuntu???
22nd December 2009, 07:44 PM |#7  
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Hi guys,

I have just gotten myself a Samsung Spica. Can I use this guide as well? Is there a ROM-update tool for the Spica?

I'm really n00b, so any help is appreciated :)
24th December 2009, 05:28 PM |#8  
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I need someone with this rooted phone to contact me, I need to get some data from it so I can work on something for it.

Please contact me at Stericson.g1@gmail.com

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30th December 2009, 04:19 PM |#9  
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hey look i am brand new to this whole root thing i just got my moment two days ago i am used to the simple jailbreak iphone stuff but this is a whole new level

i am on windows vista and i do not understand any of this at all please someone email me some simpler instructions or make a video or something just to help me out in some way please and thank you

my email: r3birth01@aol.com
30th December 2009, 07:50 PM |#10  
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use the search Service people
19th January 2010, 11:22 PM |#11  
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Now that moment is rooted?
Will there be any chance of us getting a custom rom of andorid using sense ui?
i dont really see any point in rooting my phone if there is no MAJOR thing you can do with it..
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