How To Root Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance is a rebuilt version of Samsung Galaxy S. It’s international version officially received the I9070XXLQG android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update.

The new build is an unbranded version of firmware and can be downloaded through the Samsung KIES server. The users from the supported regions can also install the update manually by using Odin flashing tool.

Those who already updated their phone with this update and looking for the rooting method may follow my tutorial:

Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070

Firmware details:



Version : Android 4.1.2

Country : Italy

Region : Europe


1.First, install the appropriate USB driver on your computer. It is essential to transfer the files between the Samsung Galaxy S Advance smartphone and the computer.

2.After that backup all the important data’s on your phone using the appropriate backup applications.

3.Next, make sure the battery percentage level on your phone is above 75%.

4.Ensure your phone is factory unlocked and not locked to any carrier.

5.Finally, enable the USB debugging mode option on your phone by following the path Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging mode.

Disclaimer : Follow the given below procedure at your own risk, we would not be held responsible if any damage occurs to your phone.

How to root Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 on android 4.1.2 XXLQG Jelly bean:

1.Initially download the root package from here to your computer.

2.Once you downloaded the package successfully, just connect your smartphone to the computer via original USB cable.

3.After that copy the downloaded root package file to the external SD card of your phone.

4.Next unplug the USB cable from your phone and then turn OFF the same. Make sure the phone was vibrated after you turned OFF your phone.

5.Next, boot your Samsung Galaxy S Advance smartphone into the stock recovery mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up button + Home button and Power button together until the device turned On.

6.Now, you will be in the recovery mode. Here, use the volume buttons to direct between the options and power button to select the particular option.

7.After that select the “install zip from external storage option > choose zip from SD card option”.

8.Now, find the root package file which you have already stored on your external SD card; select them by pressing the Power button.

9.Confirm the installation of the root zip file on your phone. The process will begin on your phone and will complete within few minutes.

10.Once the process is finished, reboot your Samsung Galaxy S Advance smartphone by selecting the “Reboot system now” option from the main recovery menu.

That’s it! Now, your phone was rooted successfully. To confirm the installation of rooting just download the “Root Checker” app from the Google Play Store.

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  1. I can’t root my samsung s advance 4.1.2
    I tried to flash root pkg from recovery mode
    in recovery it showing file can’t Mount what to do now please help me .

  2. Send the guide please.
    My email I’d
    Mob no:09663716168

  3. I will provide an alternative tutorial soon! Check out the blog regularly.

  4. Erick Donald says:

    hope it’s not gonna affect my phone

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