How To Root Samsung SHV-E160L

Samsung SHV-E160L is a widely used android phone among users in India. Although the phone comes with great features, rooting it will help the user to install different apps which are not available in Google Play store and have fun with it.

Here we have written a simple procedure to root Samsung SHV-E160L. Make sure to follow the instructions carefully to avoid hardbricking of your device.

Rooting Samsung SHV-E160L

Procedure To Root Samsung SHV-E160L

  1. Enable USB debugging option from Developer option, which you probably would find in Settings. Make sure that you have made backup of all data in another reserved form to mitigate chances of data loss in future.
  2. Download SHV-E160L driver and V Root app on PC and install these applications step by step completely.
  3. After V Root application installation, launch this file.
  4. Connect Samsung SHV-E160L with PC through its genuine USB cable to forge smooth connectivity between PC and smart phone.
  5. Now click on Root button to start Rooting process.
  6. On completion of Root process, V Root app will reboot smart phone instantly. Install Super Su file.
    Now have fun with your Samsung SHV-E160L rooted to upgraded firmware.
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  1. GreatNick says:

    Hello from Moscow, Russia!
    I have Samsung SHV-E160L. I bought it in Cambodia. I tried many times to root it, but still no success. I think bootloader is closed. Firmware is Jelly Bean 4.1.2.
    If you know how to root it I will appreciate your help.

    Thank You at advance!

  2. Hi there, Will post a tutorial for it shortly.

  3. Hi sir. Do you have now your root access?

  4. how can i install kit kat 4.4 on my Samsung SHV-E160L?

  5. Official firmware has not been released. So if you want to update to kitkat, you have to go for custom ROMs.

  6. Hi Sathish,
    Do you know a custom kit kat rom that will work on this Samsung shv-e160l

  7. Nope! But i will find one for you!

  8. Sathish, I have Samsung SHV-E160L. I bought it in Korea running gingerbread. Please tell me how to install jellybean on my Samsung SHV-E160L.