Galaxy J1 is the affordable smartphone by Samsung. The Galaxy J1 was launched in Jan 2015. It comes with an amazing specification such as 4.3 inches display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage that can be easily expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The smartphone also comes with 5 Megapixels rear camera and 2 Megapixels front camera. The Galaxy J1 runs on Android 4.4 Operating System. The phone support dual SIM two Micro-SIM (GSM &GSM). It has awesome connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and 3G.
So guys, If you have Samsung Galaxy J1 smartphone and want to root so you are in right place. In this post, we will guide you how to root Samsung Galaxy J1 on Android 4.4. Once your Galaxy J1 rooted then you can easily install the custom recovery, custom ROMs and those apps which need root access. If you are ready for rooting then follow the guideline below.
Disclaimer: This guide is for Samsung Galaxy J1 SM-J100H only. Don’t try this method on any other device. Also, we (GuideBeats) are not responsible for any damage caused by following this instruction. Try it at your own risk.
- Take a complete backup of your important data on Samsung Galaxy J1.
- Phone battery charged at least 70%.
- Install latest USB DRIVER for GalaxyJ1 in your PC: Link
- Original USB data cable to connect Galaxy J1 with PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Samsung device, from [Settings => Developer options => USB Debugging]
- Download the root package: Link
- Download Odin Tool: Link
STEPS TO ROOT THE SAMSUNG J1 SM-J100H ON ANDROID 4.4:
Step 1. First of all, download the root file from above link.
Step 2. Once the file downloaded then extract on the desktop of your computer.
Step 3.Now download and extract the Odin tool on the computer using above link.
Step 4. Run the Odin tool and leave it open.
Step 5. Now Completely turn off the Galaxy J1 and boot into Download Mode, press and hold the
“Volume Down + Home + Power” buttons together until you can see the screen change. You should see a yellow warning triangle and text on the screen. Just press Up to enter download mode.
Step 6. Now connect the Galaxy J1 to the computer and Odin tool will automatically recognize the device and message “Added”.
Step 7. Now click the PDA button and upload the .tar file you extracted in step 2.
Step 8. Now click the “Start” button and Odin program should flash that file to your Samsung device.
Step 9. Once the flashing process in done you will be able to see a green box with the words “Pass” in Odin screen. During this process, the device will automatically reboot.
Step 10. Now disconnect the smartphone from the computer.
Step 11. Download the iRoot tool: Link
Step 12. Once the tool downloaded then Run & tick the box on the main screen that says “launch”.
Step 13. Continue to launch the iRooting application.
Step 14. Re-connect the Galaxy J1 to the computer and the iRoot tool will automatically recognize your smartphone.
Step 15. Now click the Root button from the iRoot tool screen.
Step 16. Once the process completed then the iRoot tool will automatically reboot your device and install the kinguser application.
That’s all, Now your Samsung Galaxy J1 has been successfully rooted.