The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is a low-end smartphone that got released in February, 2011. The phone is based off the chipset Qualcomm MSM7227 powered by a 800MHz ARM11 processor and Adreno 200 GPU.
Since the phone's release, it has always been running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Those of you who have upgraded to the latest Gingerbread firmware may have already noticed that the SuperOneClick method may not be working anymore. In this post we will be using a different method which does not require you to install any programs on your computer.

Pre-requisites

  • You must have the Samsung USB drivers installed on your computer in order to establish a connection.
  • Download the rooting package for the Galaxy Ace S5830 - here

Disclaimer:

Rooting voids your warranty! AndroidJunkie will not be held responsible for any damages caused to your device by following this tutorial. Perform these steps at your own risk!

Rooting Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

  1. After you have downloaded the Root-Galaxy-Ace.zip file to your computer, connect your phone and transfer the file to your sdcard
  2. Switch off your phone
  3. Now begin holding the Volume up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to boot into recovery mode.
  4. In recovery mode, you can navigate up and down with the Volume up and Volume down buttons and make a choice with the Home button
  5. Now choose the option apply update from sdcard
  6. Navigate with your volume keys to the Root-Galaxy-Ace.zip file and choose it with the Home button.
  7. After the flashing is complete, choose reboot system now.
That's it. You should now have a rooted Galaxy Ace. In case you wish to unroot, simply download this unroot package and flash it by following the same steps that you followed above.

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