Root is possible from stock GB!

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  1. Zebulon

    Zebulon Well-Known Member

    Hey everybody, I found a way (Anyone how to root the mesmerize with gingerbread? - xda-developers) to root the stock GB 2.3.4 ROM without flashing a pre-rooted ROM via Odin. You DO have to flash CWM first, but after that, you just have to open the file in the link in CWM. I tried it last night, and so far it's worked well. It installs Superuser automatically, and root-specific apps work great. It is a pretty small file, and it only takes a minute to flash it, but don't forget to run a backup on CWM first.

  2. 2acclaim

    2acclaim Well-Known Member

    i also found a whole group on facebook for samsung mesmerize people. I will be rooting my phone shortly. There's also a minimalist rom(read no crapware) available for our phones as well.
  3. Viperloc

    Viperloc New Member

    your dropbox link is broken for the file can you please repost it
  4. shemslocum

    shemslocum Well-Known Member

    here are 3 root files for stock gingerbread. and are from karandpr. the signed one is supposed to be able to be flashed from stock recovery, it didn't work for me. the other 2 I have tried and both work perfectly. I don't remember where I got the one called flashable root package from but I sure didnt make it.

    root234 signed (use on stock recovery)

    flashable root package. (from rootzwiki)
  5. shemslocum

    shemslocum Well-Known Member

    hmm apparently the attachments disnt attach.......
  6. shemslocum

    shemslocum Well-Known Member

    well I will try again tomorrow its time to crash. the links are all in the forum somewhere just don't remember where........
  7. ShadowPandah

    ShadowPandah New Member

    I tried all three of these and each said signature verification failed

    samsung mesmerize 2.3.4
  8. shemslocum

    shemslocum Well-Known Member

    then you have to flash clockworkmod recovery with ODIN and flash root pkg from cwm recovery.

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