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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ruthjcp, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. ruthjcp

    ruthjcp New Member
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    I want to install a Screen Capture App but it said I have to root my phone first. Can somebody tell me how to root Samsung Galaxy W? I really don't understand how to~ help please thanksss!!! ><
     

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  2. queeni

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    If you only want to root your phone to get this app, why not find another app ??
     
  3. dannymur

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    Hi Ruth...

    First....

    can I tell you you do not need an App to do screen capture on your phone!!!

    Here is how to do it.. .

    When you are in the screen you want to capture....

    just press "Home" and "Power" keys together....and release both!!

    Power just on/off quickly....

    it will show message like below....

    [​IMG]

    [If task manager pop-up happens before you get a chance to press power....just dismiss this with back button (right soft key)....then... press power and release immediately]

    You will find the screen capture pic in Gallery under ScreenCapture !!!

    Or....if you want to.....

    in any file manager.....

    like default "MyFiles"...

    sdcard/ScreenCapture....

    [​IMG]

    hope this helps.....

    if you still wanna Root....let me know.....I will provide instructions!!
     
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  4. ruthjcp

    ruthjcp New Member
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    omg yes it works! thanks for the help!! :DDD
     
  5. A2012

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    do u know how to root the galaxy wonder?
     
  6. dannymur

    dannymur Well-Known Member
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    If you are still on stock recovery, no problemo amigo!!

    Here is a link to the rooting procedure from THE-E....

    on XDA......

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=18713148

    Use the root via recovery method, No. 1 on the list....

    This works best for most Wonders.....

    using the default Stock Recovery
     
  7. aizen ososuke

    aizen ososuke New Member
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    how to root samsung galaxy wonder to android 4.0.2.tq
     
  8. sntaylor

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    As there are no official ics releases, you would need to root as is with gingerbread, then follow instructions on flashing custom roms, and flash an ics ROM!
     

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