How To gain Permanent Root on Samsung Intercept

We are showing here the instructions and steps so that you can gain permanent root on your Intercept Smartphone and can remove the unwanted apps and flash custom recovery.

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Instructions for gaining Permanent Root on Samsung Intercept SPH-M910

1. Install ADB Tool on your computer if you don’t have installed already.

2. Make a folder ‘InterceptADB’ in your C drive (if you don’t have one).

3. Download the below files and save in the above folder that you made.
{Link 1}
{Link 2}
{Link 3}
{Link 4}

Please make sure that none of the above downloaded files has .txt extension after you save them in your computer. Please see the below image:
samsung Intercept SPH M910 Rooted

4. Make your mobile available in USB Debugging Mode.

5. Power off your device.

6. Power on the phone.

7. Go to Home –> Menu –> Settings –> Applications –> Development and make sure that USB debugging and Stay awake are on.

8. Install Intercept SPH M-910 drivers on your pc {Link for drivers}

9. Connect it to the computer.

10. Go to ‘Run’ and type ‘cmd’ and press Enter key.

11. You will see that command prompt window will pop-up.

12. Navigate to InterceptADB folder by typing the below command:

13. Start ADB server.

14. Type commands in command prompt listed below:

ADB kill-server
ADB Devices

15. You will see a line as below:
M910e70971ab device

This is a proof that your smartphone is connected successfully to your computer via ADB. If you do not see the above lines, check the settings of Step7.

16. Copy the files downloaded in Step 3 from computer to smartphone.

17. Enter below commands:

adb push c:\InterceptADB\rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
adb push c:\InterceptADB\ /sdcard/
adb push c:\InterceptADB\jk-su /sdcard/jk-su
adb push c:\InterceptADB\playlogo /sdcard/playlogo
adb shell

18. You will see a $ prompt. This means that you haven’t gained root yet.

19. Now you need to gain the Temporary Root first

20. Type the below commands one-by-one on $ prompt

ls -l /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
chmod 755 /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin

21. Type the commands as

adb kill-server
adb devices
adb shell

22. You will see # prompt. It means that the temp root is success.

23. Now you need to gain the permanent root.

24. Copy the files downloaded in Step 3 to /system/bin folder.

25. Type the commands one by one on # prompt

mount -t rfs -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl5 /system

ls -l /sdcard/
cat /sdcard/ > /system/bin/
ls -l /system/bin/
diff /sdcard/ /system/bin/

ls -l /sdcard/jk-su
cat /sdcard/jk-su > /system/bin/jk-su
ls -l /system/bin/jk-su
diff /sdcard/jk-su /system/bin/jk-su

ls -l /system/bin/playlogo
cat /system/bin/playlogo > /system/bin/playlogo-orig
ls -l /system/bin/playlogo-orig
diff /system/bin/playlogo /system/bin/playlogo-orig

rm /system/bin/playlogo
ls -l /system/bin/playlogo
cat /sdcard/playlogo > /system/bin/playlogo
ls -l /system/bin/playlogo
diff /sdcard/playlogo /system/bin/playlogo

chmod 755 /system/bin/playlogo
chmod 755 /system/bin/

26. Disconnect the phone from computer.

27. Power off the device.

28. Get your phone ready in USB Debugging Mode and connect again to computer.

29. Go to Run and type cmd to open the command prompt.

30. Start ADB server and type the commands as:

adb shell

31. The cursor will change to # from $. # means that the permanent root is successful. Congrats 🙂

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