How to Root and Unroot Samsung Galaxy Ace Official Gingerbread 2.3 Upgrade

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In this tutorial you will be showing how to root and unroot Samsung Galaxy Ace. If you have upgraded your Ace’s firmware to the official gingerbread update you might know that SuperOneClick rooting method doesn’t work anymore.

Fortunately another method involving installing a zip file from recovery which I am going to explain at below. So, let’s start.

Samsung Galaxy Ace

DISCLAIMER : Best Android Blog would not be held responsible/liable for any damages that occur to your device by following the given below procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

How to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2.3:

1. First download the root.zip file from here into your SD card. You can even put it in a folder if you want.

2. Next turn off your phone and boot that into the recovery mode. To enter into the recovery mode hold the Home button and Power buttons.

3. When the screen turns on you will see the Samsung Logo. Allow it to go of Power button but keep holding the Home button. After the Galaxy Ace logo shows up and disappears, you should enter into the recovery mode. You can let go of Home button now.

4. Now, in the recovery mode you can use the Volume Up and down button for Scroll up and down.

5. By using that scroll to the second option “apply update from sdcard” and press HOME to select.

6. Scroll to the Root.zip file and select it (if you put it in a folder, find and open that folder and then select Root.zip.

7. After it finish the installation select the “reboot system now” and wait for the phone to reboot.

8. To check whether your phone is rooted or not, go to the app drawer and look for an app called Superuser with an icon of a pirate android with cross bones. If you see it, your phone is rooted.

9. That’s it. Now, you have officially rooted your Galaxy Ace device.

10. If you want to unroot your device due to any reason then follow the given below tutorial for the same.

How to Unroot the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2.3:

1. First download the unroot.zip from here and copy the same in your SD card.

2. Then turn off your phone and boot into the recovery mode. (see the second step above).

3. Next install the unroot.zip (similar to step 5 and 6 above)

4. Restart your phone(similar to step 7 above)

5. Now, see the app drawer, if all went well, then the superuser icon should no longer be there.

About Sarvesh Darak

Sarvesh Darak is a blogger, an online marketer, a social media specialist and an Android Lover. At Best Android Blog, he writes Android news & tutorials for Android Rooting. He is the tech head and ensures that the blog keeps running at good pace. He also looks after all the SEO and promotion work. He’s from Surat, India and keep contributing regularly at the blog.

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