How to Root Galaxy S3 on Mac OSX Computer [Only Ice Cream Sandwich]

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If you have Mac Computer and you want to root your Galaxy S3 device then follow the given below tutorial. Before start to proceed please make a note that this method will work only for U.S and Canadian Galaxy S3 Variants. That includes T-Mobile SGH-T999, AT&T SGH-i747, Verizon SCH-i535, Sprint SPH-L710, U.S Cellular, and any Canadian Galaxy S3.

Samsung Galaxy S3

If you are Windows User then follow this procedure. So, let’s start:

Disclaimer: Best Android Blog should not be held responsible for any damages that might occur to your device while following this rooting procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

Instructions :

  • First turn on USB Debugging on your phone by following the path Settings>Developer Options>USB Debugging. There make sure whether USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Plug in your phone via microUSB to your Mac OSX computer.
  • Then download the “” folder using this link.
  • Unzip “” and move the folder to your desktop.
  • Open Terminal and type these commands and press enter after each line:
cd Desktop
cd GalaxyS3RootUSCanadaMac
  • If you get any problems, try restarting your computer and using a different USB Port.
  • Your phone will reboot once or twice depending what type of phone your using.
  • Once your phone has finished rebooting install “SuperUser” from the Google Play Store and your phone will now rooted!
NOTE : This method only roots your phone, it doesn’t install ClockworkMod Recovery. If you want to install then use ROM Manager from the Google Play Store to install ClockworkMod Recovery.


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