Easily Root Samsung Droid Charge SCH-I510 On FP5 Build

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ROOT PACKAGE INFO
Name Flashable Zip Package
Warranty Voids Warranty.
Stability Stable without any issues.
Root Manager App SuperUser. It manages root permissions for apps on the device.
Credits ztkryan

  WARNING!

Warranty may be void of your device if you follow the procedures given on this page.

You only are responsible for your device. We won’t be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components.

  GUIDE: ROOT SAMSUNG DROID CHARGE

Before you begin with the instructions below, make sure your android device is adequately charged — at least 50% battery of the device.

  STEP 0: CHECK DEVICE MODEL NO.

To make sure your device is eligible with this, you must first confirm its model no. in ‘About device’ option under Settings. Another way to confirm model no. is by looking for it on the packaging box of your device. It must be SCH-I510!

Please know that this page is meant for Samsung Droid Charge only. Do not use the procedures discussed here on other device of Samsung or any other company. You have been warned!

  STEP 1: BACKUP YOUR DEVICE

Back up important data and stuff before you start playing around here as there are chances you might lose your apps and app-data (app settings, game progress, etc.), and in rare case, files on the internal memory, too.

For help on Backup and Restore, check out our exclusive page on that linked right below.

 ANDROID BACK UP AND RESTORE GUIDE: APPS AND TIPS

   STEP 2: INSTALL THE LATEST CWM/TWRP RECOVERY

 Skip this step if you already have latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed on your device.

Make sure that you’ve latest version of the recovery installed on your device.

For help on installing recovery on your Samsung Droid Charge, check our exclusive page on CWM recovery for Samsung Droid Charge.

 GET CWM RECOVERY FOR SAMSUNG DROID CHARGE

   STEP 3: INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

  DOWNLOADS

Download the Flashable file given below and transfer it to a separate folder on your computer (just to keep things tidy, that is).

  ROOT FILE

DOWNLOAD LINK | File name: Superuser-3.2-RC3-arm-signed.zip (1.08 MB)

Be sure to transfer the Root file you downloaded above to your phone and remember the location of the files.

You will need to flash it now on your device using either of ClockworkMod (CWM) or TWRP recovery.

We’ve got separate guide for CWM and TWRP recovery, so use the guide relevant to the recovery you have installed on your device.

  GUIDE FOR CWM RECOVERY USERS

  Example video: If you haven’t used CWM recovery before to install a .zip file of a ROM or anything else, then we suggest you first watch a video of that to get familiar with the process. Click here to watch the video

  1. Boot into recovery mode. For this:
    • Power off your device and wait for 5-10 seconds until the device is fully switched off.
    • Press and hold  Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together and release them as soon as you see the Samsung Droid Charge logo on your phone’s screen.
    • Your phone will boot into recovery mode.
      └ In Recovery Mode, use Volume buttons to navigate Up and Down between options and use Power button to select an option in recovery.
  2. Create a Nandroid Backup from recovery. It’s optional but very important to do, so that in case something goes wrong you can restore to current status easily. For making a Nandroid Backup, go to Backup And Restore » Backup.
  3. Install the Zip file:
    • Select Install zip » Choose zip from sdcard (or external sdcard, you know where your files are) » browse to the location where you saved the file and select the Superuser-3.2-RC3-arm-signed.zip file. How to Flash File in CWM Recovery
  4. Reboot your device. For this, go back to the main menu of recovery and select reboot system now.

That’s all. Your phone will now reboot. On rebooting your phone will have proper root access.

GUIDE FOR TWRP RECOVERY USERS
  1. Boot into recovery mode. For this:
    • Power off your device and wait for 5-10 seconds until the device is fully switched off.
    • Press and hold  Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together and release them as soon as you see the Samsung Droid Charge logo on your phone’s screen.
    • Your phone will boot into recovery mode.
      └ In Recovery Mode, use Volume buttons to navigate Up and Down between options and use Power button to select an option in recovery.
  2. Create a Nandroid Backup from recovery. It’s optional but very important to do, so that in case something goes wrong you can restore to current status easily. For making a Nandroid Backup, go to Backup » and select all check boxes and swipe on the Swipe to confirm option at the bottom of the screen to confirm backup.
  3. Install the Zip file:
    • Tap on Install » browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the Superuser-3.2-RC3-arm-signed.zip file. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.
      How to Flash File in CWM Recovery
  4. Reboot your device. Go back to the main menu of recovery and tap on Reboot » then, tap on System to reboot your phone.

That’s all. Your phone will now reboot. On rebooting your phone will have proper root access.

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