Samsung Galaxy S3 is already a powerful mobile without rooting it. Unfortunately, it will not allow you to use just any type of apps. Therefore, if you want to use more powerful applications that can improve your productivity while using this device, then you would probably like to get rid of its limitations by rooting it.
Rooting this mobile device allows you to have more powerful administrator rights. This means that you can edit its settings and mess around with its architecture.
In other words, it gives you a complete control over your Samsung Galaxy S3.
Now that you have understood what the rooting process can do to your phone, let these steps walk you through the process of removing the restrictions from your mobile.
Note: The following process will also root Samsung galaxy S3 mini devices, and works on all firmwares, including: 4.4, 4.3 and 4.1.2.
1. Back up your phone
You can forget everything but not this important step – making a backup copy of your important files saved on your mobile.
No matter how reliable the rooting program you will use, it may still break your phone and delete everything you have in there.
So, to be safe, make sure that you back it up and save all your important files before proceeding to the next step.
2. Download the program
After you have made backup copies of your files, download the rooting program specifically designed to root Samsung Galaxy S3.
You can find the required rooting tool here: S3 Rooting Tool
Download it to your computer.
Extract the file, if it came in a zip format.
Read its instructions carefully. In this way, you will not miss anything.
Run its executable file so it will be installed to your computer.
3. Plug your phone
After the program has been installed to your computer, plug your Samsung Galaxy S3 to that computer.
Make sure that your phone is in download mode. This will allow the rooting program to be downloaded on your phone so you can run it there. To put your mobile into this mode, you should press and hold these keys simultaneously: volume down, home and power.
Wait until a notification appears asking if you are sure you want to enter into such mode.
4. Follow the instructions of the program
It will take a while before the rooting of your phone is completed. Make sure that you read the instructions and choose the right options.
Your phone will restart a few times during the process, which is perfectly normal.
When it restarts the last time, it gives you a welcome message that your phone has been rooted.
By rooting Samsung Galaxy S3 you can start using home-made OS, powerful apps that you cannot find from Google Play store, etc.