Is it easy to root Galaxy Spice (Samsung i5700) phone? Well, that depends. If you are pretty sure about what are you doing, then I’m sure it can be just like a piece of cake. Galaxy Spica is one of Samsung-made phone in middle-specs’d level powered with 800MHz mobile processor and firstly came running Google Android 2.1 Eclair OS on its 3.2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display. Using famous Odin tool, you’ll be able to gain root access and install root-only apps on it as well as custom Android ROMs you like.
What Will You Need
- Make sure your phone has at least 80% battery power
- Make full complete backup of your data and files
- Proceed with caution as we hold no responsibility
- Download these files:
How To Root
1- Connect your Galaxy Spica phone to PC with its USB cable
2- Copy the LK2-02-1_update.zip to the root of your SD card
3- Disconnect and turn of your phone from PC
4- Then put your phone into Download Mode:
To do this, press and hold the Volume Down + Camera + Call End keys while pressing the power button. But do not connect it yet to your PC.
5- Extract the Odin_v4_03.zip file to a folder on your desktop
6- Extract i5700_LK2-02_PDA.zip to the same folder. You should has a file named i5700_LK2-02_PDA.tar.
7- Run Odin Multi Downloader v4.03.exe to launch Odin up
8- Load i5700_LK2-02_PDA.tar and spica_jc3.ops on to Odin
9- Connect your device in Download Mode.
10- The COM Port Mapping field in Odin should light up yellow with a COM number (COM 4, for example). If this doesn’t happen, make sure you have installed Kies so the necessary drivers are installed and try again.
11- Click on Start and do not touch the device until you see PASS on the Odin screen
12- Once you get the PASS message, your device should be in stock recovery.
13- Use the D pad to navigate to Apply any zip from SD and press OK to select it.
14- On the next menu, select LK2-02-1_update.zip and press OK.
15- Press OK again to confirm
16- On the next screen, select Reboot System now.
That’s all. Your phone should now be rooted. You can confirm that by installing any root only apps from Google Play store. Do not forget to visit this forum thread just in case if you need more queries, have questions, or want to share your experience during root process.