Root Samsung Galaxy Gio on Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread

Root Galaxy Gio

Root Samsung Galaxy Gio Gingerbread OS – Gio S5660 is one of affordable touchscreen phone on Samsung Galaxy series. Basically it comes with Android 2.2 Froyo stock but if you’ve just updated it to Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3 OS), and want to root it, so here it is a nice short guide on how to root Galaxy Gio.

Root Galaxy Gio

However if you are still running 2.2 Froyo then you can simply make use of SuperOneClick tool to root the phone while Android 2.3.3 users need to follow this guide:

1. Download needed file and rename it to update.zip
2. Copy ZIP file to your SD-card
3. Turn off your phone
4. Switch ON your device in the recovery Mode
Hold the Middle button while pressing the Power ON button.
5. Select update from SD Card option.
6. You will see that the list of files will come from which you will have to select the file which is named as Update.zip
7. Wait a few minutes
8. And…..walla!! Your Galaxy Gio is now rooted
[via xda]

Download Gio-233-root.zip (924.7 KB)

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9 Responses

  1. AngusJuly 20, 2011 at 10:39 amReply

    It’s ‘voila’, not ‘walla’…

    • SwankOctober 3, 2011 at 12:47 pmReply

      It’s THANK YOU, not “It’s ‘voila’, not ‘walla’…”

      Thanks for the guide ^^

  2. gioOctober 26, 2011 at 2:48 pmReply

    Hi!

    is the same for galaxy Y ?

    Thanks in advance!!

  3. gioOctober 26, 2011 at 2:48 pmReply

    ps: gingerbread 2.3.5

  4. HassanNovember 3, 2011 at 1:05 pmReply

    Can you also describe how to unroot galaxy gio if at some stage you want to do it ?

  5. MaxNovember 5, 2011 at 8:25 pmReply

    Doesn’t work for me…. It says ROOT access non-reachable when i try adfree. The SuperUser app is there and running but it seems to do nothing…

  6. not importantJanuary 11, 2012 at 11:58 pmReply

    Thanks. Worked as described with one exception. Step 7 took only a second.

  7. Nathan TFebruary 5, 2012 at 3:28 pmReply

    SO f*ck*ng easy

  8. gecsegFebruary 7, 2012 at 8:01 pmReply

    it’s very easy and useful. thanks

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