A how to guide to rooting the Samsung Exhibit 4G SGH-T679

If you are looking for a rooting for the Samsung Exhibit 4G SGH-T679, we have a comprehensive and step-by-step guide explaining the same.

The Samsung Exhibit 4G is a mid-range smartphone that comes with features like a 3.15-megapixel camera, a 1 GHz processor, a 3.5” touchscreen and 512 MB RAM. It also offers features like 4G and is a treat to use. But, why not take this handset one step further by performing the rooting of the handset.

Samsung Exhibit

Rooting hands over to you the control of the handset so that you can have root access, and install third-party apps.

We are here to guide you through the whole process.

Rooting Information: Once your device is rooted, it will make the warranty void; however you needn’t panic since your warranty can be restored by installing the official firmware update.

Also, we would like to mention that you can perform this rooting procedure only on Windows PCs. To check if you successfully rooted your device, you can use an app called Root Checker from the Google Play Store.

Warning!

This tutorial is only for Samsung Exhibit 4G T679. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Backup Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 Data & Settings:

As we going to push some custom files to root your device, it may wipe your data (in rare scenario). That’s why we always recommend you to backup your phone data and setting before following manual firmware installation guide, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.


Note: You can always backup your device data using Kies but we recommend you to backup data manually, so that if situation demand then you can easily transfer your data to any other manufacturer Android powered device such as HTC One or Xperia Z. If you have custom recovery installed such as TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery then use its backup feature which is better than any other backup we mentioned already as this backup create an image of whole system.


Download Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 USB Drivers

You need to connect your Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 to computer so that the application can access it. However, it won’t be possible until you have proper driver installed. Technically, after you connect your device to Windows PC for first time, it will download and install the required driver but if it don’t then download it from below link.

Download Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 USB Driver

Few More Important Tips!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
  3. Make sure you enable this option – Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Unknown sources.

The next thing you need to do is download the root package. (Post#90)

How To root Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 Easily

  • Save this root package Archive to your Desktop.
  • Now, unzip the folder again on your desktop only.
  • Then, connect your device to the PC using a data cable.
  • Unzip the Zerg_Root_OneClick.zip
  • Run the ZergRushTempRoot.bat  application present in your root package archive folder located on your desktop.
  • The instructions to root will appear on your screen.
  • Follow the instructions as mentioned on the screen and you will be done in no time!

Congrats! You just rooted your Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 Smartphone. This is the easiest guide you can find to root your Samsung Exhibit 4G T679  Smartphone.

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  • Haggy

    I’m not sure how much I want to trust any of this because it shows pictures of the SGH-t679. That was called the Galaxy Exhibit 4G or the Galaxy Exhibit II, while this newer one is simply called the Galaxy Exhibit. It’s a different phone, much closer to the S3 mini. Consdidering that you have the picture wrong, the specs wrong (memory, camera size) and even the full name wrong, I’ll leave it up to somebody else to see if this has anything at all to do with the SGH-t599 aside from having part of the name right.

    • arafat21

      Thanks for the note. The guide was right but for wrong device. We corrected it and you will try to find out root method for said device. Thanks.