How to root the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Stellar i200 smartphone – an easy guide

If you have been searching around the net for a root guide to the Samsung Galaxy Stellar smartphone, here’s the easiest and most comprehensive guide on the subject that you will find.

The Samsung Galaxy Stellar is a handset with features such as a 4” touchscreen, 1 GB RAM, a 3.15-megapixel camera, a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and runs on Android 4.0.4 – Ice Cream Sandwich OS. If you want to get more out of the handset, we would advise you to root the smartphone. Rooting will wipe off the official firmware and give you the freedom of installing third-party apps that can maximize the performance of your handset.

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Here’s the root guide for the Samsung Galaxy Stellar smartphone.

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 Galaxy Stellar i200. 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 instructions given on 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 Galaxy Stellar i200 Data & Settings:

As we are going to push some custom files to root your device, it may wipe your data (in a rare scenario). That’s why we always recommend you to backup your phone data and setting before following the manual firmware installation guide, so that if you lose 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 – Stellar down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.


Stellar: You can always backup your device data using Kies but we recommend you to backup data manually, so that if situation demands 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 creates an image of whole system.


Download Samsung Galaxy Stellar i200 USB Drivers

You need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Stellar i200 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 Galaxy Stellar i200 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.

How To root Samsung Galaxy Stellar i200 Easily

  1. Save the root package Archive to your Desktop.
  2. Now, unzip the folder again on your desktop only.
  3. Double-click on the Batch.bat file.
  4. Press 1 on your keyboard and then hit Enter.
  5. Then, connect your device to the PC using a data cable and press any key to start rooting.
  6. The instructions to root will appear on your screen.
  7. Follow the instructions as mentioned on the screen and you will be done in no time!

Congrats! You just rooted your Samsung Galaxy Stellar smartphone. This is the easiest guide you can find to root your Samsung Galaxy Stellar i200 smartphone.

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  • Rakesh Aggarwal

    The download link for root guide is not working please use the google drive or dropbox link.