Root Galaxy S Advance I9070 Without Tripping Flash Counter

Samsung device comes with a binary counter as an inbuilt security mechanism that help them to know if stock firmware is tempered or not. That’s why traditional rooting process increase the binary flash counter on Samsung’s Android devices and rooting Galaxy S Advance I9070 is no difference. So, unrooting your device not going to help you to get back the warranty. That’s why developer often come out with several techniques to overcome this issue. There is also a tool called Triangle Away that is helpful here; the tool allow you to reset the flash counter.

Now, if you don’t willing to follow so much technical steps for your Galaxy S Advance I9070 then XDA member diego-chcome up with few stock injected region wise firmware flashing of which don’t increase binary counter but yet root your Galaxy S Advance.

To flash this pre-rooted firmware in your Galaxy S Advance I9070, we will use a tool called Odin. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.


This tutorial is only for Galaxy S Advance, model number I9070. 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.


Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, 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


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S Advance in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash pre-rooted official firmware update for Galaxy S Advance I9070.

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  • Prashant

    i am using samsung galaxy s advance firmware DDLJ1 can i use REGION: INU | PDA: I9070DDLI1 | CSC: I9070DDLD4 to root

    • arafat21

      If you are from India then you can use that firmware else you may require your country specific CSC as wrong CSC means no network connection.

  • Yugant Sonawane

    link broken plz fix it soon ….

    • arafat21

      All links are fixed now and added few more links. Thanks for reporting it.

  • patrice lam

    i am using samsung galaxy s advance firmware XXLK2 with region XFE… what firmware should i choose?

    • arafat21

      What’s your country?

      • patrice lam


        • arafat21

          As your firmware are same as Germany, we will suggest you to try the German firmware.

  • Amit Anand

    Hi – I have SGS Advance, can i use any of the firmware that is listed under india? I am from India and my current firmware is DDLK2… pls do let me know

  • Amit Anand

    Hi – i am from India, using SGS Advance, current firmware DDLK2. can i download the files that are mentioned under India ? Also when i click on the firmware download under India (both the links) there is a error – no file found… i want to root my SGS Advance and have the same OS 2.3.6… I do not want to flash any custom ROM’s… Pls help

    • arafat21

      Give us 72 hours, we will try to find out a solution for your device. We will let you know then.