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Samsung Galaxy Camera users who have updated the device to Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) can now root the device. IBTimes UK warns its readers it will not be held responsible for damage to the device during this procedure. We also warns readers the device loses warranty once it has been rooted.
- This tutorial is compatible only with the Galaxy Camera (GC100)
- Ensure all data is backed-up
- Ensure device is running official firmware
To Root Samsung Galaxy Camera Running XXBLL7 Firmware:
- Download the root package (from here) to the PC and extract zip file
- Download Odin v1.85
- Switch device off and re-start in Download mode (to do so, press and hold Volume Down, Camera and Power until the construction Android robot and a triangle appear)
- Open Odin and connect the device to the PC (a successful connection is indicated by an ID: COM port turning yellow with a port number)
- Click PDA and choose the CF-Auto-Root-gd1-ekgc100.tar.md5
- In Odin, ensure Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are selected
- Click Start to begin the flashing process
- Once the flashing completes, the device will reboot into Recovery mode and the ID:COM box will turn green
- Unplug the USB cable to disconnect the device from PC
The Samsung Galaxy camera, running XXBLL7 Android 4.1.2 firmware, should now be rooted.
Note: If the device is not rooted, repeat tutorial while ensuring the Auto Reboot option is not checked in Odin. After flashing the root package, remove the battery to turn the device off and re-boot in Recovery mode (to do so, turn the device on by holding Volume Up, Camera and Power). This will begin the process of rooting your device
[Source: Team Android]