Root Samsung Galaxy Ace II (GT-I8160)

Preparation

  • Download and install SAMSUNG USB Drivers for Mobile Phones
  • Download update_su.zip
  • Download I8160XXLD8_ready_to_root_ANT.tar.zip
  • Download Odin3 v1.85

Root Galaxy Ace II

  1. Install Samsung USB Drivers in PC/Laptop
  2. Copy update_su to internal SDcard
  3. Turn off Galaxy Ace II
  4. Press and hold Volume[-] + Home + Power buttons, after it`s up release Power button but keep hold for other buttons. Wait until it`s boot in download mode
  5. Connect the device to PC/laptop
  6. Run ODin
  7. at odin, click PDA button
  8. Find and select I8160XXLD8_ready_to_root_ANT.tar.zip
  9. Click Flash
  10. Wait until odin process finish and device reboot
  11. Turn off Samsung Galaxy Ace II
  12. Press and hold Volume[+] + Home + Power Buttons until it`s boot in Recovery Mode
  13. Select “apply update from sdcard”
  14. choose update_su.zip file
  15. Reboot
  16. Done

Note:

  • In step 10, Galaxy Ace II is already root but doesn`t have superuser. Then to get SuperUser Application flashing using update_su is needed.
  • FYI, this rooting method will add binary counter

Do With Your Own Risk

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