Root Samsung Galaxy Ace II (GT-I8160)


  • Download and install SAMSUNG USB Drivers for Mobile Phones
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  • 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
  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 file
  15. Reboot
  16. Done


  • 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

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