Tuesday, July 11, 2017

How To Root The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H)


This guide will show you how to root the popular Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) phone from Samsung.

Rooting is done entirely by you at your own risk.

What is needed to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H)?


In order to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) you will need the following.


  • The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) you want to root in your hand.
  • A PC.

Step 1 – Download the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) for your PC


In order for your PC to recognise the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) as part of the rooting process you first must download and install the USB drivers on to your PC.

You can download the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) from here.

Once you have downloaded them run the main program file to make sure the drivers are installed.

Step 2 – Download the Odin rooting program


In order to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) using the root file given in the next step you must first download Odin which is what will be used to install the root file on to the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) and perform the rooting process.

You can download Odin from here.

Once downloaded extract the file to a convenient location such as the desktop.

Step 3 – Download the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) root package


Now that we have installed the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) USB drivers and downloaded Odin we now need to download the root package to be used for the rooting process.

You can download the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) root package from here. Once downloaded save it to an easy to find location on your PC and extract it.

Step 4 – Enable USB debugging on the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H)


In order for your PC to recognise the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) when you plug it in to perform rooting you must first enable USB debugging on the phone itself. This is done by doing the following.


  • Tap the Settings option.
  • Tap the About Phone option.
  • Keep tapping the Build Number option (seven times) until it says you are a developer.
  • Tap the new Developer Options menu that appears.
  • Make sure that the USB Debugging option is checked.


Step 5 – Root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H)


Now that we have all we need it is time to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H). Before we can do that you must first put the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) in to Download mode which can be done using the following steps.


  • Make sure the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) is powered off completely.
  • Hold down the Volume down key and the Home key and the power button and keep all three buttons pressed until the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) powers up.
  • Providing you have done it correctly it should boot in to Download mode and you press the Volume up key to start Download mode.
  • Connect the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) now to your PC.
  • Run the Odin software you downloaded in step 2.
  • Inside Odin click the PDA option and browse on your computer to the root file you extracted in step 2.
  • Inside Odin click Start to begin the root process.


The process will take a few moments after which the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) will restart itself and complete the rooting process – Do not remove the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) from your PC during this time.

Once the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) starts up properly simply go to Apps and look for the SuperSU icon that should now be present. If you can see this icon it means that the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530H) has been successfully rooted.
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