How to Root Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 easily

Samsung Galaxy Y is a low end Android phone from Samsung for the "Young" Generation. It comes with pre loaded Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS. It has an 823 MHz processor to surf the internet and run android OS smoothly. I has 3.0 inch TFT capacitive touch screen display but the screen clarity is a little disappointing. But none of the phones in the market supports a Capacitive touch screen for a cheap price like that of Galaxy Y. It has 3G and Wi-Fi along with Bluetooth 3.0. It is the best phone available under 7000 rupees and comes with a 2 MP camera. Rooting Galaxy Y is very easy and can be done within 2-3 steps.

Galaxy Y root

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

1. Download from here.

2. No need to extract. Copy the zip file to the root of the SD Card and do not paste it to any folders in the SD Card.

3. Now switch off your phone

4. After the phone is switched off, enter into recovery mode. To do this, hold the power, volume up and the home button simultaneously.

5. Now can navigate through recovery mode only with the volume up and down buttons. Select and the root will be applied on your Galaxy Y.

6. Reboot your phone and it's rooted!! You can check for an application named "Super User" to check whether your phone is rooted or not.

Post in your views as comments and Ill reply to them as soon as possible. Here is how you can unroot the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360.

Now that you have rooted the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 you should consider installing some custom ROMs.

  • Install ICS ROMs on Samsung Galaxy Y
  • Install CM9/CyanogenMod 9 on Samsung Galaxy Y
  • Install CM7/CyanogenMod 7 on Samsung Galaxy Y

  • If you are having trouble playing HD games on the Samsung Galaxy Y check the link.

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    Is it safe to DO rooting, After Rooting Can I unroot n get my warranty Back

    November 23, 2011 at 5:01 AM comment-delete

    i've tried. but installation aborted. can you pls. tell me why? i think this guide is very simple but when i was do the recovery mode and choose this says installation aborted...

    November 24, 2011 at 12:42 AM comment-delete

    when my samsung galaxy y warrant over than i will try

    November 26, 2011 at 6:21 AM comment-delete

    Easy, great, thanks!

    November 27, 2011 at 9:30 AM comment-delete

    Thank you very much for sharing. this is very interesting. :) Cash for cell phones available at

    November 27, 2011 at 4:36 PM comment-delete

    just rooted. Sooo easy!!! Now what?

    November 27, 2011 at 11:43 PM comment-delete

    Thank you very much for sharing. this is very interesting. :)
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    December 4, 2011 at 10:05 PM comment-delete

    Nice...It works for me...

    December 11, 2011 at 7:38 PM comment-delete

    @kush You can unroot to get your warranty back!

    December 13, 2011 at 4:34 AM comment-delete

    Its work!

    December 14, 2011 at 3:26 AM comment-delete

    what if failed to install? what will happen?

    December 15, 2011 at 3:46 AM comment-delete

    i am thinking to root my galaxy Y but how to unroot it gain...???

    December 15, 2011 at 12:21 PM comment-delete

    I rooted my s5360... but why I still cant move apps on my sd card?

    December 18, 2011 at 3:05 AM comment-delete

    Appreciate this article. thnx

    December 18, 2011 at 10:21 AM comment-delete

    @Anonymous's Please comment with your names! You can use App2SD to move apps to SD. It doesn't need rooting :)

    December 19, 2011 at 3:02 AM comment-delete

    how to unroot thanks

    December 20, 2011 at 12:41 AM comment-delete

    yey, it worked for me. thank you.

    December 24, 2011 at 11:27 PM comment-delete

    how to unroot

    December 28, 2011 at 6:20 AM comment-delete

    How to upgrade my galaxy y to vr 2.3.6 to install chain fire 3d and play hd games such as nfs shift which is an awesome game for a fone ?

    December 29, 2011 at 7:31 AM comment-delete

    for what we root galaxy y??what will get after we root the galaxy y?

    December 29, 2011 at 11:58 PM comment-delete

    does it work for 2.3.6?

    January 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM comment-delete

    it works ..but i don't know how to use super user application...

    January 9, 2012 at 7:25 AM comment-delete

    "2. No need to extract. Copy the zip file to the root of the SD Card and do not paste it to any folders in the SD Card."

    Please tell how to reach "The Root of SD Card"?

    January 12, 2012 at 12:57 AM comment-delete

    this is boring..

    January 13, 2012 at 2:03 PM comment-delete

    rooted. but no succes when try to connect to ad hoc

    January 21, 2012 at 2:44 AM comment-delete

    ill try later....

    January 22, 2012 at 5:14 AM comment-delete

    ezz : how to find my phone , is root or not ? my superuser empty ? confius = ='

    January 28, 2012 at 5:39 PM comment-delete

    go to market and search for root.... than all the must root program will show up in a list

    January 31, 2012 at 7:02 AM comment-delete

    some people are morons... root of the sd card is the main window when you double click the mem card icon.. rooting the fone makes installing/modifying system values more easily like copying file from sd card to phone storage.. etc....

    January 31, 2012 at 4:22 PM comment-delete

    Thanks this works!

    February 1, 2012 at 10:03 PM comment-delete

    it works!....can i update my firmware even if my phone is rooted?

    February 2, 2012 at 2:20 AM comment-delete

    Mine says un able to mount SD card?? and returns to first menu ready for reboot.

    February 7, 2012 at 12:42 PM comment-delete

    Does this work on 2.3.6 too? And do I need to do sd partition like froyo ?

    February 15, 2012 at 2:32 AM comment-delete

    best root program I've ever seen. Root can't be easier than this one . Thanks a lot

    February 16, 2012 at 8:29 AM comment-delete

    What is the use of it...

    February 18, 2012 at 2:27 AM comment-delete

    samsung galaxy y s5360 2.3.6 ddla1 version will

    works for rooting ?

    February 18, 2012 at 4:03 AM comment-delete

    sir after ko makita ung superuser anu na gagawin?? ganun naba yun? kasi may mga apps pa na kusang nag rurun kahit di ko ginagalaw yung phone ko..reply naman po pls...

    February 21, 2012 at 7:52 AM comment-delete

    what if the super user did not appear after i try to root my phone? whats the next step?? pls reply.
    or u can email me here -

    February 25, 2012 at 2:44 AM comment-delete

    then is there any way to unroot my phone??

    February 29, 2012 at 7:33 AM comment-delete

    is it going to be formatted after rooting or not?

    February 29, 2012 at 11:59 PM comment-delete

    it works.. but i thought rooting means unlocking also the phone, but when i inserted a sim card from another network it still ask for the unlocking code...pls help..

    March 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM comment-delete

    it works! thanks ;)

    March 3, 2012 at 3:08 AM comment-delete

    @ ren, you're from where?

    March 3, 2012 at 11:02 AM comment-delete

    Will Affect my Warranty????

    March 6, 2012 at 6:15 PM comment-delete

    how to unroot it...???

    March 9, 2012 at 10:11 PM comment-delete

    I have a problem with my Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360): sometimes it shutdown automatically? Why that? What can i do, to stop this?

    March 10, 2012 at 12:41 AM comment-delete

    will the same file root galaxy y 2.3.5 and 2.3.6

    March 11, 2012 at 4:47 AM comment-delete

    The most simple procedure to root galaxy y. Now my galaxy y rooted and proud to be superuser. Thanks for your excellent guide bro.

    March 12, 2012 at 4:29 PM comment-delete

    no puedo sale installation aborted

    March 19, 2012 at 6:47 PM comment-delete

    You are cool! Thank you!!! :)

    March 20, 2012 at 11:35 AM comment-delete

    i did but it says cant read sd card or something like dat ..what should i do???????????????? plz help mee

    March 20, 2012 at 11:42 PM comment-delete

    Sorry for late reply but if you want to unroot follow this.

    March 21, 2012 at 2:17 AM comment-delete

    I have rooted my mobile phone samsung galaxy y and it's a working fine I also have install cwm recovery mode due to some error I have updated the firmware gingerbread2.3.6
    and now I am wants to root my phone again but I am unable to root as when i enter to android recovery mode and move to apply update from sd card it moves to cwm recovery mode.. please help what should I do? ?

    April 19, 2012 at 9:14 AM comment-delete

    where is the super user?

    May 3, 2012 at 2:14 AM comment-delete

    Check your applications Gokul.

    May 3, 2012 at 2:33 AM comment-delete

    yu can also root it with cwm recovery mode or uninstall cwm recovery mode

    May 3, 2012 at 2:39 AM comment-delete

    will it work for a network-locked s5360dxkk2?

    May 5, 2012 at 1:34 AM comment-delete

    i rooted my galaxy y and downloaded super user but i still can't move apps from phone storage.... what should i do????

    May 5, 2012 at 11:36 PM comment-delete

    no application in superuser

    May 15, 2012 at 7:52 PM comment-delete

    sir my problem is taht i don't have any plugins? were can i download one? thanks

    May 16, 2012 at 4:28 AM comment-delete

    Yes i rooter it.. so easy to do.. thanks for the post bro... keep posting more...

    May 18, 2012 at 3:16 AM comment-delete

    Ren, english po. Taga india yung hindi siya taga rito sa pinas. hahah.

    May 25, 2012 at 10:58 PM comment-delete

    I'll get back to this page next year when my warranty expired.

    May 25, 2012 at 10:59 PM comment-delete

    Will it work with S5360B ?

    June 12, 2012 at 7:45 PM comment-delete

    How do i root ma phone?
    I can't root it, plssss help me:(
    plz plz plz..........................!!!!!!!!!!!!

    July 31, 2012 at 11:54 PM comment-delete

    If you follow the procedures above your phone will be rooted? Please tell what happened wrong ?

    August 2, 2012 at 10:30 PM comment-delete

    how can i root sony ericsson xperia ray and galaxy pocket ?can you teach me step by step,thanks

    September 6, 2012 at 9:00 PM comment-delete

    while trying to root the phone gives me an error .. could you help me?
    ps: I'm Italian, I can not speak English very well

    September 7, 2012 at 3:44 AM comment-delete

    what android is this root??/ 2.3.7 ??

    October 4, 2012 at 6:49 AM comment-delete

    this root is about android???/ i have 2.3.5.... is it updating through 2.3.7??

    October 4, 2012 at 7:39 AM comment-delete

    where is the root of the SD Card.Guys plzz help..

    October 27, 2012 at 7:21 AM comment-delete

    Thanks so much, my mobile is 2.3.6 Portuguese, work perfect.

    December 30, 2012 at 6:56 PM comment-delete
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