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cant get sgs3 root to work?

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so im trying to root my samsung galaxy s3 i747 but im having trouble, im doing it on my moms windows vista pc. i downloaded three things odin307, recovery.img, TeamEpic-Root-from-Recovery-v5, but my problem is when i try to download TeamEpic-Root-from-Recovery-v5 onto my phone i cant, i actually dont know how.. i plug in my gs3 to the pc then go into computer and click on the gs3 icon in computer, but when i do no files show up its blank. so i dont know how or where to download that onto my phone.. any ideas?
post #2 of 7
Is the phone recognized in device manager? You might need to install a driver to get it to recognize.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post

Is the phone recognized in device manager? You might need to install a driver to get it to recognize.
do you know where to install a driver for it?
post #4 of 7
Just install samsung kies and drivers will be installed automatically
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Just install samsung kies and drivers will be installed automatically
I installed samsung Kies before but still nothing happened do I have to go somewhere special for certain drivers
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2189536


Check that thread out. Its the easiest possible way to root your phone. Its Adam outler's new app CASUAL. It is about as difficult as installing an app smile.gif


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Originally Posted by nizda View Post

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2189536


Check that thread out. Its the easiest possible way to root your phone. Its Adam outler's new app CASUAL. It is about as difficult as installing an app smile.gif


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my problem isn't rooting my phone its getting my PC to recognize my phone
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