How to Root T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay

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Looking for a root method for your Galaxy S Relay? You’ve come to the right place


1. Install USB Drivers for Samsung Devices on your computer.

2. Enable USB Debugging by navigating to settings > about device > tap build number until developer settings are enabled. Next go into to Developer Settings and enable USB Debugging.

3. Make sure any important data is backed up.

4. Charge phone to about 50% to ensure it doesn’t die in the process of rooting.

5. This method only works for the T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay Don’t try with any other model. To verify the model go to Settings > About Device

Files Requireed

1. CWM for T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay

2. Odin 3.09

3. SuperSu

Procedure to Root

1. Extract the CWM zip and Odin Files to a safe place. Move the SuperSU zip to a safe place on your phone

2. Turn off your Galaxy S Relay and Volume Down, Home, and the Power button. When you have seen the warning screen press Volume up to enter download mode.

3. Launch Odin

4. Connect your Relay into the computer and wait until Odin recognizes it. When Odin recognizes it the ID COM box will become blue.

5. In Odin click the AP button and select the CWM Md5 file.

6. Make sure the Re-Partation box is not checked in Odin. And un-click Auto Reboot

7. Click Start. Once finished Odin will read PASS. The Galaxy Relay now has CWM Recovery. Now remove the battery from the back and hold down VOLUME UP + POWER + HOME to access the recovery. Once inside click install zip and navigate to the SuperSU file. Now proceed to flashing the zip and then reboot. If you have done the process right you will  find the SuperSU app in your phone. To make sure root works, Install the app Root Checker from the Play Store to check if you have done the procedure right.

Unrooting Procedure

This unroot method will not bring your warranty back due to the fact that there isn’t a method at the time to reset the flash counter of your phone. However it will bring your phone back to stock.

1. Download the latest stock firmware of the T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay and extract it.. Go here to download the stock firmware.

2. Put your phone into download mode. See step 2 of the rooting procedure for help.

3. Open Odin

4. Plug your phone into your computer and wait for Odin to recognize it.

5. In the AP box, navigate to the stock firmware you’ve downloaded and select.

6. Click Start.

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