How To Root Galaxy Grand Prime: Easy Methods You Can Do

How To Root Galaxy Grand Prime: Easy Methods You Can Do – Announced in September, 2014 and released a month after, the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is another “dated” smartphone that is still worth owning. Similar to other smartphones of its time, the Galaxy Grand Prime can handle everyday tasks with ease.

The Galaxy Grand Prime measures 5.70 inches (L) x 2.84 inches (W) x 0.34 inch (T) and weighs a light 5.50 ounces. Unlike modern day Samsung smartphones that use AMOLED material, the Prime uses a 5.0 inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) capacitive multitouch touchscreen display. IT has a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels (220 pixels per inch) capable of displaying 16 million colors.

There are two variants to the Grand Prime : the regular one and the Value Edition. The Grand Prime Regular has a QuadCore 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with a QualComm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Chipset. The Grand Prime Value Edition is powered by a QuadCore 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU with a Spreadtrum SC7730 chipset. For graphics and video processing, the Grand Prime Regular has an Adreno 306 GPU while the Value Edition has a Mali-400 GPU.

Both models of the Grand Prime has 8 gigabytes of internal memory and 1 GB of RAM. There is also a dedicated microSD Card Slot which supports up to 64 GB of external memory.

The Galaxy Grand Prime offers a good set cameras for the photo and video buffs. The 8 megapixel back-facing camera (f/2.4) features autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus with Smile Detection and Panorama. It can also capture videos at a decent 1080p@30fps. The secondary 5 MP (f/2.2) front-facing camera takes pictures at 1080P resolution.

Connectivity and other standard features include:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 (A2DP)
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • FM Radio
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Proximity Sensor
  • MicroUSB 2.0

As for the operating system, the Grand Prime Regular runs Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) but can be upgraded to Android 5 (Lollipop). The Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition already has Android 5.1 installed.

The Galaxy Grand Prime has a removable 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery to power all these features.

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See Also – Root T Mobile Galaxy S5: Easy Method

Now we are going to root your smartphone to get more out of your Galaxy Grand Prime. The are lots of benefits when your root your mobile device but, as always, we issue the notice below:

Warning! will not be responsible for any lost data/files or damages your phone might encounter while doing the tutorial presented in this article. Always make a backup of all your important files before attempting to gain root access to your device. You have been warned! 

With that out of the way, let us proceed with the the rooting process.

How To Root Galaxy Grand Prime: Method 1 (Using A PC)

To root Galaxy Grand Prime you will need the following:

  • Your smartphone (of course)
  • A PC
  • A USB cable

Make sure your device is at least 50% charged before the doing the steps below.

Step 1. Enable USB Debugging on your mobile.

Step 2. Get the firmware you need from this link.

Step 3. Download the latest version of Odin from this link.

Step 4. After the download completes, extract the Odin zip file to your computer.

Step 5. Open the program and reboot your smartphone into “Download Mode“.

Step 6. Using the USB cable, connect your Galaxy Grand Prime to your PC.

Step 7. Once your phone is recognized, add the firmware your previously downloaded to the “AP” box in Odin.

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Step 8. Click “Start” to begin the rooting process.

You should now have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Check to see if you have SuperSu installed. You can also check if you have root access by installing a root checker app on your mobile.

You can watch the video below to see how the process is done.

How To Root Galaxy Grand Prime: Method 2 (No PC Required)

For this second method, we will use the KingRoot app to root your smartphone. Just follow the steps below to gain root access to your mobile.

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Step 1. Visit this link using your smartphone’s browser.

Step 2. Choose “Download Apk For Android” button to start downloading the file to your mobile.

Step 3. Install the app after the download is finished.

Step 4. Look for the app’s icon in your app drawer/list and tap it to open the KingRoot.

Step 5. KingRoot will try to find a working root for your mobile.

Step 6. Tap “Try To Root” or “Start Root” to begin the process.

Step 7. Wait for the process to finish and you should see a big green check mark indicating you have successfully rooted your phone.

The video below shows how the rooting process is done.

Rooting your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is easy if you follow the methods in this tutorial. Please share this post with your friends if your found it useful. Leave a comment below to let us know what you think.

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