CF-Root For GalaxyS3 Released - CWM Recovery Root For GalaxyS3 Is Out
Earlier we discussed that senior and elite developer of XDA team has already rooted Samsung Galaxy S3. Today chainfire has announced the release of CF-Root for GalaxyS3. If you are one of the lucky users who manged to get their hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S3, you can head to the tutorial section to root your s3 and install Custom firmware which also includes Clock work mod recovery( which allows you to install custom firmwares)
However, Chainfire's CF-Root is not a complete ROM. Its basically is a simple way to get superuser access (root) to your device by keeping your ROM as close to stock as possible. CF-Root will replaces your original Samsung kernel with a rooted chainfire's one. If you want to be able to get back to the original kernel, it is highly recommended for you to take a backup of your original kernel.
Here's what chainfire said:
CF-Root is the root for “rooting beginners” and those who want to keep as close to stock as possible. CF-Root is meant to be used in combination with stock Samsung firmwares, and be the quickest and easiest way for your first root.
- Root: SuperSU
- Recovery: ClockWorkMod
- Util: CWM Manager
Unlike CF-Root for some other devices, this iteration of CF-Root does not include a custom kernel. Your kernel remains the stock kernel, and thus goodies like insecure adbd (ro.secure=0), custom boot scripts, and custom boot animations are not supported.
Root – SuperSU
The root permission management app installed by CF-Root is SuperSU. This will allow your apps to gain root (superuser) access.
Recovery – ClockWorkMod (CWM)
A custom CWM 5.5 build is included in CF-Root, taken from this thread. This provides for the ability to install custom ROMs, and do nandroid (full device) backups and restores.
Util – CWM Manager
My management application for CWM is also installed, see the recovery thread linked above for further details. It allows you to command CWM (install a ROM, make/restore backups, etc) from normally booted Android.
Big thanks to chainfire for his outstanding contribution to Android development community. Installation is incredibly simple and we'll covering a complete tutorial on how to install CWM using ODIN.
How To Get CWM-Recovery On Galaxy S3 - Coming Soon