Root Sprint Galaxy S3 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S3 Sprint has been updated to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware. If you had updated your Sprint Galaxy S3 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware and want to root it, then this guide is for you. In this guide we are going to Root Sprint Galaxy S3 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware. Before proceeding to Root Sprint Galaxy S3, let’s have a look at what rooting in Android is here.

Root Sprint Galaxy S3

Pre Requisites:

  • Make a complete backup of all of your data; though rooting won’t erase your data, it is good to have a backup.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device from the Developers Options located under Settings.
  • Charge your device to at least 75% to avoid bricking of your device.
  • Download and Install USB Drivers for your device on PC. Download here.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to your Sprint Galaxy S3. So understand the risk involved and proceed further.

How to Root Sprint Galaxy S3 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware:

1. Download the Odin and CF-AutoRoot File to your PC.

2. Run the Odin 3.09 on your PC as administrator.

3. Extract CF-AutoRoot.zip file.

4. Power off your device.

5. Enter into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power Button until you see some text on screen or Galaxy S3 logo.

6. Connect your device to PC using OEM Data cable.

7. You see that the colour of the ID:COM box change. This indicates that your device is successfully connected.

8. Now in Odin click on AP button and select CF-Auto-Root-d2spr-d2spr-sphl710.tar.md5.

9. Make sure only F.Reset Time and Auto Reboot are ticked in Odin.

10. Now hit Start button. Odin will now flash the CF-Auto-Root package on your device.

11. Once done you will see success message and your device will reboot automatically.

12. Let your device boot up successfully. Once it boots up disconnect your device from PC.

13. Now look for SuperSU app in app drawer.

If you want to confirm whether your device is successfully rooted or not then you can take help of Root Checker App.