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How to root Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7270 , GT-S7272) and flash CWM [Guide]

Galaxy Ace 3 [1]The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is a budget Android smartphone that was released last year. It features a 4 inch display, a dual-core 1GHz processor along with 1GB of RAM, a 5 MP main camera and a VGA front-facing camera, 4GB of internal storage along with support for expandable memory, a 1500 mAh battery, and comes in single as well as dual SIM flavors. If you happen to own one of these and are looking for an easy way to gain root access and install a custom recovery, here’s a detailed step-by-step guide which will walk you through the process.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful how to. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty. Flashing custom recovery may void your warranty.

REQUIREMENTS

This root guide is meant for the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, model numbers GT-S7270 or GT-S7272 (Duos), running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware.  You can confirm the model number by going to Settings > About Device on your phone or by checking the packaging box labels. Do not try this method on any other variants of the Galaxy Ace 3

BEFORE WE BEGIN

Download the following Rooting package, based on your device model number and save it to your desktop

HOW TO FLASH (INSTALL) CWM RECOVERY ON SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE 3

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE 3

Enjoy your rooted device. You are all set now to explore the world of root apps and custom ROMs. Cheers!!