How to root Samsung Rugby Smart I847 on Android Gingerbread [Guide]

i847_400x400_large1_cfHave a Samsung Rubgy Smart I847 that you’re looking to root? This guide will help you! Follow the instructions below and before you know it, your device will be rooted and ready for the installation of custom ROMs and even some mods!

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.


This root guide is for the Samsung Rugby Smart I847 running Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. is specifically for the Rugby Smart I847.

Take note this will wipe all your files and data on your phone. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

How To Root Samsung Rugby Smart I847

    • Connect your phone to your computer using USB cable.
    • Open a command prompt window on your computer (you can open command prompt by pressing Win + R, typing cmd, and clicking Run).
    • Enter adb reboot recovery into the command window on your PC.
    • You phone will now reboot into recovery. Wait while it does that.
    • Once it has rebooted into recovery, on your phone select apply update from sdcard, using Volume up/Volume down to navigate and Power to select
    • Now select the file you placed on your phone earlier.
    • Wait while it works.
    • When it is done, reboot back into Android.



Enjoy a rooted Samsung Rugby Smart I847.

[via androidforums]

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