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How to root Samsung Galaxy S Captivate i896 [Guide]

samsung-galaxy-s-captivate [1]The Samsung Galaxy S captivate is a smartphone that’s starting to age, yet we know people are still using it as their daily drive. Furthermore, once a phone begins to get older, they make the ideal choice to use as a secondary phone and get into modifying the operating system with installing custom ROMs and other things like custom firmware. If you want to dabble in changing the OS for the better you can do that by following the guide after the jump.

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S CAPTIVATE I896

  1. Download the SuperOneClick tool from this link here [2].
  2. use the desktop of the computer to extract the files.
  3. Find the USB cable that comes with the device and connect it to the computer.
  4. Click the SuperOneClick executable file on the desktop. You’ll find that inside the extracted contents.
  5. Search for a button that says “root” inside the program.
  6. Click the button and do not touch anything until the flashing stops.

If the device doesn’t reboot automatically you should apply that manually. After rebooting the phone is ready for a custom ROM or applications which require root access from the Google Play store.