This is a step-by-step guide on how to safely and successfully root the Samsung Galaxy Camera model number EK-GC100 running on the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. In this rooting guide we are going to use the CF-auto root method by the chainfire xda to gain root access.
Guidelines and Requirements:
- Rooting your Camera voids warranty, so root at your own risk.
- This rooting guide is specifically for the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. Do not apply it on another device.
- Download CF-auto root package from HERE
- Odin tool is required but that is already included in the auto root package.
- Install USB drivers on your PC.
Root Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100
- First of all unzip the CF-Auto-Root-gd1-gd1xx-ekgc100.zip on your desktop.
- Now Reboot your Galaxy Camera into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons at the same time for a few seconds and release it when you see a warning message on your camera screen. Further press the Volume Up button to continue into download mode.
- Next, Run Odin3 application from the folder you’ve already unzipped.
- While in download mode connect your Galaxy Camera to PC.
- Check that Odin has detected your device, You’ll see Added!! in the message section.
- Now click on the PDA button and select the tar.md5 file.
- Click on the START button to start the rooting process.
- Once completed Odin will notify you via the PASS!! green message and Galaxy Camera will automatically reboot. Now you’re almost rooted.
- In order to verify root access on your Galaxy Camera, check that SuperSU app has been installed or you can install Root Checker app from Play Store to verify root.
- That’s it! You’re now rooted.
Congratulations! You’ve now successfully rooted the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100 running the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware. Hopefully everything went smooth, do let us know and share your experience in the comment section below. For more Android step-by-step rooting guides keep visiting. Have a good day 🙂