Were you planning on holding off on your purchase of one of the US Samsung Galaxy S variants because you require root? Well, worry no more – the root method used on the international version of the Galaxy S has proven to work on T-Mobile’s Samsung Vibrant and AT&T’s Samsung Captivate.
Two methods are already available, and both are fairly simple. Read the instructions below, or check out the source link for the most up-to-date instructions.
If you have adb and you know how to use it!
1. Download: update.zip
2. Put update.zip to SD card
Code:adb reboot recovery
4. In Recovery menu select 'apply sdcard:update.zip' (use vol_down + home)
Phone will reboot
and you have
2. busybox (/system/xbin/busybox)
If you have Odin3 and you know how to use it!
Your data and programs will be deleted!!!!
1. Download: Superuser_v1_CSC.7z
3. Flash this file as CSC file with Odin3
How to install busybox utils
in terminal enter
Code:su busybox --install -s /system/xbin
You can expect custom ROMs to start popping up pretty soon now that the device is fully rooted. Now Galaxy S owners just have to wait for Cyanogen support…