20 Apr 2015

How To Root Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A300H

Root for samsung galaxy A3 SM-A300H is finally available with chainfire auto root method.Samsung galaxy a3 is the midrange device from the samsung with snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2ghz with 1 or 1.5gb of ram and 16 gb internal storage.It has a super amoled display with 4.5 inch screen with 540x960 pixels which has a corning gorilla glass 4 layer for protection.The primary camera on the device is 8mp while the secondary camera is 5mp.The device has a 1900mah battery which is non removable.
If you are searching how to root your  Samsung galaxy A3 and could not find the solution then you are on right place.In this post we will teach you how to root  Samsung galaxy A3 SM-A300H.
This tutorial is specific to the device with model number SM-A300H so its better to verify your device model number.To verify your device model number go to settings and then to about device.In the about device you will find your device model number and confirm that it is SM-A300H. 

Why to root samsung galaxy A3 ?

  1. Laggy touchwiz: Since OS is loaded with the heavy loaded and  laggy touch wiz and might hinder user experience at some point of time you might consider rooting galaxy A3 to free up the space
  2. To improve performance: By rooting the device you will be able to free some same by  un installing apps which you don't use and this might decrease the load on cpu as well as free up some ram and internal storage while ultimately improve the performance of the device.
  3. To improve battery life: As the device has a non removable battery you will be forced to charge the device everyday.But by rooting you will be able to improve the battery life a bit by using apps like greenify.
  4. To install custom roms: Installing customs requires root access as well as custom recoveries installed.Some recoveries like twrp can be installed on your device easily if you have root access.
  5. To move apps to sdcard:Though some of the apps can be moved to sdcard  but only some portion of the app can be moved to external sdcard.If you have to move app data (obb files)then you have to root your device.
  6. To block adds: There is no short for games and apps in the android platform ,most of the free apps comes with adds which can hinder your experience while using then and sometime they are too annoying.You can block ads on your device if you have root access using ad blocker.
Must Read:How to move apps to sdcard without root
These are just some of reasons why you have to root your samsung galaxy a3 sm-a300h but most of the people including me root their device to play with custom roms.

How to Root Samsung galaxy A3 SM-A300H:

Root samsung galaxy A3 Sm-A300H on android kitkat with name a33gdd  and device a33g and board msm8916.You can check these info from the cpu z application.

root samsung galaxy a3 sm-a300h using odin


  1. This procedure will not erase the data only your device but still you have to make a backup to be on safe side.Transfer all your data.images,videos and apps to computer.
  2. Enable debugging mode on your device.To do this go to settings and then to about device.In about device you will find build number tap on it continuously till you see toast message "you are now a developer".Go back and you find developer options click on it and enable usb debugging on your device.
  3. Download samsung kies and install it.Once you have installed the kies close it and make sure that it does not run in the background.
  4. Download odin and extract the files and place it on desktop for easy access.
  5. Download cf auto root file for SM-A300H  and extract the zip file.You will get a tar.md5 file.

Root galaxy A3 SM-A300H using Odin:

1.Download the latest odin and place it on desktop.
2.Now download thechainfire auto root zipfiles forgalaxy A3 Sm-a300Hand extract it.
3.Power off the device completely and wait for few seconds.
4.Now put the device in download mode by holding volume down,home key and power buttonat the same time.Once the device enters download mode using volume keys to navigate and press on continue.
5.Now the device is ready to  grab the files through odin.
6.Open the odin on your desktop or computer.
root galaxy a3 sm-a300h using odin

7.Connect the device to a computer using usb cable.
8.Once the device is connected you will notice a blue tab in odin with message added.
root samsung galaxy a3 sm-a300h odin blue tab

9.Now click on pda and navigate to the file which you have extracted before.
root galaxy a3 sm-a300h click on pda

10.Make sure you tick auto reboot and  reset time and leave rest of them untick.
11.Now click on start and wait till the flashing is completed.
12.Once the flashing is done you will see a green tab with message pass and device should reboot automatically.
root galaxy a3 sm-a300h odin pass green tab

13.Once the device reboots you will notice super su installed in app drawer.Or head on to playstore and download the root checker app to verify  if your device is rooted.
14.Now that you have root access its time to trim down the bloatware on the device.

Final words on rooting galaxy A3 Sm-A300H:

 By following the above procedure you will be able to root  samsung galaxy A3 Sm-A300H.As this tutorial is only specific to Sm-A300H only.Please don't try it on other device it will definitely hard the device.As rooting is a risky process we are not responsible if you brick the device.This process Will  trigger the Knox counter and you will void warranty for sure.If you are brave enough and don't care about the warranty of the device then you are good to go.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A300H Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 22:31 Rating: 5 Root  for  samsung galaxy A3 SM-A300H  is finally available with  chainfire auto root method .Samsung galaxy a3 is the midrange device fro...

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