How to Root the Samsung Dart T499

Want to get rid of the bloatware that T-Mobile has loaded on your Samsung Dart T499? No problem, we’ve the solution for you. The Samsung Dart smartphone became available in the year 2011 by T-Mobile. Running on the Android 2.2 Froyo, the Dart features a 600MHz processor that’s pretty good to handle normal apps and games. To expand the access to more apps and games, you can root your device. It will also allow you to remove the preloaded apps as well as install any root-only apps you want. Just follow the procedure given below and you will have a rooted device, right in your hands!

I. Before You Begin:

1. Rooting voids the warranty of your device. Go ahead keeping this in mind. In future, you’ll be able to restore the warranty by unrooting the device.

2. Make sure your device’s charged fully or have at least 60% of battery life left.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. SuperOneClick (It’s attached in the first post)

III. Rooting the Samsung Dart T499:

1. Download the SuperOneClick archive to your Desktop.

2. Unzip files from the archive to your Desktop.

3. Enable the USB debugging option on your smartphone by heading to Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Development>>USB debugging.

4. Connect the device to your PC using the USB cable.

5. Double-click on the SuperOneClick executable file and it will launch.

6. Hit the Root button given inside the tool.

7. The process to root the device will begin.

8. Once it’s done, reboot your device.

9. You’re rooted now!

Brilliant! Your Samsung Dart T499 has successfully been rooted with the help of SuperOneClick. The apps like BusyBox and Superuser have been installed on your device, you can find them in your App Drawer.

If this procedure helped you please thank/donate to the original developers here and here.

If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.

This is part of our Android How To’s. We have how to’s on rooting, loading ROMs, and tons of other tips and tricks for your specific device or for Android devices in general! For all of our Android How To’s, head here.

If this procedure helped you, please consider donating to the original developer or at least sending them a thank you.

Now that you are rooted, head here to learn some of the fun things you can do!

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  • Emma

    how long does it take from the moment I click on “Root” ? I’m afraid it’s stuck… Also, when I do the rooting, should I leave the SD card inside the phone or not?