How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330

Samsung’s entry-level Android ICS Device, the Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330, debuted in August this year and with that, it brought a choice for beginners to choose their next ICS device. The phone brings a physical QWERTY keypad along with a nice set of hardware to meet the requirements of a heavy chatter. No matter what great features the device comes with, the real potential can only be unlocked by rooting the device. To root your Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330 device, you can follow our guide.

I. Before You Begin:

1. Rooting voids the warranty of your device (until you unroot it).

2. Please charge your device to have at least 60% of battery life left.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Root Package (Download link’s given in the first post, under Rooting section)

III. Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330:

1. Download and place the Root Package file onto your Desktop. Do NOT extract it.

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

3. Copy the Root Package file over to the SD card of your device.

4. Once done, disconnect the device from your PC.

5. Turn OFF the device.

6. Reboot the device into Stock Recovery. To do so, press and hold the Volume DOWN+Home+Power buttons together.

7. Once inside the recovery, choose apply update from sdcard.

8. Select the Root Package(update.zip) you copied earlier to the device.

9. Be patient and let it root the device.

10. Once done, reboot the device.

11. You’re good to go!

Brilliant! You now have root access on your Galaxy Chat B5330 device and if you want to confirm this, just follow this post.

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

  • Ck

    Sear admin, for entering to the stock recovery mode in Chat, you have to press the VOLUME UP key instead of volume down key. Thanks

    • Mahesh Makvana

      Well, according to the original thread, you’re required to press Volume Down key to get into the Recovery mode.

  • ecollado

    Don’t worked for me :(

    • Mahesh Makvana

      What issue are you facing exactly?

      • ecollado

        Checksum error when I try to load the update.zip file

        • http://www.freshnewsarea.com/ Harkunwar Singh Kochar

          Same error with me…. Sir, which country rom are you using in which it worked ?

          • http://igrejaavoltadecristo.blogspot.com.br/ Juliane

            same error

  • Mousty

    Nefunguje :-( nonstop ODIN MODE & DOWNLOADING…

  • i’m stuck

    I cant get in recovey modus how to do if u do the proces it says i dont have a tool for recovery mode i tried installing the official one but it freezes and i dont kow if clockworldmod recovery is avvaible for my samsung galaxy chat

  • arun

    i have tried almost all these but the end result is “failed”
    got into recovery.did everything as mentioned above..
    pls help me

  • collen

    recovery mode for chat is volume up+ power neverthless this zip does not work.

    • http://igrejaavoltadecristo.blogspot.com.br/ Juliane

      That happend with me too !

      • Jan Muhammad

        how are you?

  • Keerthi Srinivas

    how to connect samsung galaxy chat b5330 with pc?

  • Rayane Raposa Menina

    Aff todos falam inglês e agora quem poderá me ajudar?

  • Christine

    I have downloaded app nic to my blackberry playbook and it is creating problems I need it to be removed, can you help me.