How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (SPH-L300)

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is one of the LTE supported devices from Sprint that’s capable to transfer data at an ultra-fast rate you wouldn’t normally see on 3G networks. The device features a 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor, 1GB of RAM and Android ICS on-board, an awesome combination of hardware and software. You’ll be glad to know that the device is root-able and the procedure to do so is darn easy, a few clicks and you’re done. Here’s how you can root your Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE smartphone.

THIS PROCEDURE IS OBSOLETE. Head to our new How To Root the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE tutorial.

I. Before You Begin:

1. This will void the warranty of your device. However, you can reinstate the warranty by unrooting your device if there’s any unrooting procedure available.

2. This procedure works on Windows based PCs only.

3. You should have appropriate drivers installed on your PC. If you don’t, get them from here.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Root Package (Download link’s available in the first post)

III. Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (SPH-L300):

1. Download and place the Root Package archive onto your Desktop.

2. Unzip files from the archive over to your Desktop.

3. Double-click on the RootDebugfs.bat file you extracted from the root archive.

4. When it says to connect the device, just plug in your device to your PC using the USB cable.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

6. And you should be rooted now!

Congratulations! Your Galaxy Victory has been successfully rooted, all thanks to the one-click method. Now head over to Google Play to download your favorite root-only apps or flash a custom recovery from the next section!

IV. Flash a Custom Recovery Image (Optional):

1. If you would like to flash a custom recovery image in order to flash custom ROMs, head to the How To Flash a Custom Recovery Image on the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (SPH-L300) to learn how to do that.

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.

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  • Ryan T.

    I want to say first, Thank-you, for this simple root and one click method for this phone, but second I feel as though I’m doing it incorrectly because i tried to use this on my girlfriends laptop which is windows 8 or 7 and when i “rooted” it, it didn’t do anything but add the super-user app which was useless because it said i was not rooted and i downloaded root explorer to double check and went to go into the “root” folder on my phone and it showed no files or folders and said “it seems the device is not rooted, this is required to view secured files and folders. so i am a bit confused on this but i will try again on a different computer.

    • Mahesh Makvana

      The procedure’s been confirmed to be working and make sure that you’ve followed all the steps properly in order to root your device.

      Sometimes, just missing a step or doing it incorrectly may lead to an unsuccessful root. So, give it a try on another PC and see if it works then.


    • rickfortin300

      did you figure it out? im having the same problem

      • Mahesh Makvana

        Well, we’ll soon come up with a new method to root your device and will let you know about it.


  • Jonathan

    Seems easy enough but I was wondering if this works on the virgin mobile version of the phone?

    • Mahesh Makvana

      This should work on the Sprint variant of the phone only. We’ll see what we can do for you!

      • criket9627

        Has anyone figure d out how to unroot the virgin mobile sph-l300. The above procedure does not seem to work. Too many access denied replies.

  • David

    Seems easy enough but I was wondering if this works on the virgin mobile version of the phone?

    • David

      on version 4.1.2

  • Aaron

    I keep getting a failed to transfer file error and nothing will work

  • Antonio

    does rooting the phone unlock it as well?

    • Dax Krishna

      not necessarily Antonio; although you could unlock your device (if there is an unlock solution) after you root it.

  • Cris Pineda-Hill

    mine didnt root. it kept saying permission denied and only added the superuser app

  • yuy

    that happened to me too. whats up with that i agree with u CRIS

  • cal

    hay when i download nobloat it says im not rooted also during the rooting process it says permission denied

  • cal

    and i have the sprit galaxy victory 4g lte not virgin mmobile etc please help

  • Randy Garbin

    Not working for me. Gets stuck in Step one at “Copying su:” Nothing after that. Any suggestions?

  • Elezar

    I tried this and nothing … now why is that?

  • Elezar

    The problem is that they are trying to root our phones using a software for rooting samsung galaxy SIII which appearently is not working for the victory so there is no victory haha ..

  • Elezar

    Forget it guys cats got their toung