Here’s video tutorial of how to root your Epic 4G Touch:
UPDATE: This tutorial is deprecated, please see here for new root method!
So, I finally got everything working today, we have full root for the Epic 4G Touch!
Huge thanks to users ShabbyPenquin and Tanimn at XDA, I wouldn’t have gotten this working without them.
*Note – This rooted kernel is still experimental, we are not responsible for anything that happens to your phone!
Here’s how to root Epic 4G Touch:
Download rooting files here and unzip:
Put your Epic 4G into download mode by holding down Power button and Volume down buttton, when you see an option screen, let go of both buttons then hit Volume up button.
You should now be in download mode, connect your USB cable from Epic 4G Touch to a Windows computer. (Sorry ODIN uses Windows only…)
Make sure you have Samsung Kies installed, it will install the proper drivers,
Download kies off samsung site here:
Open up odin3 v1.85.exe, click on “PDA”, then select “SPH-D710_Zedomax_Kernel.tar” and hit Start.
Your phone should reboot and voila, your phone should be rooted with SuperUser app.
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