Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305 Recovery Root
This is one of the well known Root method for ALL android devicesIn this guide we will show you how to flash/install ClockWorkMod recovery to root ANY Samsung galaxy S3, S4 and Note 2 (International, LTE, Cricket, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Metro, ... ) which are running on Android 4.0.4, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2 and 4.3 jelly bean.We will use CWM recovery to push root files to system, all what you need is to read this article carefully and follow all the steps.Requirement :ClockWorkMod recovery file
Charged Samsung galaxy Device
Before Starting :Download and Install Samsung Kies or Smanung mobile USB driver (Skip it if you already have Kies on your PC).
Download and Extract the correct ClockWorkMod recovery file for the model of your device
Download and Extract Odin3
Download Root files
Disconnect all devices which are connected to USB Ports
Stop your antivirus and Kies software
Steps :Send UPDATE-SuperSU-vX.XX.zip to any folder on the internal storage ex:Download
Run Odin3 as administrator
Click on PDA (or AP if you are using Odin3 v3.09) and navigate to the extracted recovery.tar file
Make sure that re-partition is not selected and reboot too
Put your device in download mode
Connect your device to PC via USB cable and wait until you see a sign in ID:COM and Added in Odin3
Click Start and wait few seconds
After Odin3 display PASS or RESET, unplug USB cable
Put your device in recovery mode
Choose install zip > choose zip from /sdcard > 0 / > the folder which contains root file (in my case : Download/) > UPDATE-SuperSU-vX.XX.zip > Yes.
Wait few seconds
Choose Go Back > reboot system now
Open SuperSU app and disable KNOX.
Done !YT video link : =JTkdCkKgg2kNotes :This process won't delete any data, but backup your important data just in case this process corrupt your files.
Flashing custom recovery will void the warranty of your device.
Do not disconnect the cable or turn off the device while flashing recovery file.
I am not responsible if something happened to your device (use this AT YOUR OWN RISK).
Some devices have a locked bootloader, unlock it first before flashing the recovery file (ex : Verizon, AT&T).
I have just converted "*.img" files from clockworkmod website to "*.tar" file which can be flashed by Odin3 (You can convert it by following this easy TUT : How to Convert *.img to *.tar.md5)
Credits : Chainfire website > root files and CWM team website > CWM recovery files.
Downloads :Odin3 v3.04HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE
Latest Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE
Latest Samsung Kies 3 HERE
Touch ClockWorkMod for Samsung galaxy S3 SIIISGS3 (AT&T) Ver 126.96.36.199
SGS3 (Cricket) Ver 188.8.131.52
SGS3 (Metro) Ver 184.108.40.206
SGS3 (Sprint) Ver 220.127.116.11
SGS3 (T-Mobile) Ver 18.104.22.168
SGS3 (US Cellular) Ver 22.214.171.124
SGS3 (Verizon) Ver 126.96.36.199
SGS3 LTE (GT-I9305) Ver 188.8.131.52
SGS3 (GT-I9300) Ver 184.108.40.206
Touch ClockWorkMod for Samsung galaxy S4 SIVSGS4 (AT&T) Ver 220.127.116.11
SGS4 (Cricket) Ver 18.104.22.168
SGS4 (Canada/Bell) Ver 22.214.171.124
SGS4 (Sprint) Ver 126.96.36.199
SGS4 (T-Mobile) Ver 188.8.131.52
SGS4 (US Cellular) Ver 184.108.40.206
SGS4 (Verizon) Ver 220.127.116.11
SGS4 LTE (GT-I9505) Ver 18.104.22.168
SGS4 (GT-I9500) Ver 22.214.171.124
SGS4 (C Spire) Ver 126.96.36.199
Touch ClockWorkMod for Samsung galaxy Note 2 NIISGN2 (AT&T) Ver 188.8.131.52
SGN2 (Sprint) Ver 184.108.40.206
SGN2 (T-Mobile) Ver 220.127.116.11
SGN2 (Verizon) Ver 18.104.22.168
SGN2 LTE (GT-N7105) Ver 22.214.171.124
SGN2 (GT-N7100) Ver 126.96.36.199
Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305 Recovery Root
Most root methods will lead you to installing ClockWorkMod (CWM) recovery. CWM is easily the most popular recovery out there, but the version that comes with most root methods is dated, still utilizing the volume and power buttons for navigation.
Now ensure your Galaxy S III (LTE / International) is connected to your computer via the USB cable, with ADB and root enabled, and that you are in the/android/lineage/device/samsung/i9305 folder. Then run the extract-files.sh script:
The CF-Auto-Root contains SuperSU binary and APK and stock recovery. One of the key features of the root package is it is firmware independent and it completely supports Android 4.3 and future fimrware as well. Head over to the development thread to learn more about the root file.