How to Root Samsung Exhibit 4G T679 Android Phone – Tutorial

After checking out on how you can update SAMSUNG Exhibit 4G T679 with the latest custom ROM firmware, in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can root your phone just in case if you wanted to know on how to root the device. Please be informed that once you root the device, the warranty will get void and the only way with which you can reclaim the lost warranty is by reapplying the official current firmware in your device.
Over a period of this article for your benefit, we will be checking out on what are the steps you need to follow before applying the rooting procedure. Please follow the steps individually and  carefully so that the whole process of rooting ends successfully.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Quick Pre Requisites:
  • With the help of below mentioned steps, you can easily backup / restore the data present in your phone. This step is very important as once you root the device, you will need to clear the cache data which in turn will delete the user data. You can restore the lost data with the help of below mentioned steps.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Minimum charge left in      the phone should be 80% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. (If you don’t follow this step then the chances are more that your phone may get DEAD for which we should not      be responsible).
  • Disable all the security suites installed in your computer and uninstall all antivirus tools in your computer so as to ensure that the firmware update is not interrupted in the middle of the process.
  • Enable the USB debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked. USB Debugging Mode can only be enabled once you disconnect the phone from computer. USB Debugging should be ticked
 Procedure to Root SAMSUNG Exhibit 4G T679 Android Phone:
  • First up you need to download the Zerg Rush Rooting toolkit from here to your computer. After downloading, extract the same in your computer in a single folder preferably in your desktop. Connect the device to the computer with the help of original USB cable.
ZergRush Root
  • Now, from the extracted files, you will now need to double click on the runme.bat file which is nothing but the rooting script. Once you open this, it will take around 5 minutes for rooting the device, please note that it may sometimes take less than minute too.
  • Once the rooting process is done, you now need to download the Root Checker application from the Google PLAY Store.
  • Download the Clock Work mod recovery image file in your computer and save the same in your computer. Extract the recovery.img file from the downloaded zip file and connect your phone to the PC with the help of original USB cable.
Zerg Rush Run Me
  • Up next you need to press the Shift + Right – click the “files” folder.  Select “Open Command Window Here” from the popup menu.  This will open a command prompt.
adb shell
dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p13
reboot recovery
  • Once all the above commands are processed, you will now see that the device has been rebooted in the Clock Work mod recovery.
Tip: Just in case if due to some reasons if the rooting process gets failed or interrupted, then you need to apply the update again by following the steps again from the start. Don’t forget to restore the backup which you have taken in the initial steps.
Congratulations, you have now successfully rooted your Samsung Exhibit 4G Android smartphone. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.
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