How to Root Galaxy A3 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat [All Variants]

After a great success of  ‘Samsung Galaxy Grand’ and ‘Samsung Galaxy Core’ series, the manufacturer came up with an another mid-range smartphone series named ‘Samsung Galaxy A’. Currently, the series consists of mainly three devices – Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 featuring different models and specs. In this article, we are focusing on Samsung Galaxy A3 SM-A300F, SM-A300H, SM-A3000 variants.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 is a mid-range smartphone featuring a 4.5inch Super AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1.2 GHz Quad-core CPU with 1.5 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, Adreno 306 Graphics processor, 8MP primary & 5MP front camera, and runs on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat version. No doubt that the device houses a quite wonderful specs and it can run any apps & games smoothly. Nevertheless, if you feel that your device is lagging or not giving good performance, then you can unleash it via rooting.

Root Galaxy A3 SM-A300F SM-A300H SM-A3000

Here, we are going to illustrate a quick and simple method to root Galaxy A3. This method works for all the Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300F, SM-A300H, SM-A3000) variants running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. So, let’s go with the step-by-step procedure on How to Root Galaxy A3 on Android 4.4.4 KitKat [All Variants].

Important Things to Check:

  • Charge your Galaxy A3 smartphone up to 70 – 80%.
  • Please enable “USB Debugging” option on your Galaxy A3 smartphone.
  • Never forget to take a backup of your important data stored on your smartphone.
  • Install “Samsung Galaxy A3 USB Drivers” on your Computer.

Needed Files:

Steps to Root Galaxy A3 [SM-A300F, SM-A300H, SM-A3000]

Step 1: Download the specific rooting file which suits your device model number and Odin tool from the above links to root Galaxy A3 xda.

Step 2: Extract both the downloaded files in one folder.

Step 3: Launch the “Odin.exe” file from the extracted folder.

Odin v3.09 Tool for Samsung Devices

Step 4: Now, you have to turn off Galaxy A3 and then please wait for 5 – 10 seconds.

Step 5: Boot your Galaxy A3 into recovery mode with the help of special key combination.

  • Hold “Volume Down + Home + Power buttons” together until you get the warning screen, then press the “Volume Up” button to mode ahead.

Boot Samsung Galaxy A3 into Download Mode

Step 6: Then, connect your Galaxy A3 device with your computer using the USB data cable.

Step 7: Once it is connected successfully, then one of the ID:COM boxes on Odin will turn blue/yellow/green.

Samsung Galaxy A3 Detected by Odin Tool

Step 9) Select the rooting file by clicking on “AP” button and select file “CF_Auto_Root_xxxx.tar.md5” (from extracted folder).

Select Samsung Galaxy A3 Root File

Step 10) Please make sure that only “F. Reset Time“ and “Auto Reboot“ options are checked on Odin.

Step 11) Once the setup is ready, then you can finally hit the “Start” button to begin the rooting process.

Step 12) The rooting process will not take more than  30 seconds.

Step 13) Once it is completed, you will receive a “PASS” message on Odin and the device will rebooted immediately.

Odin Pass Message and Reboot

Step 14) That’s it! You can now disconnect your Galaxy A3.

Once your device is rebooted, then please verify that “Super Su” app has been installed. If not, then you can get it from the Google Play Store. If you need any help in rooting Galaxy S3, then tell us using the comments box below! Enjoy rooting 😀