Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9150) is a big screened Android smartphone, which comes with 5.8 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display powered by 1.4 GHz Dual-core processor along with 1.5 GB RAM and the device runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system. If you own this smartphone and looking for a way to root it, you are in the right page as I have given a step by step tutorial to root Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9150) here.
This procedure doesn’t require any PC or Laptop to root your device. So, just Root Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Android Smartphone without using a computer and get the ability to remove pre-installed applications, install custom ROM firmware’s, custom-built Android applications. Etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Samsung smartphone will void its warranty and you won’t be able to claim it unless you unroot your smartphone. So, think well about it before proceeding with this rooting procedure.
Step 1: First, make sure that you have deactivated all antivirus applications in your smartphone as they tend to interrupt the rooting procedure.
Step 2: Then, ensure that your device has at least 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting procedure.
Step 3: Next, the rooting procedure given here is not a data-loss process but it won’t hurt to have a backup of personal data in your smartphone. So, take a complete backup before getting started with the rooting process.
Step 4: Now, enable “Unknown Sources” in your device by following this path: Settings -> Device Administration -> Unknown Sources. Only by doing so, you will be able to install the “KingRoot” non-market app for rooting your device.
Once you finish all these preliminary tasks, you can move forward with the rooting tutorial given below.
Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9150) Without PC:
Step 1: To get started, download Towelroot apk (tr.apk) file directly to your device. While doing so, you might get a warning message stating that this file might harm your device. Just ignore it and download the APK file.
Step 2: Once the tr.apk file is downloaded, click on it to install towelroot app in your device. While doing so, you will again get a warning message stating that the app is harmful because it contains code that will bypass Android security protections. Just ignore it and click on “Install Anyway” to install the app in your device.
Step 3: Once done, open up the towelroot app in your LG G2 smartphone and click on “make it ra1n” to launch the rooting procedure. Once the rooting process gets finished, your smartphone will reboot automatically.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9150) smartphone using Towelroot one-click rooting application. For confirmation, download Root checker from Google Play store, install it in your device and confirm root access in your smartphone.
If you encounter any issues while following this rooting procedure, do let me know via comments.