Root Galaxy Mega 6.3 i9205 & i9200 and Install ClockWorkMod Recovery

Today, we shall share the perfect guide to you to root Galaxy Mega 6.3 i9205 and i9200 with working ClockWorkMod Recovery. This guide is simple enough and 100% proven working on both Galaxy Mega i9205 LTE and i9200 GSM model. The big screen Galaxy Mega 6.3 with root access and ClockWorkMod recovery become a perfect device with latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware. Check out the perfect rooting guide after the break. (AT&T Galaxy Mega is now available in United States, and we yet to wait the root guide to release by developers)

In this tutorial, we will guide you how to root Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 i9200 and i9205 models ClockWorkMod custom recovery. Refer to this post, if you wish to root your Galaxy Mega 6.3 without install CWM. You will not lose any data with all the steps below. However, we strongly recommend you to make a backup before start. To clear your doubt about device rooting, ensure you are clear what and why you are going to root your device. Check out our post regarding the benefits of root before start and if you still have doubt to begin. At the end of the guide, you will have full root access with SuperSU with ClockWorkMod Recovery v6.0.3.2.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is equipped with 1.7GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and 1.5GB RAM. It also comes with 8/16GB internal storage with SD card expansion up to 64GB, 8MP rear camera and 1.9MP front camera, 6.3 inches 1280×720 TFT display and 3200mAh battery size. Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware out of the box.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Install ClockWorkMod Recovery

Disclaimer: It’s always a risk to modify your device. We, Android Teen are not responsible for any damage or bricks on your device. Your device warranty may void with any mod. Check your devices warranty’s term & conditions before start.(HTC,Samsung,LGSonyMotorola). Use this guide on your own risk, contact us for help if you face problem.

Pre-requisites & Requirements

  1. Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9200 and GT-I9205 LTE (Ensure correct device model and firmware; Check device model – Go to Settings -> About Device -> Model Number)
  2. Windows-based computer or laptop
  3. Download Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 USB driver for Windows and install in your computer.
  4. Connect device to computer with USB cable to complete installation.
  5. Skip this step if you have installed the USB driver.
  6. Enable USB Debugging on your device. How to Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Devices.
  7. Make sure your phone is charged to 60% 80% to avoid battery blackout and interruption during this tutorial.
  8. We recommend you make a backup on your data and media files before the tutorial. You may restore the data and files if necessary.

Reminder: Ensure you make a backup before proceed. Ensure follow us with the correct phone model. Besides that, ensure you meet the requirements before proceed. Contact us if you face problem.

Download

  1. Galaxy Mega 6.3 Root package (Galaxy_Mega_Root_CWM.zip | 16.6MB) – Source

Instructions

  1. Download and extract Galaxy_Mega_Root_CWM.zip. You should see Odin3_v3.07 folder, boot.img.tar, i9200-cwm-recovery.tar and superSU.apk.
  2. Power off your device.
  3. Enter Download Mode by pressing and hold the Volume Down key, Home button, and Power button.
  4. You should see a warning triangle sign, press Volume Up to continue.
  5. You should see Odin Mode at the top and Downloading… , Do not turn off target!!
  6. Launch Odin executable file by double-clicking on Odin3 v3.07 exe.
  7. Connect your device to your computer with USB cable.
  8. Wait until Odin to show an “Added” message at the lower-left message box.
  9. After your device is detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the boot.img.tar
  10. Make sure the Repartition option is not checked under Options checked on Auto Reboot.
  11. Click Start button to flash boot.img.tar to your device. Monitor the flash progress on Odin.
  12. A green “PASS” message should show for a success flashing.
  13. Your device shall reboot automatically.
  14. After reboot, power off your device and back to Download Mode again, by pressing and hold the Volume Down key, Home button, and Power button.
  15. Connect device again with Odin and get the “Added” message.
  16. This time, click on the PDA button and select the i9200-cwm-recovery.tar. (Both i9200 and i9205 are using the same recovery file)
  17. Click Start button to flash i9200-cwm-recovery.tar to your device. Monitor the flash progress on Odin.
  18. A green “PASS” message should show for a success flashing.
  19. Your device shall reboot automatically.
  20. Go to Google Play Store and download and install SuperSU. Make sure you allow root access and enable SuperSU after installation.
  21. Download root checker to check your root status OR open your applications drawer and you should see SuperSU is installed.

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