Galaxy Ace 3 is the latest addition on Galaxy Ace series. Today we going to discuss, how you can root Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7270 , GT-S7272 , GT-S7275 , GT-S7270L , GT-S7273T , GT-S7275R) and install ClockworkMod Recovery on it. Galaxy Ace 3 comes with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and feature Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 (3G) / Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait (LTE) processor as well as 1 GB of RAM. The hardware portfolio look good enough to run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, even Android 4.4 KitKat. Sooner or later we may see some custom ROM to upgrade your device existing firmware. To prepare your device for future changes, you must have CWM recovery installed and have complete root access. Continue reading this guide to learn how to install CWM recovery v6 and root it.
A rooted device allow you to completely utilize the hardware resource as well as push the limitation that comes with stock firmware. Once rooted, you can access system files, can overclock/underclock CPU and GPU, can use various MOD as well as those apps that ask root access. However, once you root your device, your manufacturer warranty will be void. You can only regain it by following proper unroot process. You can learn more about benefits of rooting here: Benefits of Rooting Android Devices.
Before jumping into rooting of Galaxy Ace 3 running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware, first we have to go through some pre-requisites.
Warning: Follow this guide at your own risk. Neither True Android nor developer are responsible if you brick your device while following this tutorial.
Though root don’t erase internal memory data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation.
1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.
2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.
3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Ace 3 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Galaxy Ace 3. [Guide].
For Galaxy Ace 3 variant GT-S7270 , GT-S7272 , GT-S7275, we will first install ClockworkMod recovery v6 and then flash root file to root it. For other variant we will use Chinese universal rooting program.
Congrats! You just rooted Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 variant GT-S7270 , GT-S7272 and GT-S7275 running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware.
If you own Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7270L , GT-S7275R and GT-S7273T, then the CWM installation package won’t work. We have to directly root Galaxy Ace 3 without using CWM recovery v6.
If everything done right then you have rooted your Galaxy Ace 3 (GT-S7270L , GT-S7275R and GT-S7273T). Check if Superuser app is now installed on your phone. If you want to install different superuser app and replace that Chinese app then:
Many recommend SuperSU as it’s faster. If asked , update binary , so your new Super User app become active. If Not Asked , Update the Binary Manually :
Now download Root Uninstaller from here and then uninstall Chinese Superuser app using root uninstaller.
To confirm if you successfully rooted your Android device or not install an app called “Root Checker” which is available for free from Google PLAY store. You can now visit this Best Apps For Rooted Android Devices (Android Phones & Tablets). [source]