Can't root my T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4G


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Mar 17, 2011
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I am having a tough time rooting my phone. I have the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4G. Model number SHG-T959V, Firmware version 2.2.1, Baseband version T959VUVKB5, Kernel Version, Build number FROYO.VUVKB5. I have not been able to find any videos or articles on your site, XDA Developers, Adroid Forums or others about how to root this particular phone. I am able to mount the SD card using Samsungs PC Studio. However I am unable to mount my phone in usb debugging mode so that I can root my phone. I am running Windows 7 64bit on my HP laptop. Can any one tell me what I need to do? I have downloaded usb drivers from different sources and am satisfied that I have the right ones because windows says that I already have them installed when I try to install drivers that I downloaded from a different site including yours. I was unable to find the root package for my phones build either. What do I do?
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Hawaiian Princess

Nov 27, 2010
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now this is only what I came across earlier that it has worked on all Galaxy S however, PM one of the mods/dev and ask if its been tested on the 4G

The market link for z4root has been up and down so I thought I'd upload it to multiple sources for your rooting needs.

Download the latest version of z4root by
RyanZa from the following links

files uploaded by yours truly. enjoy


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Compatible with [SIZE=+2]PERMANENT[/SIZE] root option

Samsung Galaxy S (All variants)
Sony X10
Xperia Mini
Droid 2
Galaxy Tab
Galaxy I5700
Galaxy 3 I5800
Droid X
Samsung Acclaim
Cricket Huawei Ascend
Motorola Cliq
Huawei 8120
Optimus T
Droid 1
Garmin Asus A50
Motorola Defy
LG Ally
Motorola Flipside
Motorola Milestone 2
Dell streak
X10 Mini Pro
Smartq v7 android 2.1

Incompatible with [SIZE=+2]PERMANENT[/SIZE] root option

Desire (requires nand unlock)
Desire HD (requires nand unlock)
Magic (unknown)
Evo (requires nand unlock)
G2 (requires nand unlock)
Archos 70 (unknown)
myTouch 3G (unknown)
Droid Incredible

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