How to root Samsung Galaxy Legend (SCH-I200PP) by utilizing Cydia Impactor

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The VZW Samsung Galaxy Legend (SCH-I200PP) is a budget phone that’s available on Verizon Wireless Prepaid plans with a very affordable price, only $83.99 full retail price. Even though the price is inexpensive, but it has great performance and the hardware spec aren’t too bad, like a 1.2GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 4 inch display and running – not too outdated – Andoid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

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With a very affordable price makes this device can be owned by anyone, including for enthusiasts who have a passion to mods their Android smartphone, since today we can root Verizon Galaxy Legend (SCH-I200PP) by utilizing uncomplicated one click tool desktop app – Cydia Impactor.

The exploits will attempt to inject SuperSU’s su file to the system so that in the end, we can get root access, this tool is not a new thing, lots of folks using this tool for their smartphones, including the Moto X and the new Verizon DROID MAXX / Ultra / Mini. Here is a step by step on how to make our VZW Galaxy Legend has root privileges by using Cydia Impactor.

Prerequisites:

  1. Grab Galaxy Legend USB drivers or just install Samsung KIES.
  2. A Windows, Mac OS X or Linux computer. In this tutorial we are using the Windows version.
  3. Go to phone Settings > Developer options > check USB Debugging.
  4. Get the Cydia Impactor exploit from its official site.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Legend root by using one click Cydia Impactor

    1. Connect the phone to the computer via USB cable.
    2. Extract the Cydia package, you’ll find several files there, double click the executable file (Impactor.exe).
    3. On dropdown option, choose “# drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su” then hit start.
    4. Once done, you’ll see a new app titled SuperSU installed on your phone. Open the app and finish the su installation.

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