Samsung Moment Hacks – How to Root and Install Android 2.1 on Your Samsung Moment!

For those of you who want to root your Samsung Moment Android smartphone, here’s how to do it. (via xda)

1) Partition your SD Card to have first partition as fat16 and second ext3 [this tutorial assumes you have this setup exactly as stated]

2) Boot in Test Mode with Call+Center+Power

3) copy root into your tools directory of the sdk

4) adb push root /system

5) adb shell chmod 0755 /system/root

6) adb shell /system/root

7) unplug usb, remove battery, reboot into test mode when instructed

8) adb shell

9) /system/bin/btld_testmode

10) /system/root

Download these files:

ECLAIR 2.1

SPH-M900_MR2_DD03_REL-joeykrim-recovery-2.1.3

Moment 2.1 LiveWallpaper

joeykrim-SDX-a2.1-root-v5

SamsungUsbMoment.zip

Moment_2.1.7z

Sprint update utility.

Also, after that you can follow these instruction videos on YouTube to install Android 2.1 on your Samsung Moment:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMy1iwllN54

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8YwCf-xeLo

I have not tried any of the methods but should be helpful in getting your Samsung Moment rooted/updated to Android 2.1.

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