In order to root the Samsung Galaxy V, you must first install a custom recovery on it. Fortunately, CWM – a popular custom recovery, is available for the aforesaid device that lets you root your device and then allows you to flash various custom developments on your device.

So, here’s how to install CWM Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy V:

Samsung Galaxy V

Files You Need

1. You must be running a Windows based computer to be able to do this tutorial.

2. Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your computer, if you haven’t installed them already.

3. Download Odin to your computer. It’ll be used to flash the recovery on your device.

4. Download CWM Recovery to your computer. It’s the recovery that’ll be flashed on your device.

5. This only works for the SM-G313HZ device.

Installing a Custom Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy V

1. Extract files from both CWM Recovery and Odin to your computer by right-clicking on each of them and selecting Extract here.

2. Launch Odin by double-clicking on its executable file.

3. When Odin launches, click on PDA and select CWM Recovery available on your computer.

4. Uncheck Repartition if it’s check-marked in the Odin.

5. Checkmark both Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time in the Odin.

6. Turn off your device.

7. Turn your device back on in download mode. To do that, hold down Volume DOWN, Home, and Power buttons together.

8. Press Volume UP to confirm the prompt and to enter the download mode.

9. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.

10. Click on Start in the Odin and wait for it to install CWM recovery on your device.

11. When it’s done installing recovery, your phone should automatically reboot.

12. You’re done!

CWM Recovery was successfully installed on your Samsung Galaxy V. That’s all you need to root your device.

Now go ahead and follow our how to root the Samsung Galaxy V tutorial to root your device.