The Galaxy Prevail is a device which has received mainly positive reviews from its owners. One of its main advantages that bodes well with the owners is its extensive app range; one that involves over 250,000 of them available for the galaxy Prevail. The Galaxy Prevail is a product of boost mobile and has a nice sleek design and contour shape. It is also unlike any other Galaxy phone in the range, unlike many were predicting.


  • Make sure you have the Samsung Galaxy USB drivers. You may have this already if you use the device regularly, in which case you can skip this step. This is necessary to connect the device to the computer, to upgrade the official firmware.
  • You will also need to have USB debugging mode enabled to complete this guide. You can follow the link that I provided and find out how to do that if you don’t know already.
  • Please ensure you back up your device before you begin and proceed at your own risk. ConsumingTech will not take responsibility for any loss of data or damage which may occur to your device during the guide.

Root Samsung Galaxy Prevail On Gingerbread 2.3.6 & Install ClockworkMod

Step 1. Firstly, the galaxy Prevail will need to be put into download mode. If you don’t know how to do this follow these steps: While the device is turned off, press/hold the camera button, volume down button, and power button simultaneously. You will know whether it has been successful or not by noting a “downloading” being put on the display.

Step 2. Connect the Galaxy Prevail to the PC using the USB cable that came with the device.

Step 3. Download the pre-rooted ROM and extract the file from the folder.

Step 4. After extracting the file in step 3 run the Odin Multi_Downloader_v4.43.exe file also located inside.

Step 5. Load the files from the extracted folder onto ODIN. Make sure the COM port mapping is yellow. One Package box is left unchecked. Debug is left unchecked. 2 tar. files and 1 .OPS file are all on-screen before clicking start.

After clicking the start button your Samsung Galaxy Prevail running Gingerbread 2.3.6 will begin the rooting process. Wait until it has finished before touching anything. Upon completion, your Galaxy Prevail should be rooted.

Now that you’re finished, you can instantly download rooted apps. Furthermore, you may be interested in checking out some of the best custom ROMs.