How to root your Samsung Galaxy y

Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy

Galaxy y is a pretty good phone considering its price tag. Samsung did a pretty good job by introducing a smartphone at such a low price. This has made possible for everyone to own a Smartphone. In this post I’ll be telling you about how to Root your Samsung Galaxy y.

How to root your samsung galaxy

How to root your samsung galaxy

  • Compatibility: This Root will only work on Samsung Galaxy y GT-5360.

 

  • Caution : Rooting your phone voids your warranty (well you can get back your warranty by unrooting the phone if anything goes wrong ). Rooting may also brick your phone, so you are rooting solely at your own risk. You have been warned.
  • Steps :
  1. First you should back up all your data (Recommended)
  2. Download a file named galaxy-y-Update.zip to your PC from galaxy-y-Update.zip
  3. Connect your Galaxy y to your PC and paste the galaxy-y-Update.zip to root of your sd card (i.e. just paste it in the sd card and not in any folder in sd card)
  4. Now turn off your phone. After its turned off hold home+volume up+power button for some time and your phone will boot into recovery mode.
  5. Once in recovery mode use volume keys to navigate through the menu, home button to select a menu and power button to go back.
  6. In recovery select option update from sd card and select the galaxy-y-Update.zip, a process will be triggered at the end of the process go back and select reboot system. Your Galaxy y will reboot and voila! it will be rooted.

 

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Yahoo launches search app for smartphones

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Yahoo adds a new service to his research, as well as sites, images, videos and news from 8th of this month you can also search apps and games for smartphones . The service is now active only in the U.S. and we do not know if and when he arrives in Italy.

The interface is the same as for the other search pages, but in this case we have several filters, we can decide whether to search just the app for Android or iPhone, free or paid, and also limit your search to certain categories such as the only games for example.

Once you have found the app to our liking just one click to download it, the link will bring to the marketplace dedicated to download.

Import iTunes Music Playlists to Android, Sync iTunes with Android over WiFi

You can easily sync your iTunes Playlist to your android music list with a small piece of software and an android app. You can enjoy your music in iTunes on android. Not only music, the podcasts and videos from your iTunes library on your android device for free.

Double Twist for PC & Mac allows you to sync iTunes playlist with your Android device. Here you need to do two things, One is installing the Double twist on your PC or Mac. The next thing is installing the Double twist music player app on your android device.

Here the steps are easy. Follow the instructions below.

1. First install the Double twist app from the android market.

2. Open the app on your android, you can play music, create playlist, listen to podcasts, radio etc.

3. Now install the Double twist application on your Windows PC or Mac.

4. Once the installation is done, open the Double twist software on PC

5. It will automatically scan and import your iTunes library into the doubleTwist library.

6. To import your iTunes playlists, click on “Playlist Setup” in the left hand navigation bar. Then click on “Import” in the main navigation area.

7. Now you can see your iTunes playlist being imported.

8. Next step is connecting your phone to your computer. With the USB cable, connect your android phone to your computer.

9. Turn on the USB Storage.

10. After this, you should see that the Double twist software on your PC should recognize your android phone and it should display it in the left hand navigation of Double twist software in your PC.

11. Click on the checkbox next to “Music” in the main navigation screen to sync all music in your library. You can also sync only selected playlists by clicking on “Choose playlists”.

12. Click “Sync” to begin the sync process.

13. Do not disconnect the usb connection while it syncs.

14. Once it is over, you can find the synced music list by clicking on “Music” under the device in the left hand navigation.

15. Now open your Double twist player app on your android.

16. You can find the synced music and playlists appears in the player.

This steps are generally by connecting your usb cable and sync them everytime. If you want to sync the process wirelessly without cable over WiFi, then you need to get the premium version of Double twist app for android called ‘Air sync‘. It will set up automatic syncing via Wi-Fi.

Vimeo launched its new Android application in market

Finally Vimeo has released an application for Android that bring its great video-sharing community to the platform. The app will help the end users to upload, control and view their Vimeo videos from their mobile phone or tablet. The application requires Android version 2. 3 Gingerbread or above to function.

Vimeo for Android screenshot

Vimeo for Android screenshot

Here are some of the functions of the application:

  • Enjoy and manage all your current Vimeo videos and download.
  • Upload your footages in HD
  • Modify title, description, tags, credits and privacy
  • Pause and resume uploads
  • Share with Social media sites like Facebook &Twitter, E-mail or SMS
  • Add clips to your Groups, Channels and Albums
  • Statistics on everyday plays, likes and comments

You can download the application from Android market.

Expect more to come from Vimeo in the near future, which includes a brand new iPad and iPhone app, along with other surprises.