Rooting 'Samsung Galaxy 3' I5801 + Live Wallpapers

in a oneliner = Rooting is the process by which you regain administrative access to your phone. It opens up otherwise impossible options to your phone.

To Root or not to Root >
Does your kinda-new Android handset already feel old, slow, and left behind? With a quick hack and a custom ROM, your Android phone can look and feel fresher and, most importantly, run a bit quicker.

Are you generally averse to messing with a device that delivers sometimes-important phone calls? Let us argue that the process is easy and the rewards are great - a few unique and new features from the hacker community, and—oh, yeah, did I mention the speed and stability?

Here is the tutorial >
Howto root your I5800 the easy way (without software and still keep all your data and settings)

This method will keep all your data and settings! this means the phone will not be factory resetted.
You won't need the Android SDK tools to go in recovery mode! or use Odin3

Reported to work on all firmwares!* (even simlocked devices and phones with voodoo fix etc) but use at your own risk! (it is pretty safe and foolproof!)

If you wan't to unroot (to avoid waranty problems) you can unroot your phone!

* This method is not working for Froyo 2.2 roms
* For people that don't have the 3 button combo i made a small script to boot in to recovery. See tutorial below

!!! Disclaimer: If you brick your phone it's your own problem! But it is fairly safe because you can still reflash your phone with Odin3

Only root your phone if you feel the need to! (like applying the lagfix or for use with certain backup apps)

ROOT includes:
- Superuser

- Busybox 1.16.0 (for use with Titanium Backup)

Automated Method!

This method works for phones with and without the 3 button combo!
Rooting works on the following models:

- I9000
- I9000M
- I9000B
- I9000T
- SGH-T959 (Vibrant)
- I5800
- I5801

Howto (un)root:

1. Download SGS Eclair Easy
2. Unzip the directory somewhere
3. Open start.bat
4. Follow instructions

Manual method of getting into recovery console >
power off
(vol up+vol down+home +power )
Android 2.1 - Eclair was launched with Live Wallpapers - a snazzy little enhancement from your static wallpapers...
Requirement of getting Live Wallpapers installed on your Samsung Galaxy 3 - 1 - rooted OS.
Download : Livewallpaper
unzip file in sdcard

download terminal emulator from market

and follow >

mount -o remount,rw,codepage=utf8,vfat,xattr,check=no /dev/stl5 /system
cat /sdscard/LiveWallpapersPicker.apk > /system/app/LiveWallpapersPicker.apk
cat /sdscard/ > /system/lib/
cat /sdscard/ > /system/lib/

Now you have an awesomer looking Android phone !