I have been looking everywhere online, but I cannot find anything helpful in rooting my Samsung Infuse 4G. I have even tried (once) with SuperOneClick, but it never worked. Didn't affect my phone, but it did lock my pc up for a bit. Does anyone have any helpful advice?
Rooting a phone generally does not affect it visibly much, other than a new "Superuser" app in the app drawer. Rooting only provides ability to gain elevated privileges, with the Superuser app acting like the gatekeeper for other apps requesting such privileges.
SuperOneClick is the preferred method for rooting the Infuse 4G. If you're unsure if that succeeded, here's what you can try to check if your phone was indeed rooted:
If at this point your phone reboots, you have root. Otherwise you will receive the following message "
P.S. Please be sure to follow the guide designed for your specific device. Not all Infuses are the same - there are differences between the AT&T version and Rogers', for example.