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Showing posts with label Galaxy S4. Show all posts
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04 July 2013

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 [CF-Auto-Root]

Root Samsung galaxy S4
CF Auto Root is one of the easiest rooting methods for many Samsung galaxy S4 models 
International, US Cellular, T-Mobile, Sprint, Canadian and LTE (GT-I9500, GT-I9505, SGH-I337M, SGH-M919, SCH-R970, SPH-L720, and many versions of Samsung devices)
By using this method, you can root your galaxy S4 which is running on Android 4.2.2 or 4.3 jelly bean

Rooting instructions :
Backup your data first
1- Visit autoroot.chainfire and Download "CF-Auto-Root" file (Make sure that you have been chosen the correct file for your device model)
Root galaxy S4 cf-auto-root

Root galaxy S4 cf-auto-root
2 - Unzip the downloaded file ONLY one time
3 - Run Odin as administrator
4 - Click on PDA button and browse to "CF-Auto-Root-....tar.md5" file that you extracted
5 - Disconnect any device connected to USB ports on your computer and disable your antivirus software
6 - Shut down your device
7 - Put your device into Download Mode (Volume Down + Home + Power)
8 - Volume up to continue
Samsung galaxy S4 Download Mode
9 - Connect the device to your computer by USB cable and wait until you get a sign in Odin (ID:COM section) and "Added" in message.
(If you don't get any sign, then you need to download and install Samsung Kies or Samsung mobile driver)
10 - Make sure re-partition is NOT TICKED [Very important] (Only if you use another ver of Odin)
11 - Click "Start" and wait a few seconds.
Done !
Notes :
~ Check this if you face problem after rooting How to Fix Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Rooting Problem for Galaxy S3/S4/Note 2/3
~ Do not disconnect the cable or turn off the device until rooting is complete
~ I am not responsible if something bad happened to your device (USE AT YOUR OWN RISK)
~ This stuff is made for many version of Samsung galaxy devices
Visit this link  for check if your device is listed or not .
~ The warranty of your device will be canceled because the flash counter will be increased
~ Download and Install Kies or Samsung mobile driver, if you didn't get a sign in ID:COM or "Added" in message box
~ This method of rooting will install SuperSU binary, APK and Stock recovery ONLY
~ CF-Auto-Root does not include CWM recovery
~ If SuperSU wasn't installed after rooting process, Install it from Google Play
~ Credits goes to "Chainfire" (CF-Auto-Root developer)
~ Rooting will not wipe your data, but its better to backup first
~ XDA "CF-Auto-Root" official thread

Downloads :
CF-Auto-Root website autoroot.chainfire
Latest Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE