How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH–M919

If you are still caught up with the Kitkat version because T–Mobile has not given you an update via OTA, or you decided to just not update to Lollipop because you just don’t like to, and you are planning to root your device, you just have landed on the right page.

Don’t you worry because in rooting the Galaxy S4 SGH – M919 running Android Kitkat 4.4.4, you will not go through installing things on your PC, plugging cables, or accessing recovery mode anymore which are quite complicated for some who aren’t just techy enough. With just your working device, and a stable internet connection, you can successfully do it, and finally experience why root Galaxy S4 SGH – M919 is awesome as what others say.

Reminders:

  1. This works for Galaxy S4 SGH – M919 (T –Mobile variant) and.
  2. Android Kitkat 4.4.4 is the OS that should be running.
  3. Batter life should at least be 50% to avoid sudden power off while the process is going on.
  4. Your data and files will not be affected and will remain safe. But still, it is still advisable to have a backup in case any unfortunate event happens.

STEP 1

Go to KingoRoot APK Download Page and download the apk file.

 STEP 2

While you are downloading, check if you have “Unknown Sources” turned on. To do this, go to Settings > Security then turn it on if it not turned on. You have to do this so that when you install the APK file later, it will not be blocked.

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STEP 3

When downloading is finished, run the apk installer. Just allow it if something pops up.

 STEP 4

Run Kingo ROOT. This is very easy as elementary because all you will see are your device details and a button which states ‘’One Click Root’’. Press it to proceed.

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 STEP 5

You just have to wait for less than a minute and it should be over.

 Finally, you already know how this Galaxy S4 I9500 root works! You now have a rooted Galaxy S4 I9500 on your hands.

You may not succeed for the first try, but it is fine. You can repeat it until you succeed. But if so it happens that you just failed over and over again, you may watch and try this

 


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M

If you have the Canadian variant of Samsung Galaxy, and you are wondering as to why root Galaxy S4 SGH – I337M is such a buzz, then it is time for you to know how this Galaxy S4 SGH – I337M root works.

Because it is Samsung, it will be very easy, easier than other Android devices, because there is a program called Odin3 that you can use exclusively for rooting Galaxy S4 SGH – I337M and other models. It is unlike others that has to be rooted through commands, and some complicated stuff for starters.

Before you start, take note of the following.

Reminders:

  1. This is exclusively for Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH – I337M Canadian variant.
  2. This is compatible with stock Android Kitkat 4.4.2 and Android Lollipop 5.0.1. If you are not running stock version, get Samsung Stock Firmwares and flash it. (How to flash at the end of the article)
  3. You will not lose any files and data, but backing up is a greater option whenever you are to modify.
  4. At least 50% battery life shall be there. You do not want to interrupt the procedure while it is going on. If so, it might brick your device,

STEP 1

Go to CF Auto Root Repository.

STEP 2

Press Ctrl + F to search the page.

STEP 3

Type in the search bar ‘’I337M’’. You will see the results, one for version 4.4.2 and one for 5.0.1. Download which is appropriate for you and extract them on a place in your computer that you can easily browse for later.

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STEP 4

To connect to PC properly, install S4 USB Driver.

 STEP 5

On your device, go to Settings > About device > Build number then just tap it a couple of times until you turn on developer more.

STEP 6

Go to Settings > Developer options > USB Debugging. Tick the box to enable.

STEP 7

Power off and put out the battery.

STEP 8

Re-insert the battery, then enter Download mode.

STEP 9

Connect to PC.

STEP 10

GetOdin3on your PC then install it.

STEP 11

Run Odin3. When open, you should see the first small box lit up under the ID:COM.

STEP 12

Under Files [Download], select AP then browse for the appropriate md5 file you downloaded in STEP 3.

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STEP 13

Check F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes under Options.

STEP 14

Flash the CF Auto Root, that will put SuperSU binaries, by selecting Start down below.

STEP 15

It wouldn’t take a long time before it finishes. Wait until you see the large box above ID:COM lit up with ‘’PASS’’

Congratulations! You have finally rooted Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M Canadian variant. If you want to double check, go to your App drawer and look for SuperSU. Also, you can download Root Checker App in Google Play Store to check your root access.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

 

  1. This works for all models of Galaxy S4 Mini.
  2. Value Edition has to have Android Kitkat 4.4.2 and Rooting the Galaxy S4 Mini is not much different from rooting the other variants. It has the same steps, same program, but different flash images to be used. So, what this article can help you is to give you the proper files and a step by step detailed guide to root Galaxy S4 Mini. It is important to have the proper flash files to be downloaded because if you use a different one, it could brick your device.

Why root Galaxy S4 Mini?

It is plainly for the reason that your device has much more potential than as what it is now, stock. They do not bring out the best it can do because, it is of course, the manufacturer’s way of holding them for the next models they are going to use. It is their marketing strategy. So by rooting, you can maximize the use of your phone. Effectively save battery life, maximize RAM and processor, download paid apps for free, and more!

So if you decided to push through, follow the guide below.

Reminders:

not any version.

  1. Backup is advisable, although to just let you know, there will be no data loss on your part.
  2. Keep your battery at least 50% and above. This is for avoiding unexpected shut down in the middle of the procedure that could cause damage.

STEP 1

Enable USB Debugging first by going to Settings, then About Device, then Build number. Tap and tap it until developer notification appear.

STEP 2

Back to Settings, proceed to Developer options and then to USB Debugging. Check box.

STEP 3

On your PC, go to CF Auto Root Repository.

STEP 4

Find the appropriate file for you by doing Ctrl + F shortcut. A search bar will appear so input ‘‘I919’’. The following are the Galaxy S4 Mini variants. Download the one for your device. If you know what your model number is, proceed to STEP 6. If not, continue to the next step.

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STEP 5

To know what your model number is, to find the right file for you, go to Settings > About Device and look for Model Number. Then go to the download page and choose the one for you.

STEP 6

Extract the downloaded zip files on your Downloads folder.

STEP 7

Install Odin3 and run it.

STEP 8

Shut off device.

STEP 9

Remove battery and put it back after about 5-10 seconds.

STEP 10

Access Download Mode by holding Vol Down + Power + Home and wait until “Warning” comes out. Then, Vol Up to finally go into Download Mode.

STEP 11

Plug your device to PC.

STEP 12

Now, the first ID:COM box in Odin3 should light up. It means, your device is recognized. If not, remove and just re-plug your cable.

STEP 13

Click the “AP” button on the right side then library pop up will appear.

STEP 14

Locate the downloaded CF Auto Root md5 file and click “Open”. This is the file that will modify your system.

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 STEP 15

You have to make sure that Auto Reboot and F. Reset boxes are checked. If so, start the flashing by pressing “Start”.

STEP 16

In a few seconds, you now have a rooted Galaxy S4 Mini. The box above ID:COM says “PASS” meaning it did well. Wait for it to reboot.

And there you go! Do whatever you want to do with your device as much as you can. Also, double check root access by checking if SuperSU is installed, or download Root checker App.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop

We’re guessing you are here because of course, you are a Samsung Galaxy S4 user and you may have just updated to Lollipop through OTA update. You may have had already rooted your device before, or not. But whatever it is, you want to root it. If you had root before with KitKat, unfortunately, in rooting the Galaxy S4, it is a different process this time. So before you follow how this root Galaxy S4 Lollipop works, better read the friendly reminders below.

Reminders:

  1. This article is just for Galaxy S4 Lollipop i9500 variant.

2.Android Lollipop should be your OS.

3.You will not lose any files or data in your device, but it is always better if you backup whenever you do something.

4.Your warranty will be void.

  1. Your battery life should be at least 50% when doing the process.

 STEPS 1

First of all, to easily connect to PC, install S4 USB Driver.

STEP 2

Get PhilZ Touch Recovery 6.12.5 for I9500 and put it on a place in your computer that is easy to find.

 Download and install Odin3 then run it.

STEP 3

Connect to PC. You should see that Odin3 recognizes it with the small green box on the upper left side is lit up.

STEP 4

Back to Odin3, under the Options column, tick the F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes.

 STEP 5

Under Files column, click AP.

STEP 6

Browse for the Philz Touch Recovery boot image you downloaded earlier.

STEP 7

Starting flashing the file by pressing START below. It will take a minute to five so wait for it until the bigger box on the upper left corner say “PASS”.

STEP 8

Reboot then disconnect to PC. You should have Philz Touch Recovery as your recovery image.

STEP 9

Press the Vol Down, Home, and Power buttons at the same time. Philz Touch Recovery will appear then.

STEP 10

Using Vol buttons, proceed to Settings > Re-root > Yes Apply SuperSU

STEP 11

Go back to main menu, and select Reboot System Now.

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STEP 12       

If you did not experience a boot loop, skip to STEP 16. If you did, it is fine. What you have to do is just access Philz Touch Recovery (STEP 9).

STEP 13

Wipe system and also clear cache through the Wipe and Format Options.

STEP 14

Reboot again.

STEP 15

Now that you have already booted up, go to Google Play Store, search SuperSU by Chainfire then install it.

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There you have it! You now have a rooted Galaxy S4 Lollipop! You can now customize your device as much as you can, and truly own it. Plus, you also have your custom recovery installed.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505

Samsung is one of the top performing smartphone brand, and comes with it is a top performing price too. And even if there are already the S6, S7, the S4 surely still performs very well with its high end hardware. But unfortunately, the latest Android version that it supports is the Lollipop version. But just so if you thought that your device cannot handle latest Marshmallow update you got it wrong. Surely, the hardware can still support it. That is a reason why root Galaxy S4. So before you figure out how this Galaxy S4 root works, check out these reminders.

 Reminders:

  1. This method is strictly for Samsung Galaxy S4 with I9505 variant.
  2. In rooting the Galaxy S4, you should be running Android Lollipop 5.0.1 version.
  3. This will not cause any data loss. But to make sure, it is best to back up your device.
  4. Charge up to at least 50% to prevent sudden shutdown. Stoppage in the middle of the process could possibly brick your device.

STEP 1

Download S4 USB Driver and install it. This is for connecting to PC smoothly.

STEP 2

Since you are running the factory version, to enter the Download Mode, you should power off then remove battery first.

 STEP 3

Insert the battery again, then hold down Vol Down + Home + Power keys together. Wait for the “Warning” screen then let go if it appears. Use Vol Up key to go into Download Mode. Once you see the “Downloading” text, you are now in the Download Mode.

 STEP 4

Plug in to PC.

 STEP 5

Download CF Auto Root Galaxy S4 GT I9505 and place this anywhere in your computer where you can easily locate it for later.This will be flashed which will root your device.

 STEP 6

Download, install, extract then run Odin3.

STEP 7

You should then see under a lit up box under ID:COM. It means your device is recognized. But if it is not lit up, just unplug and re-plug to PC.

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 STEP 8

Then, click AP then a pop up library will appear. Browse for the file you downloaded on Step 5 then select it.

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 STEP 9

Make sure that under the Options column, Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time is checked.

STEP 10

When everything is set, click the Start button below.

STEP 11

Wait for a minute or less, and you should be done. You should see the bigger box lit up and stating “PASS”.

You can check your device and SuperSU must be there already. You can also download Root Checker app in Play Store to double check that you have successfully rooted Galaxy S4 I9505.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500

Rooting the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 makes it very favorable on your side, for you will be free from the manufacturer’s restrictions. But for some, they do not bother to root because they see it as a complicated procedure. That’s why root Galaxy S4 is a no for them. Truly, that’s is not just how this Galaxy S4 GT I9500 works. With just a simple click, no complicated process, no commands, just a program,you

If you want to know how this Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 root works, read the steps below.

Reminders:

 This works for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 and also other variants.

  1. Any Android version would go along with this process.
  2. You should not be worried for your files because this tutorial will not erase them. But still backup is still needed, just in case.
  3. It is best to have your device fully charged, but it is alright if not, just as long as you have at least 50% battery life.
  4. Windows PC should be used for this.

STEP 1

GetS4 USB Driver then install it. This will make you connect to PC without any problems.

 STEP 2

Switch USB Debugging on by going to Settings > About device > Build number and tap it until developer notification appears.

STEP 3

Go back to Settings and you should see now that Developer options is available. Go inside it and scroll down then check the box of USB Debbuging.

STEP 4

Connect to PC.

STEP 5

Get KingoRoot and run the set up to install.

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 STEP 3

After installation, open the program.

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 STEP 4

Simply click the only “ROOT” button.

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 STEP 5

Wait for a while to be finished. Then, you are all set!

Voila! You have rooted Galaxy S4 GT I9500 successfully! Using KingoRoot via PC has a higher success rate than using it via the device itself using APK. Also if you want to take back your root access, just re-open the program. It as an option to “REMOVE ROOT”.

You can now enjoy your restriction-free experience with Galaxy S4 GT I9500.


How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 5.0.1

In rooting Galaxy S4 5.0.1, we all know that you must do it on a working PC, install some flashing tools, and more downloads. But if you want to do it without having to connect to PC and mess up with USB cables, this tutorial will convince why root Galaxy S4 5.0.1 is just so easy. Because with the steps below, no more PC involved, no unlocking of bootloader needed. Just you, your device and the internet.

Reminders:

  1. This tutorial works for the Verizon variant SCH I54.
  2. You should also be running Android Lollipop 5.0.1 version.

3.No data will be wiped here, but just in case, it is still advisable to do a backup.

  1. Have your battery full charged as much as possible.

 STEP 1

Download KingRoot 4.1.0.703 on your device’s browser. This is the particular version that works for rooting the Galaxy S4 5.0.1 Verizon variant wirelessly.

 STEP 2

Install the kingroot_4.1.0.703.apk. Skip and just pass the warning if ever it pops out. It just blocks the installation because you are installing an .apk file, but nevertheless, it is just fine.

STEP 3

Open it after it is done installing. Google regular checking notification will also pop up so just press “DECLINE”. It pops up a couple of times so whenever it comes out, just do so.

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STEP 4

You can see in the middle of the screen that says “Root access it unavailable”. Then, because the version you downloaded is compatible with Android Lollipop 5.0.1, stated below the middle is that “Root strategy available.” So, down below, “TRY TO ROOT” button is there so click it to proceed.

STEP 5

Just wait for the “Rooting” screen to reach 100%.

 STEP 6

When it is successful, you have options to use other functions of their app like purifying system, removing apps, and more. But also, you can just close it after.

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 STEP 7

Go back to browser and download Replace KingRoot with SuperSU.zip. Make sure to extract it to your SD card’s root/main directory.

STEP 8

Install Terminal Emulator for Android and ES File Explorer Manager from Google Play Store.

STEP 9

Open Terminal Emulator for Android. It is a terminal, or for Windows users, command prompt, but instead, it runs on your device. Type in to enter:

su

STEP 10

A pop up notification from the app will ask your permission so just tap on “Allow”.

STEP 11

This time, input and enter:

sh /sdcard/mrw/root.sh

 STEP 12

Wait for it to load, then SuperSU will open. If not, you can open it from your App drawer, it should already be there.

STEP 13

It will finally update SU binary so with the following pop up, just select “CONTINUE”, then “NORMAL”. After update, REBOOT.

STEP 14

Lastly, when powered on already, go to Google Play Store and install Root Checker App. With that app, you will be able to double check if you really are rooted.

That’s how easy it is! You have successfully rooted Galaxy S4 5.0.1 without having to unlock your bootloader and losing even your warranty.