Samsung Galaxy S IV users who have upgraded their device on the latest official build can now root their device easily. The method I’m going to tell you is the safest rooting method available. CF-Auto-Root Method is the easiest and the safest method available and one of the main feature of this root file is it’s not firmware dependent. It completely supports Android 4.2.2 and will support future firmwares also. So let’s start:
NOTE: First of all I would like to remind you that we will not be responsible for any mishap on your device. Please follow the steps properly.
Some Important Tips:
- First of all Install the USB Drivers for Galaxy S IV on your PC.
- Enable USB debugging on your device. You can check USB debugging option by going in Setting àApplications à Development options and from there you can check whether USB debugging is active or not.
- Create a backup of all your important data and contacts. If you don’t need any data then there is no create a backup.
- Make sure you have more than 60% battery available.
- The device should be factory unlocked and not locked to a particular carrier.
- Rooting will void your warranty. However you can reclaim the warranty by unbricking your device.
- The method is only for Samsung Galaxy S IV I9500. Using this on other devices may brick your device.
- Download CF-Auto-Root-Package for Galaxy S IV to the computer.
- Download ODIN 3.07.
- Now, extract the CF-Auto-Root-Package as well as ODIN 3.07 using Winrar or any other software.
- Now, switch off your device and boot into download mode. You can go to download mode by press and hold Volume Down and Home buttons together and then press Power button until the construction Android robot and a triangle appears on the screen. Press the Power button again to continue to enter Download Mode.
- If your phone is connected properly one of the ID:COM box will turn yellow.
- Now select the files you have to flash. Click on the PDA and select CF-Auto-Root-ja3g-ja3gxx-gti9500.zip‘.
- Make sure Auto-Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are selected. But uncheck the repartition option.
- Now click on the start button. The process will start and would take around a minute to complete.
- Once the installation process is completed the phone will reboot into recovery mode and install the root package. The ID:COM box will also turn green. When the home screen appears remove the USB cable.
- Now check the SUPER USER or SUPER SU app in the app drawer. If you find it then it means the process is successful and you Samsung Galaxy S IV is rooted successfully.
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