Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the best Android Smartphone’s available right now. The device features a 5 inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is also powered by Exynos 5 Octa chipset using a Quad-core 1.6 GHZ processor and it runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean Operating System. This device has 13.2 mega pixel camera with dual video call capacity. If you want a top end Android device, then you consider buying this.
If you have already purchased this Galaxy S4 device and would you like to root it to gain root privileges for installing rooted apps or for installing custom ROM firmware, then you are in the right webpage. The tutorial that has been below will guide you to root your device easily.
WARNING: Rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 will void its warranty. If anything goes wrong while you follow this tutorial, do not held us responsible. So, follow the below instructions carefully.
- The following rooting procedure is not a data loss process. So, take a complete backup of your device data using appropriate apps only if you would like to feel safe.
- Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 device has a good battery backup level, so that you can perform rooting process without any power issues. The battery percentage level of your smartphone must be at-least 30-40% to proceed with the rooting process.
- Next, you have to download and install Samsung USB Driver on your PC so that you can connect your device with the computer.
Once you have finished these prerequisites, you can proceed with the main tutorial that is given below.
Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SC-04E Smartphone:
- To get started, you have to download the root files and extract it to a folder in your computer.
- After that, you need to switch of your Galaxy S4 Smartphone and boot it into the Download mode. Enable this mode by pressing and holding Zoom Left Key + Power button simultaneously for few seconds.
- In the download mode, when you see a “Warning Sign” you need to press the Zoom Right key to carry on with the rooting process.
- Once it is done, open the Odin3 file on your Computer (it will be in the extracted files folder) and then connect your device to the Computer using the original USB Data cable.
- Once you have connected your device to the Computer, Odin will automatically identify your device and it display “Added” message at the bottom left panel on the window.
- Now, you have to click on the “PDA button” and then select “CF-Auto-root.tar file” that will be in the extracted files folder (Step 1). Then click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing process and it will generally take up to 30-50 seconds to get completed.
- Once rooting process is finished, you can be able to see the Green Box with “Pass” Message on the Odin window. During this process your device will be automatically re-booted.
- When you see the Pass message in Odin, you can disconnect your Galaxy S4 Smartphone from the Computer.
- Congrats! You have successfully rooted your Galaxy S4 Smartphone and If you want to check your device rooted or not, then go to Application menu on your device and look for SuperSU app. If you find this app on your device, then you have rooted your smartphone without any issues.
Alternatively, you can also use “Root Checker” application to check whether your smartphone is rooted or not. If you have any doubts or if you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.