How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4

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Root Samsung Galaxy S4 : Rooting has been part of most of the Android users, and with the new devices being rolled out everyday, developers work hard to get them rooted.The latest in this category is the Samsung Galaxy S4 which was officially released recently.

Android developer Dan Rosenberg (aka djrbliss) recently announced that you can root your Samsung Galaxy S4 using the root exploit he originally published for Motorola devices—called Motochopper—as long as you have a U.S. model GS4 or any model with a Qualcomm-based variant.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4

 

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 :

Per his instructions, to root your Samsung GS4, you’ll need to:

  • Ensure that you’ve installed the latest Samsung USB drivers available for your phone before you start.
  • Extract the entire contents of the Motochopper zip file.
  • Make sure that USB Debugging mode is enabled on your device (Apps -> Settings -> Developer Options -> USB debugging).
  • Connect your device to your PC via USB.
  • If you’re using Windows, navigate to the extracted directory and execute “run.bat”. If you’re using Linux or Mac OS X, navigate to the extracted directory in a terminal and execute “./run.sh”.
  • Approve the ADB connection from your PC on your device.
  • Device should now be rooted!

WARNING: There are no custom recoveries or stock images available, so please be aware that fixing it could be a serious problem if your device gets bricked. Once the phone has settled in the market, developers will be sure to release recoveries.


Note: Like mentioned above, this will only work on Qualcomm variants of the Galaxy S4. International variants of the device, with Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa chips, cannot be rooted at this time.

 

 

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