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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500, I9505 with CF-Auto-Root

If you are the owner of Galaxy S4 I9500, I9505 android smartphone and looking for the guide How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500, I9505. So today you are at the right place, in this post we will guide you how you can root your device with CF-Auto-Root method. With the helps of this method you can easily root your device and enjoy the benefits of rooting on your device such as you can install Custom ROMS, Removes unwanted system app, Customize your phone and enjoy lots of rooted application on your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500, I9505 device.

Below you can find two different guide one for the Galaxy S4 I9500 user and second for the Galaxy S4 I9505 users. Before following this guide do check the model number of your Galaxy S4, Check your device model ! Settings -> About device -> Model number. After that follow the appropriate guide from the below.

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500  I9505

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 I9505

Disclaimer: Follow this guide at your own risk. HowToRootMobile.com won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.

Before doing anything follow the below mention steps on you device:-

a) Take the Full Backup of your device with these application

b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Download and install Samsung Drivers from here.

After following the above mention steps and setting follow the below mention guide to root your device. NOTE:- Again Check your device model ! Settings -> About device -> Model number

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

Step 1. Download the ODIN flash tool to Flash the Root files on your device and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 2. Now Download the CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy S4 I9500 from here and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 3. After Downloading the both files on your desktop. Turn of your Device and enter in Download Mode, To do this hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds. When you see the warning screen, let go of all buttons then hit the Volume Up button to enter ODIN Download mode.

Step 4. Now Your Galaxy S4 I9500 is in download mode, connect the device with your computer via USB cable and Run the ODIN application on your desktop.

Step 5. Now in ODIN screen choose PDA, then browse the CF-Auto-Root-ja3g-ja3gxx-gti9500.tar.md5 file that you download on step 2. Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not.

Step 6. Click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.

Step 7. That’s it, now your device is fully rooted. If you want to install the Custom Recovery on your device, Download the Recovery from here and Flash it with the ODIN flash tool (Same method that you use to root your device)

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505

Step 1. Download the ODIN flash tool to Flash the Root files on your device and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 2. Now Download the CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy S4 I9505 from here and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 3. After Downloading the both files on your desktop. Turn of your Device and enter in Download Mode, To do this hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds. When you see the warning screen, let go of all buttons then hit the Volume Up button to enter ODIN Download mode.

Step 4. Now Your Galaxy S4 I9505 is in download mode, connect the device with your computer via USB cable and Run the ODIN application on your desktop.

Step 5. Now in ODIN screen choose PDA, then browse the CF-Auto-Root-jflte-jfltexx-gti9505.tar.md5 file that you download on step 2. Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not.

Step 6. Click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.

Step 7. That’s it, now your device is fully rooted. If you want to install the Custom Recovery on your device, Download the Recovery from here and Flash it with the ODIN flash tool (Same method that you use to root your device)

 

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