If you are looking of the easy and working guide to root Samsung Galaxy 4 Qualcomm-based on any carrier like AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, the this guide is definitely for you. In our previous articles we posted lots of Galaxy S 4 rooting guide which you will read here Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 & Custom Recovery Install and How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500, I9505 with CF-Auto-Root. Today in this tutorial a very simple and easy method to root Galaxy S 4 with Motochopper tool. This is one of the simple method and works with all variations that use a Qualcomm processor. Thanks to XDA member djrbliss, who recently released this tool for all the Samsung Galaxy S 4 users. Basically the tool s is developed for the Motorola device, but this will also works on Galaxy S 4.
This guide is only for the Qualcomm processor based Galaxy S 4 models. Before following this tutorial do take the backup of your phone. Ann Rooting is a bit risky process, if you are not following the each and every step carefully then you will brick your phone. Once the phone is rooted you will lose the warranty of your device. But you will easily get back the warranty of you device by unrooting your device, read here Guide to Unroot/Unbrick Samsung Galaxy S 4 I9500, I9505. But there a re lots of other benefits of rooting like you will install lot of new S4 Custom ROM on your phone, enjoy rooted application on your phone and customize your phone with lots of other MODS, read our guide Why and How to root Android.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So, in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.
b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Galaxy S4 USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the root process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to root Galaxy S4. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
Root Galaxy S4 With Motochopper
Step 1. First and Most important step is to download the latest Motochopper file from here, after that extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 2. Connect your S4 to the computer with USB cable.
Step 3. If you the windows user, then navigate to the extracted folder and double click on the “run.bat” file. If you are the Linux or OS X user, then navigate to the extracted directory in a terminal and execute “./run.sh”.
Step 4. Now Approve the ADB connection from your PC on your device.
And you’re done. If you are facing any problem with the tool or looking for the help, share your feedback at original thread.