So, have you already updated your Samsung Galaxy S4 with KitKat? Let’s have root access of Galaxy S4 as well…
What you need to have before getting the job done?
- Samsung Galaxy S4 of yours, which has firmware I9505XXUFNA1. This is compatible only with the international variant.
- Get Chainfire’s CF Auto-Root package with SuperSU fix, click here.
- Download Samsung Android USB drivers from here, install and configure them.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your S4.
- Get Odin3 flashing software, from here.
- You need to get back-up your gadget’s data completely.
- And finally, you need to check your gadget should have 80% of battery time.
Let’s take a look on comprehensive guide of following 5 steps on ‘how to get galaxy S4 root access running KitKat Android 4.4.2’:-
- Firstly, you need to download Chainfire Auto Root package and Odin3, you can have them from the above mentioned links above. And save them and get ready to get root access of Galaxy S4.
- Shift your Samsung Galaxy S4 into Download mode. You can have it by turning off your gadget and again turning it on by pressing the volume down button together with power keys. Rest on-screen instruction will help you Download mode of your gadget.
- Launch Odin from your computer and plug in via USB cable your S4, which is already in Download mode. Wait for the COM box to turn yellow with specific COM port number, meanwhile, let the Odin configure your Smartphone.
- Now, click on PDA from Odin and choose the CF Auto-Root file, which you have already downloaded (see Step 1). You can also check Auto Reboot and Factory Reset Time via Odin.
- Let the procedure begin, press the start button. This will take your time as much as of a minute hardly and your gadget will automatically boot into recovery, while setting the SuperSu binaries in place.