If you own a T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919, this particular tutorial will help guide you on how to root it. Remember, rooting is essential if you are into installing custom ROMs and exploit the full potential of your cellphone. Before you begin you need to make sure that you have the correct USB drivers installed in your computer. Also ensure that you have the USB debugging mode turned on and if you have any sensitive data on your device, you might want to back it up. Before flashing or rooting or any sort of installation that requires you to enter download mode, please ensure that you have at least 50% battery in your phone. If you are ready to proceed, please follow the step-by-step guide below.
- Download the file CF-Auto-Root-jflte-jfltexx-gti9505.zip; Click Here
- Download and install Odin 3.07; Click Here
- Please extract the file that you downloaded in the first step
- Switch your phone off and wait at least 5-6 seconds before you power it back on in Download Mode. You can do so by pressing and holding down the volume down, home and power buttons. A screen will come up following which you should be able to enter the Download Mode by pressing the Volume up button
- Run Odin with administrator rights
- You are all ready to root your phone. Connect your cell with the computer using the USB cable provided following which you should see a notification below that will say ‘Added!’ If it doesn’t show, try again using a different port
- If you see the notification, click PDA and select the file CF-Auto-Root-jflte-jfltexx-gti9505.tar.md5 file
- Make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time boxes are checked
- Double check everything twice. If everything is done according to the guide please hit the START button to begin the flashing process
- Once the phone is flashed, it should restart and take a little time to boot up again since it is the first boot. After booting, you can unplug the device from the computer
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