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How to Root AT&T/Verizon Galaxy S4 and S4 Active on Android 4.4.2!

howto-root-att-or-verizon-galaxys4-1 For those of you who want to root your AT&T SGH-i337 Galaxy S4, Verizon SCH-i545 Galaxy S4, or Galaxy S4 Active on Android 4.4.2, there’s finally a new root method that will root your S4.  This root method also works on all Galaxy S4 models and does NOT trip Knox!

Towelroot also works on many other Android devices including Galaxy S3, Note 2, and most Samsung Galaxy devices.  Towelroot is very safe to try so give it a try even if you don’t have Galaxy S4.

So, here’s how to do it, you do not need a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer!

After rooting, y

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How to Root Galaxy S4!

howto-root-galaxys4-1 For those of you who want to root your Samsung Galaxy S4 Android smartphone, here’s how to do it easily using MotoChopper, a root script used on Motorola Qualcomm devices.

This root method will work on all Qualcomm-based Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2 such as T-Mobile SGH-M919, Sprint SPH-L720, US Cellular SCH-R970, Canadian SGH-i337M, Rogers, Bell, Telus, and other Qualcomm S4s.

For GT-i9505, T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919, Sprint Galaxy S4 SPH-L720, Canadian Galaxy S4 (Bell, Rogers, Telus), US Cellular Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 root method, see the Click Here to Read Full Article

How to Root Galaxy S4 using TWRP Method!

howto-root-galaxys4-twrpmethod-1 For those of you who want to root your Galaxy S4, here’s another root method using TWRP recovery.

This root method works for Android 4.3, 4.4.2/4.4.3/4.4.4 KitKat, and 5.0.1 Lollipop!

Why another method?

Well, at the time of this video, some models do not have CWM recovery available.  But TWRP recovery is just as good as CWM recovery and installation is nearly identical but using different menus.

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How to Root Galaxy S4! [CWM Method][GT-i9500][GT-i9505][T-Mobile][Sprint]

howto-root-galaxys4-cwmmethod-25 Here’s “CWM Method” of rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4.

Currently, this root method is only for the GT-i9500, GT-i9505, AT&T SGH-i337, Sprint SPH-L720, and Korean (E300S, E300K, E300L) until we have a stable, working CWM recovery for other models.

This root method works on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, 4.3 Jelly Bean and Android 4.4.2 KitKat for all models except AT&T SGH-i337.  For SGH-i337, this root method works on 4.3 Jelly Bean and Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

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Carbon ROM for Galaxy S4! [GT-i9505/AT&T/T-Mobile/Canadian][Android 5.1.1]


Carbon ROM has been around for a quite awhile, we’ve covered Carbon ROM since the Jelly Bean days and it’s back in full force with latest Android 5.1.1.

For those of you looking for fast performance and great customization options on the latest Android 5.1.1, definitely check out the latest Carbon ROM, available for GT-i9505, AT&T SGH-i337, Canadian SGH-i337M, and T-Mobile SGH-M919.  For AT&T, you must have unlocked bootloader to install this ROM.

You can find all of Carbon ROM’s customization options under CarbonROM Fibers in Settings where

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Dirty Unicorns ROM for Galaxy S4! [Android 5.1.1]


Looking for a great Android 5.1.1 ROM with fast performance, great battery and excellent level of customization?  Check out the latest Dirty Unicorns ROM, available for all Qualcomm-based variants of Galaxy S4 including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Verizon, and GT-i9505.  (Not available for GT-i9500 sorry!)

*Note – For AT&T or Verizon, you must have unlocked bootloader to install this ROM!

*Note 2 – The video overview is for Galaxy S3 but 99% of the features are the same as the one for S4.

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Aurora N4/S6 Port ROM for Galaxy S4 GT-i9500! [Lollipop/TouchWiz]


For those of you with Galaxy S4 GT-i9500, you can now enjoy the best of Note 4 features and Galaxy S6 with the latest Aurora N4/S6 Port ROM.

Based on latest Android 5.0.1 TouchWiz firmware, Aurora ROM brings you a lot of options for you to install in its AROMA installer.  This is the ultimate custom ROM for those of you who want to run a fast TouchWiz Lollipop ROM with features from Note 4 and Galaxy S6.

For camera, you also have the option of installing S4, Note 4, or Galaxy S6 camera.  Although not every mode is working with the Note 4 or S6 camera, normal shooting

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EGRLP Lollipop ROM + Root for Verizon Galaxy S4! [MDK][Android 5.0.1][TouchWiz]


Looking to upgrade your Verizon Galaxy S4 to the latest Android 5.0.1 TouchWiz firmware?

If you are on older MDK bootloader, you will definitely want to install a custom Lollipop ROM so you don’t lose root and ability to flash AOSP ROMs.  For that, definitely check out EGRLP Lollipop ROM.

Based on latest Android 5.0.1 Verizon firmware, this little beasty ROM will give you the latest Android 5.0.1 TouchWiz Lollipop on your Verizon S4 without all the bloatware.  This ROM has been de-bloated so you will find the minimal number of apps and tweaked for faster perfor

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How to Convert your Galaxy S4 into Galaxy S6! [S6 Port ROM]


Want to convert your Galaxy S4 into a Galaxy S6? If so, check out the S6 Port ROM by XDA user Albe95.

Based on latest Galaxy S6 SM-G920F Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware, S6 Port ROM brings you all the goodness of Lollipop and Galaxy S6 to your S4. You can install this on the international GT-i9505, T-Mobile SGH-M919, Canadian SGH-i337M, and AT&T SGH-i337 with unlocked bootloader.

Inside the S6 Port ROM, you will find a flawless S6 launcher with support for changing your grid size and the new Samsung theme engine (so you can get cool themes like Iron Man). With the

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CM12.1 Android 5.1.1 ROM + Root for Galaxy S4!


Looking to revamp your Galaxy S4 with the latest and great Android OS?  Tried TouchWiz Lollipop and disappointed?

Well, if you are in town for the latest Android 5.1.1, you can grab the latest CM12.1 ROM for your Galaxy S4.

For GT-i9505, T-Mobile SGH-M919, Verizon SCH-i545, and Canadian SGH-i337M, you will be able to enjoy the full Android 5.1.1 CM12.1 ROM.  For AT&T and Sprint S4, you can try the CM12.1 with Android 5.1 ROM as fully-compatible Android 5.1.1 version is not out yet (but still almost identical).  For GT-i9500, try Click Here to Read Full Article