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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.

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.

You can always switch to CWM recovery after rooting later down the line if you prefer CWM recovery.

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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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How to Convert Galaxy S4 into Galaxy S5!

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For those of you who envy Galaxy S5 owners, did you know that you can get many of the Galaxy S5 features on your Galaxy S4 by rooting and installing custom ROMs?

Currently, there’s actually a slew of custom ROMs that’s been ported straight from Galaxy S5 and they will make your Galaxy S4 have S5 features like Ultra Power Saving Mode, S5 apps, S5 lockscreen, S5 launcher, and more.

If you are not sure about which custom ROM to install, I do have a couple recommendations.

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Gummy ROM for Galaxy S4! [Android 4.4.4]

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For this week’s AOSP ROM of the Week, check out Gummy ROM!

Latest stable Gummy ROM is out dubbed “M3″, which will give you stability of milestone release along with everything working out of the box.  Gummy ROM has always been one of my favorite ROMs, what I like about it is that it comes with a slew of great customization/tweaks along with great battery life/performance.

Out of the box, you will find one of the fastest UI out there.  There’s plenty AOSP ROMs out there but Gummy ROM is definitely on my Top 5 list of the best AOSP custom ROMs.  A

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How to Install Verizon S4 ROMs on Sprint S4!

howtoinstallverizons4romsonsprints4large For those of you complaining there’s not enough Sprint S4 custom ROMs for your Sprint S4, we have some good news for you.  You can easily install any Verizon S4 custom ROMs on your Sprint S4 as well.  Yes, we are talking about TouchWiz Android 4.4.2 ROMs.

UPDATE: This method also works fine on Sprint Note 3 (flash Verizon Note 3 ROM on Sprint Note 3).  Tested working fine also on Sprint Note 2 (flash Verizon Note 2 ROM), Sprint S5 (flash Verizon S5 ROM), Sprint S3 (flash Verizon S3 ROM).

Step 1. Install the Verizon S4 custom ROM along with KTweaker kernel.  In my exa

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How to Convert Galaxy S4 into OnePlus One!

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If you haven’t heard, there’s a new phone out called OnePlus One.  It’s only $349 for the phone but to get it, you will need an invite, which is nearly impossible.  Well, OnePlus One phone runs a special version of CM11 ROM dubbed “CM11S”.

If you are tired of waiting for an invite or simply want to try out software on the OnePlus One, you can easily do it by installing CM11 ROM along with our HighOnAndroid OnePlus One conversion kit.  This wi

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Galaxy S4 Stock Recovery

For those of you who tried to install regular CWM recovery for AT&T or Verizon S4 with locked bootloader, you may end up in a nasty bootloop.

To fix, you just simply need to flash stock recovery back with ODIN.

Download the tar file and flash with ODIN, your phone should be booting now.

Also, you can install stock recovery on any stock firmware that you’ve rooted with CWM or TWRP recovery so you can take OTA.

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Chaos ROM + KTweaker Kernel for Verizon Galaxy S4!

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For this week’s Verizon Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out Chaos ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.4.2 NE2 Firmware, Chaos ROM brings you the latest firmware along with S5 features.  You can also install this ROM using SafeStrap or on older MDK bootloader.

During installation with AROMA graphical installer, you will be able to customize your own S5 apps you want to install including S5 launcher.  You will also get 5 additional custom themes including S5 theme, Dark Blue KitKat, Holo Grey KitKat, Xperia, and Honeycomb themes. (You can always re-install ROM withou

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