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! So, here’s how to do it, you do not need a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer! Step 1. Make sure you have Android 4.4.2 in Settings->About phone.
I know many of you have been asking me you want to update your phone to the latest stock firmware. Well, you can do that but on certain models like AT&T Galaxy S4, once you update your firmware to latest MF3, you can re-root it but you will lose the ability to flash CWM/TWRP recovery. Also, using ODIN and stock firmware usually requires using a Windows computer and can be a long process sitting by your computer. If you are not returning your phone back to the store for warranty purposes and you simply want to re-install stock ROM, you can simply re-install CWM/TWRP flash
For those of you who need App2SD and call recording (today not tomorrow), there is a ROM called WanamLite you can flash now that does just that for GT-i9505, AT&T SGH-i337, T-Mobile SGH-M919, and Canadian SGH-i337M series. We featured WanamLite for GT-i9500 couple weeks back and now the developer Wanam has made a similar version for the GT-i9505. The latest WanamLite for GT-i9505 is built on the Click Here to Read Full Article
Need call recording? Don’t like TouchWiz and bloatware? Want some UI customization? Need support for all languages? If you’ve answered yes to all of these questions, check out the FoxHound ROM for Galaxy S4! Based on GT-i9505 base, the FoxHound ROM can be installed on GT-i9505, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Canadian Galaxy S4 smartphones. (For T-Mobile, you will lose wifi-calling!)
If you are looking for a good TouchWiz Android 4.2.2 ROM with absence of Samsung bloatware and faster performance/longer battery life, definitely check out Wicked ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919. You can also install this ROM on GT-i9505, AT&T Galaxy S4 SGH-i337, or Canadian Galaxy S4 SGH-i337M. Some notable features on the Wicked ROM feature transparent multi-window flashbar (with all app support if you flash the all apps zip), custom boot animations, battery/network/performance/MMS tweaks, transparent weather widget, ad blocking, wifi-calling and some more.
For those of you who want to unlock SIM on your AT&T or T-Mobile Galaxy S4, there’s an easy way to unlock SIM as outlined by XDA user kaleido. This should work on AT&T Galaxy S4 SGH-i337, T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919, and also all Canadian SGH-i337M variants. Remember, unlocking SIM is illegal in the U.S. as of this year, and that is why I cannot make a video tutorial but this method does work well, you can find full step-by-step tutorial at XDA here. However, it is not illeg
There’s some great news for AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S4 users, bootloader is not unlocked BUT we have LOKI method by XDA user DJrbliss that allows developers to bypass bootloader check to enable custom recoveries and custom ROMs. So, now you can install CWM recovery for AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S4. Before we begin, you will need a rooted Galaxy S4. For AT&T, see Motochopper root methodClick Here to Read Full Article
For those of you with AT&T Galaxy S4 SGH-i337 or Sprint Galaxy S4 SPH-L720, we have some good news for you there are stock firmwares now available so you can fully unvoid and unroot your device. There should be more coming for all the other variants such as T-Mobile and Verizon so stay tuned folks. Also, stock firmwares are already available for GT-i9500 and GT-i9505 users at SamFirmware.com. You can follow our tutorial on Click Here to Read Full Article