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. For GT-i9505, AT&T SGH-i337, T-Mobile, Sprint SPH-L720, and Verizon, Click Here to Read Full Article
For those of you who have been waiting for Android 5.0.1 Lollipop stock firmwares for the GT-i9500 international Galaxy S4, there are several available now, listed on our Galaxy S4 stock firmware page at bottom. If your country isn’t listed, you can also cross-country flash (install other country firmware) so long as you have same GT-i9500 model number. Also, rooting has not changed, you can use our origina
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the Week, check out the latest Euphoria OS ROM. Based on latest Android 5.1.1, the Euphoria OS ROM allow you to enjoy the best of latest Android 5.1.1, which comes with added stability, fast performance, and great battery life. The ROM itself is faster than any other custom ROM I’ve tried so far as far as the UI and how fast apps run without any overclocking. You can really feel the difference when running Android 5.1.1. Other nifty feature include unlocked tethering, long-press back button to kill apps, built-i
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the Week, check out Ozcan ROM by XDA user Citymen34! Based on latest Android 4.4.2 NE7 firmware, Ozcan ROM brings you a ton of great S5 features along with AROMA graphical installer so you can choose which apps you want or you can even install none of them too. Inside Ozcan ROM, you will find an S5 launcher along with dozens of great S5 apps including the latest S5 WatchOn, Group Play, Kid’s Mode, SHealth, Optical Reader, Story Album, S Translator, Browser, Calendar, E-mail, Keyboard, SMS, Music, SMemo, Calculator,
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the Week, check out latest version of BeanStalk ROM! Based on the latest Android 4.4.4, BeanStalk ROM brings you the best and latest Google OS to your Exynos-based GT-i9500 S4. One of the main benefits of Android 4.4.4 is obviously much more performance and better battery life over Android 4.4.2. While you could wait for Samsung to update its firmware, why wait you can install great custom ROM such as the BeanStalk ROM? You will be able to get the latest Android 4.4.4 + root along with slew of customization options in
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Hassan ROM. Based on latest Android 4.4.2 TouchWiz Samsung firmware, Hassan ROM aims to bring a sleek S5-style interface/UI along with boosted performance and bloatware-free environment. First, with Hassan ROM, you will be able to experience what’s coming up with the latest Galaxy S5 through its modded S5 UI, S5 icons, and even S5 apps pulled from a real S5 such as S Note, S Translator, and calculator.
For those of you with GT-i9500 Galaxy S4, your long wait is over for Android 4.4 KitKat. Although there were many beta builds available since Android 4.4 KitKat came out, there hasn’t been one yet stable enough to run as daily driver. Well, CM11 ROM is still experimental but everything is working out of the box except video camcorder, wifi tether, and some issues with calls. That might be a deal breaker for some of you but the latest CM11 ROM packs Android 4.4.2 along with very zippy speeds and all the KitKat goodness baked in. It shouldn’t be too long
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out MIUI ROM V5 Official. Xiaomi, the company behind MIUI ROMs, have announced their official support for the GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 last week and released the first official MIUI ROM for the S4. Currently, MIUI ROM is also available for other S4 variants (such as AT&T/T-Mobile/Canadian/GT-i9505) but those are not official while the official version is based on official Samsung firmware with Samsun
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Phoenix ROM with latest Android 4.3. Based on the latest MJ9 Samsung official firmware Android 4.3, Phoenix ROM brings you the best of latest Android 4.3 without all the stuff you need including Knox, which may interfere with your pure Android experience. For those of you who don’t know, Samsung has started adding Knox security feature on Android 4.3 firmwares, which means you get this useless security features you don’t need and will only annoy you when you use your phone.
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out latest version of CRASH ROM V8.2. Since last time we took a look at it, CRASH ROM has added more features, all the while making some great performance improvements and better battery life over its previous versions. CRASH ROM V8.2 now comes bundled with lots of ROM features like Fast Dormancy (can save battery life when turned on), CPU Spy, GPS Fix, AdFree, Battery Stats, and a ton of Xposed Fram