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 with Sprint SPH-L720 or GT-i9505 Galaxy S4, you are in luck as ported versions of AOKP ROM is available for each of your devices. If you don’t know what AOKP ROM is, it’s an AOSP ROM (What is AOSP?) along with added UI customization and more. Google has announced the launch of Galaxy S4 with pure Android OS, basically AOKP ROM is like that but with much more cool stuff.
For those of you having problems with the latest VPUAMDL firmware, this is because Sprint has added a SetUID restriction on the kernel with the latest update. This can easily be solved by flashing a stock kernel with the restriction removed. MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON VPUAMDL build OTHERWISE THIS KERNEL WILL BREAK THINGS IN YOUR PHONE! After using ODIN to flash CWM or TWRP, boot into CWM or TWRP re
TWRP Recovery is now available for GT-i9505, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, and Canadian (Rogers, Telus, Bell)! Check out CWM/TWRP Recovery page! Also I know some of you were having trouble rooting the GT-i9505 using motochopper method. Now with TWRP recovery available, you can root your Galaxy S4 using TWRP Method. CWM/TWRP root method is recommended over motochopper as you will have to ability to install, backup,
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
CWM Recovery “stable” version is NOW AVAILABLE for Sprint SPH-L720 and T-Mobile SGH-M919 Galaxy S4 users. I just verified with my Sprint and T-Mobile Galaxy S4, works 100% fine! What does this mean? For those of you who want to install custom ROMs and make backup ROM, you can now use CWM recovery. And also you can now root your Sprint or T-Mobile Galax