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How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505, LTE Qualcomm version) on Android Jelly Bean [Guide]

2013-04-04_192442 [1]Have a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S4 that you want to root? You have come to the right place. This guide shows you exactly how to root your Galaxy S4!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty.


This guide is for rooting the GT-I9505 model of Samsung Galaxy S4. That is the version that has LTE and quad-core Qualcomm processor. This root method has been tested on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and firmware XXUAMD2. This method may or may not work for other versions of Galaxy S4 and other firmwares.

This guide is written for Windows users.

Before We Begin

Before you can root your Galaxy S4, make sure to do the following:

How To Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-19505

Do the following to root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-19505:


Congratulations — you now own a rooted Galaxy S4!

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