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How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 5.0.1 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy S4 advertisement [1]People can become the root user on the Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 smartphone when they have it running on the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop updates by flashing Chainfire’s one-click rooting tool, namely CF-Auto-Root using the Odin flashing tool from a Windows computer. Chainfire’s rooting tool installs and enables the SuperSU so that people can install the applications that require root permissions before they can run.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 SCH-R970 RUNNING ON ANDROID 5.0.1 LOLLIPOP SOFTWARE UPDATES

  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root [3] tool for the Samsung Galaxy S54 SCH-R970 model when it is operating on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.
  2. Extract the rooting file to the downloads folder and it will show the Odin flashing tool and the rooting file available inside the downloads folder.
  3. Boot the Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 into the download mode [4] and then connect it to the computer with the USB cable that is usually used when charging the battery.
  4. Double-click on the Odin flashing tool executable file from the downloads folder and the flashing tool opens.
  5. Check that it shows a yellow or blue color coming from the Odin flashing tool’s user interface. (The color is there from the ID: COM port to let people know that the Samsung USB Drivers are working).
  6. Click the AP button from the Odin user interface and browse through to the downloads folder and upload the rooting file when you can identify because it ends in the tar.md5 file extension.
  7. Do not make any changes from the default settings and buttons in Odin.
  8. Click the Start button in Odin and the rooting will soon complete.

In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 smartphones when they are running on the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop software updates by flashing Chainfire’s one-click rooting tool that he called CF-Auto-Root. A green box appears on the Odin app on the computer with a pass message inside it, and that is when users can tell it is complete. The smartphone reboots and then users can open the Google Play Store and browse for any of the rooting applications that were hoping to try. Anyone looking for a suggestion might like to check out the Titanium Backup app for its unique ability to backup every app and also uninstall any apps so the system apps can be removed.