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[Q] Galaxy S4 SGH-i337 4.4.2 root help!

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9th March 2014, 08:14 AM   |  #1  
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Sorry if I posted this in the wrong place or if there is already a thread about this. If there is, I couldn't find it. I really want to root my phone to use it as a mobile wifi hotspot for my tablet and I am having a really hard time trying to find a link to a forum or a youtube video about how to root my phone. So far, I have only found root tutorials for models other than mine. Do I just have an obscure phone model or is it just more difficult to root? I have wanted to do this for quite some time now so any help is appreciated!
9th March 2014, 08:29 AM   |  #2  
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4.4.2 is a new release so currently there is not a root method. As of my last reading there is some significant progress in finding a root method. This is definitely not an obscure phone model. Just a brand new update that developers are still working to root.

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14th March 2014, 06:57 PM   |  #3  
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4.4.2 is a new release so currently there is not a root method. As of my last reading there is some significant progress in finding a root method. This is definitely not an obscure phone model. Just a brand new update that developers are still working to root.

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Thanks, hopefully there will be soon!
15th March 2014, 06:01 AM   |  #4  
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Thanks, hopefully there will be soon!

@CCSUBlackhawk actually there is work around method to get root and install custom 4.4 rom.... Follow my thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2663545 and Check our Deadly Venom kitkat magic tool thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2680868 also if u want to install pre rooted 4.4 custom rom.......here's the first two 4.4 custom that able to boot using Our kitkat magic tool.... http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=51088546 ....Goodluck. ....PM me if you have any question or need more help.....[emoji106]

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27th March 2014, 02:42 AM   |  #5  
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@CCSUBlackhawk actually there is work around method to get root and install custom 4.4 rom.... Follow my thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2663545 and Check our Deadly Venom kitkat magic tool thread http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2680868 also if u want to install pre rooted 4.4 custom rom.......here's the first two 4.4 custom that able to boot using Our kitkat magic tool.... http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=51088546 ....Goodluck. ....PM me if you have any question or need more help.....[emoji106]

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Is there any workaround for this, as this seems like a pain not being able to mount system in recovery.
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27th March 2014, 05:20 AM   |  #6  
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Is there any workaround for this, as this seems like a pain not being able to mount system in recovery.

This is the only option. All you have to do to mount system is a quick flash of one package in ODIN, and then you just have to do another ODIN after you finish flashing in recovery. It's not that bad really.
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Great. The wifi is fixed and now I need to unlock the sim. I got the region unlock app installed but when I run it it says something about the csc file. I have read I need to flash the csc file through Odin but will I not lose everything (downgrade, root, fixed wifi) after I do so? Please advise.

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3rd April 2014, 06:16 AM   |  #8  
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I'd appreciate if whoever tries to help to read my post carefully. It is frustrating having to repeat myself over and over. Again, I am getting error with csc file not in place. I NEED the csc file and how come the link to the file is not in the first post?? If I flash it through Odin, will I lose the root?

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7th April 2014, 12:15 AM   |  #9  
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Lightbulb After a successful downgrade from nb1 to mk2...
I am running a semi-working MK2 and after flashing the bypass via safestrap to get the wifi working, will I be able to flash a custom rom such as Cyanogenmod or any other stock Android rom if that?
7th April 2014, 12:19 AM   |  #10  
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I am running a semi-working MK2 and after flashing the bypass via safestrap to get the wifi working, will I be able to flash a custom rom such as Cyanogenmod or any other stock Android rom if that?

No, tw based roms only.

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