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Default [Q] SGH-I337, where to start

So my friend has a galaxy s4 that he wants to root, custom recovery, roms.. Etc. So I was wondering where to start? I Have done this to a galaxy note 1. And I know Odin is needed but just would like help with the process for the s4, and possibly links to find what I need. Basically I will be helping with root and flashing a recovery. I know Samsung phones already have a unlocked bootloader. Any help will be thanked!

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Everything depends on the current firmware on the phone.

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Read the pinned threads in q&a and general.
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SGH-I337 (AT&T) 32GB
P-ROM (1st Gen.), De-Odexed, AMDL
Rooted
Auto-LOKI OUDHS CWM


Make sure you read and understand the "PINNED" threads in the "General" and "Q & A" sections of the AT&T S4 forum BEFORE you ask for help. Use the forum's "search" function to find posts with additional information. You should not expect others to help you if you haven't tried to help yourself first. Also, read, understand, and follow the "XDA" rules.
 
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So my friend has a galaxy s4 that he wants to root, custom recovery, roms.. Etc. So I was wondering where to start? I Have done this to a galaxy note 1. And I know Odin is needed but just would like help with the process for the s4, and possibly links to find what I need. Basically I will be helping with root and flashing a recovery. I know Samsung phones already have a unlocked bootloader. Any help will be thanked!

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Do a lot of reading in the general forum. At&t i337 never had an unlocked bootloader

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Everything depends on the current firmware on the phone.

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The firmware is kitkat.

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The firmware is kitkat.

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Look for the downgrade nb1 in the general forum read it carefully and more than once. Then look for the index all things mk2, nb1, also in the general forum

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Look for the downgrade nb1 in the general forum read it carefully and more than once. Then look for the index all things mk2, nb1, also in the general forum

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May I have links?

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They're on the first page of the general forum

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They're on the first page of the general forum

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Which firmware is what? Mk2 etc.

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Which firmware is what? Mk2 etc.

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Nb1 is 4.4.2. Mk2 is 4.3. In a terminal emulator on your phone type
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