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[Q] Root without tripping knox?

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22nd May 2014, 11:06 AM   |  #1  
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Hey, I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500. I want to root it and install cyanogenmod 11 on it. But I read that there's some problem with Knox and how it ends your warranty if the flag changes to 0x1. I'm currently on Android 4.4.2 kitkat official ROM by Samsung. Can I root it without loosing my warranty? Also, I read that Kingoroot roots your phone and doesn't trip your knox counter either. Does anyone know about this?

The main thing I wanna do after rooting is change the DPI of my phone. I hate such big icons.
22nd May 2014, 11:17 AM   |  #2  
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Search for safe root method
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Originally Posted by saurabh_goyal93

Hey, I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500. I want to root it and install cyanogenmod 11 on it. But I read that there's some problem with Knox and how it ends your warranty if the flag changes to 0x1. I'm currently on Android 4.4.2 kitkat official ROM by Samsung. Can I root it without loosing my warranty? Also, I read that Kingoroot roots your phone and doesn't trip your knox counter either. Does anyone know about this?

The main thing I wanna do after rooting is change the DPI of my phone. I hate such big icons.

There isnt way to root without trip KNOX with android 4.4.2
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22nd May 2014, 12:11 PM   |  #4  
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Search for safe root method

I did search for it. As far as I know, saferoot method is not working with 4.4.2 ROMs.
22nd May 2014, 12:27 PM   |  #5  
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You are out of luck man
22nd May 2014, 12:32 PM   |  #6  
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You are out of luck man

I hate Samsung for this. I'm thinking of trading in my phone for a Nexus 5 now. But I wonder how will I live without memory card support! :'(
22nd May 2014, 12:32 PM   |  #7  
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Buy an HTC ONE M8 its even better than S5
22nd May 2014, 12:38 PM   |  #8  
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Buy an HTC ONE M8 its even better than S5

I wish I could. I'm a student and only I know how I bought S4. It's only one month old. So, I can't buy HTC ONE M8. Anyways, thanks for the suggestion.
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If your phone is unlocked
Sell it
Then get some little money then buy htc

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