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USB Charging Port not working. Trying to root without usb cable?

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By ivesdotkom, Member on 7th June 2014, 01:07 AM
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so my S4 is completely stock 4.4.2 and my charging port is bad and Im wondering if theres a workaround for this to achieve root or install a custom recovery without the need of a usb cable. Any help would be appreciated.
 
 
7th June 2014, 04:07 AM |#2  
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so my S4 is completely stock 4.4.2 and my charging port is bad and Im wondering if theres a workaround for this to achieve root or install a custom recovery without the need of a usb cable. Any help would be appreciated.

Not so sure, you can check if mobile Odin can root your device. Out of curiosity how are you charging the device then?

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7th June 2014, 04:34 AM |#3  
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i tried running mobile odin but it shuts down cuz my phone isnt rooted. im charging with an extra battery and dedicated wall charger.

whats wierd is that even if i can get my phone to connect on my pc. it just charges but doesnt show up in my device manager.

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7th June 2014, 02:49 PM |#4  
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Have you tried different cables?

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7th June 2014, 07:12 PM |#5  
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yeah ive tried a whole bunch of different ones. i think im screwed. no root or custom recovery.

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