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[Q] Root for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active running 4.4.2

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By Montez21, Junior Member on 16th June 2014, 05:34 AM
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Is there a root that works for the AT&T version of the Galaxy S4 Active?
 
 
16th June 2014, 07:06 AM |#2  
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Is there a root that works for the AT&T version of the Galaxy S4 Active?

This worked for me on my AT&T Galaxy S4 Active with Android 4.3 - Baseband ML2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...29&postcount=1

NOTE: Just make sure you upgrade the kernel after you're done rooting and you get WiFi back.
The only down side is most of the online games I play, like MMO's, can't keep a connection even though the WiFi is strong as ever.
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16th June 2014, 07:53 PM |#3  
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Will try thanks

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16th June 2014, 09:50 PM |#4  
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Is there a root that works for the AT&T version of the Galaxy S4 Active?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...17&postcount=2

Geohat root link above. Simple APK download, click then install SU...done!
19th June 2014, 05:13 PM |#5  
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Originally Posted by radoss

This worked for me on my AT&T Galaxy S4 Active with Android 4.3 - Baseband ML2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...29&postcount=1

NOTE: Just make sure you upgrade the kernel after you're done rooting and you get WiFi back.
The only down side is most of the online games I play, like MMO's, can't keep a connection even though the WiFi is strong as ever.

I rooted using towelroot and everything seems fine, even my wifi. How do you upgrade the kernel?
20th June 2014, 03:13 AM |#6  
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I rooted using towelroot and everything seems fine, even my wifi. How do you upgrade the kernel?

You can't. The i537 has a locked bootloader so you can't flash a kernel unless it has been signed by Samsung. Your stuck with the kernel you have.
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