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[TOOLKIT] Galaxy S4 Toolkit

8th April 2013, 04:56 PM   |  #1  
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Toolkit

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Inspired on the mskip toolkit but completly written by me

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MODELS SUPPORTED

Exynos Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 (4.2.2)

Snapdragon Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 (4.2.2)

T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 (4.2.2)

Verizon Galaxy S4 SCH-I545 (4.2.2)



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Functions:

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Logcat options
Backup/Restore
Flash common zip
Take nandroid backup and save in CWM or TWRP format
Built-In Odin
Root (CF-Auto Root)
Convert kernel.bin.md5 in .tar.md5 Odin flashable
Reboot menu:
System
Recovery
Download mode
Install USB Drivers
Change GUI colors
Reodex your rom
Wipe cache/data
View device info
Take screenshots
Watch the screen of the device on the pc
adb file explorer
Set favourite device
AUTO UPDATES

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WARNING
Your antivirus may recognize these exe files included in the toolkit as virus as they aren't signed by Microsoft or others but just compiled.
They aren't virus so if your antivirus deletes these files and you can't use the toolkit please insert them in the list of the non scanned files.

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How to use the toolkit:

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1.a Download the installer from the link above.
1.b Run it and install the toolkit in a directory without spaces.
1.c Run Toolkit.exe.

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2.a You will be asked if you want to check for updates. Type yes or no. If there is an update available the toolkit won't let you download it as you are running the free version.
2.b You will now see the model selection page. You can choose your device, check for updates again or go into the settings.
2.c Choose your device the toolkit will open a new window and start downloading necessary files

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3.a If you go into the settings you can change the color of the words and of the background, set your favourite device, save the log of the toolkit to do a bugreport and set the auto updates on/off/ask at start

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4.a Enable usb debugging in developer options in your device and plug it in.
4.b If you have drivers already installed the toolkit will show your device serial number under "Your device:", if not choose option 10 that will download and install drivers.

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5.a Now option 1 will show you a new menu: you can take a logcat, a bugreport or show already taken ones. This option will save them in the "logcat" folder.

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6.a Option 2 will let you root your device. It will ask you to reboot in download mode and it will open Odin. Then it will ask you to flash the package as PDA. After reboot you will have your rooted device.

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7.a Option 4 is backup/restore
7.b You can backup all apps (system and user) and restore them
7.c Pull system partition and push system
7.d Pull data partition and push data
7.e Take nandroid backup using onandroid: it will push onandroid binary in /system/bin then it will execute following your choice between twrp or cwm

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8.a In the option 5 you can wipe data or cache

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9.a In the option 8 you can reboot your device normally, in recovery, in download mode or in download mode starting Odin

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10.a With option 9 you can see your device info: product model, firmware build, firmware build id, screen density

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11.a If you chose a default device you can reset it just choosing option 11

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Galaxy S4 Toolkit, a Tool/Utility for the Samsung Galaxy S 4

Contributors
KINGbabasula,

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 1.2.8

Created 2013-09-06
Last Updated 2013-09-06
Last edited by KINGbabasula; 24th December 2013 at 09:08 AM.
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Changelog:
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Version 1.2.8

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Added support for T-Mobile S4 (SGH-M919)
Added support for Verizon S4 (SCH-I545)
Updated onandroid to version 8.20

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Version 1.2.4

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Fixed typos
Fixed bug during root

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Version 1.2.2

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Fixed nandroid backup
Added nandroid backup in TWRP format

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Version 1.2

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Added donator version
Added flash common zip
Big code review


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Version 1.1

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Added logcat options
Fixed root
Added CWM nandroid backup
Added set favourite device
Added Auto updates
Added reodex rom
Fixed change GUI colors
Added screenshots
Added adb file explorer
Added android screencast

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Version 1.0.3

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Added flash boot.img
Added flash recovery.img
XDA thread link

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Version 1.0

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First relase

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Installation:

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1.Download the installer
2.Run it
3.Follow the instructions

Credits:
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Chainfire for his awesome CF-Auto Root
Ameer1234567890 for his awesome onandroid binary)
open1your1eyes0 for Verizon S4 rooting guide

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Which Version oft Galaxy s4?

Snap Or octa Or no matter?

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Originally Posted by TAT1980

Which Version oft Galaxy s4?

Snap Or octa Or no matter?

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For now no matter

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I mean no disrespect mate. But if you are not going to buy this phone or test out the stuff you dev urself, why dev for this phone. Again, no offence, but i think u shud not do so.
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Originally Posted by stanley08

I mean no disrespect mate. But if you are not going to buy this phone or test out the stuff you dev urself, why dev for this phone. Again, no offence, but i think u shud not do so.

I did the same thing of him http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2209954

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What does the toolkit do???

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What does the toolkit do???

Sent from my HTC PH39100 using xda app-developers app

The functions are explained in the first post

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you should probably add this will not work on the US variants. if you cannot test how do you know this won't brick people devices?
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you should probably add this will not work on the US variants. if you cannot test how do you know this won't brick people devices?

Great Question fix..

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