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Video [HOW TO] [VIDEO]Root the Galaxy S4

Just a video I put together showing how to root the Galaxy S4! I will be adding more videos to this thread in the near future!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_hXUJ-u-cw



I used CF Root.

How to get free native hotspot:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYTis-i7HA4

How to install TWRP recovery (if you'd like to flash roms):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBQTx8FmTtk

How to unroot the S4:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEJSv9MrVAg
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Great job Tim!

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Thanks for the guide QB. Yur the best man!

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Yesssss Qbking77 aka Tim, I've been on several several devices you've been making videos for, for years! Glad your here on the S4!

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Is this one good to work with root apps or does it cause that issue with root access on this one?
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Hey @qbking77, Could you put in your OP which method you used please? Moto or CF's Autoroot?

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:edit: I need to add why I'm asking - We have had a report of Motochopper not letting an app that needs root function properly where CF's Autoroot does. Being that it's early in the game, people may want to know this. I understand that CF has a disclaimer using the autoroot method but it's still a viable solution with the numbers coming in on successful. I do not believe we have had a failed attempt on Sprint devices. (Please correct me if I'm wrong)
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Hey @qbking77, Could you put in your OP which method you used please? Moto or CF's Autoroot?

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:edit: I need to add why I'm asking - We have had a report of Motochopper not letting an app that needs root function properly where CF's Autoroot does. Being that it's early in the game, people may want to know this. I understand that CF has a disclaimer using the autoroot method but it's still a viable solution with the numbers coming in on successful. I do not believe we have had a failed attempt on Sprint devices. (Please correct me if I'm wrong)
I used motochopper. If anyone has issues with an app, just install busybox from the play store.
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I used motochopper. If anyone has issues with an app, just install busybox from the play store.
I understand, I was just asking for that in the OP since most skip the rest of conversations. No rudeness intended.
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Does this work with the latest OTA? I heard one was pushed today.

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