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Question Trying To Root MK2 (4.3)...No Luck, PLEASE HELP!

I have tried and tried to root my S4 with MK2 (aka 4.3) but have had no luck. I have read and re-read for a good portion of today and yesterday before finally posting this message.

I have tried the saferoot method and most of the time it just sits on Sending files to your device... (I've let it sit for a good 10 minutes here) and every once in a while it will say that Root has failed, something about Permissions denied.

I have tried Kingo Root and Root also fails there. I have uninstalled and re-installed drivers but have had no luck with that either. I would love to get this rooted so that I can do the KitKat Root workaround here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&highlight=mf3

Can anyone help me? I updated my S4 from 4.2.2 (MF3) using Odin to the MK2 (4.3). Honestly I am a bit frustrated and really truly hope someone out there can help me.

Yes, I have done the USB debugging enabled too. This is not my first time rooting as I have rooted my tablet (Asus TF201) as well as my Samsung S2 Skyrocket with no problems on those ones.

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I have tried and tried to root my S4 with MK2 (aka 4.3) but have had no luck. I have read and re-read for a good portion of today and yesterday before finally posting this message.

I have tried the saferoot method and most of the time it just sits on Sending files to your device... (I've let it sit for a good 10 minutes here) and every once in a while it will say that Root has failed, something about Permissions denied.

I have tried Kingo Root and Root also fails there. I have uninstalled and re-installed drivers but have had no luck with that either. I would love to get this rooted so that I can do the KitKat Root workaround here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&highlight=mf3

Can anyone help me? I updated my S4 from 4.2.2 (MF3) using Odin to the MK2 (4.3). Honestly I am a bit frustrated and really truly hope someone out there can help me.

Yes, I have done the USB debugging enabled too. This is not my first time rooting as I have rooted my tablet (Asus TF201) as well as my Samsung S2 Skyrocket with no problems on those ones.

Thanks!


Very very easy bud, ummm im not sure if im supposed to post outside links, but here is what youre looking for, just download saferoot and run the .bat file
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http://wccftech.com/root-galaxy-s4-vruemk2-android-4-3/
sorry if im not supposed to post outside links i cant remember in the rules, if i cant please just remove the link and im very sorry
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I have tried and tried to root my S4 with MK2 (aka 4.3) but have had no luck. I have read and re-read for a good portion of today and yesterday before finally posting this message.

I have tried the saferoot method and most of the time it just sits on Sending files to your device... (I've let it sit for a good 10 minutes here) and every once in a while it will say that Root has failed, something about Permissions denied.

I have tried Kingo Root and Root also fails there. I have uninstalled and re-installed drivers but have had no luck with that either. I would love to get this rooted so that I can do the KitKat Root workaround here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&highlight=mf3

Can anyone help me? I updated my S4 from 4.2.2 (MF3) using Odin to the MK2 (4.3). Honestly I am a bit frustrated and really truly hope someone out there can help me.

Yes, I have done the USB debugging enabled too. This is not my first time rooting as I have rooted my tablet (Asus TF201) as well as my Samsung S2 Skyrocket with no problems on those ones.

Thanks!
Did you make sure the adb drivers are installed? Make sure it shows up if you type "adb devices" while in whatever folder adb is (i believe saferoot includes it, so just check that). Also make sure you accepted the prompts on your phone to trust the computer and what ever else comes up.
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Did you make sure the adb drivers are installed? Make sure it shows up if you type "adb devices" while in whatever folder adb is (i believe saferoot includes it, so just check that). Also make sure you accepted the prompts on your phone to trust the computer and what ever else comes up.
yah what sin said, im pretty sure saferoot comes with the drivers, the .bat file will tell you everything you need to do, also on your phone it will ask you to accept your pc's RSA Key, also make sure you goto Settings/"more" tab/about device then goto build number and just keep tapping it with your finger until it tells you developer options have been enabled, then back out of that menu and youll see a new menu called you guessed it "Developer options" then make sure its on, theres a toggle switch at the top, and then make sure there is a check box on USB Debugging, after you do that just go ahead and connect the phone to your PC and run the install.bat.

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also... make sure u have the samsung drivers installed... and instead of just dbl clicking the .bat file... right click it and run as administrator.

i had to do that

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also... make sure u have the samsung drivers installed... and instead of just dbl clicking the .bat file... right click it and run as administrator.

i had to do that

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Thank you all for your help. I went to run it. I have Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium. When I right click on it and run as administrator, it is now coming up with the message error: More than one device and emulator over and over again. I have nothing running in the background. In fact I went into Task Manager and killed everything in the background. I have the adb drivers as it shows up under my C: drive. I also just rooted my Mothers TF201 (Asus Transformer Prime) and needed ADB drivers installed for that so unless they use different ADB drivers. I'll google search it and re-install them. Anyone else have some suggestions.

Thanks again!

Edit: By the way do I need to put the saferoot folder somewhere specific on my computer like in the adb folder or something? I just have it on my downloads folder on my desktop.
 
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I GOT IT, I GOT IT, I GOT IT! Thank you all so much for all your help! I don't know what I did but when it kept giving me the error message I just ignored it for a while and it just started going all the sudden. That's okay by me I'll take it!

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