[How to] Install Custom Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500 running on Android 5.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 5″ 1080p Super AMOLED display (PenTile 441 ppi), a pseudo octa-core Samsung Exynos 5410, 2 gigs of RAM, up to 64 gigs of storage, LTE connectivity, and a 2600 mAh battery. Furthermore, the device features additional features such as floating touch and a 13 MP shooter featuring a revamped camera interface.

Samsung devices have started receiving Android Lollipop OTA updates. Its not been a long time since the update but XDA developer Rubbaband has found out a way to install custom recovery (PhilZ touch recovery) on the Galaxy S4. Using this recovery, the S4 can be rooted. Follow the guide given below to install the recovery.

S4 i9500

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