[How to] Root Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500 running on Android 5.0.1

Earlier we saw how to install PhilZ custom Touch recovery on the Exynos version of the Galaxy S4. A rooting tutorial is also available for the Galaxy S4 running on Android 5.0.1. This procedure is a fairly simple one and does not involve the use of the Odin software as is seen in most of the Samsung devices. This process involves the installation of the SuperSU software.

Rooting the device will have lots of advantages. Samsung devices usually come with a lot of bloatware and most of them are not of great use. They will just increase the RAM consumption and memory usage and make the device slower. If you get root access, then you will be able to delete the bloatware. Besides this, you can install many mods, custom ROMs and much more. Guide is given below to root the Galaxy S4 on Android 5.0.1.

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[How to] Root Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 running on Jelly Bean 4.3 XXUEMJ5 Firmware

Samsung released two versions of the Galaxy S4. Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 is the octa core version. It has great specifications – Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, Adreno 320 GPU, 2 GB RAM, 5″ Full HD Super AMOLED screen, 13 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera, 2600 mAh removable battery and 16/32/64 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 64 GB.

Previously, we saw how to update the Galaxy S4 I9500 with the official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware. The root access has also been achieved. Rooting the phone has many benefits. So if you want to root the Galaxy S4 I9500 running on Jelly Bean 4.3 XXUEMJ5 firmware, follow the instructions given below.

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[How to] Root and Install CWM on Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500

Galaxy S4 i9500

Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500 was launched only a few weeks ago. But the developers have started to experiment with the device. We have already seen that Galaxy S4 i9505 has been successfully rooted. Now developers have found out the way to root the Galaxy S4 i9500 also. Rooting of this phone will take place using the Odin flashing utility. Make sure that you are using the Galaxy S4 i9500 and not any other phone.
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