[How to] Root Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A running on Android 5.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A is one of the few devices outside Nexus and Moto series to get the official Lollipop update. Previously we saw how to install TWRP recovery on this device running on Android 5.0.1. In this tutorial, we will see how to root Galaxy S4 LTE-A running on Android 5.0.1. Rooting the device will provide lots of benefits. If you want to root the device, follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A running on Android 5.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A recently received the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update in many regions. Although it has been a very short time since the update, developments of Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A running on Android 5.0.1 have already begun. There is a tutorial available for installing TWRP custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A running on Android 5.0.1. You will need to use the Odin software for this purpose. A detailed guide to install the TWRP recovery is given below.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A to Android 5.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 was the flagship device of the year 2013. It features a 5″ 1080p Super AMOLED display (PenTile 441 ppi), a pseudo octa-core Samsung Exynos 5410 or quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (depending on region), 2 gigs of RAM, up to 64 gigs of storage, LTE connectivity, and a 2600 mAh battery.

A variant of the S4 – Galaxy S4 LTE-A has started to receive the official Android 5.0.1 update from Samsung. It is an OTA update with devices set to receive the update in batches. So the lucky ones might have already got it while some may have to wait for it. Instead of waiting, you can install it manually. Follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0.2) on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 5″ 1080p Super AMOLED display (PenTile 441 ppi), a pseudo octa-core Samsung Exynos 5410 or quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (depending on region), 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.

Galaxy S4 LTE-A with model number GT-I9506 has got an Android Lollipop update in the form of the CM 12 custom ROM. With Samsung pushing Lollipop OTA for the S5, it will take some time for the S4 to get the official update. Till then you can use this CM 12 ROM. A detailed guide to install this ROM has been given below.

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