Easy Method to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 / GT-I9506

Easy Method to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 / GT-I9506 – Samsung Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s smartphone that has many variants. This smartphone has a variety of types with different specs. This smartphone has a dimension of 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm (5:38 x 2.75 x 0:31 in), with a screen width of 5.0 inches with a thin design and deliver a stunning touch screen. For a network owned by the Samsung Galaxy S4 is 2G, 3G, and 4G.

The main camera of the Samsung Galaxy S4 does have a high resolution with 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, and a 2 MP front camera, 1080p @ 30fps, dual video call. Its internal memory 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB of RAM, and an external microSD up to 64 GB. This smartphone also has a large enough capacity battery, Li-Ion 2600 mAh.

This root guide is meant for the Samsung Galaxy S4GT-I9505 / GT-I9506 running Android 4.4.2 firmware. Smartphone Clinics is not responsible for any gain or loss incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Backup your device data
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    (If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download and Install the Samsung Galaxy S4 USB Driver on your PC
  • Download and Unzip the following files in accordance with the model number of your Galaxy S4:

Easy Method to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 / GT-I9506

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Turn the phone on “download mode”, by pressing and hold Volume Down, Home andPower buttons simultaneously

Samsung Galaxy S4 root

  • When a warning triangle appears on screen, press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.


  • Run ODIN3.exe from previously extracted files

root file pack xda

  • Connect your phone to your computer via USB.
  • Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.


  • Click the “PDA” in “Odin” and select the file named CF-Auto-Root-………………tar.md5 file
  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • Click the “Start” button in the “Odin”, then wait until the process is completely finished.

odin3  start the flashing process

  • Make sure not to disconnect the phone from the PC during the process.
  • Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with a green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin.

odin3  finish pass

  • Your Samsung Galaxy S4 will reeboot automatically
  • Done!

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 / GT-I9506 was rooted. Hopefully the tutorial of Easy Method to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 / GT-I9506 useful for you.

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