How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Lollipop 5.0

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Lollipop 5.0 – Samsung Galaxy S4 is introduced to the public in April 2013 and it drew public attention to the specifications of the high class. Samsung preparing this handset to compete with Apple products. The seriousness of the South Korean company is paying off, with the promotion of excellence in its products this Samsung Galaxy S4. Samsung managed to make this device into one of the best-selling smartphone since appeared in 2013. Of course, with a spec that can not be underestimated.

Samsung reported to have launched the Android 5.0 operating system update for the Galaxy S4 Lollipop. Devices that get these updates numbered models GT-i9500. Galaxy S4 which is updated variant Exynoss processor model, and has been circulated to users in Russia. The availability of the update is known to have a large enough capacity bytes that reaches 1049 MB. This update is large enough so that the company’s internal team should remove some of the default application in the mobile phone (pre-loaded apps). This update mentioned will bring a number of improvement and repair. Including UI, new features, improved performance and more.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 running on Android Lollipop 5.0.1 with build id LRX22C.I9500XXUHOAA. In this tutorial we use Odin on Widows computer. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Make sure you install the Samsung Kies on your PC, if you haven’t already.
  • 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 Unzip GT-I9500 Root file on your windows computer

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Lollipop 5.0

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome and Power buttons together

Samsung Galaxy S4 root

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


  • Launch Odin3.exe by click right and run as administrator on computer

odin extract

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

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 1

  • In Odin, tap PDA button and locate the CF-Auto-Root……….tar.md5 file.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 2

  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 3

  • 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.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 4

  • Your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 will reeboot automatically
  • After reboot, Open menu. If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

see SuperSU app

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Lollipop 5.0 useful for you.

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