Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195H and SGH-I257M (Kitkat)

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195H and SGH-I257M (Kitkat) – Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the latest Android smartphone from Samsung that target the upper middle class. Galaxy S4 Mini intended for people who want a sleek design with a more affordable price and a complete feature. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a smartphone that really understands you, with dimensions of 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm (4.91 x 2:41 x 0.35 in) which is thinner and has a weight of 107 g (3.77 oz) lighter then suitable for you who like to get out of town and using sophisticated gadgets.

With an internal memory of 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1.5 GB of of RAM (3G model), 2 GB of RAM (LTE models) are fairly large and supported by external memory microSD, up to 64 GB can be to increase storage capacity. Clear camera has a resolution of 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash for the main camera and 1.9 MP on front camera. This Smartphone supports 3G HSDPA network which serves fast internet access in 3G covered area. There is also a GPS feature that supports A-GPS and GLONASS, with this feature the user can determine the location point accurately and quickly.

On this post we would like to give a tutorial on how to root the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-I9195H. This tutorial is only for the Galaxy S4 mini running on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware, and in this way only to devices that we mentioned earlier, do not use this method on other devices.  Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure the battery is at least 70%
  • Install the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini USB Driver on the PC
  • 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 the following files in accordance with the model number of your Galaxy Galaxy S4 Mini:

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195H and SGH-I257M (Kitkat)

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-I9195H
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome and Power buttons together

Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Mini 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

root file pack

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


  • In Odin, tap PDA button and choose the CF-Auto-Root.tar file.
  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.

odin3  start the flashing 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

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will reeboot automatically
  • Done

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini was rooted. Hopefully the tutorial of Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195H and SGH-I257M (Kitkat) useful for you

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