How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M (Canada)

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M (Canada) – Success through the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, to continue the success again in the mini series, Samsung has presented Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. Targeting the youth market segment that does have a fairly high mobility, the phone comes with a more compact form. Despite the smaller size but that does not mean the performance is also chimed mini or becomes low. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is equipped with a screen measuring 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED screen technology and armed with a Dual Core processor and operating system Android, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat). With 8 MP camera for the main camera.

Galaxy S4 Mini trimming specifications when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of them in the display sector. Galaxy S4 Mini equip themselves with carrying a screen measuring 4.3 inches, while the screen on the Galaxy S4 measuring 5 inches. This Naturally as the name that the mini version. 4.3-inch screen has a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and the screen density at 256 pixels per inch has been able to provide a decent quality screen sharp and crisp even more by using the type of Super AMOLED screen which is the hallmark of top-class mobile phones from Samsung. With such a specification, the need for entertainment and performance so right can be obtained on this Mini Samsung Galaxy S4.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M (Canada). Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 mini running on Android Kitkat 4.4.2 and build id KOT49H.I257MVLUBNG1. 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 SGH-I257M Root file on your windows computer

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M (Canada)

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy S4
  • 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

odin extract

  • 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.md5 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

  • Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M 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 Mini SGH-I257M was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH-I257M (Canada) useful for you.

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