Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 / GT-I9515L

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 / GT-I9515L – Samsung recently launched the Galaxy S4 Value Edition for the European market at a price of 398 euros. The price offered by the Galaxy S4 Value Edition smartphone is not much different from the standard price of the Galaxy S4. The main difference between the Galaxy S4 Value Edition, with the usual Galaxy S4 is the model number used. Galaxy S4 Value Edition uses the model number GT-I9515, Galaxy S4 usual while using the model number GT-i9500 / I9505. Galaxy S4 Value Edition comes with the operating system Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition brings specification Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 4.99-inch full high definition (FHD) 1920 x 1080 pixels with a density of 441 ppi, which is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, the same as the Galaxy S4. The inside of the Galaxy S4 Value Edition is also the same as the standard version of the Galaxy S4 Europe / America, which is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset that carries 600 quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300 speed supported by 2GB of RAM memory and graphics processing of Adreno 320. In the sector of the camera, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition equip it with two cameras, a rear camera with a resolution of 13 megapixels which has the ability to record 1080p HD video and a front camera with a resolution of 2.1 megapixels.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about how to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 / GT-I9515L. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 running on Android Kitkat 4.4.2. 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 the Root file on your windows computer (Select one):

Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 / GT-I9515L

  • 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 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 Samsung Galaxy S4 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 was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy S4 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 / GT-I9515L useful for you.

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