How to Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop & Install PhilZ Touch Recovery In 5 mins

In this guide you will learn How to Safely Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop In 5 mins.You also going to learn how to Install Philz recovery On Galaxy S4 running android lollipop 5.0.1

Samsung Galaxy S4 has been updated to Android 5.0.1 lollipop(Official).The update comes with many bugs fixes, new material design theme and now t is supporting 64-bit processors.If you have updated your Exynos 5 octa-core powered Galaxy S4(GT-I9500) to the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop stock firmware and now you want to root it, then you in the right place.Here I will show you a very simple step by step guide on How to Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop in 5mins.

The process is very simple you just have to Flash the Philz recovery Via Odin Flashing tool the you have to Install the SuperSu to get root access on Galaxy S4 running Lollipop

Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop & Install PhilZ Touch Recovery In 5 mins

Important:

*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

Warning:

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy S4 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

  • Rooting your phone can void your warranty
  • After rooting you can tweak your phone
  • You can unroot it if you want
  • You can overclock or underclock your CPU to make your phone faster
  • Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader

Downloads:

Download Odin 3.09

Download Philz Touch Recovery

Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop & Install PhilZ Touch Recovery using ODIN:

Step By Step Guide

Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

1 – Download philz touch recovery GT-I9500 : Click here

2 – Connect your Galaxy s4-I9500 to pc
3 – Open Odin
4 – Go to download mode by holding the volume down + home key+ power key at the same time, then press volume up
5 – Flash the recovery via Odin (AP or PDA)
– After the device reboots
6 – Go to the recovery by holding the volume up + home key + power key at the same time
7 – Now go to Philz settings –> Re-root System –> Yes Apply SuperSU
8 – Download SuperSU from Play Store
9 – Open the SuperSU and It should ask you, how do you want to update binary? select NORMAL
Done!! Your device is now rooted

To verify the root status install Root Checker.

Source: XDA

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