Do you own a Samsung Galaxy GT-I9500 and you wish to root it so that it gets flexible interface? If yes then you have just landed at the right place, here I’ll show you how to root your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500.



  • You need a Computer (Windows Preferable).
  • You need a Samsung Galaxy S4 GT- I9500 running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • You need a CF-Root package Download
  • You need a Samsung USB Drivers or Samsung Kies. (if you don’t have Kies installed simply grab the Samsung USB Drivers from HERE.
  • You need to enable ‘USB Debugging’ from phone Settings => Developers Options.
  • You need to charge your phone up to at least 60%.
  • You need to back-up all your data.

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Here TechRibs has given a step-by-step tutorial on how to root your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500. It is 100% safe and working therefore we will not be responsible if your phone gets bricked.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat Using CF-Root Method

  1. Make sure you are done with all the requirments and keep them in a easy to access place by unzipping them on Desktop before you proceed.
  2. Install Samsung USB Drivers (Not neccesarry if you have Kies installed in your system).
  3. Now turn off your phone to enter the (Download Mode) by pressing and holding the (Volume Down + Home + Power buttons) at the same time for a few seconds and release it when you see a warning message on your screen.
  4. Next you will be prompted to press volume up button to continue just do it.
  5. When you are successfully entered into the (Download Mode) take a deep breath and Open Odin3 app on your desktop.
  6. Now connect your phone to the computer, let the USB drivers load and wait for Odin ID:COM port to turn blue along with a message on Odin saying Added. This shows that you are successfully connected to Odin and good to go further for flashing.
  7. Click on the (PDA) button located on Odin App and browse the CF-Root package that you unzipped, select thetar.md5 file.
  8. Finally hit the (START) button in Odin to initiate flashing the CF-Root package.
  9. Just wait for a minute or two to let Odin flash your phone with the rooted kernel, Once the process will be completed you will be prompted with a (Pass) message on Odin App and your Phone will reboot automatically.

If you are done with the above steps, congratulations you have safely Rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. To confirm if the phone is rooted or not, simply click on the turorial on how to check your android root status.


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