[How To] Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Official Stock Firmware

If in near future you have updated your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 to XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Stock firmware then you have lost root access on your S4. But gaining root access back isn’t hard task and you can easily achieve that.

Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1

We have put together a simple and very descriptive guide to root XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 official stock firmware. If you want root access back, there’s no other option but to proceed with guide.

Safety Guidelines

  • First of all ensure that you have Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 USB Drivers installed on your computer.
  • Make a complete backup of all your important data using CWM recovery or TWRP and keep it safe.
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your phone from Settings –> Developer Options –> “Enable USB Debugging”.
  • Your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 should be unlocked.

Disclaimer

Please read each and every step carefully to root your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Official OTA. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.

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Steps to Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Official Stock Firmware

Step 1: First of all make sure your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 has custom recovery like CWM installed on it. If it is, then proceed to next step.

Step 2: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU.zip to your phone SD card.

Step 3: Turn OFF your phone and boot it to recovery mode. For that, press and hold “Volume Up + Home + Power” buttons.

Step 4: In recovery mode, choose “flash zip from sd card” followed by “choose zip from sdcard”.

Step 5: Select the transferred “UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip” file to start its installation which will take no more than few minutes.

Step 6: Once installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your phone.

That’s it. You have successfully rooted XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Stock firmware on your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 smartphone. Don’t hesitate in asking question if you have.

Congratulations! Your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 is now rooted on XXUHOB7 Android 5.0.1 OTA Stock Firmware using CF-Auto-Root.

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