If you are one of those who have received Android 5.0.2 OTA update for their S4 in Canada and you hit the download button to update your phone, then I am sure that now you must be looking to root your phone. It is because when you update your phone to official OTA firmware, the root access is lost and one has to root the device all over from start again.
Don’t worry, I am not scaring you rather I have good news for you. I will help you root your Canadian Galaxy S4 I337M updated to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA Stock Firmware using CF-Auto-Root. Are you ready?
- First of all ensure that you have Samsung Galaxy S4 I337M 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 I337M should be unlocked.
Please read each and every step carefully to root your Galaxy S4 I337M on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Official OTA. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.
Steps to Root Canada Galaxy S4 I337M on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware
Step 1: Download the CF-Auto-Root Package for Galaxy A3 A300F on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware and Odin. When both are downloaded, extract the zip files to desktop.
Step 2: Now Turn Off your Canada Galaxy S4 I337M and boot it to Download Mode. For that, Turn it On while pressing and holding “Home + Power + Volume” buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: From Odin folder, run the .exe file to launch Odin and connect your Galaxy S4 I337M (which is in Download Mode) to your computer via USB cable. You will see ID:COM box light will turn blue if your phone is connected. If it isn’t, make sure you have properly install USB drivers on your computer.
Step 4: Now click on “AP” button in Odin and browse for the this file “CF-Auto-Root-jfltecan-jfltevl-sghi337m.tar.md5” (Extracted to desktop in Step 1). After that, make sure “Auto Reboot” , “F.Reset Time” and “Re-Partition” are checked.
Step 5: Check everything once again and if satisfied then click on “Start” button in the center at bottom to start the process of installation which will take few minutes. When your phone is booted and homescreen appears, disconnect it from your Computer.
Congratulations, you have now rooted Canada Galaxy S4 I337M on MVLUGOC4 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Stock Firmware. If you have got any question, feel free to ask.