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Root Galaxy S4 on XXUBMGA Jellybean 4.2.2 Android Firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone users who have updated recently with the XXUBMGA Jellybean 4.2.2 Android Firmware, can now root the device with the help of a simple tutorial. So, after following quick list of pre requisites, you need to head over to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed list of instructions which will help you root the device.

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Note: We will soon come up with the custom ROM firmwares and apps which you can use on the rooted phone.

You can unroot the device and restore the lost warranty by following the instructions mentioned below;

Manual Update Galaxy S4 with Official XXUBMGA Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy S4 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps,

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Let’s proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.

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5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Jose

    September 18, 2013 at 8:35 am

    I have this problem
    Initialzation..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    recovery.img
    NAND Write Start!!
    cache.img.ext4
    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    Please help me

    The phne dont start! help me!

  2. Jose

    September 18, 2013 at 4:44 am

    The link is broken

  3. Jon

    August 18, 2013 at 6:07 am

    Does this root also apply for the T-Mobile SGH-M919 variant?

    • Pradeep Neela

      October 4, 2013 at 8:59 pm

      No, as mentioned as of now its only for S4 I9505 model

  4. HowToRootMobile.com

    August 12, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    The rooting package that you mention in the post for the I9505 device not for the I9500

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