Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone users on VRUAMD2 Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware can now root their device. This rooting method is only released for Verizon users by chainfire team and for other variants the rooting procedure is not yet released by chainfire. So please try this procedure only with Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 and don’t try this procedure with any other variants.
The steps which are shown in this article are only for the Verizon Galaxy S4. Applying this procedure on another device may give you unwanted result or can damage or even brick your phone. Please proceed at your own risk.
- The methods and steps mentioned in this article should only be tried on Verizon Galaxy S4.Ensure that there is at least 70% charge with your device, so that there will be no Power interruption during the process.
- You need to backup all essential data’s on your phone, to assure that there will be no data loss during the process.
- Disable all Security programs like Firewall and Antivirus from your computer and uninstall the same from your phone, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
- Enable USB Debugging in your Verizon Galaxy S4.
How to Root Verizon Galaxy S4 on VRUAMD2 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware:
- First of all your phone must be running on VRUAMD2 firmware. You can check by going to path “Settings > More > About Device > Version”.
- Then you need to download Rooting package and Odin form the above download link to your computer and extract it.
- Then open Odin in your computer and switch off your Galaxy S4 for entering in download mode. For entering in download mode of Galaxy S4 you need to press volume down key + OK button and by holding both button switch on the device.
- Then you need to connect your Galaxy S4 using data cable with your computer and select the file which you got from extracting the PDA zip package.
- After selection click on start button to begin the process of rooting. Once the device is rooted the device will restart automatically.
- To check your phone is rooted or not install “Root Checker” app from play store