How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 (i9500) with Kingo Android Root?

Samsung GALAXY S4 has been released for a few months and has attracted the attention of thousand as predicted. With the Galaxy S4, you can harness your eyeballs to pause video, and it can answer a phone call with the wave of your hand which really catches eyeballs. But, do you know that the Galaxy S4 can be the most powerful superphone which can get the root permission, instal custom ROMs after rooting? The rooting process is so easy by using Kingo Android Root.


  • 1. Free download Kingo Android ROOT and install it on your computer.
  • 2. Make sure your device is powered ON.
  • 3. At least 80% battery level
  • 4. USB Cable (the stock one recommended)
  • 5. Enable USB Debugging on your device.

Step 1: Launch Kingo Android ROOT and connect GALAXY S4 to computer.

After downloading and installing, double-click the desktop icon of Kingo Android ROOT to launch the software. The interface will be shown as below. Then follow the instructions and connect your GALAXY S4 to computer via USB cable. It is highly recommended that you use USB cable that came with your phone and plug it into the back of your computer to make sure the connection is stable, which is critical to the whole rooting process.

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Step 2: Waiting for automatic driver installation to complete.

You may need to wait a little longer if this is the first time you connect your device to computer. Driver software installation should be done automatically. But sometimes, it often goes wrong. Do not be frustrated and try several times. If it still fails, manually download and install the correspond driver on the official website of Samsung. Feel free to contact us if necessary.

Step 3: Enable USB debugging mode on your GALAXY S4.

If you have already done this, skip this step and move on. If not, please follow the instructions as shown on the software interface according to your Android version.

Step 4: Read the notifications carefully before proceeding.

Rooting is a modification of the original operating system and it may lead to certain consequences. Before you jump into any operation, you should know the risks and make a wise decision. So if you are not sure what ROOT means, consult GOOGLE, refer to detailed information or contact us.

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Step 5: Click ROOT to start the process when you are ready.

It will take 3 to 5 minutes to complete the process. Once you started, do not move, touch, unplug USB cable, or perform any operation on your device anyhow!

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Step 6: ROOT Succeeded! Click Finish and wait for reboot.

Your device is now successfully rooted. And you need to click "Finish" to reboot it in order to make it more stable. Still, do not touch, move or unplug it until it reboots. Check your device and find out SuperSU icon, which is the mark of a successful ROOT.

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