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Recently Google released it’s new update from Kitkat to Android 5.0 Lollipop with awesome material designs which also has ART runtime, supports 64-bit processors as well. Though there are some bugs with its intial update 5.0.1. They finally solved them other update 5.0.2.However, the users of Galaxy S4 who received their lollipop update wants to …

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 on Android Lollipop 5.0.1

Recently Google released it’s new update from Kitkat to Android 5.0 Lollipop with awesome material designs which also has ART runtime, supports 64-bit processors as well. Though there are some bugs with its intial update 5.0.1. They finally solved them other update 5.0.2.


However, the users of Galaxy S4 who received their lollipop update wants to root the device to unleash more extra power that was always restricted from the manufacturers. So, RubbaBand of XDA finally pulled a best working root technique for S4 running Android 5.0. The rooting process is very simple and in this article we will show you how to install PhilZ touch recovery on your S4 with safety guidlines. 


NOTE:: We are not responsible if your device is bricked. Do it on your own risk.
This only works with Galaxy S4 GT-I9500, please dont try on other varients. 

This will also void your varanty. 
Prepare your Device:

*Make sure your device has the battery level above 60% because to avoid uneccessary shutdowns during the process.
*Enable USB debugging
*Install required USB drivers. Link
*Make sure to backup everything from your device storage, contacts, sms etc.


Rooting your Galaxy S4 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop:


1.Download Philz touch recovery for Galaxy S4 ? Click here to download

2.The downloaded file is in the .tar.md5 format which is an Odin compatible file. So, follow the below guide and flash the Philz touch recovery file from the PDA column of Odin flashing tool ? Flash Recovery files on Galaxy device using Odin
3.Download the SuperSU file and transfer it to your device�s storage.
4.Now boot into the recovery mode. To do this:Power off your phone first.Press and hold  Volume Up + Power + Home together until you seeWarning screen with Android logo.
5.Flash the downloaded SuperSU file from the recovery by hitting the install button and selecting the downloaded zip.
6.Reboot the device once everything is done.

Many XDA testers confirmed that this method is working perfect.
If you have any questions please leave a comment below we will get back to you soon.

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