How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
we are going to provide instructions with pictures to root your Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) buid number KOT49H.L520VPUBNE3 running on Android V 4.4.2 lollipop phones. and we discuss errors of rooting
Why I want to root my Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
♥ When you rooted, phone processes runs its ultimate speed.. and RAM runs ultimate speed too.. That means, no more getting stuck, freezing, no more force stop messages
What can i do after rooting
♥ To use Tasker app- It can perform lot things for your phone like Flasher, wireless file manager, App manager including system apps, bootup restoration, get Full of report about your device.
♥ you can remove pre installed apps and main benefits of rooting,You can do anything from overclocking the CPU and increasing the performance, decreasing the performance of the CPU for added battery life and much more. and you need root access to flash custom ROMs
♥ If you want benefit of root then you need “BusyBox Binaries”
What is the meaning of Root
♥ Actually a rooted phone is, you can do anything to phone. Just like phone which you made yourself. Normally before rooting, you can perform limited tasks but after rooting it change.
♥ as a admin user in your computer you can do anything. but If you are a guest user then you can limited things. after rooted, your are the admin/ high privilege user
Before performs the root for Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) you should know these things
♥ You can do this if you have unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) .
♥ When you rooted Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) phone, it cause to cancel phone’s warranty. But you can unroot anytime.
♥ you must have windows based Pc. Because Odin setup works only windows like vista, 7, 8, 10
♥ Phone’s pc software does not want to install but Samsung driver must works on your PC without error.
Root my Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
Requirement for rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
♦ Your phone should have 50% + battery.
♦ Samsung USB drivers.
♦ Odin 3 Setup.
Note – IF you rooted your phone, your phone warranty would cancel. But you can unroot any time.
Now, you have to download root Zip files (Odin 3) to your computer. After downloaded, unzip it/ extract it. After unzip you can see CF-Auto-root.tar, Odin3.ini, tmax.dll and zlib.dll files.
Bring your phone and turn it off by pressing power button. Make sure whether your phone is off before going to Step 4.
Now you have to switch on it on Download mood. To boot onto download mood you should press and hold volume down button power button and Home button at same time. Until drive vibrate. If not, until Download mood appear
You can see warring message Now. Tap Volume Up and connect your phone to your computer via Data cable
Open Odin 3 Setup. If you have connected Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) to computer, then Odin 3 will get your drive automatically and display “added” message. If not, reconnect, restart and reconnect
♥ Note- What is the Stock & Custom Rom? Firmware? Bootloader?. Now click “PDA” Box and choose CF-Auto-Root.tar file and OK. (There is a CF-Auto file in our Odin download page)
Finally, click the Start button to root. This process may take 30 sec. and when it complete, your Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) phone will be restart with rooted. As wel as Odin will indicate “PASS” box when you rooted. (it may restart several times)
Final Step – Check check whether phone was rooted or not
Note – Top 10 Root apps for android phones. Now disconnect your phone from your computer. With safe remove option. OK Now your phone is rooted. If you want to check whether your phone is root or not, Click here. There is a simple method to know it.
could not do normal boot odin mode
How to speed up and increase battery life on rooted phone
I can not root my phone, Why I can’t root my phone, My phone does not root
This can happen because various cases. However, I’m Sure that you will fix it after reading this full article. If you still have question, please ask it as a comment.
I rooted my Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint) but it does not on. It boot again and again like a bootloop
This can happen when you have installed new firmware. In this error you device does not switch on/ continuously restart. In this situation, you have to reset your device. To perform reset, you have to remove your battery and insert back it again after that, Boot into recovery by holding Volume up+ Home + Power. And select “wipe data/factory reset” after that select “Yes”. Now restart. If you want fully guide with pictures go to How to reset Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
Unable to obtain the root permission
The Superuser binary (su) must be updated.
Please choose an installation method. Recovery mode installation is recommended for HTC devices.
if you faced this", click
There is no binary installed. and supersu can’t install it this is the problem
Reroot is the answer
Odin fail to root – <ID:0/005> FAIL! (Auth)
<ID:0/005> Firmware update start..
NAND Write Start!!
<ID:0/005> FAIL! (Auth)
<OSM> All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)
You may see this error message.
If you see this. choose right CF-Auto-Root.tar. read this http://forums.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s5-rooting-roms-hacks/391849-galaxy-s5-odin-failing-root.html
Fix Odin id non-functional and “Failed”
Remove/Unplug and plug your device again back. Then turn to DL mode and unplug it again and re-plug. Now Odin detects the device automatically and then clicks “Start”.
Stuck on logo screen
switch to DL mode and repeat again
Fix “Unfortunately, SuperSU has Stopped” Error in Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L520 (Sprint)
1 Download and install the latest APK for SuperSU on your device. (use links)
2 Launch SuperSU app and let it disable the KNOX security.
3 Reboot your device and the error message should no longer appear.
4. Delete cache and data in superSu
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PMT of the ROM has changed , please download it
RECOVERY IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING.
md5 error! Binary is invalid
KERNEL IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING
installation failed please reboot
Unauthorized actions have been detected
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