Thursday, August 8, 2013

How to ROOT Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini i9195 on 4.2.2

Download and install Samsung kies program it contains drivers which we need,
enable the USB debugging option from: “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging” and there check the USB debugging option

1. Easy mode:

Using fastboot and folowing this tutorial

2. Standard mode:

  1. Download ROOT PACKAGE  and extract the content:
  2. Run Odin on your PC, you can find odin in the package previously downloaded
  3. Turn off the Galaxy S4 Mini device
  4. Boot it into download mode*. Note :*( Press and keep holding the next combination of buttons: volume down + home + power buttons simultaneous.
  5. Now, connect the S4 Mini device to the PC.
  6. Next, make sure that the ODIN recognize the smartphone, and the ID:COM section should is yellow or blue, also make sure that the “added” message is displayed.
  7. If not,  reinstall the USB drivers on the PC and redo the procedure from the beginning.
  8. Now, Click on “pda” button from ODIN, browse and pick the GT-I9195_MF5_870901_kernel.tar.md5 file which you got by extracting root pack
  9. Important: On Odin, make sure that the F. Reset Time and Re-partition options are  unchecked.
  10. Now, click on “start” button on Odin for starting the root process.
  11. The SGS4 Mini device will be rooted.
  12. When the root process is done, Odin will say “pass” message.
  13. Now, disconnect the S4 Mini device from the PC.
  14. Reboot the smartphone.
  15. Turn the Galaxy S4 Mini device off.
  16. Boot in download mode again.
  17. Odin must be running on the PC.
  18. Connect the device to the computer again using the USB cable and make sure you follow all steps from next points.
  19. Click “pda” button from ODIN and this time pick the recovery-clockwork- file.
  20. Now, the CWM flashing process will start, and you have to wait while the CWM recovery tool will be flashed on the smartphone.
  21. When the installation process is done, reboot the smartphone.
If the dropbox link of  the rooting package is missing or deleted you can download the files separately which are taken from

    To get rid of the the warnings about applications doing not permitted actions, delete the following files from system/app
    • KNOXAgent.apk
    • KNOXStore.apk
    • ContainerAgent.apk

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