Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
How to Root the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4 – XDA Developer TV
In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer TK shows you how to root your Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Odin and a PC. The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is the fourth iteration (obv.) of the Galaxy S flagship line. Many people say it’s just a small incremental update to the Samsung Galaxy S III. Anyway, it’s still a popular phone, and at XDA, we must root all the things.
TK presents step-by-step instructions on how to gain root access on your T-Mobile SGS4 variant using tools from the XDA Forums. The process is similar for other variants. You will just need to follow the links below for the specific files for your variant. So take a moment and check this video out.
- Root Instructions and files for the T-Mobile Variant
- Root Instructions and files for the Verizon Variant: No root for latest OTA yet, check here for updates:
- Root Instructions and files for the Sprint Variant
- Root Instructions and files for the AT&T Variant
- Triangle Away
- Samsung Kies Download
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