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    Default Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    From the fist moment I joined the android world I was hearing about rooting. So here are my questions:
    1) What exactly is rooting?
    2) How is it done?
    3) What are the risks?
    4) Advantages/Disadvantages
    Thank you

    Posted from my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    1. rooting can unlock more advance features, you can edit and tweak phone , install custom roms
    2. you can root phone through odin or by recovery
    3. your warranty will be void and you can unroot too, rooting latest phones like s4, note 3 will void Knox security
    4. you can edit and tweak phone , install custom roms , crack games, many more
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #3  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Thank you! Another question! What's rom,odin and Knox security? [noob]

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Roms are of 2 type stock rom and custom rom .stock rom are official rom from samsung custom rom are editor or manipulated by developers.

    odin is a firmware testing and flashing software developed by samsung

    knox are new security feature developed by samsung which cannot be manipulated which is a very difficult to break .rooting your knox enabled phone will void the warranty. and you cannot install a knox enabled firmware any more

    next time ask my friend google :-) :-)
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  5. Thread Author  Thread Author    #5  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    So basically odin are the files which roots the phone? But rom what does exactly do?

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    rom means the android os you are using on your phone.
    Odin not a file its a software for flashing firmware and root

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  7. Thread Author  Thread Author    #7  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    What do you mean flashing? Thank you for your time though...and maybe I'll ask Google!

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    if your phone have a software problem then you use odin to flash a new firmware to fix it. Odin only works in samsung mobile. That is flashing..

    I am ready to help :-)

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    odin works all in pc with runs windows for mac and other OS you need to use other flashing tools.

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  10. Thread Author  Thread Author    #10  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    So what I have to download or load to my phone to be rooted?

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  11. Thread Author  Thread Author    #11  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Any article with instructions?

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    you are using samsung galaxy s4 which knox security rooting your phone will void the warranty . if you want to root your phone then search the xda or google. root file comes with the different versions

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  13. Thread Author  Thread Author    #13  

    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Xda? Hahaha

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    it's better not to root your phone, but rooting will unlock more advanced features, you can edit tweak or install custom roms for your s4

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Ok thanks a lot! I should pay you! :P

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active-uploadfromtaptalk1399114554287.jpg

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    Default Re: Rooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

    Thank me :-) :-) :-)

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