1. LordVoid's Avatar

    Official stock firmware of the Korean version of the Galaxy S4 SHV-E300L.

    VERSION Release: 5/22/2013

    Comes with new kernel ME7.

    Download link: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_rv...VoYUl4MGM/edit

    OLD VERSION: 5/19/2013


    Process should be the same as below but take note: in order to fix reboot looping problem, you need to installs the ME6 rom, then the Kernel and do a factory reset or upgrade to ME7 and skip the kernel since the kernel is for ME6 and not for ME7.

    you can root ME7 by following this step:

    download the following Zip file and extract it,

    MediaFire - Online Space for your documents, photos, videos, and music.

    flash cofface_I9500_cwm_recovery_en_new.tar using odin, and when the phone reboots copy both files: stupid_root.zip & Superuser2.apk to your internal storage and then reboot to recovery holding vol-up + the home and power buttons, the phone will reboot to CWM, then choose from the menu: install zip from sdcard, and then choose zip from sdcard, and flash stupid_root.zip, when you're done flashing reboot, after booting up go to your device's internal storage and install suppersu2.apk, now your root!


    Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E300L (Korean LG U+)Stock version that came out of the box and NOT ME6 Version

    First of all I don't take credit for the Root Materials nor the procedure, I just have balls to try this on my Korean 32GB S4 (SHV-E300L) since there aren't seem to be anyone posting Root method for this version.

    Download the Files here: FileSnack | Easy file sharing
    Please inform me if link is broken

    DISCLAIMER: I am not responsible for damaging your phone by doing this, Root at your own risk
    But I Rooted my S4 without any problems with this procedure.


    Make sure:
    Your At least 80% Battery Remaining
    You have Samsung USB Driver for your Samsung Galaxy S4
    Enabled debug mode in system settings

    Step #1: Download all the necessary files mentioned above and unzip them on a separate folder at convenient location

    Step #2: Save the file CWM-SuperSU-v0.099.zip in you external SDcard

    Step #3: Put your Samsung Galaxy S4 in download mode by button combination (Volume Down + Home Button + Power Button).

    Step #3: Plug-in the USB cable in your device.

    Step #4: Launch Odin3 in your computer, connect your device in your PC and Odin3 will automatically detect the connection and will indicate a COM port on the top.

    Step #5: Under PDA tab, select Cofface_19500_cwm_recovery_en_new.tar to flash the recovery. Dont touch any other settings and also make sure that Re-Partition is unchecked. Hit the start button to begin the flashing process.

    Step #6: Once the flash is complete, the device will restart, after the restart turn off your device again.

    Step #7: Reboot the phone into CWM that you recently installed by pressing Volume up + home button.

    Step #8: In recovery menu, Choose install zip from SDcard, press power button.

    Step #9: Choose zip from external sdcard press power button and look for the CWM-SuperSU-v0.099.zip. Once done, just go back to reboot phone and you'll have SuperSU installed with a rooted device.

    Now You can create a backup from the CWM and save it in your External SDcard and try out Custom roms (compatible to SHV-E300L)


    If you have updated with Kies and have the ME6 version the above root won't work.

    Root for ME6:

    ME6 Firmware for SHV-E300L:

    Me6 Rooted Kernel:

    If youhave ME6 Firmware, you can flash the Me6 Kernell via odin, once done do a factory reset of the phone and don't restore from a backup. You can install SuperSU afterwards but basically the kernell itself is already already rooted.
    05-18-2013 10:03 PM
  2. tonch's Avatar
    Hi LordVoid,

    Thanks for this post, i've been trying to root my SHV-E300L and cant seem to find anything before this. Unfortunately when i did all the steps the i get an error in SuperSU stating that there is no binary installed and SuperSU cannot install it. Did you update the firmware of your SHV-E300L prior to rooting? Are there differences in SHV-E300S/K from L?
    05-19-2013 08:27 AM
  3. LordVoid's Avatar
    Unfortunately i am still using the original firmware that came with the device, im also looking for the current firmware which is E300LKLUAME6 but its not yet officially release in sammobile, chinese forums said that the new firmware already made a fix on rooting via CWM so I want to get a firmware and test it my self.

    Just to clarify you copied the CWM-SuperSU-v0.099.zip in your external SDCARD and choose to install zip in external SDCARD inside CWM right?
    Are you using SHV-E300K? forgot to mention that this works on old firmware E300SKSUAMDK in SHV-E300S and E300LKLUAMDK. have'nt tested it yet with the SHV-E300K since i have no unit in hand to test it with. will try to update firmware and test root again.

    I'll let you know and update this post as well once i get hold of the current firmwares.
    05-19-2013 03:24 PM
  4. GaryIT's Avatar
    Well guess what.. this not only doesn't work but it's preventing other programs to run, after installing CWM-SuperSU-v0.099.zip mybackup Pro and Root Explorer is not working.
    It would be nice if somebody tried to post files that actually work.
    05-22-2013 12:57 AM
  5. LordVoid's Avatar
    Well guess what.. this not only doesn't work but it's preventing other programs to run, after installing CWM-SuperSU-v0.099.zip mybackup Pro and Root Explorer is not working.
    It would be nice if somebody tried to post files that actually work.
    What Firmware do you have? as mentioned this is for the SHV-E300L stock firmware(One that came out of the box), not the updated one with ME6. if you have SHV-E300S / K, that won't work as well.
    05-26-2013 06:10 AM
  6. GaryIT's Avatar
    I do have Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E300L (Korean LG U+) Version but apparently I didn't read it good enough through the post... I did updated through Kies my phone to latest version. By the way very next day my phone went in continuous reboot loop. I had to replace my phone.
    05-27-2013 02:11 AM
  7. LordVoid's Avatar
    It went to loop because Kies installed the latest update which your kernell does not support, replacing the old kernell with the new one would fix that but since the phone got replaced, i think you have to bother doing it. Good thing you haven't flash the root yet since that would void the warranty
    06-03-2013 04:47 PM
  8. monkeymagic64's Avatar
    I rooted my shv-e300l using your method. thanks for sharing and making the steps so clear!! I was wondering, does your phone have the lg uplus symbol at the left side of your notification bar? how can i get rid of it? is there an app i can freeze/un-install to disable this? thanks again for your guide and any help would be awesome!!
    06-10-2013 11:45 PM
  9. superch1p's Avatar
    The mediafire link is dead.
    06-26-2013 02:55 PM
  10. truongcongly's Avatar
    I'm meet error "unfortunately ims framework has stopped" nơ i can't longon my phone
    08-30-2013 10:01 AM
  11. Mhel Delos Santos's Avatar
    plss help me my galaxy s4 SHV-E300L LGU+ korea has been bricked anyone help me to restore my cellphone ill already download the firmware to this site but it wont work its says that unsupported version help me pllz sorry for my bad english
    01-10-2014 08:11 AM
  12. css cell's Avatar
    hy ...
    I have S4 SHL-300L is already in the software one. now it S4 IMEI Null / Null ......
    Can you help me solve it.
    previously accepted the love
    01-20-2014 01:00 AM
  13. Aq Xi Em-jay Sultan's Avatar
    My phone is shv-e300s...Is my phone already updated!?
    Ooh...and more thing...my phone's getting slow...it says its outdated...how will I update my phone when it asked for a skt usim!?

    Anyone plsssss.....
    01-30-2015 08:54 AM

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