1. Vayper's Avatar
    Basically, I have been wanting to root my phone for a while but I had heard that rooting with certain carriers can brick my phone. I don't have insurance and I don't want it to be bricked.

    Can someone tell me if I can root it? Tell me if I need to post any information because I badly need this done!

    Thanks in advance.
    02-23-2014 05:20 PM
  2. mikesalive83's Avatar
    Yes you most likely can root your s4.. What carrier do you use and what version is your phone's baseband version in (about device)
    02-28-2014 01:45 PM
  3. mikesalive83's Avatar
    rooting your phone is the easy part, it gets more complicated when you want to flash a new rom to your phone.. That's where the trouble starts if you flash a rom that is not specific to your device. Also samsung has come out with a bootloader that will forever tell them you have rooted your phone.. as of now I don't think there is any possible way to load a boot strap and rid the phone of that message. If you read this just search around... (root for sch-r970 <---- that my phones name and then add the baseband vers that you have) you should find plenty of ways to root your phone.. kingo ect..
    02-28-2014 01:48 PM
  4. Vayper's Avatar
    My Carrier is EE which is a merger between T mobile and Orange and my baseband begins with i9505
    04-21-2014 09:00 PM

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