How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 with CF-Auto Root

Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 users have some good news, especially for those, running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. Here are the simple instructions on how to root Galaxy S4 SCH-R970. Your Galaxy S4 should be running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop with build ID XXU1AOK6. CF-Auto Root package is now available for these devices which is the easiest and safe method to get root access over Galaxy S4 SCH-R970.

Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 came with Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset, Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300 CPU, color Super AM-OLED display, 2GB RAM, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, 13MP Camera and Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v5.0.1 (Lollipop).

Proceed to root your Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 using the following detailed step-by-step guide to enjoy a lot of benefits and taste awesome apps that you can’t use without rooting. Go ahead and follow the given guide.

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 with CF-Auto Root 1

Note: Please note that this guide can be used for Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. Do not use this root package for any other device or incorrect variant.

Warning: AndroidSoul will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your phone during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your own risk.

Download and install Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 USB Driver on your PC.

Enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone by navigating to Settings > Developer options and tap on USB debugging check box.

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.


 Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 CF-Auto-Root PackageDownload

Steps To Root Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1:

Step No 1:- First download CF-Auto Root package for your Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 ( on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2: Extract the CF-Auto Root files on the desktop. Once the file are extracted, you’ll see these files:

 Chainfire Root File for Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 to boot into Download Mode.

Power Off Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 4:- Now turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at same time for a few seconds to enter into Download Mode.

 Download Mode on Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 5:- While your phone is in the Download mode and shows a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign, then press the Volume Up key to continue.

Step No 6:- Run Odin3 that you have already downloaded (Step No 2) and you can find it in the extracted files on your computer.

Open Odin3.09 for Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 7:- Connect your device with PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 8:- Once the Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 is connected to the computer successfully, “Added” message will be displayed on Odin automatically after the device is recognized.

Samsung Galaxy Added Odin 3.09

Step No 9:- Click on the AP button in Odin and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file

 Add AP Odin 3.09 for Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Odin3.09 AP file for Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

Step No 10:- Next, click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the Flashing process.

Start Odin3.09 Flash Galaxy S4 SCH-R970

Step No 11:- This flashing process might take 30-50 seconds to finish the rooting process on your Galaxy S4 SCH-R970. After the rooting process is successfully completed, a Green Box with Pass text will be appeared in Odin and your device will re-boot automatically.

Odin3.09 Flash Completed for Galaxy S4

Step No 12:-  Now, disconnect your phone from the PC. Open Applications Menu on your Smartphone and find SuperSU App to check either your device is successfully rooted or not. If you can see the SuperSU app then you administrative rights over the internal file system of your device.

 SuperSU Installed on Galaxy S4 SCH-R970 on Android 6.0.1

You can also install Root Checker app to verify that your device is successfully rooted or not.

Root Checker
Root Checker
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