Install CWM Recovery and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 [Android 5.0.1 Lollipop]

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In this guide checkout how to install CWM Recovery and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop XXUHOB7 firmware – Guide

Samsung has recently rolled out Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware for Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 and we recently had a tutorial on how to manually update Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop and today in this guide we are going to install CWM Recovery and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.

Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Those who have previously updated their Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, might have lost Root access on their device and to regain it they have to Root it again. So let’s proceed and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.

Preparations:

  • Make a backup of the important stored on your device to PC.

Backup & Restore SMS

Backup & Restore Contacts

Backup & Restore Call Logs

Backup files on internal storage to PC

Disclaimer: Rooting an Android device voids its warranty and if done wrongly can also brick your device. So we are not responsible for any damage to your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, you are at your own risk in following the steps listed below.

How to Install CWM Recovery and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop:

Step 1: Download the CWM Recovery image file to PC.

Step 2: Download Odin Flash Tool and run it as administrator.

Step 3: Boot Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 into Download Mode.

  • Power off Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.
  • Press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power buttons simultaneously until you see some warning text on screen.
  • Now press Volume Up to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4:  Connect it to PC via appropriate data cable.

Step 5: Flash the CWM Recovery image on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, following Odin Flash Tool guide.

Step 6: Once flashed, reboot your device.

That’s all now you have successfully installed CWM Recovery on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 and now it’s time to Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.

How to Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505:

Step 1: Download the Rooting Package from here and transfer it to root of your device’s SD card.

Step 2: Boot Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.
  • Press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously until you see Samsung Logo.

Step 3: Follow flashing zip guide and install Rooting Package using CWM Recovery.

Step 4: After the Rooting Package is installed reboot your device and check for root permissions using Root Checker App.

That’s it now you have CWM Recovery installed on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 and also have Rooted Galaxy S4 LTE I9505. Do let us know the issues you face while trying to install CWM Recovery and Root Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.

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