Hi, this is tutorial of root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M Build ID is KOT49H.I257MVLUBNG1 based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It is safe and easiest method for root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M has Brilliant 4.3 inch screen with 540 x 960 pixels resolution. This phone comes with superb build quality and innovative design. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M has two outstanding features Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Corning Gorilla Glass 2 with 16M colors, it’s make this phone very smoother and faster. If we talk on gaming of this phone then we find Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M performed very well.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M has superb performance, So root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom apps, custom Rom and custom setting in your Smartphone. But first you read root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post then follow these steps and root your phone.
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Preparations of Root:
1. Take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should charge 80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
We need download these tools for root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M process. If you have Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with diffrent variant then you must find your phone variant root guide click here because this guide is work only for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M.
Download tools for root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M:
|File Name||Download link|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M Odin Tool||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M USB Driver||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M CF-Auto-Root||Download|
Follow these steps to root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M:
Step 1: Download and install your phone USB driver on your PC. Now download Odin tool and CF-Auto-Root file and extract both file in a same folder.
Step 2: Enable Developer Mode and USB debugging mode on your Smartphone by this guide. Look for OEM unlock option and tap the toggle to enable OEM Unlock. Now if you find Verify Apps Via USB option in the Developer Mode, then tap the toggle to disable Verify Apps Via USB.
Step 3: Now we will go to Downloading Mode, So Switch off your phone. After then press and hold volume down key with Home key, while pressing these keys, then press and hold power button for a while and release all keys when you see ODIN Mode or Download Mode. see in this image.
Step 4: You will see a warning massage on your phone screen see in first image after then press Volume up key to continue or entering Download Mode. Now your phone entered in the Downloading Mode.
Step 5: Now double click on Odin.exe for run Odin tool and connect your device to PC via USB cable in Downloading Mode. When you connect your phone to PC then Odin tool detect your phone automatically and show COM port and give massage in massage box. See in this image.
Step 6: Now click on AP or PDA button in the Odin tool window and select CF-Auto-Root file. When you click on the PDA button Odin will ask you CF-Auto-Root file location, So browse it and select your CF-Auto-Root file from Odin folder or where you save this file.
Step 7: After select CF-Auto-Root file, click on Start button in the Odin tool.
Step 8: Now Root process start and it take few second to root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M. When root process will complete, then you will see green box in the Odin. see in this image.
Step 9: In this process your phone automatically reboot and you will get a massage pass in the Odin tool window. Now disconnect your phone and start your phone then go to Application Menu where you will see SuperSU app. If you want check your phone is rooted or not, then use this app click here.
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How to unroot Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M:
It is must for you to know, how to unroot Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I257M phone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.
Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.
This is simple and easy root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SGH I257M process for your device. I can try to make it easy and make all steps clear to understand and try to make image all step for you. If your feel any problem then please comment us. I try to best resolve your problem. Thanks and Credits : Chainfire