Rooting Sprint Galaxy S4 grants you many privileges such as you can then flash custom recovery to installCustom ROM, you can remove bloatware apps to free up internal storage on your phone and last but not the least you can install apps which requires root access. So if you’ve decided to get rooted, then follow this simple step-by-step guide to root the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 model number SPH-L720.
Rooting your phone voids warranty therefore proceed at your own risk.
Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L720
Install Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
Go to Settings > Developers Options > enable USB debugging option.
Charge your phone up to 50% to be on a safer side.
Carefully read and follow the instructions to safely root your phone.
Root Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4
This is the step-by-step procedure to root Sprint Galaxy S4:
Download and unzip the cf-auto-root package on your desktop.
Run the Odin3-v3.07.
Power off your phone and boot it into download mode, press and hold the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons simultaneously. Further hit the Volume Up to continue.
Connect your Galaxy S4 to PC via the USB cable
Check that Odin detects your phone.
Click on the PDA button and select the tar.md5 rooted kernel image from the folder.
To initiate the rooting process for Sprint Galaxy S4 hit the START button.
This will now install stock recovery and SuperSU.
When rooting process is completed, Odin should give you, PASS!! message and your phone will also automatically reboots.
Cheers!! Your Galaxy S4 is now successfully rooted.
If in case you get this error “Unfortunately SuperSU has stopped working”, then Open the Google Play Store app and install SuperSU which should fix the issue.
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