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    How To Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

    Galaxy S4 is the Flagship smartphone launched last year by Samsung. Later they released few more variants of this flagship which also includes Galaxy S4 Zoom which is dedicated smartphone for photographers with huge camera lenses. Featuring 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Galaxy S4 Zoom variant comes with a 16 Megapixel rear camera with Xenon Flash, BSI Sensor, OIS and 10x optical zoom capable to record Full HD 1080p videos @30fps and 720p videos @60fps. Other specifications of the device contains Android 4.2, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 1.9 Megapixel front-facing camera, 8 GB internal memory and 2,330 mAh battery.

    Now coming to the point, as we all know Rooting is a process which offers you the root access, or in other words, Administrative access on your Android smartphones. There are many apps and games available on Google Play itself which doesn't works on many devices because they require Root access to work. What i mean to say is by rooting your device you can unlock all capabilities of your S4 Zoom. Today we are going to see how we can root Galaxy S4 Zoom in the easiest way and successfully. Just follow the below provided simple steps to the same but before that have a look at these important perquisites.


    • As we always say, you must backup your entire phone including contacts, messages, logs, multimedia files and all for safer side.
    • Now charge up your phone atleast 60% because it should not get drained during this process.
    • Go to phone's Settings, tap Developer Option and enable USB Debugging.
    • Download Galaxy S4 Zoom USB Drivers and install it on your PC.
    • Download Odin Flash Tool and keep it on your desktop.
    • Download the Rooting Package and save it on your desktop too.

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    Re: How To Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

    Once you are ready with all above stuffs, lets move ahead and root the device. Remember that Rooting is not official and will avoid your device's warranty.

    Installation Process:

    • Once you have installed the USB drivers on your computer, start by turning off your S4 ZOOM.
    • Once it is completely turned off, press and hold Volume Down + Power key + Home button together until you see warning message on your scree.
    • On warning screen tap Volume Up key to boot into Download Mode
    • Now connect the phone using USB Cable to the computer where drivers are installed.
    • Now Run Odin tool on your computer.
    • Odin should detect your device.
    • Once detected, click on PDA button, browse and select a file with .tar extension from the downloaded rooting package.
    • Click on Start button to start the rooting process.
    • It may take some time, so keep calm and let the installation complete.
    • Once the process is completed, you will see a PASS messages and phone should reboot itself.

    That's it. Now disconnect the cable and enjoy your Rooted Samsung Galaxy X4 Zoom.

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