How To Root AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Easily

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is, without any doubt, the most popular Smartphone of 2013. And this year, Samsung has released many variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4, in order to help users select a Samsung Galaxy S4, based on their needs and priorities.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, is a member of the Galaxy S4 family. The main highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is that, it is a water-proof Android Smartphone. It is the only water-proof Smartphone under the Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphones category. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is largely preferred by users who wants a rugged, water-proof Android Smartphone for their rough use, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is a perfect pick for such users.

If you own an AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, and if you would like to root your Smartphone, then today we’re here with a detailed guide on how to root your AT&T variant of Samsung Galaxy S4 [SGH-i537].

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Warnings:

Before we actually proceed into the rooting guide, below are some warning information that you should know:

  • Rooting your Android Smartphone is an unauthorized process.
  • Rooting will void the warranty over your Smartphone. Hence, after rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, you’ll no more enjoy any warranty benefits over your Smartphone.
  • After you root your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, you’ll no longer get any official software or firmware updates.
  • We are not responsible, In case you brick or damage your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active in between the rooting process. Therefore, proceed at your own risk.
  • Follow the guide written below correctly, in order to avoid any kind of errors or faults.

Prerequisites:

Below are some prerequisite procedures to follow before rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android Smartphone:

  • Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is the AT&T exclusive variant with a model number SGH-i537.
  • Make sure that you have downloaded and installed the USB Drivers for your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active on your computer.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. By going through Settings>Developer Options>USB Debugging.
  • Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has at least 80% of battery backup.
  • Go to settings>Security>Unknown Sources. And then enable the “Install Apps From Unknown Sources” option.

How To Root AT&T Variant Of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Easily:

Make sure that you’ve read the warnings and prerequisites section written above. If yes, then below is the detailed tutorial on how to root your AT&T variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active easily:

  • Download the Root Kit for your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active from here.
  • Download the SuperUser application from here.
  • Download the root checker application from here.
  • Now connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active to your computer.
  • And now, copy/paste the 3 downloaded installer to the storage of your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.
  • Disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active from your computer.
  • And now, navigate to the Root Kit installer file from your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.
  • And now, run the .apk installer file.
  • Install the application.
  • Now follow the on-screen instructions to begin the rooting process.
  • And now, at the end, a screen with the message “Root Installation Successful” will appear.
  • Now navigate to the SuperUser installer file that you copied to your Smartphone’s storage earlier.
  • Run the .apk file and install the application.
  • And after installing, launch the application.
  • Once you install the Superuser, you MAY be asked to update to the latest binary. Do the update.
  • And now, you have successfully completed the rooting process for your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.
  • And now, to make sure that everything has gone right, install the Root Checker application that you copied earlier to the storage of your Smartphone.

And finally, you have completed the rooting tutorial for your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.

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