Originally Posted by Seinen
And no my phone is not rooted yet, because most guides to root are for android 4.3 now from what I noticed and my carrier hasn't made 4.3 available yet, don't know if there is a better method (still new like I said).
comes with Knox security and locked bootloader and therefore, rooting it will void your warranty. See, Knox Security & locked bootloader on new firmwares
To root Android 4.2.2
, pre Knox firmware, see posts #1
of, Rooting Galaxy S4 - Dummies Guide