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Old August 13th, 2013, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am getting my s4 sometime this week and I have a couple questions. I have read a lot of forums about rooting and it seems it is somewhat different for each carrier. Is there a walk through that easily explains how to root a new s4 on Verizon? Are there any must have apps that I need to get for the s4? I am coming from an iPhone and a Windows Phone background. I had a Droid X but only for a short while. I was really bored with both platforms and was recommended to go back to Android.

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Old August 13th, 2013, 03:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi there,

I think you should be able to find answers to your questions at the following link:

(International) Galaxy S4: All Things Root Guide
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Hi there,

I think you should be able to find answers to your questions at the following link:

(International) Galaxy S4: All Things Root Guide
Since the Verizon model is not the International model, the OP might do better looking at the (Verizon) Galaxy S4 - All Things Root section of the forum.
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Whoops, thanks for the correction! I didn't even notice the International distinction on there when I posted it.

Sorry, OP. Didn't mean to steer you in the wrong direction.
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Moved thread to root section.

This is what I used to root mine.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2301720
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if your phone comes with the new firmware, you can use this method to get around it: There is root for vruame7

it's just root for now, no custom recovery
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