*** Important Note *** Since this is a new root guide for your all-things-root sub-forum, we need your help to populate it and keep it organized with the best and most relevant information. Please contact (by PM) your favorite Guide, or drop us a note in the private chat section if you have any good information to contribute, update, or correct in the root guide. Alternatively, hit the !Report button and ask a Mod to bring it to our attention. Thanks for your help! Special thanks to member ARocker for kick-starting this Root Guide when it slipped past our gaze . It also came to my attention that I missed a few things so they have been added. If you want some good support from members on this board go here: Root Information Thread ------------------------------------------------------- (MetroPCS) Samsung Galaxy S4: All Things Root Guide Click the "Show" button below for a root warning / disclaimer: Spoiler Quick note / disclaimer: as always, you are ultimately responsible for any root-related activities on your phone. You should understand not only the benefits of rooting, but also any possible consequences (voided warranty, boot-loops, bricking, etc.) that might occur as a result of your root-related actions. AndroidForums.com / Phandroid.com, its owner, and staff are not liable for any root actions you might undertake as a result of information used from this site. Reading, researching, understanding, and carefully following the published steps and instructions can go a long way towards helping to make your rooting efforts a successful one. General Information Root Terminology What is root or being rooted mean? You've went and rooted the phone. Now What??? Guides TWRP Recovery and Easy Root Odin CF Auto-Root How To (MetroPCS) 4.2.2 ROMs: MetropolitanS4 [MS4] Recovery Flash-able Stock M919NUVUAMF2 Rooted/Deodexed (T-Mobile) 4.2.2 ROMs: INFAMOUS S4 DarthStalker Blazed_Galaxy Death Star S4 Google Edition Jedi S4X Slimbean WICKED CyanogenMod 10.1 To give out an explanation as to why the T-Mobile ROMs are in this ATR is because the device on MetroPCS is very much similar to that on T-Mobile so most, if not all ROMs, that work on the T-Mobile device will work on the MetroPCS S4. Themes None as of yet N/A [HOW TO] Easy Theming Theming tutorial Ultimate Online Theming Kitchen Overclocking / Underclocking / Undervolting overclocking / underclocking undervolting related apps Kernels None as of yet Radios / Basebands None as of yet Tools & Utilities ADB (Android Debug Bridge) MD5 checksum verification Titantium Backup / Titanium Backup Tutorial Root Explorer Odin / RUU / RSD Lite / etc. Downloads Google Apps Package Android SDK .