[How to] Root / Un-Root / FW flashing Galaxy S4 Mini [GT-I9195]

[How to] Root / Un-Root / FW flashing Galaxy S4 Mini [GT-I9195]
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Rooten - General:

: What: Attention, this manual applies only to the S4 Mini with the Model number GT-I9195. : What:

  • Each rootet his device at your own risk, no one will take responsibility for a possible "Brick" übernehmen.- your device

  • In this great thread by Kevin Richter find all definitions that you need for rooting!

  • consider: In this variant of Rootens your counter and KNOX counter is (version BML4) elevated! Dzt. there is no possibility of this reset again!

Guarantee and warranty:

For questions / interest to warranty and guarantee I can

  • this thread and
  • this article of our Nico

recommend as reading material.

What files are needed:

  • Odin 1.85
  • kernel & Custom Recovery

What you need extra time before you get started:

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with at least 50% battery capacity

  • download Samsung Kies and install, as are automatically installed with this program, all current driver that we need.

  • After gravel was installed, Using Task Manager terminate all gravel applications.

Instructions - rooting:

1. Copy the S4Mini_RootKit_v2.zip File on your internal SD card.

Second Turn your S4 Mini from now.

Third Extract the recovery-clockwork-6.0.5.1-serranoltexx.tar.zip File once, you now get a .tar.md5 File.

4th Now run Odin as an administrator.

5th Click on PDA and add the .tar.md5 on.

[How to] Root / Un-Root / FW flashing Galaxy S4 Mini [GT-I9195]

Make sure that only the field Auto Reboot the hook is set!

6th Now you added your S4 Mini into download mode, you need to in the off-state, the key combination <volume down>. <Home button> and <Power button> press at the same time, and then with the <up volume> Confirm button.

7th Once you're in the mode download, you connect your device with your PC.

8th. Once it was recognized in Odin you can write to begin click.

9th After the flash was successful, your S4 Mini begins to boot up - !!!Caution: Do not boot completely !!!

10th Once the device vibrate briefly press and hold the <up volume> and <Home button> and boot into recovery.
(If this does not work, then this key combination press even before your device vibrates)

11th In recovery you navigate with the volume buttons to the point install zip and acknowledge this with the Home key.

12th Then you choose choose zip from sdcard and again acknowledge with the Home key.

13th After that you choose the S4Mini_RootKit_v2.zip, File and confirm the operation.

14th After the installation is completed successfully, you choose reboot system now and booting your device.

15th Congratulations, your device is now rooted, you'll find the app SuperSU now in your App Drawer! : D

15a. Since users often report that they do not get root access - in this case simply times try SuperSU.zip via recovery flash.

15b. If that does not work, then please read the following times post by Christian W. and and run!

: What: KNOX: : What:

After successfully rooting your S4 Mini is the message

"The device has detected an attempt to apply are not permitted to perform actions. To protect your device, we recommend a restart."

See, it's easy to get around by going to the 3 KNOX Apps

  • KNOX Store 1.0
  • Samsung KNOX 1.0
  • SEAndroid 1.0 or ContainerAgent.apk

einfrierst with Titanium Backup!

Alternative to freeze / delete the Knox Apps:

From the SuperSU version 1.94 you will be asked when opening this:

"Samsung KNOX was found. Thus, the root options may be affected and annoying pop-ups appear. Would you try to disable KNOX?"

If this question OK is answered, it is no longer necessary, or the like. freeze apps.

  • Should you after rooting "battery drain" notice on your device, so arco68 another kernel uploaded, which should fix this. Download see "What files are needed", Easy to recovery flash.

  • The original thread of the XDA'ler to can be found here

  • Furthermore, can you still FAQ respect. GT-I9195 with the XDA'lern read (English).

All credits to arco68


Un-Root:

On "clean" Un-root the Galaxy S4 is Mini's dzt. Unfortunately not yet possible. Instructions follow as soon as it is available!


Flashing a (one-piece) Stock Rome:

Here we explain you how to flasht a stick Rome on the Galaxy S4 Mini.

What files are needed:

  • Odin 1.85
  • Stock Rome (SamMobile)

(You have to register once at SamMobile, so you can download the appropriate floor Rome you, but this is free.)

What you need extra time before you get started:

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with at least 50% battery capacity

  • download Samsung Kies and install, as are automatically installed with this program, all current driver that we need.

  • After gravel was installed, Using Task Manager terminate all gravel applications.

Instructions - flashing a stock Rome:

1. Extract the downloaded floor Rome again, you now get a .tar.md5 File.

Second Now run Odin as an administrator.

Third Click on PDA and add the .tar.md5 on.

[How to] Root / Un-Root / FW flashing Galaxy S4 Mini [GT-I9195]

Make sure that only the fields Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time, the hook is set!

4th Turn your S4 Mini from now.

5th Now you added your S4 Mini into download mode, you need to in the off-state, the key combination <volume down>. <Home button> and <Power button> press at the same time, and then with the <up volume> Confirm button.

6th Once you're in the download mode, you connect your device with your PC.

7th Once it was recognized in Odin you can write to begin click.

8th. After the flash was successful, your S4 Mini begins to boot up.

9th Congratulations, your device is now provided with a new / different floor Rome.

After flashing a stock Rome, it is recommended a Full Wipe To carry out the recovery so that the "leftovers" of ancient Rome are removed and your device is running without any problems. But Danger, be in a full Wipe your personal data on your device deleted - So back up front !!!


Full Wipe (in recovery):

: What:: What:: What: Secure BEFORE starting your personal data, because the device is in this case almost to the factory settings, the settings here, reset. : What:: What:: What:

Execution:

A real factory reset is performed not on the menu, but on the recovery.

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  • These booting your device in off state with the <Use Vol up> + <Home button> + <Power button> into recovery.

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  • In recovery you navigate with volume up or. down to wipe data factory reset and acknowledge this with the Power- or Home button.

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  • Then simply again the confirm with Yes Demand.

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  • After Full Wipe easy reboot system now Select and your device will boot normally.

If someone a little deeper into the functions of a custom recoveries (CWM) want to get an insight, then there is reading material for it.