How to Root Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101

Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101 is the device which’ll be able to test out SRSRoot and its goodies. While your phone’s installed with this app, everything about it shall become better. If that sounds very good to you, we have a tutorial that’ll provide a walk-through so that you can easily root your handset!

The way this guide of ours goes about is via a dedicated app. The name of the latter is SRSRoot. It’s free to install and it works with a wide variety of devices. This tool is powered by an SRS Server. Once it’s an important part of your handset, you will experience great new stuff. But first, you need to know that, should you ever want an unrooting tool, the SRSRoot will totally help.

The benefits of this procedure

This app works very well with your smartphone; which, by the way, also goes by these name: Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom SM-C1010. This tool requires a Build ID; our pick was JDQ39.C101XWUAMG1. If you don’t want to use the same ID, you can opt for a different one. With the SRSRoot on your phone, you’ll be free of bloatware and security problems alike.Galaxy-S4-Zoom-SM-C101

You can rest assured that the phone’s Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean version will stay where it currently is. The SRSRoot app won’t affect it. Having root access lets the handset’s user enjoy many root-only apps. Apart from these, the Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101 will have custom ROMs and battery tweaks. The device’s CPU, dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 one, will no longer slowly. The smartphone will receive new features and also many customization options. The list will end with these goodies: superuser and admin permission.

At the end of the rooting you’ll have to deal with a revoked warranty. Thankfully, this part of your device can become available again. The internal and external SD cards together with important data on your phone won’t be affected by an update. But these will: root access and system partition.


As soon as you’re done reading all of the info above, you can proceed to the next part of our guide. There you’ll be acquainted to our requirements. Their role is to prepare the phone for the rooting. This is what you must attend to:

  • USB Debugging must be enabled on your Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101;
  • there are some USB drivers which should be downloaded and installed on your laptop;
  • create backups for the protection of your phone’s more important content;
  • it’s also good to perform a full NANDroid backup;
  • the security software used by the handset must be deactivated;
  • the security programs on the laptop must also be turned off;
  • a full recharge of your phone’s battery should be performed;
  • your laptop must carry Windows.

Step by step instructions

  1. The first of many steps is about to appear. Perform it in the following manner: get the SRSRoot app downloaded on your laptop. To easily locate this tool, we recommending clicking on this link.
  2. Then, when the right page is launched, click on a download button which will appear shortly. Wait for the app to land on the laptop, then do this: flash it there.
  3. Open theĀ installed application next on your computer, then make sure Unknown Sources is turned on. To enable this option, you need to tap Menu and Settings. You will find the Unknown Sources right under the option you just tapped.
  4. Another option of importance is USB Debugging. We mentioned it when we told you to follow certain pe-requisites. According to them, you should have tapped this option.
  5. If you haven’t done so back then, you can do it now. Then, once the USB Debugging’s also activated, you have to continue with the rest of our steps.
  6. The next one needs you to do this: create a connection between the phone and laptop. To do it successfully, we urge you to find the handset’s USB cord. After you come across it, you have to use it for the plugging phase.
  7. Once your smartphone’s entered that stage, you need to have patience till the process is done. The laptop and smartphone will be connected very soon; when they are, you can move on to the step that asks you to start the handset’s rooting.
  8. The process will need to be started like this: look for Root Device (All Methods), then tap it. If you’ve done that, let the rooting begin.
  9. The end will be in sight after 10-15 minutes. If the phone takes too long to complete this, we advise you to redo the steps till everything is in order.
  10. You will now have to perform one last step. For this one, your Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C101 has to be restarted. Reboot System Now will do the job nicely.

When the handset comes back to life again, it will allow you to get a taste of new stuff. If the novelties aren’t what you had in mind, let the SRSRoot help you revoke the rooting.

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Posted In How To - By Andrei Tomescu

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