Root Galaxy S4 I9500 on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 Stock Firmware

We can finally offer you a guide that will root your Galaxy S4 I9500 sporting Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ZCUCMH1 official firmware. Which is why we need this from you: verify if your device has the said tool before you root it. If it has that stock firmware, you can fully follow our tutorial.

After the handset has achieved a rooted state, you will be able to flash tweaks for customizing your phone, root-only applications and much more. Overall, your Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 shall put on a much better performance compared to the past.

We should now make you aware of the fact that your phone’s warranty will grace your device no more after you’ve rooted it; the method that will prove successful in getting it back: install an official firmware upgrade on your smartphone, after which you should reset the flash counter to 0. Use TriangleAway app for the latter.


The rooting of your handset requires the performing of the following tasks:

  • flash USB drivers for your phone on the PC;
  • turn on USB Debugging;
  • charge the battery;
  • download Odin tool from this place and (file name: on your notebook;
  • use the model which is bootloader + carrier unlocked;
  • create a full NANDroid backup after you make a regular one.Samsung-Galaxy-S4-I9500


  1. Step number one with which you have to begin the guide: unzip the content of the Rooting File and then of the Odin tool v3.07 on the comp. Odin tool .exe and .tar.md5 are the two main files which you will need to use a bit later on.
  2. After the phone is powered off, you need to do this: enter it in Download Mode. To perform that well, you should: press and hold Volume Down and Power simultaneously, stop when the Android logo is displayed, then continue by pressing only Volume Up.
  3. The Odin3 v3.07.exe must be run as Admin next, then you have to plug the handset to the notebook and wait to be notified of a success or failure of this procedure.
  4. The success of the latter will be shown in the form of “Added!!” and a COM port number colored yellow. Has neither of these signs showed up on the display?
  5. Then flash the USB drivers one more time or work with a different USB port. Then tap “PDA“. Now opt for CF-Auto-Root-ja3g-ja3gxx-gti9500.tar.md5 and then check only these boxes: F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot.
  6. [sc name=”banner-jos”]If you’ve seen a .pit file before, check Re-partition, as well. Then be sure to rush the commencement of the installation of the rooting firmware by tapping “Start”.
  7. Once a couple of minutes have gone over, the Samsung I9500 running on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 ZCUCMH1 stock firmware is going to quickly reboot. Then it shall announce this message: “Pass”. This is short for: you are given permission to unplug the handset from your laptop and then head over to Google Market store to download Root Checker app from it. With this special application, you will know if the smartphone is rooted. After the phone passes this verification with flying colors, you can let loose and enjoy everything your rooted Galaxy S4 I9500 has to offer from now on. Make sure you enjoy all of it!