How to Root Galaxy S4! [ALL Qualcomm Models] [Mac/Linux/Ubuntu]

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In this guide we are going to be using the motochopper tool to root our Galaxy S4 on Mac & Linux/Ubuntu. 

This root method will work on all Qualcomm-based Galaxy S4 like the AT&T SGH-i337, Sprint SPH-L720, T-Mobile SGH-M919, US Cellular SCH-R970, Canadian SGH-i337M, Rogers, Bell, Telus, and other Qualcomm S4s.

To root Qualcomm Galaxy S4 on Windows check out this guide, here

T-Mobile users: This method will only work if your build number ends with MDC! If it doesn't use this method, Here

1. Go into "Settings" > "More" > "About device" > tap on "Build number" for about 10 times until you get a pop up saying "You are now a developer". Go back and go into "Developer options" and turn on "USB debugging". 

2. Plug in your phone via microUSB and the other side to the USB port of your Mac OSX/Linux/Ubuntu computer. 

3. Download motochopper file using the link below and move it to your desktop!
Download motochopper

4. Open Terminal and type these commands:
Note: Make sure your Mac OSX/Linux computer has a password before typing in these commands!

cd Desktop
cd motochopper
chmod 755 *
sudo sh 

5. Once the script has started press enter to root your phone and allow USB debugging on your phone. 

6. When the process has finished press enter again to reboot your phone. 

7. Once your phone has finished rebooting go into your app drawer you should have the SuperUser app. You can now install and use root apps! 

To confirm your phone is rooted install an app like Titanium Backup and see if you get SuperUser request. 

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