Developer Chainfire is back from holidays. And he brings along a gift to all Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 users. Yes, CF-Auto-Root supports Galaxy S4 I9500 model now. That’s the good news that everyone should rejoice, right? Yes, but I saw a comment from XDA Forum Taiwan user, sorg ~ Triangle Away is not possible anymore with I9500 stock bootloader due to boot block is hardware write protection. Huh? Is that true? Anyway, I have no chance to turning back now because my Galaxy S4 is already rooted and loaded with CWM. Warranty is already void but luckily Samsung Malaysia does not care much about rooting. And still accept to service for free even it is rooted based on several users’ feedback.
Want to change to other region Samsung Galaxy S4 firmware? Install it manually with Odin is not the only way. You can do so by changing CSC. But it is limited to your current firmware multi CSC packages only. Some Galaxy S4 firmware does not have multi CSC packages but only one. So you can’t change CSC at all. What is CSC? CSC has software packages specific to particular region, carrier branding and also APN settings for data connection, MMS for service provider. And it enables certain features on that region too (ex, HD voice). So by changing to that CSC, you can enjoy that features too.
Multi CSC packages on Galaxy S4
Help! My Samsung Galaxy S4 is stuck at startup. Look like it is bootlooping. No worry, if you have made a ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) Nandroid backup on Galaxy S4 previously. No? Then, this guide won’t help you much. If yes, all you need to do ~ restore back the Nandroid backup. That’s it.
Restore Samsung Galaxy S4 with CWM
One of the must use feature in Samsung Galaxy S4 is ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) Nandroid backup. You are not utilizing CWM if you don’t ever use its backup function. Yes, you need to create a backup first before apply any mod or install custom kernel, ROM. This is a must to do task. It will create a full system backup (all applications, settings and data). And let you to restore to the backup stage if anything bad happen. Who know the stuff that you plan to install is safe. In order to use Nandroid backup, you need to install CWM on Galaxy S4 first. Installation done? Let’s get started…
Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 with CWM
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How to use PlayStation 3 DualShock 3 Wireless Controller on Samsung Galaxy S4? Simple, just plug it in with USB OTG cable will do the task. However, you need to connect through wire in this case. DualShock 3 Wireless Controller support Bluetooth connection, right? Yes, but Galaxy S4 can’t detect it as well just like other Galaxy Series. Luckily, Sixaxis Controller application is able to save the day. You can connect Bluetooth connection then. However, root access is required.
DualShock 3 Wireless Controller on Galaxy S4