You can now root and install custom recovery on Verizon Galaxy S4 SGH-I545 easily. Thanks to newly released All in One tool, it’s fairly easy to root your device and flash ClockworkMod or Touch Recovery on it. The tool uses but simplifies the Motochopper Galaxy S4 root for Verizon devices. It’s not a one click root but is very simple and easy to use tool that can get the job done in just a few clicks. More information and download links for the tool:
The Verizon I545 Root and Recovery All-in-One Tool contains:
ClockworkMod Recovery: CWM 126.96.36.199
Touch Recovery: TWRP 188.8.131.52
Here are some preliminary steps that you need to perform before you can use the tool.
Task 1: It’s always recommended to backup your data and files.
Task 2: Install USB drivers for your device on the PC. If you have Samsung Kies installed, it will install all the required drivers. You can install the drivers without installing Kies by downloading the drivers package from here: install Samsung USB Drivers without Kies.
Task 3: Enable USB Debugging on your device.
Task 4: Make sure that “unknown sources” option is checked in Settings > Security section.
Task 5: Finally, make sure that you don’t have a password on lock screen.
How to Root & Install CWM / TWRP on Verizon Galaxy S4 I545
Step 2: Extract the downloaded zip file.
Step 3: Navigate to I545ALL-IN-ONE-TOOL directory inside the extracted directory.
Step 4: Right click on RUN_ME.bat and click “Run as administrator” to launch the app,
From here you can select any of the options to root and flash custom recovery on Galaxy S4 Verizon smartphone. If you are on stock ROM, you will have to root your phone first before moving on to installing custom recovery. The tool is easy to use and will guide you along the process. You just got to follow the instructions.