Root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular)

How to root Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular). This should be a great news for you all as the recent update of the CF-Auto-Root is available now for you to use for rooting Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini.

And in this tutorial I will try to guide you for achieving that. Right after your smartphone is fully rooted then you can perform many things you always want such as installing a custom ROMs, tweaking your device, and more.


But remember that rooting takes your full concentration because this activity is not for careless guy. If you make a mistake then you can brick or damage your device’s software. If that’s so, your device will not perform as best as it used to. And again the unavoidable result for rooting your device is you will loose your warranty.

If you are ready. You can read the prerequisites below. Please.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular)


  • You must follow the entire steps below without skipping any steps.
  • Remember that your smartphone must be Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular) for following the instructions on this post.
  • Remember that you will loose your device warranty.
  • Remember that your device should be powered with a stock firmware not a custom ROM.
  • Remember that the original USB driver from Samsung should already be installed on your PC.
  • Remember that you already have USB debugging mode enabled on your device.
  • Odin will be used for installing the root package therefore to temporarily disable your PC’s antivirus and KIES program.
  • Remember that you must firstly backup your device’s data.

You need to download and then extract the files below to your computer or laptop.

How to root Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular).

  1. You must now shut down your device, then enter to Download Mode, do so by pressing these buttons at the same time; Volume Down + Home + Power (Learn to how enter download mode for Samsung Galaxy S modes).
  2. When you see a warning like this, release the three buttons, then press the Volume Up.
    Warning Download Mode
  3. Open Odin now by double clicking its file on your computer.
    Odin3 v3.07
  4. You can connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to PC.
  5. Your device will be detected by Odin and you will see; Added!!!.
    Successfully Connected Phone To PC From Odin
  6. Just click the AP (For Odin3 v3.09 or newer) or click the PDA (For Odin3 v3.07) button to further find the CF-Auto-Root package file on your computer.
    PDA On Odin
  7. Click& Start button now for Odin for starting the flash process.
    Start Odin To Flash Tool
  8. PASS notification will finally appear indicating the flashing process is successfully done.
  9. You need to reboot your device now.

Awesome my friend you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SCH-R890 (US Cellular) smartphone.


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