How to root Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini L520 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

This is a rooting tutorial so in this guide you would be able to root Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini SPH-L520 via CF-Auto-root running Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini L520 was released back in May, 2013, it is mini version of traditional Galaxy S4 with smaller size yet good specifications. The device has received the final update as Android 4.4.2 KitKat so if you are looking for the easiest process to root your device then you are at the right place. Just go ahead and follow the detailed instructions to root Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini L520 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

Note: Rooting your Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini SPH-L520 requires flashing the CF-Auto root package via Odin so the process is almost same for every Samsung device. We don’t need to change it for every device, we have already followed the same process for other devices as well.

Process to root Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini SPH-L520 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you think you can’t follow the instructions carefully.

Before you begin:

Your device must be charged minimum 60% to avoid shut down during process.

You will lose the warranty once your device gets root access.

Back up important data including contacts, messages, WhatsApp conversation and even call logs.

Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB Debugging

Downloads section:

Download and install the latest USB drivers for Samsung on PC. Click here

Download latest Odin 3.12.3. Click here

Download CF-Auto-root for Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini L520. Click here

Process to root Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini SPH-L520 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Turn off your phone completely.

Now reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide.

Once in download Mode, follow this guide to flash the CF-Auto-root package via Odin.

That’s all! If you have successfully rooted your Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini L520 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.