TowelRoot Samsung Galaxy S4/S5 and Note 3 on Android 4.4.2 NF or Later

TowelRoot is the best app to root more Samsung Galaxy devices whice are running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat but after upgrading to NF update TowelRoot will not root your phone anymore because Samsung has been patched the kernel in the latest update.
By using this guide I will help you to root the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 or Galaxy Note 3 on NF update or later on 4.4.2 KitKat.

Requirements :

Charged Samsung galaxy S4, galaxy S5, galaxy Note 3 running on NF update or later.
Kernel files
Odin3 (any version).
Installed Samsung Kies or Samsung mobile USB driver.
TowelRoot Apk by Geohot
Read notes before starting please.
Instructions :
This process WON’T wipe your data, but backup your phone just in case this process corrupt your data.
Download then unzip your phone kernel files.
Flash Model_ROOT_Kernel.tar.md5 file using odin3 in PDA or AP section.
Make sure Re-Partition is NOT selected.
Make sure your phone is rooted …
Flash back the specific kernel for your phone build number using Odin3 in PDA or AP section.
Congratulation, your phone is rooted on the latest update without tripping binary or KNOX counter.

Use this guide at your own risk.
Please make sure you download the specific kernel files for your phone model number.
This will not trip binary or KNOX counter, but it might change system status to custom.
To unroot your device –> Open SuperSU app / Settings / Full UnRoot then flash stock FW
The following models are the only supported devices till now.
After flashing ROOT kennel, you might face more force close (its normal), so that its better to disable S Health before flashing ROOT kernel (you can enable it after flashing your system kernel)
WiFi will not work also after flashing ROOT kernel, but you can fix it after rooting by flashing your system kernel.
For #SprintGalaxyS4 #L720 and #TMobileGalaxyS4 #M919 use the following steps :
– Open #TowelRoot_v3 and tap 3 times on “welcome to towelroot v3” a new field will appear
– Change the value from : 1337 0 1 0 4 0
to : 1337 0 1 7380 4 0
– Now click “make it ra1n”
Downloads :

Odin3 v3.04 HERE, v3.07 HERE, v3.09 HERE
Latest Samsung Mobile Driver HERE
Latest Samsung Kies HERE
Latest Samsung Kies 3 HERE
TowelRoot Apk HERE V2 HERE offline V3 HERE.

– Samsung Galaxy S3

Model Number Download Link 
SGH-I747M Canadian* [ROOT] – NF2NH2

– Samsung Galaxy S4

Model Number Download Link 
GT-I9505 International (LTE) [ROOT] – NF1NG2NG8NH6NH7
NH8*- NJ1*- NI2*- NJ3*- NJ8
SCH-I545 US (Verizon)* [ROOT] – NG6
SCH-R970 US (US Cellular)* [ROOT] – NF6
SGH-I337 US (AT&T)* [ROOT] – NI1NJ4*
SGH-I337M Canadian* [ROOT] – NI2
SGH-M919 US (T-Mobile)* [ROOT] – NH7
SGH-M919V* [ROOT] – NH3NJ1
SPH-L720 US (Sprint) [ROOT] – NG2
SPH-L720T US (Sprint)* [ROOT] – NG5
GT-I9195 International (LTE) Mini* [ROOT] – NF7NH5
SGH-I537 US (AT&T) Active* [ROOT] – NH3

– Samsung Galaxy S5

Model Number Download Link 
SM-G900A US (AT&T) [ROOT] – NG3
SM-G900F International (LTE) [ROOT] – NF6NG2NG4NG7NG9*
NH6*- NI2*- NI3*- NI4*- NJ1*
SM-G900I Australian* [ROOT] – NG3NI2*
SM-G900L Korean* [ROOT] – NG1NH3NI1
SM-G900M South America* [ROOT] – NG5NH2NI1*- NJ2*
SM-G900R4 US (US Cellular) [ROOT] – NG3
SM-G900T US (T-Mobile) [ROOT] – NF6NG3NG4NH5*
SM-G900V US (Verizon) [ROOT] – NE9NHANI2*
SM-G870A US (AT&T) Active [ROOT] – NG3
SM-G900W8 Canadian* [ROOT] – NF3 – NF4NH3NJ1*

– Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Model Number Download Link 
SM-N9005 International (LTE) [ROOT] – NF4NG1NG2NH1*- NI4*- NJ1*- NJ2
SM-N9005D Chinese [ROOT] – NG2
SM-N900P US (Sprint)* [ROOT] – NH7
SM-N900T US (T-Mobile) [ROOT] – NF1NF4NK3
SM-N900W8 Canadian* [ROOT] – NI1NJ1

* New
26 Sep : Added NI2 kernel for G900F
30 Sep : Added new models G900I, G900L, I747M, I9195 and new kernels for other devices
01 Oct : Added NG7 kernel for G900F
05 Oct : Added NG5 kernel for G900M
07 Oct : Added new models I337M, I537
14 Oct : Added NI4 kernel for G900F and NH7 for I9505
19 Oct : Added NH1 kernel for N9005, NI2 for I9505
21 Oct : Added I545 Verizon galaxy S4 to the list
02 Nov : Added NI3 kernel for G900F
03 Nov : Added NJ1 kernel for G900F, NI4 for N9005, NI1 and NJ2 for G900M
04 Nov : Added NJ1 kernel for G900W8, NI2 for G900I
Added new model N900W8
07 Nov : Added new model M919V, NF6 kernel for G900F, NJ1 kernel for N900W8
17 Nov : Added NJ4 4.4.4 kernel for I337
25 Nov : Added NH6, NJ1, NJ3, NJ8 kernel for I9505 and NK3 kernel for N900T
Added new model N900A, N900V
27 Nov : Added NJ1, NJ2 for N9005 – See more at: