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Your friends just got lucky. thats it. No manufacture in this world will provide you warranty services after you have rooted the device.
Rooting your phone will void the warranty from both the carrier and the manufacturer. No matter what happens to be wrong. If they found that the phone's rooted then you'll have to face the consequences. *So your warranty will be void automatically with root. *
Officially speaking, yes. Your warranty is void when you gain root access to your phone unless it is a development device. That being said, some OEMs choose to enforce this while others don't. Moreover, from my quick reading it seems like Samsung has a knox flag that is tripped when you root unless you take special measures to bypass it. Samsung does ...
you can take a look to this post: Does rooting (but no custom roms) trigger knox's void warranty. Actually there is a root procedure that will not increase Knox counter (this formally means that the warranty will remain untuched).Bye! Luca
If you have the s4 you will be ok. The process is still reversible and your phone won't show its been tampered. But if you have upgraded and you have KNOX on your device then the process becomes a little trickier to remove the 0x1 in your bootloader.
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