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How to Root T-Mobile S6 and S6 edge on 5.1.1 without Tripping KNOX

Root T-Mobile S6

Goodness, no doubt! Gotta state that the outsider Android advancement network is truly amazing. So imagine a scenario in which Ping Pong Root was fixed, people over at XDA have now thought of another method to root T-Mobile S6 that doesn’t trip the KNOX counter.

Precisely, kid! You read it right, designers accomplished something with the sboot on T-Mobile S6, to such an extent that flashing a custom piece to it a while later doesn’t trip the KNOX counter. Quite stunning. Allows simply sliced talk and get directly to the procedure for ya all trusting that this day will come.

Root T-Mobile S6

Downloads:

T-Mobile S6 G920T files:

T-Mobile S6 edge G925T files:

Guidelines to Root T-Mobile S6 & S6 Edge:

NOTE: Make sure you pursue the definite procedure as nitty-gritty in the guide underneath, or else you’ll trip the Knox counter.

  1. Download Odin 3.10.6, Aou bit, TWRP recovery and SuperSU v2.49 from the downloads area above. What’s more, transfer the SuperSU .compress to your phone’s storage while keeping different files on your PC.
  2. Download the sboot.bin for your T-Mobile S6 (G920T) OR S6 edge (G925T).
    Be mindful. Download sboot.bin file implied for your model number as it were.
  3. Open Odin 3.10.6 on your PC.

Boot into Download Mode:

  1. Boot your T-Mobile S6 into Download mode:
    • Turn off your phone.
    • Press and hold “Home + Power + Volume down” buttons for a couple of moments until you see a notification screen.
    • Press Volume Up on the notification screen to acknowledge it and boot into Download mode.
  2. When your T-Mobile S6 is in download mode, connect it to the PC with a USB link. The Odin window on PC ought to recognize the phone and demonstrate an “Additional!!” message.
  3. Now click on the BL button on Odin window and select the sboot.bin file that you downloaded above (specific for your device model number).
    Note: DON’T plays with some other alternatives on the screen. You’re just required to connect your Galaxy S6 and select the SBOOT file in BL tab.
  4. Snap the Start button on Odin and sit tight for it to complete the procedure. When it has completed effectively, you’ll see a pass message on the Odin screen and your device will automatically reboot. You can close Odin now.
  5. When the phone is booted. Power off and boot into download mode by and by.
  6. Open Odin 3.10.6 once more. Furthermore, this time click on the AP button and select the Aou part .tar file that you downloaded above specific for your device.
    Note: (once more) DON’T play with some other alternatives on the screen.
  7. Snap the Start button on Odin. Your device automatically reboots once Odin is finished with its procedure. Close Odin.
  8. Now by and by, reboot your device into Download mode and flash the TWRP recovery .tar likewise like you flashed the bit in Step 9 above.

Also See: How to Fix Reloading of Apps (Swiftkey and others) on Galaxy S6 5.1.1 update and possibly other Samsung devices too

Boot into TWRP:

  1. Now boot into TWRP Recovery:
    • Turn off your phone.
    • Press and hold “Home + Power + Volume Up” buttons for a couple of moments and soon as you see Galaxy S6 logo on the screen, discharge the buttons. You’ll boot into TWRP recovery.
  2. Once in TWRP recovery, flash the SuperSU .compress file that we transferred to your phone in Step 1.
    in the event that you aren’t ready to flash SuperSU by means of TWRP, then simply get it from Play Store (link), it may work.
  3. Reboot your phone.

That is it. Search for SuperSU app when your phone boots. Furthermore, to verify KNOX status, boot once more into download mode and check data in the upper left piece of the screen. It should resemble “KNOX WARRANTY: 0 (0X0000)”

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