Few days back we mentioned steps on how to disable knox on international Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Today we are going to teach you how to do it on T-Mobile variant.
1.1 Download the factory NK3 ROM (link below) and Odin the package. This is the full factory NK3, which means it contains the factory recovery, modem, system, etc. It will essentially reset your device to factory (without wiping the /data partition, so all your installed app and data will still be there). You will lose root. When you complete this step, your modem will also be on NK3.
This is a zipped file. You need to unzip to get the tar file for Odin. The extension will be .tar.md5.
1.2 Follow these instructions here to regain root. Pre requirements for getting root: Chainfire’s CF-AutoRoot & RECOVERY TWRP.Also, UPDATE SuperSU-v2.16. and just in case, Samsung USB Drivers. Finally Download Ext SD Card Write Fix.
Root T-Mobile Note Edge
Store these files inside your phone’s internal storage.
1. Make sure file UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.16.zip is in your Internal SD Card (Phone’s Internal Memory. Do not unzip this file – simply copy and paste it).
2. Make sure file tmo_n915t_extsd_fix_tekhd.zip is in your Internal SD Card (Phone’s Internal Memory).
STEP 0 -> Make sure you have already the Samsung USB Drivers installed; if not… Download them from the link above and install them.
STEP 1 -> Unzip the CF-ROOT File (CF-Auto-Root-tbltetmo-tbltetmo-smn915t.zip)
STEP 2 -> You will now have a program called Odin3 v3.07.exe… Run the program as Administrator (Right click, run as administrator) Once you open Odin3 v3.07.exe you will have a screen with only 1 checkmarks on it:
Follow these steps on the phone. Then Turn OFF Your Phone and Turn it back ON by pressing POWER + VOLUME DOWN + HOME button together at the same time. A Warning Screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter DOWNLOAD MODE. Now connect the phone to PC via USB.
STEP 3 -> Make sure your program looks like the picture above… Now click on PDA and browse for the file CF-Auto-Root-tbltetmo-tbltetmo-smn915t.tar.md5.
>>> Now, If you are a 100% sure that your program looks like the picture above… Click START
-> The program will flash the Chainfire’s CF-AutoRoot for a few seconds then IT WILL FAIL. No need to worry.
Download and install TWRP custom recovery on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
STEP 4 Now, to DOWNLOAD MODE AGAIN (by pressing POWER + VOLUME DOWN + HOME button together at the same time. A Warning Screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter DOWNLOAD MODE).
STEP 5 -> Now open ODIN v.3.07, then click on PDA and browse for the file openrecovery-twrp-188.8.131.52-trltetmo.img.tar.
>>> Now, If you are a 100% sure that your program looks like the picture above. Click START > > PHONE WILL REBOOT AFTER FLASHING RECOVERY.
-> Now you have TWRP Custom Recovery.
STEP 6 -> Now turn OFF Phone Again. This time you are going to the recovery. (Not Download Mode) So basically after the phone is off, you just turn it on by pressing POWER + VOLUME UP + HOME button together at the same time. You will see this on the display.
STEP 7 Now hit SETTINGS ->SCREEN -> and UNCHECK "Enable Screen Timeout" & Set Brightness to 10% (See Pic Below) -> This will prevent display issues when using TWRP on your Note Edge.
STEP 8 -> No hit INSTALL (upper left) > then browse for the file UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.16.zip and swipe to install. Root Flashing completed, but don’t exit recovery yet. Now browse for the file tmo_n915t_extsd_fix_tekhd.zip and swipe to install. External SD Card Write Fix Flashing is complete. Exit Recovery and reboot (System Option in TWRP).
Now the final steps. 2.1 Download and flash the deodexed NK3/Knox disabled zip, be sure to verify the MD5
2.2 Clear dalvik and cache.