Rooting is what, mostly people buy Android for, rooting gives you full control on your Android device, rooting removes all limitations of manufacturer on the device and lets you to customize the device, you’ll be able to install all root-required apps such as custom ROMs, MODs, tweaks, etc. Almost after a year of original Samsung Galaxy Note launching, T-Mobile launched the T-Mobile Galaxy Note variant and those of you own a T-Mobile Galaxy Note and looking for a root guide, your search is over now, here’s what you need.
Here’s root for guide for T-Mobile Galaxy Note, simply install a rooted stock firmware, as most of you know well that rooting voids the warranty of device increase the flash counter that give your installation record to Samsung but rooted stock firmware it will not increase the flash counter even you’ll not get yellow triangle on every boot, which means, you should not be worried about losing the device warranty.
Continue reading to learn how to root the T-Mobile Galaxy Note. Keep in mind device drivers must be installed on the phone, you may use Samsung KIES to install drivers but before installation, disable all system tools such as Samsung KIES, antivirus, firewall program, please make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the rooted stock UVLG3 firmware (tmob-system.img.tar) to computer.
Step #2: Download the required Odin 1.85.zip to PC.
Step #3: Unzip Odin 1.85.zip file into a single folder.
Step #4: Open the folder where you’ve unzipped above file and run Odin3 v1.85.exe, to do so, right click on the file, and select Run as administrator.
Step #5: Turn the device off.
Step #6: Reboot the device into download mode by pressing and holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons until a warning screen show up on the screen, then press volume up button and it will take you to download mode.
Step #7: Once you’re in download mode plug the device to PC using USB cable. Odin will detect the device, ID:COM will turn yellow and a message saying ADDED will appear. (Note: If Odin doesn’t detect the device, make sure that USB drivers are properly installed on your computer).
Step #8: Click on PDA Button and locate tmob-system.img.tar from the folder where you’ve unzipped above files in the step 2. (Note: Don’t make any change, just make sure that re-partition is unchecked).
Step #9: Click on Start button to start installation, once the installation done, your device will reboot itself and you’ll see message saying PASS (Note: If Odin refuse to install the update and show message FAIL, or get stuck, close the Odin and unplug device, then pull out battery from the device for a few seconds. Then put the battery back to the device and reboot into download mode. Then install the firmware again.
Step #10: That’s it, unplug the device from PC and enjoy!
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