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Question Help with root method for US T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 (just need it for wifi tether)

I rooted my prior HTC phone to allow me to add the Wifi Tether app.
That was with another mobile provider (i.e. not T-Mobile).

I have since switched to T-Mobile for my Galaxy Note 3.
I am looking to root my Note 3 (without tripping the Knox flag / counter) just so I can install Wifi Tether.

If I just need Wifi Tether capability, which root methods are available and is any one recommended over the others?


I have seen mentions of no-root Wifi Tether apps (FoxFi among others).
However, I believe these wifi tether apps either had issues in general (did not work as advertised) and / or these apps don't work with T-Mobile specifically (some actually appear to work for Sprint, AT&T and Verizon Note 3 phones).

I believe I am therefore forced to root to use wifi tether (assuming T-Mobile not working with wifi tether for free is only occurring when one is NOT rooted and trying to use the no-root wifi tether solutions being posted on the net.
 
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Load an international rom on there. Native tethering works good.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900T) (Radio-NB4) 4.4.2 Rom ([ROM] ViSiON X NC2) ([Kernel] CivZ-SnapKat-Rev2.6-sm_n900T-4.4.2)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (GT-N5100) (Radio-MJ2) 4.2.2 Rom (CivZ-FLEX-BEAM-REV3.6.2)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2-10" (SGH-i497) (Radio-MF2) 4.1.2 Stock
 
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no need to root

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2594885

jus in case you want it to root, i used http://www.kingoapp.com/android-root/devices.htm

easily rooted without tripping the knox
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http://www.android.gs/root-t-mobile-...s-not-tripped/

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