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Samsung Devices on T-Mobile; QUESTION!

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By galaxys3_xda, Member on 26th February 2014, 10:28 AM
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I've been thinking of switching to T-Mobile. If I switch and get the Galaxy Note 2 (which will come with 4.3 installed), will I be able to root and flash like normal (CWM recovery and flash aosp 4.4.2 ROMS) OR will I be limited to safestrap and 4.3 TW Roms like we are on the Verizon models? I thought Verizon was the only carrier that still locked the boot loader.

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26th February 2014, 06:01 PM |#2  
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I've been thinking of switching to T-Mobile. If I switch and get the Galaxy Note 2 (which will come with 4.3 installed), will I be able to root and flash like normal (CWM recovery and flash aosp 4.4.2 ROMS) OR will I be limited to safestrap and 4.3 TW Roms like we are on the Verizon models? I thought Verizon was the only carrier that still locked the boot loader.

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Probably best to search for your answer in the T-Mobile Note 2 forum or ask your question there:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/note-2-tmobile
26th February 2014, 09:32 PM |#3  
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I've been thinking of switching to T-Mobile. If I switch and get the Galaxy Note 2 (which will come with 4.3 installed), will I be able to root and flash like normal (CWM recovery and flash aosp 4.4.2 ROMS) OR will I be limited to safestrap and 4.3 TW Roms like we are on the Verizon models? I thought Verizon was the only carrier that still locked the boot loader.

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Yes, should go to Tmobile forum, but you should be in luck, since other carriers are not like stupid Verizon, you should able to unlock and flash custom rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2634341
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