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10th June 2014, 07:54 PM   |  #1  
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Hi All,

Switching from a Verizon S4 to a T-Mobile S5 (switched because of Net Neutrality lobbying Verizon is doing). I found a thread on here about a root toolkit. It seemed a little confusing and I wasn't sure if it would work. What are my options for ways to root? On VZ I had to tarball an unlocked bootloader and download root binaries before installing a custom recovery. Is there something similar for T-Mobile devices?
10th June 2014, 08:17 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by Dolphlungegrin

Hi All,

Switching from a Verizon S4 to a T-Mobile S5 (switched because of Net Neutrality lobbying Verizon is doing). I found a thread on here about a root toolkit. It seemed a little confusing and I wasn't sure if it would work. What are my options for ways to root? On VZ I had to tarball an unlocked bootloader and download root binaries before installing a custom recovery. Is there something similar for T-Mobile devices?

The tmobile version has a unlocked bootloader. Very easy to root and install custom recovery. Its actually plastered all over the place. Weird you missed it. But here it is again. Very easy.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2713950

To get custom recovery just download TWRP Manager from Play, and install it.
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9th July 2014, 07:20 PM   |  #3  
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The tmobile version has a unlocked bootloader. Very easy to root and install custom recovery. Its actually plastered all over the place. Weird you missed it. But here it is again. Very easy.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2713950

To get custom recovery just download TWRP Manager from Play, and install it.

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