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[ROOT][apk]{TowelRoot}[4.4.2] Does not trip KNOX and does not touch bootloader

OP TheMasterR

19th November 2014, 12:26 PM   |  #221  
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Unhappy Not Worked For SM-G130E
Originally Posted by TheMasterR


Geohot released a rooting method for most android phones, and it uses an apk to obtain root (dead simple too, push one button, no need for other tools and workarounds). It does not touch KNOX or the BOOT-LOADER so your warranty should be fine.

You can get it from the official website, or from the XDA thread.

I ran it on my n9005 - Europe - unlocked phone.
I am on official 4.4.2 N9005OXXENB1
Kernel 3.4.0-636608 (12.02.2014)

Steps taken by me (21.06.2014):
1. Download the tr.apk
2. Turn off re-lock and app security.
3. Run the tr.apk, hit make it rain.
4. Install SU from Playstore, update it, reboot phone.
5. Check root

5.b. Success!

1. After rooting, I am unable to do a full device encryption. (if you unroot it works properly)
Workaround for issue nr. 1: Do a full unroot, reboot, make sure you have TowelRoot installed, but do not root just yet, encrypt the phone, do a reboot, launch TowelRoot, root, and you are good to go.
To decrypt your phone, you will need to unroot, then reboot, and proceed with the decryption process.
2. On ROM 4.4.2 official n9005xxuend3 with kernel 3.4.0-1168347dpi@SWDD5623 #1 MON APR 14 17:32:48 KST 2014, using TowelRoot, results in System Status: Custom
Possible fix for issue nr. 2:
  • Enter BOOT-LOADER (from power off, power on while pressing volume up + home) and do a Cache Wipe
3. It seems TowelRoot, does not work on n9000. SOURCE IS HERE

Didnt worked for my Samsung Galaxy Star 2 SM-G130E
26th November 2014, 11:07 AM   |  #222  
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It doesn't work for my Note 3

Kernel Version

Please Help if any solutions have been found.
26th November 2014, 01:56 PM   |  #223  
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help me to root my cherry mobile cosmos one
I've tried all root for kitkat android that i tested like ( towelroot, rootmaste, kingroot etc. ) did not work on my cherry mobile cosmos one .. pls help me to root my android phone...?
Last edited by ji3ohan; 26th November 2014 at 01:59 PM. Reason: i forgot something
4th December 2014, 01:37 PM   |  #224  
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I tried towelroot and towelpieroot on my CAT B15q dual sim. Both of them did not work.
Has anyone successfully rooted that device?

4th December 2014, 07:59 PM   |  #225  
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I try pressing the symbol from the official page and nothing happens. It keeps opening new tabs continously. Can anyone post a mirror to the apk?
5th December 2014, 11:25 AM   |  #226  
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does not work on N9005DXUGNK1
5th December 2014, 03:46 PM   |  #227  
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Eventually grabbed the apk and sent it to my friend to try it out. Ng1, didn't work.
5th December 2014, 05:16 PM   |  #228  
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App says phone not supported?
Note 3 N9005 Build number KOT***********UGNK1 Kernel Version 3.4.0.***5177
Problem with app or phone?
14th December 2014, 08:04 PM   |  #229  
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Brand JK8000/ Karbonn KS8000 rooted with
授权管理 v2.4.2.apk

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