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Succesfully rooted my sm-g900t.

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Default Succesfully rooted my sm-g900t.

I use the cf autoroot. it worked like charm.
Now, this means the bootloader is unlocked right?
should i upgrade my firmware to the newest? from NCD to NCH, or should i just wait. advice?
 
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I use the cf autoroot. it worked like charm.
Now, this means the bootloader is unlocked right?
should i upgrade my firmware to the newest? from NCD to NCH, or should i just wait. advice?
You can upgrade to NCH - Chainfire used that firware to provide the root for our device, so you should be able to root again IF you do lose root.
 
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You can upgrade to NCH - Chainfire used that firware to provide the root for our device, so you should be able to root again IF you do lose root.
thank you. i already downloaded the NCH firmware from kies. now im just waiting to see if anybody gives me a good reason not to do it proceed, lol.
loving this new phone.
 
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Wait!
Chainfire works for this?
I thought it wouldn't because the bootloader was locked.
I assume that this triggers Knox right?
I really don't care, but would be nice to know.
And with root I can tether for free again then.

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Mine has nch out of the box.
Hopefully that won't cause problems.

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Wait!
Chainfire works for this?
I thought it wouldn't because the bootloader was locked.
I assume that this triggers Knox right?
I really don't care, but would be nice to know.
And with root I can tether for free again then.

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Mine has nch out of the box.
Hopefully that won't cause problems.

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Yes, Chainfire released a root for the T-Mobile S5 - Chainfire Auto Root

Some people have already reported that it worked, so that means our bootloader is NOT locked...now I can get the phone without worries!

And Yes - This will trip Knox

The root is Based on NCH, so it will work on your phone.
 
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Wait!
Chainfire works for this?
I thought it wouldn't because the bootloader was locked.
I assume that this triggers Knox right?
I really don't care, but would be nice to know.
And with root I can tether for free again then.

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---------- Post added at 12:58 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:57 PM ----------

Mine has nch out of the box.
Hopefully that won't cause problems.

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Yes, it worked for my. I was kind of worried because I didn't want to brick my phone, but I am now rooted and everything is just fine.
It does trigger knox

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This is the download mode screen I got after rooting. I don't really care about knox or warranty

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Some people have already reported that it worked, so that means our bootloader is NOT locked...now I can get the phone without worries!

And Yes - This will trip Knox

The root is Based on NCH, so it will work on your phone.
Nope its locked. Root is obtainable but roms is is a whole different story. Be on the look out for a safestrap method tho


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Nope its locked. Root is obtainable but roms is is a whole different story. Be on the look out for a safestrap method tho


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According to Chainfire, if we were able to root using CF-Auto-root, then the bootloader is NOT locked. How do you figure it is locked if this method of root worked?
 
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According to Chainfire, if we were able to root using CF-Auto-root, then the bootloader is NOT locked. How do you figure it is locked if this method of root worked?
the bootloader is unlocked after the cf-auto-root

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