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Exclamation [Q] Towel Root ?

So I've seen it done on a Verizon and AT&T Models, but not on a TMobile and i have some questions,
Will it work on my device? (Given my specs below)
Will this brick my device?
Will it trigger Knox?
Just Root and SuperUser Right? No Custom Roms?
How much trust should i put into this developer?

SM-G900T
4.4.2
Kernel : May 23 2014
Security: Release 3
> Any other things i should tell about my device, to help you, help me?

(I Already know the steps to use TowelRoot)
 
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That is how I rooted my phone back with the original software.
If you are running the newest stock version you will need to downgrade first.
Newer kernels have patched the exploit used by towelroot.
 
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Towel root will work fine on your phone. And won't increment Knox unless something unusual happens e.g. power is interrupted mid-write. You should have a look around the forum where you'd find a lot of useful information about rooting and your phone. If you did a forum search or perused the forum a little bit you'd find a lot of threads about Tmobile and Towel root.

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Rooted my phone on the same exact kernel about 2 weeks ago and it is still (as of today) 0x0 NO KNOX triggered meaning my phone is still safe from knox 0x1, I have not had a single problem rooting or using rooted apps, your safe with the towel root any other questions just ask
 
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Just purchased two TMO S5 to retire my two S4. Used towel root on both phones and it work without any issue. Did the Philz CWM recovery but still waiting for the Rom Mgr version to appear.
 
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That is how I rooted my phone back with the original software.
If you are running the newest stock version you will need to downgrade first.
Newer kernels have patched the exploit used by towelroot.
What version of software do I need to downgrade down to before I towel root my Gs5. Thanks
 
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what version of software do i need to downgrade down to before i towel root my gs5. Thanks
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I used Towelroot with same software as you have currently. All went fine.
 
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Worked on my new T-mobile S5.. I used this method on my prior AT&T S as well.

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