[Guide] (Oreo) Root Note8 (Exynos) + OEM Issue Fix + EFS Backup (Note8/S8/S8+)

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Just rooting , with the third option , does this trip knox ?
Not flashing any recovery I mean , just the simple root .....
Anyone know please ?
Yes. It will.
You are flashing patched kernel. Anything non samsung will trip Knox.
This method is just for acknowledgement purpose and have no any benefit over first two methods. Or if any device have no working twrp then it's only way.
 

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Just rooting , with the third option , does this trip knox ?
Not flashing any recovery I mean , just the simple root .....
Anyone know please ?
Yes, any form of rooting trips knox.

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Thanks for the guide! I have a few questions:

Will this method trip Knox?
Will OTA updates still work?
And how do we revert to stock/unrooted?
Yes, all versions/methods trip Knox.
No, they will not work anymore. U have to flash updates through Odin.
Flash stock software with Odin. Knox stays tripped though.
 

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Updated OP with Must Read section, just have a look there.
Yes, any form of rooting trips knox.

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Yes, all versions/methods trip Knox.
No, they will not work anymore. U have to flash updates through Odin.
Flash stock software with Odin. Knox stays tripped though.
Thank you both for clarifying this :)
 

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10.Disconnect device and hold Vol down + Home till screen goes off, Now immediately press Vol Up + Bixby + Power to reboot to TWRP
What does this mean? Which one is the "HOME" button? The on screen button? How do you even press it? Or is it the power button? Tried it but didn't work (or maybe I made a mistake).

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Home button is the power button. I didn't press it correctly.
 
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I followed method 3

OEM lock showed up in dev options. enabled it

rebooted to download mode to check. OEM lock = off

flashed the patched boot.tar

phone was successfully rooted.

froze while restoring apps.. would not boot.. red error message "only official released binaries are allowed to be flashed"
had to restore to stock. OEM lock = off, but is no longer showing in dev options.
I cannot flash TWRP, or my patched boot.tar,, odin will fail, and display that same red message on phone
 
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Hello doc.

You said in op, that we will lose samsung pay and secure folder.

Secure folder is the one that was called private folder, inwhich we can send the pictures to there from gallery, to make them hidden?
 

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Hello doc.

You said in op, that we will lose samsung pay and secure folder.

Secure folder is the one that was called private folder, inwhich we can send the pictures to there from gallery, to make them hidden?
Private mode is old where you can make stuff hidden. While secure folder is advanced version like file can be made hidden as well you can make copy of applications. Means you can run one app at two places, one regular and one in secure
For example, whatsapp you can use at both place with different account
 
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Tried to move clock ahead (Oct 7th) a few days although when I power back on the clock reverts back to how it previously was shows (Oct 1st), tried twice. weird huh

Also not sure how accurate the tech walls information is about the different types of processors, I got t-mobile and says it's a SD 'n950u vaz or sat or zkat then mb' although mine shows build and baseband are n950usqu1aqh7

Used app cpuz and guess t-mobile cant root, it's SD =(
 

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Have you tried setting date to post date? Setting - general management - date and time - disable automatic time and set date of 7th day or later and reboot and see if that triggers
This doesn't work. The countdown isn't dependant on the system time. Might be a countdown from 604800 seconds (7 days), which doesn't need to refer to the system time.