I'm throwing a party and you should come **GS5 ROOT THREAD**

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geohot

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Don't worry, you don't have to leave your house

When: 10 AM PDT tomorrow(6/15/14)
Where: In this thread, in #towelroot on freenode, and at towelroot.com
Software live at https://towelroot.com RIGHT NOW!

Please report bugs to my gmail geohot+towelroot or in this thread.
New version will be released later today hopefully fixing them.

Definitely invited: AT&T GS5, Verizon GS5, GS4 Active, Nexus 5
May have some troubles at the door but invited: AT&T/Verizon Note 3
Possibly invited: Every Android phone with a kernel build date < Jun 3

Stay tuned right here for updates. I'm coming for that bounty.

v3 is live! More support. Reboot on your own time. modstrings

What's a modstring?
A way to support your obscure phone!
Since I don't own every phone, you can fix it yourself
http://towelroot.com/modstrings.html
And modstrings have their first success!
On LG L34C use "1337 0 0 0 4 0"
Eventually the server will push these if people find enough

Still no real HTC/Moto support from phones without writable system.
If someone is willing to give me one of these phones for testing I'll add good support.
Same deal for Exynos.

Killed bugs:
Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-722276 is FIXED! Redownload.
Fixed Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-636608 thanks to analytics.
Download failed issue should be fixed.
Fixed Sprint Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-951486
Nexus 5 v2 issue fixed

Known bugs:
Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-257432 doesn't seem to work. Updating to 722276 should fix.
Newest Moto and HTC don't currently work because /system is write protected.
Detected as Andr.Exploit.Ratc by some virus scanners. It is an Android exploit. Will not fix.

Does it trip KNOX?
Most probably not. My phone says "KNOX WARRANTY VOID: 0x0", but no promises.

What's your paypal?
[email protected] if the tool works for you.
I also have a bitcoin: 1DFhk6fs26AafaNiQyEgdGM7NSaLzVN2VE

What's the hash of the apk file?
towelroot.com has https now!
People having DNS issues should clear their cache.

Will this brick my phone?
Most probably not. towelroot alone hasn't bricked a phone yet.
The stupid decisions you make once you have root are all your own however.

I rooted, what's next?
Tweet about #towelroot with #doyoueventowelrootbro

 

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I knew you wouldn't keep it from us. Thank you.
Note 3's kernel is march 15 (before June 3), are we included/invited?
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    Don't worry, you don't have to leave your house

    When: 10 AM PDT tomorrow(6/15/14)
    Where: In this thread, in #towelroot on freenode, and at towelroot.com
    Software live at https://towelroot.com RIGHT NOW!

    Please report bugs to my gmail geohot+towelroot or in this thread.
    New version will be released later today hopefully fixing them.

    Definitely invited: AT&T GS5, Verizon GS5, GS4 Active, Nexus 5
    May have some troubles at the door but invited: AT&T/Verizon Note 3
    Possibly invited: Every Android phone with a kernel build date < Jun 3

    Stay tuned right here for updates. I'm coming for that bounty.

    v3 is live! More support. Reboot on your own time. modstrings

    What's a modstring?
    A way to support your obscure phone!
    Since I don't own every phone, you can fix it yourself
    http://towelroot.com/modstrings.html
    And modstrings have their first success!
    On LG L34C use "1337 0 0 0 4 0"
    Eventually the server will push these if people find enough

    Still no real HTC/Moto support from phones without writable system.
    If someone is willing to give me one of these phones for testing I'll add good support.
    Same deal for Exynos.

    Killed bugs:
    Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-722276 is FIXED! Redownload.
    Fixed Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-636608 thanks to analytics.
    Download failed issue should be fixed.
    Fixed Sprint Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-951486
    Nexus 5 v2 issue fixed

    Known bugs:
    Note 3 with kernel 3.4.0-257432 doesn't seem to work. Updating to 722276 should fix.
    Newest Moto and HTC don't currently work because /system is write protected.
    Detected as Andr.Exploit.Ratc by some virus scanners. It is an Android exploit. Will not fix.

    Does it trip KNOX?
    Most probably not. My phone says "KNOX WARRANTY VOID: 0x0", but no promises.

    What's your paypal?
    [email protected] if the tool works for you.
    I also have a bitcoin: 1DFhk6fs26AafaNiQyEgdGM7NSaLzVN2VE

    What's the hash of the apk file?
    towelroot.com has https now!
    People having DNS issues should clear their cache.

    Will this brick my phone?
    Most probably not. towelroot alone hasn't bricked a phone yet.
    The stupid decisions you make once you have root are all your own however.

    I rooted, what's next?
    Tweet about #towelroot with #doyoueventowelrootbro

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    I upheld my pledge. I hope everyone else does the same.

    Hats off to @geohot.

    Transaction ID: 4GP51649SM5909305
    Amount:$500.00 USD
    Sent on:June 15, 2014
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    Read back in the thread a few pages - 1) GeoHot works for Google now. Hired to find and close exploits like the one towelroot used to root devices; 2) towelroot used a specific vulnerability in kernels dated before June 3. If your kernel is dated after June 3, the vulnerability has been patched and there is nothing GeoHot can "fix" to make towelroot work on your device; and related to that 3) either your phone has the vulnerability or it doesn't and towelroot either works to root your device or it doesn't and there is nothing GeoHot can do to fix towelroot to make it work for your device. Plus, like I said before GeoHot works for Google now so he can't create programs or apps that root phones by exploiting vulnerabilities he is supposed to now be fixing. Now that this same question has been answered for the 1,000,000th time in this thread, can we please get it closed?
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    Rooting 101

    This thread is full of repeated questions with incorrect or incomplete answers about rooting. Let's try to answer some of those.

    Can I flash TWRP, CWM, custom Recovery, etc after Towelroot?
    No, unless your phone has an unlocked bootloader. If you have a locked bootloader, you can't flash a custom ROM or custom kernel other than by use of things like Safestrap.

    My phone says "Custom" and an open padlock on boot!! Oh wow, is it now unlocked????
    Sorry, no. The "Custom" indication means that the phone has been modified, which is detected by a program that runs periodically looking for changed files. If you bring in your phone to the carrier with "Custom" showing, they may refuse warranty. To recover that, flash a factory stock ROM, boot, then wait for an hour or two. No, that padlock doesn't indicate anything other than

    How do I un-root?
    Undo anything you've done first. For example, defrost frozen apps, reinstall things you deleted, uninstall Xposed, etc. Then, once you're back to stock, open SuperSU and use the "Full Unroot" option under settings. If you don't remember what you changed, or didn't keep the files around, then you'll need to re-flash factory stock.

    What about Knox?
    First, no, this does not "trip Knox", which is slang for "Set the Knox Warranty Void flag." (Saying "trip knox" is incorrect but commonly used.)
    Knox is a security program that Samsung uses to market their phones to corporates. There's a Knox-enabled bootloader as part of that program. That Bootloader detects attempts to flash a custom kernel and when it sees you try, it blows an e-Fuse that remembers that, which shows up as the Knox Warranty Void flag. The Knox bootloader refuses to allow custom recovery to be flashed as well. Currently, there's no way to bypass that other than the Loki exploit.

    Since Towelroot doesn't flash a custom kernel or custom recovery, it will not set the Knox Warranty Void flag.
    Other parts of the Knox program care about the Knox Warranty Void flag - for example, the Knox Secure Container Service, which can be used to hold encrypted corporate data. The other part of the Knox program is the security enforcement on the phone. That Knox enforcement kills programs that try to use root permissions. That's what SuperSU is talking about when it offers to "Disable Knox".
    The Secure Container service will not run on a phone with the Knox Warranty Void flag set. That's the only thing "tripping knox" does, to disable the containers. So far there's no evidence that this is used by carriers to reject warranty service.

    Do I really need SuperSU installed?
    Yes, absolutely. Without it, any program wanting root will get it, which means that the "My Verizon Mobile" spyware will be granted root and will report your phone to Verizon as being rooted. You do not want this, as it's a sure means for VZ to reject warranty claims. Install SuperSU 1.99 from the OP.so you can block that sort of application from ratting you out.
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    >>>Indicative list of supported/no supported devices<<<

    [WORKED - ROOT]
    - Devices with a core < June 3, 2014
    Samsung Galaxy S2 4G (I9210T) - 4.0.4

    Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-T999L)
    Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300I)
    Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-I535)
    Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-i747)

    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (i9195) - 4.2.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 - 4.4.3
    Samsung Galaxy S4 - 4.2.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (SCH-I545L) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (GT-I9505) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9506) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (SCH-I545)
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337)
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-1337M)

    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G870A)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (G900F)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (G900M)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-N900V)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900P)
    Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8)

    Samsung Galaxy Note - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - 4.4
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900A)
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 7
    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 LTE-A (SM-P607T) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 LTE (SM-P605) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 4.1.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 (SM-P905)

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (T217S) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 LTE (SM-T325) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in 2014
    Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.1

    Samsung Galaxy Trend 2 (SCH-I739)

    Nexus 4 - 4.4.4
    Nexus 4 16gb - 4.4.3
    Nexus 5 32gb (D821) - 4.4.3.
    Nexus July 2013 32 gb - 4.4.3

    Sony Xperia M - 4.1.2
    Sony Xperia M - 4.2.2
    Sony Xperia M - 4.3
    Sony Xperia M - 4.3.2
    Sony Xperia M Dual
    Sony Xperia E1 Dual
    Sony Xperia SP201
    Sony Xperia ZR - 4.4
    Sony Xperia Z1 Tablet - 4.3
    Sony Xperia TX
    Sony Xperia V - 4.3
    Sony Xperia ZL - 4.3
    Sony Xperia ZL - 4.4.2
    Sony Xperia SP - 4.3 [205]
    Sony Xperia UltraZ
    Sony Xperia T - 4.3
    Sony Xperia T - 4.1.2
    Sony Xperia Z C606 - 4.4
    Sony Xperia Z C6603 - 4.4.2
    Sony Xperia Z - 4.3
    Sony Xperia Z1
    Sony Xperia Z1C
    Sony Xperia Z1S
    Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP351 - 4.4.2

    LG Optimus G - 4.1
    LG Optimus G - 4.4.2
    LG Pad 8.3 - 4.4.2
    LG G2 (D802) - 4.4.2
    LG G2 (TMO D801) - 4.4.2
    LG Optimus G3
    LG Optimus G2 Mini
    LG Optimus G Pro
    LG Optimus G Pro 2
    LG Optimus G Pad
    LG Optimus L70
    LG Optimus L80
    LG L90 (D410) - 4.4.2
    LG G Flex - 4.2.2

    Huawei G535-L11
    Motorola Droid Razr M (XT907) - 4.4.2
    Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD - 4.4.2
    Motorola Razr HD - 4.4.2

    HTC ONE
    HTC One M8 2014 (HTC6525LVW)
    HTC Desire 601 - 4.4.2
    HTC One M7

    ZTE Grand S Flex

    Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 Mini S (6036Y)

    Asus Memopad 10 (ME301T)

    Lenovo IdeaTab 2107A
    Lenovo Yoga 10 HD + (B8080)

    HP SlateBook 10 x2
    HP Slate 8 Pro

    Apollo 14.3.2.2.

    Kindle Fire HDX 7
    Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

    Amazon FireTV

    Huawei C8816 - 4.3
    Huawey U8860

    Nubia X6 - 4.4.2


    [NOT WORKED - NOT ROOT]
    -Based devices Exynos
    Moto X
    Sony Xperia Ultra - 4.4.2
    Sony Xperia Z Ultra - 4.3 (136)
    Sony Xperia Z2 - 4.4.2
    Sony Xperia J - 4.1.2
    HTC Desire Bravo
    HTC M8
    HTC Evo 3D
    Samsung Galaxy K Zoom - 4.4.2
    Moto G - 4.4.3
    Motorola Defy XT535 - 2.3.7
    Sony Xperia T2 Ultra - 4.3
    ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL 2 Mini
    ASUS Padfone Mini - 4.3
    ASUS Padfone X - 4.4.2
    ASUS Fonepad 7 (ME175CG) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy xCover 2 (GT-S7710) - 4.1.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Duos - 4.2.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (GT-i9925)
    Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC100
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 July "(GT-P3100) - 4.2.2 [3.0.31-1769538]
    Samsung Galaxy Express 2 (SM-G3815) - 4.2.2
    Samsung Galaxy S3 (I-9300) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE (I9305) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (M919) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy S4 (M919) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-i257) - 4.2.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in 2014 (SM-P600) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in 2014 (SM-P601) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 2014
    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SC-01F) - 4.3
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE (N9005) - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-(N7100)
    Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 - 4.4.2
    Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro (SM-T325)
    Samsung Galaxy Music Duos (S6012)
    Lenovo K900
    Lenovo S5000-H - 4.4.2
    Highscreen BoostII SE - 4.3
    Toshiba AT-270 Excite 7.7 - 4.1.1
    Huawei G510
    Zopo ZP950

    Note:
    - This list is exemplary
    - There is a supplement, please contact me
    - Try both versions Towelroot
    - If you fail to get Root first time, try a few times (5-6) this helps some

    *added new models

    by maksnogin


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