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[ROM] [N910PVPS4COK1] [100% Stock, Root, Odexed&Deodexed, No KNOX/Itson] [12/15/2015]

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Zeekayy

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Even if your carrier has locked it? Like I'm in Malaysia but I bought this phone from Pakistan and I only have 3G working, I contacted Sprint to unlock my phone but they needed the previous owner's info which I had no clue about, so they were unable to help me. So my question here is that still regardless of my scenario I will still have LTE working on this Rom?
 
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styles420

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Even if your carrier has locked it? Like I'm in Malaysia but I bought this phone from Pakistan and I only have 3G working, I contacted Sprint to unlock my phone but they needed the previous owner's info which I had no clue about, so they were unable to help me. So my question here is that still regardless of my scenario I will still have LTE working on this Rom?

I don't think he realized that you're not on the Sprint network when he answered you - yes, LTE is supposed to work... on Sprint. No other carriers are supported for this Sprint-specific rom, so nothing is guaranteed if you're not on Sprint

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I don't think he realized that you're not on the Sprint network when he answered you - yes, LTE is supposed to work... on Sprint. No other carriers are supported for this Sprint-specific rom, so nothing is guaranteed if you're not on Sprint

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Thank you, you would be correct, didn't know that.
 
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pwoolston

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Boot loop on Sprint Note 4

Not sure what happened but it appears that my phone is now in a bootloop after restoring old text's via Kies. I can still access the microSD card via TWRP and can select zip files and flash them with no error messages. I have re-flashed the device with the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Deodexed and also the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Odexed whipped 3 times using factory reset etc. I am unable to flash the device with Odin with the stock rom I get "Unrecognizable USB Device plugged in" error on my Windows 7 PC. The only difference between when I flash the Odexed rom as apposed to the deodexed rom is that the phone goes it to a bootloop right after the Sprint Spark screen when deodexed. When I install the odexed rom it goes threw a Application Optimization Process 1 of 24 and never makes it to the end and reboots in the process. Please help!!!
 

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Not sure what happened but it appears that my phone is now in a bootloop after restoring old text's via Kies. I can still access the microSD card via TWRP and can select zip files and flash them with no error messages. I have re-flashed the device with the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Deodexed and also the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Odexed whipped 3 times using factory reset etc. I am unable to flash the device with Odin with the stock rom I get "Unrecognizable USB Device plugged in" error on my Windows 7 PC. The only difference between when I flash the Odexed rom as apposed to the deodexed rom is that the phone goes it to a bootloop right after the Sprint Spark screen when deodexed. When I install the odexed rom it goes threw a Application Optimization Process 1 of 24 and never makes it to the end and reboots in the process. Please help!!!

If you have Kies installed, it may have replaced your samsung usb drivers... I seem to recall reading something about incompatibilities with kies, Odin and non-official roms - I'd suggest googling for the usb drivers recommended specifically for the N4 and Odin (and be sure to completely uninstall kies and the existing usb drivers before installing the new ones).

Unless things have changed since the last time I looked into it, we essentially have to choose between kies or rooting - as a result, I know very little about kies ;)

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GROOVYJOSHCLARK

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If you have Kies installed, it may have replaced your samsung usb drivers... I seem to recall reading something about incompatibilities with kies, Odin and non-official roms - I'd suggest googling for the usb drivers recommended specifically for the N4 and Odin (and be sure to completely uninstall kies and the existing usb drivers before installing the new ones).

Unless things have changed since the last time I looked into it, we essentially have to choose between kies or rooting - as a result, I know very little about kies ;)

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I didn't think anyone still used KIES with Odin being around and so strong. I personally ONLY use Odin as it's flawless.
 

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Not sure what happened but it appears that my phone is now in a bootloop after restoring old text's via Kies. I can still access the microSD card via TWRP and can select zip files and flash them with no error messages. I have re-flashed the device with the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Deodexed and also the sprint_stock_N910PVPS4COK1_Odexed whipped 3 times using factory reset etc. I am unable to flash the device with Odin with the stock rom I get "Unrecognizable USB Device plugged in" error on my Windows 7 PC. The only difference between when I flash the Odexed rom as apposed to the deodexed rom is that the phone goes it to a bootloop right after the Sprint Spark screen when deodexed. When I install the odexed rom it goes threw a Application Optimization Process 1 of 24 and never makes it to the end and reboots in the process. Please help!!!

https://mega.nz/#!kFN0QToL!h1uFdZKLVqymoBd0UsjrzPaKe6qvBanzvIi5gXK69As
Latest usb drivers for Samsung
 

samep

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i put moar 2.1 on phone last night, did a cf-root and twrp. can i flash this to get back to stock rom? i already have 5.1 ok1 but already rooted
If you flashed Moar in recovery and it booted, you didn't need to apply root with cf auto root or flash TWRP. Hopefully, you didn't use Flashify or TWRP Manage to get TWRP while on Moar. You may end up with wrong recovery and bad touchscreen.

With that said, is your phone OK on Moar or just looking to get back to stock?

If you have a recent TWRP backup of this ROM, use that. If not, you can still clean install the ROM. I'd suggest wiping everything but extSdCard prior to flash or restore.

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If you flashed Moar in recovery and it booted, you didn't need to apply root with cf auto root or flash TWRP. Hopefully, you didn't use Flashify or TWRP Manage to get TWRP while on Moar. You may end up with wrong recovery and bad touchscreen.

With that said, is your phone OK on Moar or just looking to get back to stock?

If you have a recent TWRP backup of this ROM, use that. If not, you can still clean install the ROM. I'd suggest wiping everything but extSdCard prior to flash or restore.

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no did cf root with oden, then got twrp manager on sprint stock and installed that way, then flashed moar 2.1, phone was working including internet, but now sprint refreshed services and phone/internet wont work, so i just now found sprint ok1 completely stock rom, waiting for it to download to un root and go back to stock using odin then making sure i didnt soft brick phone before I flash again now..... :(:eek:
 

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no did cf root with oden, then got twrp manager on sprint stock and installed that way, then flashed moar 2.1, phone was working including internet, but now sprint refreshed services and phone/internet wont work, so i just now found sprint ok1 completely stock rom, waiting for it to download to un root and go back to stock using odin then making sure i didnt soft brick phone before I flash again now..... :(:eek:
I see. Your steps were confusing me the way you ordered them. There is a step by step in the OP of that thread.

Just so you know, root is only a required step for rooting stock. You don't have to do that if flashing a pre-rooted ROM like this one or Moar. Just Odin TWRP, then flash the ROM per OP. Pay close attention to wipes in the step by step in OP.

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samep

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Well I need help please advise.
Have you tried another PC or swapping cable, USB port, reinstalling USB driver or uninstalling KIES from phone and PC?

I had a continual Samsung driver failure on my PC running Windows 8.1 at the time but the driver resolved after using this fix.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=34864154&postcount=14

Another USB thread you may find help with is here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47717173&postcount=1

I can't give a direct link to Samsung official driver due to terms you have to agree to.http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/SM-N910PZKESPR#

BUT suggestion is to replace the driver, removing first per the instructions in second link. Step #3, scroll down to solutions. Near the bottom where a download is suggested to fix MTP errors, I used the manual method in first link rather than download and flash.

Once you have the driver installed, check the driver installation using the first link. Fix the driver if the condition is found. Hopefully that permanently resolves the driver issue.

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If you have Kies installed, it may have replaced your samsung usb drivers... I seem to recall reading something about incompatibilities with kies, Odin and non-official roms - I'd suggest googling for the usb drivers recommended specifically for the N4 and Odin (and be sure to completely uninstall kies and the existing usb drivers before installing the new ones).

Unless things have changed since the last time I looked into it, we essentially have to choose between kies or rooting - as a result, I know very little about kies ;)

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I did this and tried it on 2 different computers with Windows 7 and still the USB drivers can not detect the phone. I guess I am hosed. :(
 

pwoolston

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Have you tried another PC or swapping cable, USB port, reinstalling USB driver or uninstalling KIES from phone and PC?

I had a continual Samsung driver failure on my PC running Windows 8.1 at the time but the driver resolved after using this fix.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=34864154&postcount=14

Another USB thread you may find help with is here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=47717173&postcount=1

I can't give a direct link to Samsung official driver due to terms you have to agree to.http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/SM-N910PZKESPR#

BUT suggestion is to replace the driver, removing first per the instructions in second link. Step #3, scroll down to solutions. Near the bottom where a download is suggested to fix MTP errors, I used the manual method in first link rather than download and flash.

Once you have the driver installed, check the driver installation using the first link. Fix the driver if the condition is found. Hopefully that permanently resolves the driver issue.

Sent from my SM-N910P using Tapatalk
Thanks!
 

rapiollymega

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Hello,
I don't have a note 4 but I want to root my friends sprint note, I just want to verify if I'm doing this correctly. He's already on lolipop 5.1 I believe. I was looking at This guide to root, but I also want to fresh install a stock ROM.


1. Use odin to install TWRP
2. Create backup.
3. ??? Flash custom kernel? For the root guide says I need it, but I don't see it mentioned in your guidehttp://galaxynote4root.com/5-1-1-kernels/
4. Reset as you mentioned in "step 6" of your guide.
5. Flash ROM (deodexed rom)
6. Clear Cache
7. Flash wanam xposed
8. (Can I restore data at this point?)
9. Reboot
 

NamelessFragger

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Oh, this is embarassing. I posted this in the wrong thread somehow, thinking it was the Note 5 port thread. Delete this.

I'll actually be reverting to this version shortly due to the issue outlined below.


I found a Gear VR flashable ZIP elsewhere, which seemed to get mine recognized on this ROM. Just had to go through the setup process, put it in again, and-

Oh, wait, it doesn't work. Instant hotboot in low-persistence display mode, and a lot of things not displaying properly afterward. Have to pull the battery and reboot since the power menu doesn't even show. Cripes.

I wonder if it would work better if I could get my hands on the "consumer" 2015 Gear VR variant and file off the bits that keep the Note 4 from fitting in it.
 
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    [ROM] [N910PVPS4COK1] [100% Stock, Root, Odexed&Deodexed, No KNOX/Itson] [12/15/2015]

    Once again I bring to you two completely stock builds of Android TW-Lollipop 5.1.1 (N910PVPS4COK1) for the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 4.. Both ROMs are built from the official Samsung tar ball. The ROM will self root upon flash and it has init.d/busybox support. Knox and Sprint Itson has been removed. Both ROMs are completely stock with all of the original factory installed apps. Available in odexed and deodexed. Both ROMs are identical other than one being odexed and the other deodexed. Also included in both ROMs in this thread is the stock OK1 modem and APN patch to ensure you have the latest modem & APN's from the latest OK1 software.

    Other than the removal of Knox and Sprint Itson, these roms are 100% stock in every other way. They are stock and will stay that way. Please don't ask for mods, changes, etc in this thread. These roms are intended for those people who want the stock roms in their original form with the addition of root and removal of Knox & itson, as well as other members who need a good solid base for their rom projects. I give permission for other dev's to use this rom as your base ONLY if you contact me prior to using it. If I find users using my work without proper credits I will report you and make you look like a fool I promise. Do the right thing and give credits to people for their time and work. It's a curtesy and respect thing nothing more. With that said, I highly recommend other rom chef's/dev's to use this base rom because it is bug-free and built from the official Samsung tar ball. Last but not least, if you appreciate my work please press that Thanks button, rate this thread and consider a kind donation! Enjoy!
    Mods and fixes will be in post #2 below.

    Important Notes: Before flashing ANY Lollipop 5.1.1 TW-based ROM, including this one, you MUST first do one of the following:
    1. Take the Lollipop OK1 ota update on your phone. (Start by being on the stock unrooted OJ6 rom then take the OK1 ota update)
    2. Odin flash the stock OK1 rom tar using odin on your PC. Thanks @samep
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=64337077&postcount=115

    Once you have correctly updated your Note 4 to Lollipop 5.1.1, software version N910PVPS4COK1 DO NOT... I repeat, DO NOT attempt to root your phone with CF-auto root or other methods. It will soft brick your phone. Instead, you ONLY need to flash the latest TWRP recovery using odin on your pc. Nothing else. The ROM zip will automatically root your phone.

    If you are still on any KK or Lollipop 5.0 TW-based ROM such as NIE, NK2, OB7, OE1 , OF5, OB7 or OJ6 (including any KK AOSP/CM-based roms) then you MUST first update to Lollipop 5.1.1 OK1 by one of the two methods I mentioned above BEFORE flashing this ROM. Failure to properly update your device partitions to 5.1.1 OK1 firmware absolutely WILL cause problems. You have been warned. Please don't ask for help if you did not follow my simple instructions and warnings.


    Flashing instructions: ***Before beginning the flash/setup process MAKE SURE your battery has at least 50% charge and/or connected to the charger!!!***

    1. Backup anything you don't want to lose off your internal and external storage to another location just to be safe.

    2. Download the rom using your pc. (downloading with your phone has a much higher risk of file corruption. Not recommended with large files).

    3. VERIFY the MD5!!! Once the download has finished, compare the androidfilehost MD5 using a MD5 tool on your pc. (Google "md5 checksum windows") for a good MD5 tool for your pc.

    4. Put the downloaded rom onto your internal storage or external micro sd card.

    5. With phone powered off, reboot into recovery by pressing and holding volume up, power and the home button until you see the Samsung logo then release all buttons.

    6. Once in recovery choose the wipe button and do a factory reset three times. Optional but recommended is to wipe "Data". This will wipe all of your user data such as google accounts so MAKE SURE you backed up first like I said in step #1 above! Next go to "advanced wipe" and select all of the partitions EXCEPT micro-sd card and internal storage. Internal storage is optional but recommended when first updating to a major software revision such as 4.3 to 4.4 or 5.0.1 to 5.1.1. The reason is to remove left-over data from previous version of Android and start with a clean slate.

    7. Choose the "Install" option and select the rom "Sprint_Stock_N910PVPS4COK1_XXX" from either your internal or external micro-sd card. It will flash the rom and give a confirmation once completed.

    8. Press "Reboot" then "reboot system". You will get a prompt warning about not having root. Please IGNORE IT and DO NOT allow TWRP to apply root! If you do then you MUST wipe everything and start over at step 5 above and reflash the rom in order to get rid of the traditional root system binaries. ***Please pay attention and DO NOT let TWRP install root. Ignore the "No Root" warning.***

    9. Initial rom "optimization" will take several minutes for the deodexed rom while ART builds its cache (the odexed rom takes much less time for first boot). The phone will remain on the yellow Sprint Spark screen for about 10 -13 minutes during this time. Let the phone optimize for at least 13 minutes (for the deodexed rom) and the screen will eventually turn off or show the setup wizard once it finishes. When the screen turns off, simply turn it on and proceed to setup your phone.

    10. Once finished with the setup wizard, wait a few moments and the phone will automatically install the Sprint apps. You must either "accept" or "disagree" with each and every google prompt for these apps or else the installs pause until you do so.. Also you will be prompted for the "connections optimizer". Quickly set it to what you want and close it. That's it! You're done!


    One last bit of important information... If you allow any system update or Samsung security update to install it WILL break root. I advise everybody to disable automatic updates which is located in Settings/System update.
    You can allow an update to install but you will then need to flash the beta systemless SuperSU packages located in HERE in order to regain systemless root.


    Credits:
    @Chainfire for root and SuperSU. Without him we would not have root. Thank you!​
    @TeamWin for TWRP recovery. http://teamw.in/project/twrp2 and here

    General disclaimer:
    flashing anything on your device is done at your own risk. There is no way myself or any other developer can guarantee that flashing this ROM or any other file will not brick your device or otherwise cause some other type of damage. This is just a standard warning. I am not responsible for anything that you do to your device. However, all of my roms, mods, etc are pre tested by myself and other testers prior to public release.





    XDA:DevDB Information
    Stock-Rooted-N910PVPS4COK1, ROM for the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    Contributors
    tx_dbs_tx
    ROM OS Version: 5.1.x Lollipop
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
    ROM Firmware Required: N910PVPS4COK1
    Based On: SPR-N910PVPS4COK1-20151209172046

    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Stable Release Date: 2015-12-15

    Created 2015-12-16
    Last Updated 2015-12-16
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    Mods & Fixes
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    Odexed-Deodexed-N910PVPS4COK1-Hotspot-Mod (This can be flashed on odexed or deodexed OK1 roms)
    N910PVPS4COK1-PrivateMode-Fix (This can be flashed on odexed or deodexed OK1 roms)
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    Both stock roms updated

    Ok I updated both roms and reuploaded them. I replaced the kernel with the original stock kernel without root and I also updated supersu to the latest beta 2.65. As of today both roms are current with these changes.

    So what I know for now is that the new systemless root by chainfire requires a pure stock kernel in order for it to be able to properly patch the stock kernel for root. Therefore systemless root needs the untouched stock kernel or it will not work. Surely this will have an effect on custom kernels and will be a work in progress for chainfire ad these latest supersu betas are still a work in progress. Being that these roms here are stock builds they will include the stock kernel which is perfectly fine for most people for day to day usage. What all of this means is if you want to run a custom kernel such as AEL, Emotion, Freeza's Beast Mode, etc then you will need to flash the custom kernel of choice then flash an earlier supersu package that has system binaries prior to 2.50.

    One important thing to note is that installing the latest Samsung security update breaks root. So you have a couple of options. 1. Go into settings and turn off auto updates and do not install the updates OR... 2. Take the updates but know that you will need to flash the supersu package again to to regain root. So have the supersu zip on your sd-card/internal storage so you can quickly & easily get root again. Keep in mind that if you run a custom kernel you may want to use an older system root package that adds system binaries the traditional way unless the kernel dev has built the kernel to be fully compatible with systemless root. Check these things before you flash custom kernels. Another thing... once you root this rom with an older traditional system binary root package then you absolutely MUST wipe everything and reflash this stock rom before attempting to root again using systemless root. Systemless root requires a pure stock unrooted kernel and system. Period. Old root methods have not changed however. So that may be the easiest and most trouble-free option for custom kernel users right now until systemless root custom kernels are fully onboard with the latest systemless supersu by Chainfire.

    As far as I can tell there's not a huge advantage to systemless root right now. The concept is great and if it can cure the problem with samsung pay & android pay apps not working due to them detecting root, then that alone would be worth having systemless root. Otherwise the old traditional system binaries seems fine to me especially if running custom kernels. Speaking of which, kernel devs will need to work on making versions of their kernels compatible with the latest systemless root method and indicate if they are such or not.

    That's all I have for now. Sorry for the long post but I think everybody needs to know whats going on with yhe new beta root and its evolution moving forward along with Amdroid and Marshmallow and beyond.
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    Update: I found a problem in my updater script that breaks supersu so i will have to fix that and reupload both roms one last time. I will remove both rom links for now and add them back with the new links asap. Sorry for the confusion.

    Edit: Both roms are now updated with links updated in the OP. ROM tester's initial flash test reported that root is good to go. However everybody needs to understand that you need to immediately disable system updates in settings/system update in order to prevent auto updates from breaking root. You can install samsung security updates but you will have to flash supersu again to regain root. More details are now available in the OP. Read the instructions again if you aren't sure about this stuff. Please report any issues if you find something. I see no reason for losing root anymore.
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    I rooted my daughters phone back in March and left it stock. Didn't even put TWRP. She wanted some updating... Ao I flashed back the stock tar from ANIE (which is what she had on the phone)

    It downloaded 1 update. The cok1. 1.7 gb.

    So that phone should be good to go...?
    Yes sir you will be good to go with this rom or any OK1 base Touchwiz rom.

    I will try to start on a new custom OK1 rom soon. I gotta juggle my free time so not sure how much time i'll have to spend on it. I will have to manually redo all of the mods, etc.