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[Guide] Enable Video Calling, HD Voice, & More - Unlocked Note 8 With T-Mo (Oreo / N)

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By DeeXii, Senior Member on 7th May 2018, 03:42 AM
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There is a fairly simple way to enable T-Mobile features while using a N950U1 (unlocked) firmware while on T-Mobile.


*We are going to use two example firmwares from the latest Oreo release, N950U1UEU3CRC1 & N950USQU3CRC2., this can be done with older firmware just get firmware from around the same date.

1. Download both of the latest firmware for the N950U & N950U1.
2. Open Odin 3.13.1 and boot the phone into Download Mode
3. In Odin, Load the BL, AP, & CP from the N950U1 firmware (N950U1UEU3CRC1) but load the CSC from N950U (N950USQU3CRC2) (Do not use one labeled home)
3. Reboot, enjoy N950U1 with T-Mobile features and icons.
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7th May 2018, 03:53 AM |#2  
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Will this retain or wipe data???
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There is a fairly simple way to enable T-Mobile features while using a N950U1 (unlocked) firmware while on T-Mobile.


*We are going to use two example firmwares from the latest Oreo release, N950U1UEU3CRC1 & N950USQU3CRC2., this can be done with older firmware just get firmware from around the same date.

1. Download both of the latest firmware for the N950U & N950U1.
2. Open Odin 3.13.1 and boot the phone into Download Mode
3. In Odin, Load the BL, AP, & CP from the N950U1 firmware (N950U1UEU3CRC1) but load the CSC from N950U (N950USQU3CRC2) (Do not use one labeled home)
3. Reboot, enjoy N950U1 with T-Mobile features and icons.

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7th May 2018, 01:27 PM |#3  
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Odin wipes data.

Backup your data with your favorite backup/restore method/s before using Odin. So have the data to restore later with your favorite backup/restore method/s afterwards.
8th May 2018, 03:56 AM |#4  
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Nice. Going to try on my T-Mobile Note 8. Just to confirm what bloatware is installed by using the T-Mobile CSC file? I'm looking to get rid of all the T-Mobile bloat while still having the video call feature working

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9th May 2018, 02:20 AM |#5  
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Will this trip knox?
9th May 2018, 03:46 PM |#6  
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I have no idea what is Odin and where do i get it?
11th May 2018, 02:40 PM |#7  
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Do some research. Watch some YouTube videos about rooting your phone. Then do some more research.
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11th May 2018, 02:43 PM |#8  
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We are all here to help each other. That's what XDA is about

Odin thread below

https://forum.xda-developers.com/sho....php?t=1372414

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29th May 2018, 07:05 AM |#9  
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So, I need to root to flash this, right?

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So, I need to root to flash this, right?

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Nope. This is official Samsung firmware. No root needed and it won't break Knox.

I actually did this the other day but after flashing the U1 firmware on my T-Mobile Note 8 using the patched Odin I then used the regular Odin and just flashed the CP and Userdata from the T-Mobile U firmware and it enabled RCS, Video Calling, VoLTE, Wifi Calling and did not install any bloatware. Everything is perfect

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Nope. This is official Samsung firmware. No root needed and it won't break Knox.

I actually did this the other day but after flashing the U1 firmware on my T-Mobile Note 8 using the patched Odin I then used the regular Odin and just flashed the CP and Userdata from the T-Mobile U firmware and it enabled RCS, Video Calling, VoLTE, Wifi Calling and did not install any bloatware. Everything is perfect

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Oh, ok, cool. I have unlocked and using on T Mobile, I have wifi calling and the like already. Since the new update, video calling was removed again. I don't even use it, but I still want the feature activated. I expected the unlocked version to have everything, not be missing features. Thanks

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