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How to Root T-Mobile S5 5.1.1 OF6 build with TrapKernel

The T-Mobile Galaxy S5 is the main variation of S5 at present on the market that has gotten the Android 5.1.1 update authoritatively from Samsung. Not in any case the global variations have yet gotten the 5.1.1 update authoritatively, so a US transporter previously having it is really astonishing. Anyway, fortunately, the root has been accomplished on the T-Mobile S5 running Android 5.1.1 form OF6. Good wishes!

Like the Galaxy S6 5.1.1 root, the T-M0bile S5 5.1.1 root is additionally coming by means of a custom piece named TrapKernel by engineer ShinySide. The TrapKernel is fundamentally the UniKernel root for S6 gadgets ported over to the T-Mobile S5. What’s more, it purportedly is carrying out its responsibility of rooting the gadget on 5.1.1 OF6 assemble.

How to Root T-Mobile S5 5.1.1 OF6 build with TrapKernel

Likewise, general issues with custom bits like wifi passwords being overlooked after a reboot has just been tended to on the TrapKernel. Furthermore, the bit has SELinux set to tolerant for root to be accomplished. Other than that, the TrapKernel is basically stock.

In any case, you may discover installing the TrapKernel somewhat upsetting since the engineer has just given a recovery flashable .compress file for the part, no Odin flashable .tar file. What’s more, on the 5.1.1 Of6 construct you can’t install TWRP yet, you’ll need to brief boot your gadget with TWRP recovery and flash the part’s .compress file before rebooting the gadget, generally, TWRP recovery won’t remain and you won’t most likely install the TrapKernel. Confused? Indeed, let us clarify the entire procedure quietly in the well-ordered guide underneath.

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How to Root T-Mobile S5 on 5.1.1 OF6 or OG6 manufacture

Note: Simply flashing the TWRP recovery by means of Odin with the “Auto reboot” alternative checked will naturally boot your Galaxy S5 into the framework subsequent to flashing finishes (according to Odin’s default work), however, the TWRP recovery will be eradicated if your gadget boots into the framework. So we’ll need to untick the “Auto reboot” choice on Odin before flashing TWRP so we can without much of a stretch boot into TWRP in the wake of flashing, then install the TrapKernel and reboot telephone. How about we begin..

Also See: Verizon Galaxy S6 / S6 edge 5.1.1 Root Status

Step 1: Download Odin 3.10.6, TWRP Recovery and the TrapKernel .compress file for your firmware adaptation. Furthermore, transfer the TrapKernel file to your Galaxy S5 while keeping different files on PC. Do this the principal thing before starting with the guide underneath.

Step 2: Unzip the Odin 3.10.6 .compress file and run/open Odin3 v3.10.6.exe file from the separated files on your PC.

Step 3: Boot your T-Mobile S5 into Download mode:

  • Turn off your device.
  • Press and hold “Home + Power + Volume down” buttons for a couple of moments until you see a notification screen.
  • Press Volume Up on the notification screen to acknowledge it and boot into Download mode.

Step 4: When your T-Mobile S5 is in download mode, associate it to the PC with a USB link. The Odin window on PC ought to recognize the telephone and demonstrate an “Additional!!” message.

On the Odin window, uncheck “Auto reboot” choice. To do that, click the “Alternatives” tab on the left half of the screen and UNTICK the “Auto reboot” checkbox.

This will keep your device from consequently rebooting subsequent to flashing the TWRP recovery so you can boot into it effectively without.

(Ensure you did the fourth step) Now click on the PA tab on Odin window and select the TWRP recovery .tar file that you downloaded previously.

Step 5: Snap the Start button on Odin and hang tight for it to complete the procedure. When it has completed effectively, you’ll see a pass message on the Odin screen.

Step 6: Disengage your device from PC. Regardless it’ll remain in the Download mode.

Step 7: You’ve to boot into TWRP recovery now:

  • Remove your T-Mobile S5 battery to control it off.
  • Press and hold “Volume Up + Home + Power button” and when you see the Galaxy S5 logo on the screen, discharge the three buttons by and large. You’ll boot into TWRP recovery.
  • Note: At any point, if TWRP requests that you flash SuperUser (SU), then ensure you deny it.

Step 8: When booted into TWRP recovery, select install and flash the TrapKernel file that we transferred to your S5 in Step 1 above.

Step 9: Once TrapKernel is effectively installed, reboot your device.

That’s it in a nutshell. Your T-Mobile Galaxy S5 G900T ought to be rooted now on the most recent Android 5.1.1 update

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