Now a days rooting has become very common among the Android users. When it comes to rooting a new device Android developers some how get their hands on it and finds a way to root the device. In this guide we will discuss the procedure to root T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Once you get the root access you can free your mobile storage space by deleting unwanted stock applications that comes with device. This is only possible if you have root permission.
But it must be noted that your device warranty will void once you get root access on the device. Also you must be aware of all the root features if not you may brick the device. Once you root your device and think of unrooting it then you will lose your device data completely.
Let us now proceed towards the procedure but before that have a look at the prerequisites.
Preparing your Phone
- This instructions are strictly for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910T phone, so do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
- Device should be fully charged up to 100%.
- Install Galaxy Note 4 USB drivers on your computer.
- Back up all the required data to some safe storage.
- Make a Nandroid back up of the current ROM so that you can restore it when required.
- Make sure the device bootloader is unlocked.
- Enable OEM unlock under developer options.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.
Procedure to Root your device
- Download Samsung USB driver if not available and install it on your PC.
- Download Odin latest version from here.
- Download Unikernel for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop US Cellular.
- Extract the Odin file and install Odin in your PC.
- Also extract the Kernel zip folder on your desktop.
- Switch off your device and reboot it into Download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down+Home+Power Buttons.
- A Warning message will be displayed, press Volume Up button to continue.
- Connect your device to PC via USB cable.
- Launch Odin application.
- An added message will be shown in Odin once the device is connected.
- Now tap on PDA or AP button then browse for the Unikernel file and select it.
- Tick the Auto reboot and F Reset Time and leave the other options untouched.
- Press Start and wait for the process to complete.
- The device may enter into recovery mode to add the SuperSu permissions.
- The device will reboot automatically if not you can manually reboot it.
- You can see the SuperSu App after the reboot in your applications drawer.
- Download Root checker app to verify the root status from the Google Play Store.