These are the guidelines to root the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915T by T-Mobile running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating systems.
The following guide gives you the updated version of the CF-Root tool to root your Note Edge device that is recently released by Chainfire. The rooting exploit in this guide is made to work on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop — the most up to date version of operating system for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge users.
You should downgrade your operating systems to LMY47X.N915TUVU2COK2 firmware build number running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop if you are not running that one at the moment. You can find that same LMY47X.N915TUVU2COK2 firmware available from the firmware section at the Sam Mobile website. Download and flash it using the same Odin tool in this guide.
Files You Need
- Download your updated CF-Root tool for the SM-N915T device from this page.
- Download the Odin 3.10 flash tool from this page.
- Download the universal ADB Driver on your Windows computer so the Note Edge, Odin flash tool and computer can all communicate properly.
- Unlock the Developer Options on the Note Edge and enable the USB Debugging Mode.
Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915T running on Android 5.1.1
- Download and extract the Odin flash tool and the rooting file by Chainfire on the desktop of your Windows computer.
- Extract the files by right-clicking and choosing the “extract here” from the menu.
- Download and install your universal ADB Driver on the Windows computer.
- Double-click the Odin executable file on the desktop. The flash tool will open on the computer.
- Boot the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge in download mode by pressing the Power + Home + Volume Down buttons after turning it off first.
- Press the Volume Up button on the Note Edge when it says to do that on the display of your smartphone.
- Connect the Galaxy Note Edge to the computer using the USB cable.
- The ID: COM port will light up green if your ADB Driver is working. Install the Samsung USB Driver if the ADB Driver is not working.
- Do not adjust any of the default settings found on the Odin user-interface after opening a fresh copy of the flash tool.
- Click the AP button and upload your CF-Root tar file you only find after extracted the root package once.
- Click the Start button and wait for the Odin app on the computer to now root your Galaxy Note Edge.
- Wait for the Odin user-interface to give a pass message and for the Galaxy Note Edge to reboot itself.
Now you are ready to start installing your root-requiring apps from the Google Play Store. You might be interested in starting with the basic root checker app to see that it did work for your device. You know your apps like Titanium Backup will install once the root is confirmed.