Android 5.0 Lollipop update now officially released for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3, it has been rolled out with software version N900TUVUFOB5. This is the most anticipated software updates, since the majority of Android device users are wishing to experience the Google latest Android version. The last update received this device was NF9 in September last year, or about 5 months ago with only bring Inflight Texting integration. Commonly, you will lose superuser privileges after applying the update, but don’t worry, root on Lollipop update for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 can be reclaimed.
The OB5 update not only upgrading the OS with Lollipop which brings new Android experience with its material design language. You will also receive some minor feature enhancements like better Wi-Fi calling experience, resolved Wi-Fi calling one way audio and IPv6 resolved Also email setup.
Based on the experience of several users on xda, we can still regain the root on T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 by utilizing the former method – the CF-Auto-Root (CFAR) by Chainfire. But you need to remember, this method will trigger KNOX Warranty Void counter, you must know what it is from the name. If you do not have a problem with a voided warranty, it’s mean you can keep going.
- T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone running official Android 5.0 Lollipop.
- Windows computer and Samsung USB drivers.
- OEM USB cable for stable connection.
- CF-Auto-Root package (CF-Auto-Root-hltetmo-hltetmo-smn900t.zip) from Chainfire site.
Root N900TUVUFOB5 official Lollipop update for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3.
It’s standard procedure to use CFAR, for those who have experienced, you could skip it.
- Extract the CFAR package into a folder
- Run the Odin3 desktop app.
- Turn off the phone and put into download mode.
- Connect the phone to the PC and make sure it recognizable by Odin.
- Click PDA/AP button on Odin, and find the tar.md5 file from the extracted folder.
- Now click the Start button to start flash it.
Some people say the root doesn’t work after although it flashed successfully. In case you also got this, based the experience of some xda-developers.com member, you must update the TWRP to v220.127.116.11 then download the latest flashable SuperSU and flash it thru the new TWRP.