If you updated your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 edge to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you know that root access is lost and if you try to root it again, you will most likely root the phone, and trigger the KNOX counter as well. The usual tools of rooting Galaxy phones like KingRoot do not work on Android 5.1.1, so users are looking for new ways to root their devices without voiding warranty.
T-Mobile was the first carrier to receive the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update and user wonderingabout managed to find a way to root the device without tripping KNOX and voiding warranty. This method works on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925T).
How To Root Android 5.1.1 T-Mobile Galaxy S6
There are a few things you need to root your phone. You can download all the required files below.
- Samsung USB Drivers
- Odin Tool
- SuperSu v2.49
- sboot.bin (T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge G925T) (Link removed)
- sboot.bin (T-Mobile Galaxy S6 G920T) (Link Removed)
How To Root
- Download all the files listed above.
- Turn off your phone.
- Press Volume Down + Home + Power buttons to boot into download mode.
- Open Odin and click on BL. Select the right sboot.bin file for your phone and flash it.
- Reboot your phone and boot again into download mode.
- This time click on AP and select UniKernel and flash it.
Reboot your phone. Now you will have root access and SuperSU permissions without tripping KNOX or voiding warranty.