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    Default Unlocked Bootloader what now?

    Hello guys so I used towel root on my T-Mobile Galaxy s5 and I know that it only unlocked your Bootloader so what do I do now to completely root it?

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    I think it's the other way around. Using towelroot roots your phone but does NOT unlock your bootloader. I used towelroot to root my phone and I'm on att. Plus I believe my bootloader is still locked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhiteiPadMini View Post
    I think it's the other way around. Using towelroot roots your phone but does NOT unlock your bootloader. I used towelroot to root my phone and I'm on att. Plus I believe my bootloader is still locked.
    You are correct.
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    Default Re: Unlocked Bootloader what now?

    Quote Originally Posted by angelisawesome View Post
    Hello guys so I used towel root on my T-Mobile Galaxy s5 and I know that it only unlocked your Bootloader so what do I do now to completely root it?

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    You rooted your phone with towelroot. You did not unlock your bootloader with towelroot (perhaps it would have been called "towelbootloader-unlock" if it was able to do that.)

    In any case, you have your phone rooted. The first two things you should do in order of importance are:

    1) Install SuperSU from the play store. Open, let it update binaries, and ask you if it should disable KNOX - then select yes.

    2) Go in with Titanium Backup or Root Explorer and "freeze" the SDM app to prevent VZW from updating it and breaking your root.

    -Suntan
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    Default Re: Unlocked Bootloader what now?

    I installed supersu but this shows up

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    Also it says that I am rooted in the T-Mobile app

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    I don't know what that warning is all about, but you want to have SuperSU running properly on your rooted phone. Think of SuperSU as a big, mean bouncer standing in the doorway to the bar. He only lets apps you approve of to access the Root of your phone.

    Start researching around XDA-Developers forums for info on how to get that cleared up.

    -Suntan
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    Default Re: Unlocked Bootloader what now?

    I know

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