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    Default Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    What up everybody i'm jamal and new to the forum.

    But think i possibly found a solution to the KNOX problem (Worked for me atleast)

    Follow these steps

    1) goto your settings , more , and than app manager

    2) scroll over to ALL tab , click on superuser which would bring up settings. Click turn off

    3) open up a explorer app ( i believe any file explorer app would work ) but i used -->

    4) NOW the important step.. in the explorer go to your root. Not your sd card data or external card data. Your Root.

    5) Once your in the root look for a folder named SYSTEM . from there open the folder APP.

    6) Now scroll down untill you see superuser.apk . Click it and install

    7) open superuser its going to ask do you want remove KNOX (dont know the exact wording) . Click yes

    BINGO Your Rooted...
    I ran root checker to verify it and rooted apps working fine.

    To anyone missing superuser.apk i can provide it for you just PM me or ill just simply post it here for yall

    Let me know if this method worked for you





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    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 01-12-2014 at 04:34 PM.
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    Default Re: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    Hopefully, this will help people out. Thanks for sharing.

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    Worked for me, rooted now. Thanks for posting this!

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    Default Re: Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    No problem y'all. Im glad to help


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    Default Re: Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    Worked perfectly for me! Thanks!
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    Finally, It worked for me. Thank you tried everything else

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    Default Re: Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    Does this allow you to change the Rom too? I thought that you couldn't change it because Knox was still in the bootloader.
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    Default Re: Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    Quote Originally Posted by kjdemuth View Post
    Does this allow you to change the Rom too? I thought that you couldn't change it because Knox was still in the bootloader.
    You can change ROMs as long as you keep the stock kernel, is my understanding.

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    Thanks works great
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    Default Re: Sprint Galaxy S3: Possible Knox Fix for CF-Autoroot

    I looked in my root/system/applications and superuser.apk is not there.

    Quote Originally Posted by jamal3817 View Post
    What up everybody i'm jamal and new to the forum.

    But think i possibly found a solution to the KNOX problem (Worked for me atleast)

    Follow these steps

    1) goto your settings , more , and than app manager

    2) scroll over to ALL tab , click on superuser which would bring up settings. Click turn off

    3) open up a explorer app ( i believe any file explorer app would work ) but i used -->

    4) NOW the important step.. in the explorer go to your root. Not your sd card data or external card data. Your Root.

    5) Once your in the root look for a folder named SYSTEM . from there open the folder APP.

    6) Now scroll down untill you see superuser.apk . Click it and install

    7) open superuser its going to ask do you want remove KNOX (dont know the exact wording) . Click yes

    BINGO Your Rooted...
    I ran root checker to verify it and rooted apps working fine.

    To anyone missing superuser.apk i can provide it for you just PM me or ill just simply post it here for yall

    Let me know if this method worked for you





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    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S4 on the At&T network.

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