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How to Root T-Mobile Note 3 on Lollipop [Auto-Root]

CF-Auto-Root for T-Mobile SM-N900TT-Mobile has updated their galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900T) model to the amazing Android 5.0 Lollipop and in this tutorial we will show you step-by-step how to root T-Mobile Note 3 on Lollipop 5.0 update using CF-Auto-Root method thanks to chainfire easily without deleting any file of your data.


  • Update your Note 3 (SM-N900T) to Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
  • Backup your important files to your PC or ext-sdcard in case of this process corrupt your data.
  • Charge it before starting, the battery shouldn’t be less than 15%.
  • Download Cf-auto-root file FILE for (SM-N900T) model.
  • Download and install Samsung USB driver.
  • End Process for (Kies.exe, KiesPDLR.exe, and KiesTrayAgent.exe) from “Task Manager” if you have Samsung Kies  installed on your PC.


  • This rooting method will cancel the warranty of your device.
  • Rooting using cf-auto-root method is completely safe and will not wipe your data but you have to use it at your own risk.
  • Flashing CF-Auto-Root file will trip your KNOX to 0x1.


  1. Unzip the downloaded “CF-Auto-Root-hltetmo-hltetmo-smn900t.zip” file.
    CF-Auto-Root Files for SM-N900T
  2. Right click on Odin3 tool to Run it as administrator.
    Run Odin3 as Administrator
  3. Click the PDA button and navigate to the unzipped cf auto root folder, select “CF-Auto-Root-hltetmo-hltetmo-smn900t.tar.md5” file.
    Auto-Root for N900T in PDA in Odin3
  4. Turn off your device to boot it into download mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down, Home, and Power buttons together until you see a warning screen, press Volume Up to continue.
    Download Mode
  5. Connect your TMO Note 3 to the computer via USB cable, if the driver was installed on your PC Odin3 will turn ID:COM box into blue light and display Added in Message box.
    ID:COM and Added in Odin3
  6. Now click the Start button in Odin3, it will not take more than 30 seconds.
    Start in Odin3
  7. Don’t disconnect your device until your phone restarts and you see a PASS! or RESET! in Odin3.
  8. After rebooting automatically 2 times, your device will take a long time than usual in the first booting up only and you should find SuperSU APP installed on your device.
  9. Before opening SuperSU App go to Google Play store and check for update.
  10. Open SuperSU App and accept if it ask you to update the su binary normally.
  11. SuperSU will detect Samsung KNOX, hit OK to disable it, if it takes more than 2 minutes in disabling KNOX reboot your device then open SuperSU for the last time to disable it.

That’s it, you have successfully root T-Mobile Note 3 on Lollipop 5.0 update, to make sure that your device is rooted, install “Root Checker” App from Google Play store and check root.

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  1. I tried update super su and it said it failed reboot and try again I pressed reboot and when it reboots it gets stuck on tmobile screen

  2. Thank You. Your clear easy to follow instructions with WARNINGs worked perfectly

  3. DEAR SIR ,
    Can you give me to download CF link for this model.

    Note3 Adnriod version 5.
    Baseband version

    Best Regards

  4. Funciona al 100% soy root en note 3 SM-N900T lollipop 5.0 funciona perfectamente 🙂


  6. It worked beautifully on Galaxy Note 3 by T-Mobile without any hickups. Thank you.

  7. At first i got stuck with a non opening google play store, wiped data made it worse the phone gets stuck on software update help

  8. Does this work with lollipop 5.0 firmware ending in ob6 ?

  9. I followed the directions root went fine but now the google store wont open.

  10. Everything works fine for me up until step 5.
    Once I get my device to the warning screen, a new message saying “removed” pops up in Odin3.
    I hit start anyway.. then I get 2 more messages saying “all threads completed. (succeed 0/ failed 0)
    Absolutely nothing happened with my device, so I restarted it and I was back to normal.

    Could the samsung usb driver be to blame? I’m unable to “open” it after I install it, although I didn’t think that was an issue.

    • After connecting your device in download mode to Pc you got Added and ID:COM box turn into blue? if not reinstall the driver and connect your device to the main USB ports not a secondary

  11. Thank you very much it worked on my Note 3 SM-N900T

  12. Thanks! 🙂

  13. its not a full root not all features work like free nor gamekiller or gamecih it said it don’t got root acces

  14. Mohamed Abokila

    my note 3 stuck on t-mobile screen

  15. I get a message “Process isn’t responding” after the t-mobile screen is on for about a minute.. What can I do?

  16. Do you know if you can reset Knox using triangle away?

  17. i make the root but i cant enter to play store

  18. Excelente funciona perfecto. Gracias………………………………………

  19. Excellet!!! Best tutorial!! Eres lo maximo!

  20. supersu doesnt detect anything. nothing ever popped up…

    • Go to google play store and update SuperSU App, Reboot, Check if your device is rooted or not using root checker App if not flash cf-auto-root file one more time.

  21. Works perfectly on my Note 3 SM-N900T

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