How to Unroot/Unbrick Galaxy Note Edge!


Follow this step-by-step guide to completely unroot/unbrick the Galaxy Note Edge and bring it back to complete factory settings. This guide is straightforward and just follow the steps and your phone will be back to original settings just like the day you first bought it. 

Unroot/Unbricking the Galaxy Note Edge will:
  • Remove any custom ROMS
  • Remove any custom Recovery (TWRP/CWM)
  • Restore your phone back to factory settings
  • Remove any and all signs of root
  • Unbrick your phone if it's in a bootloop.
This will remove all information from your international storage, backup any important information!

Follow the guide below to unroot/unbrick the Galaxy Note Edge!

1. Enter into Download Mode. Power off your phone then press and hold the volume up, home button, and power button all the same time. 

2. You will now see "Warning" on the screen. Press the volume up to continue. 

3. Now the phone will show "Downloading..."

4. Plug in your phone via microUSB to your phone. Plug in the USB side directly into a USB 2.0 port. 

5. Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and the correct stock firmware for your Galaxy Note Edge using the download links below.
Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip


6. Unzip both Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and the stock firmware that you downloaded in step 5. When you unzip the stock firmware it should now end in md5. 

7. Open up Odin3 v3.10.6.exe and you should see a blue box on the left. If you don''t then download and install Samsung USB drivers and restart your computer.

8. Click on "AP" and locate the md5 stock firmware file you unzipped in step 6. 

9. Odin may show "Not Responding", just wait until it goes away!

10. Click on "Start" and Odin will start to flash the stock Samsung firmware on your Galaxy Note Edge. This can take up to 10 minutes, be patient!  

11. The Galaxy Edge will now automatically restart with Samsung stock firmware flashed but, we're not done yet. 

12. Completely power off your phone, then press and hold the volume up, home button, and power button all at the same time. Keep holding until you see small blue text on the screen.

13. Move down to "wipe data/factory reset" and then select "Yes -- delete all user data".

14. Now select "wipe cache partition". 

15. Lastly, select "reboot system now".

16. You're done! You phone is now fully unrooted, unbricked, and restored back to complete stock. The phone is now even safe enough to be sent back to your carrier if you'd like!
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How to Unroot/Unbrick Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge!


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This guide will allow you to easily restore your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge back to factory settings, just like the day you first bought it. This will remove any sign of root, custom ROMS, or modding on your phone. Even if you're not rooted, but planning on selling your phone or sending it back to the carrier/Samsung I HIGHLY recommend this guide as it will wipe any personal information you may have on your phone. 

This guide will only take about 15 minutes and your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge will be back to day you first bought it with any and all user information removed!


This guide will remove ALL user data including pictures, documents, music, EVERYTHING! Back it up!!


This guide will:

  • Remove any sign of root, custom ROMS, or modding.
  • Restore your phone back to complete stock (just like the day you first bought it)
  • Allow you to send the phone back to your carrier/Samsung without voiding your warranty.
Supported Galaxy S6 Variants: 
T-Mobile SM-G920T
AT&T SM-G920A
Verizon SM-G920V
Sprint SM-G920P
US Cellular SM-G920R4
International SM-G920F / SM-G920I
Korean SM-G920L / SM-G920S / SM-G920K
Canadian SM-G920W8
China SM-G9200 / SM-G9208 / SM-G9209

Supported Galaxy S6 Edge Variants:

T-Mobile SM-G925T
AT&T SM-G925A
Verizon SM-G925V
Sprint SM-G925P
US Cellular SM-G925R4
International SM-G925F / SM-G925I
Korean SM-G925L / SM-G925S / SM-G925K
Canadian SM-G925W8
China SM-G9250

Follow the guide below to get started to unrooting and restoring the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge back to complete factory settings! 

1. With your phone unplugged, we're going to enter into Download Mode. Power off your phone and press and hold the volume down, home button, and power button all at the same time.


2. You should see "Warning" on the screen. Press the volume up to continue.



3. You will now see "Downloading...".



4. Plug in your phone via microUSB to your computer. If you have the official Samsung USB cable, use it.



5. Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and the correct stock firmware using the download links below.

Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip
Download stock firmware for Galaxy S6
Download stock firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge

6. Unzip the stock firmware you downloaded in step 5. The unzip file should end in "XXXX.md5".


7. Unzip Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and open up Odin3 v3.10.6.exe.



8. You should see a blue box on the left side of Odin that reads something similar to "0:[COM15]", if you don't then download and install Samsung USB drivers



9. In Odin click on "AP", locate and select the md5 file you unzipped in step 6. Odin may show "Not Responding", just wait!



10. Click on "Start" and wait until the process is over. This can take up to 15 minutes so be patient!! (If you get "FAIL!" check the FAQ sections at the bottom of the article).



11. Once the process is completed you will see "PASS!" and your phone will automatically reboot. Your phone can take up to 10 minutes to fully boot up the first time, be patient! 



Your phone is now restored to stock Samsung firmware, but keep following the rest of the steps to completely wipe the device. 


12. Completely power off your phone. Now press and hold the volume up, home button, and power button all at the same time until you see small blue text on the screen.



13. Using the volume up/down and power button navigate down to "wipe data/factory reset" > select    "Yes -- delete all user data".



14. Now select "wipe cache partition".


15. Once that is complete select "reboot system now". Your phone will now boot up like usual, but it may take up to 10 minutes so be patient!



16. You are now done! You have successfully restored your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge back to complete stock. Your phone is now safe enough to send back to Samsung/carrier without them having any of your personal information or knowing you ever rooted your phone.



FAQ: 


Q: Odin says "There is no PIT partition".
A: Use the official Samsung USB cable and change the USB port.

Q: My phone is stuck on the Samsung logo.
A: Wait at least 15 minutes and if you are still stuck on the Samsung logo then follow steps 12-14.

Q: Odin doesn't show a blue box even though my phone is in Download Mode and is plugged into my computer.

A: Download and install Samsung USB drivers and then reboot your computer.

Q: Will this guide completely unroot my Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and restore it to stock?

A: Yes, any and all signs of root will be removed and you will be restored back to stock Samsung firmware.

Q: Odin showed "FAIL!".

A: Make sure you are using the official Samsung USB cable, downloaded the correct Samsung stock firmware for your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge model number, and plug your phone into a USB 2.0 port. If those suggestions don't work then try the same guide on a different computer.
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How to Root Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge! [TWRP Recovery + Root]

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Rooting the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge allows you to open a whole new world of possibilities that you can do with your phone. The two majors benefits with root access is that you have the option to install custom ROMS like CM12 and Paranoid Android. Not only that, but you also have the option to use root apps like Titanium Backup and Greenify!! 

Remember, you can always unroot your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge simply by following this guide, allowing you to restore it just like the day you first bought the phone. 


AT&T SM-G920A, AT&T SM-G925A, Verizon SM-G920V, Verizon SM-G925V Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users follow this root guide!!

Supported Galaxy S6 Variants: 
T-Mobile SM-G920T
Sprint SM-G920P
US Cellular SM-G920R4
International SM-G920F / SM-G920I
Korean SM-G920L / SM-G920S / SM-G920K
Canadian SM-G920W8

Supported Galaxy S6 Edge Variants:
T-Mobile SM-G925T
Sprint SM-G925P
US Cellular SM-G925R4
International SM-G925F / SM-G925I
Korean SM-G925L / SM-G925S / SM-G925K
Canadian SM-G925W8

Rooting the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is a pretty simple and straight forward process, just follow the guide below to get started!

1. 
Plug in your phone via microUSB to your computer.


2. Download and transfer UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip to your phone using the download link below. Just transfer the zip file, DO NOT unzip it!

Download UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip


3. Enter into Download Mode. Power off your phone and then press and hold the power button, volume down, and home button all at the same time. 



4. You should "Warning" on the screen.


5. Press the volume up and you should now see "Downloading..."



6. Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and TWRP file using the download links below.

Download Odin3_v3.10.6.zip
Download TWRP TAR Recovery for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge



7. Unzip Odin3_v3.10.6.zip and open Odin3 v3.10.6.exe.  


8. With your phone still plugged into your computer. You should see a blue box on the left side of Odin that reads something similar to "0:[COM15]". If you don't then download and install the Samsung USB drivers and unplug and plug your phone back in.


9. Now click on AP and locate and select the TWRP Recovery TAR file you downloaded in step 6.


10. Click on "Start" and the process will begin. This will only take a seconds


11. IMMEDIATELY AFTER clicking on "Start" press and hold the volume up, home button, and power button all at the same time. 


12. You will now be entered into TWRP Recovery.


13. Select "Install" > find and select "UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip" > swipe your finger to install the SuperSU zip file.


14. Now select "Reboot System". If TWRP Recovery asks you to disable overwriting, allow it.  You are now rooted with TWRP custom recovery installed on your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge!


15. You will see an app called SuperSU in your app drawer. Open it and if it asks you to update binary, allow it. You can confirm that your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge is rooted by using an app like Root Checker.


FAQ: 
Q: Odin says "There is no PIT partition".
A: Use the official Samsung USB cable and change the USB port.

Q: Odin doesn't show the blue box on the left.
A: Download and install Samsung USB drivers, change the USB cable, change USB port, and if those suggestions don't work try it on a different computer. 

Q: How can I restore my phone back to stock/unroot it?

A: Simply follow this guide: How to unroot Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Q: So that's it, my Galaxy S6/S6 Edge is rooted and I can now install custom ROMS and use root apps?
A: Yup, it wasn't too hard, huh? 
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How to Root Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge without Tripping Knox! [PingPong Root]


Recently, Keen Team released a way to quickly and easily root the Samsung Galaxy S6 without tripping Samsung KNOX and without a computer! This is by far the best and easiest method to root the Galaxy S6 within just a few minutes without any cables or 5 page step-by-step guide! 
The PingPong Root tool already supports a wide variety of Galaxy S6 variants and the team is working hard to find other devices that support this method too! 

This root method will NOT wipe your phone, but backup any important information on your phone before continuing just in case something goes wrong! This method is one of the most basic and easiest methods that you will ever find to rooting your Galaxy S6, especially since no computer is required! 


Update: Now supports AT&T SM-G920A and Verizon SM-G920V Galaxy S6 variants!!

Update 2: Now supports all Galaxy S6 Edge variants too including AT&T SM-G925A and Verizon SM-G925V Galaxy S6 Edge!

Supported Galaxy S6 Models:

International SM-G920I [G920IDVU1AOD1/BN/DG]
International SM-G920F [G920FXXU1AOCV]
AT&T SM-G920A [G920AUCU1AOCE]
Verizon SM-G920V [G920VVRU1AOC3]
T-Mobile SM-G920T [G920TUVU1AOCG]
Sprint SM-G920P [G920PVPU1AOCF]
US Cellular SM-G920R4 [G920R4TYU1AOD3]

Supported Galaxy S6 Edge Models:
International SM-G925F [G925FXXU1AOD9/CV]
China SM-G9250 [G9250ZCU1AODC]
Verizon SM-G925V [G925VVRU1AOC3]
AT&T SM-G925A [G925AUCU1AOCE]
T-Mobile SM-G925T [G925TUVU1AOCG]
Sprint SM-G925P [G925PVPU1AOCF]
Canadian SM-G925W8 [G925W8VLU1AOCG]

Follow the guide below to root the Samsung Galaxy S6 using PingPong Root!


1. Go into Settings > Security > Enable "Unknown sources".


2. Download pingpongroot_beta4.apk to your phone using the download link below.

Download pingpongroot_beta4.apk

3. Locate the pingpongroot_beta2.apk on your phone, if you downloaded it directly to your phone it will be located in your "download" folder. You can use a File Manager app to navigate to the folder. 

4. Tap on the APK you downloaded and select "INSTALL" and then "OPEN". 


5. You should now be in the PingPong Root app. Select "Download Data" and then "Get root!" and if you get any permissions request, allow it.


6. Reboot your Galaxy S6.


7. You will now have an app called "Kinguser" in your app drawer. Open it at least once.


8. Your Galaxy S6 is now rooted without tripping KNOX! If you want to make sure you are rooted you can install Root Checker from the Play Store to confirm. 


Remember this method ONLY gives you root so you can use root apps like Titanium Backup, if you want to install a custom Recovery on your Galaxy S6 so you can install custom ROMS use TWRP Manager.


All credits go to Keen Team!!

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How to Enter into Download Mode on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge!


So you want to enter into Download Mode on the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge? Entering into Download Mode is actually pretty simple, but some of you may feel like a step by step guide (like this one) would help you get the job done without screwing up your phone!

What's the point of entering into Download Mode?
The main reason why you would want to enter your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge into Download Mode would be to root, install custom Recovery (TWRP/CWM), or restore your phone back to stock. 

Follow the simple 3 step guide below to enter your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge into Download Mode, it will literally take 60 seconds to do!

1. Completely power off your phone. Press and hold the power button on the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge and select "Power off".


2. Now press and hold the volume down, home center button, and power button at the same time. You should now see a blue screen with "Warning".


3. Press the volume up on your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge. Now you will see "Downloading...".


That's it, you have successfully entered into Download Mode (also known as "Odin Mode") on the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge! If you ran into any issues please read the Troubleshoot section (below) FIRST!!

Troubleshoot: 
If you weren't able to enter into Download Mode try these suggestions:
  • Make sure your phone was fully powered off before you continued to step 2.
  • Make sure your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge was unplugged (don't connect the microUSB cable to your phone).
  • If you still can't enter into Download Mode then contact me from one of the social media links below or comment in the comment section.
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Download Android 4.4.x KitKat PA Gapps! [Stock/Full/Mini/Micro/Nano/Pico]


Need to download a Gapps package for your Android 4.4.x KitKat device? This is your central place to get the perfect Gapps build! With 7 different variants of PA Gapps for you to download you're going to find the perfect one that fits your needs and just works! Have limited storage? Use Pico, Nano, or Micro. Want to have all your basic Google apps like the Gmail, YouTube, Maps, Camera? Use Full or Stock!

Just about every single custom ROM requires you to flash Gapps right after flashing the ROM. Custom ROMS like CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, etc all require this! Without flashing Gapps you won't have access to any Google services like the Play Store, Chrome, YouTube, and Gmail.

Simply download your choice of PA Gapps (links below), enter into custom Recovery (TWRP/CWM), flash the Gapps package just like any other zip file, reboot, and you're done! You now have Google services like the Google Play Store, Chrome, Gmail, YouTube, Maps, so many more!

Don't download from unreliable places where you could be putting your phone at risk! Use the download links below to download PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat directly from my server!

Android 4.4.x KitKat PA Gapps Variants:
  • Stock - Recommended for most users
  • Full
  • Mini
  • Mico
  • Nano - Recommended if you have an older device/limited storage
  • Pico - Recommend if you have an older device/limited storage
  • Pico(Uni)
Click below to show PA Gapps Chart!


Download PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat using the download links below!

Download Stock PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Full PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Mini PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Micro PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Nano PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Pico PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat
Download Pico(Uni) PA Gapps for Android 4.4.x KitKat

Credits go to XDA member, TKruzze!