Root T-Mobile Galaxy S6/S6 Edge on Android 5.1.1 without tripping Knox

So you just updated your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 5.1.1 but by doing so lost your root access. Not to worry as there is a way to root your device on the latest Android 5.1.1 without tripping the Knox security flag to maintain your warranty.

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Root Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

First, download these files and put them in a folder:

1. Samsung USB Drivers (Click Here)
2. Odin v3.10.6
3. SuperSu v2.49
4. UniKernel
5. Auo’s v4 kernel
6. Auo’s TWRP v12
7. sboot.bin for G925T (s6 edge tmobile)
7b. sboot.bin for G920T (s6 tmobile)

If you plan on using the Unikernel to root your g925t or g920t on 5.1.1 use these steps

1. Install Samsung USB Drivers if necessary.
2. Put phone into download mode. Power phone off then press and hold Volume down, home and power keys at same time until you see warning screen then let go and hit volume up one time.
3. Plug phone in and wait for drivers to install if necessary.
4. Open odin you should now see phone’s modem port highlighted in blue.
5. Click on BL tab and select correct sboot.bin that you downloaded above. Then click start.
6. When phone comes back on power off again and put into download mode.
7. Open odin again and this time select AP tab and select UniKernel file and click start.
8. That is it!!! When it comes back on phone will be rooted. To verify that knox has not been tripped go back to download mode and it should still say KNOX WARRANTY: 0 (0X0000)

If you plan on using Aou’s Kernel and TWRP to root your G925T on 5.1.1 (DO NOT USE THIS FOR G920T) use the steps below

1. Install Samsung USB drivers if necessary.
2. Copy and Paste SuperSU v2.49 on the root folder of your phone’s internal memory.
3. Put phone into download mode. Power phone off then press and hold Volume down, home and power keys at same time until you see warning screen then let go and hit volume up one time.
4. Plug phone into computer and let drivers install if necessary.
5. Open odin and click on BL tab and select sboot.bin file for g925t and click start.
6. When phone is back on put back into download mode again.
7. Open odin again and this time select AP tab and flash Aou’s TWRP file and hit start.
8. When phone is back on put phone into download mode one last time.
9. Open odin and select AP tab and select Aou’s v4 kernel and click start.
10. When phone is back on unplug it and power it off and put into recovery mode (Volume up, home and power keys)
11. When TWRP recovery is open click on install tab and select supersu file and swipe to flash it. then reboot phone to system.
12. That is it!!! When it comes back on phone will be rooted. To verify that knox has not been tripped go back to download mode and it should still say KNOX WARRANTY: 0 (0X0000)

SOURCE: XDA Developers (wonderingabout)

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