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How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QH7 (7.0) for Global GSM
« on: September 21, 2017, 02:05:04 PM »
This procedure won't root your phone, it will allow you to unlock it using the engineering bootloader and our app.

Note: This method only works on Sprint, Boost Mobile, Credo Mobile and Virgin Mobile devices.

1.) Connect the phone to a PC and save all pictures / important files. (Do this because you will need to factory reset the device).

2.) Go to Settings > About Device > and tap "Build Number" 7 times to enable "Developer Menu",
      then enable "USB Debugging" in the Developer Menu. Connect USB and more drivers may install.

3.) Power off phone completely.

4.) Hold Home and Volume+(up), keep them pressed and power the phone on, phone will turn on and load recovery menu.

5.) Once in recovery, move through the items up and down using the volume buttons, and select the items using the power button.
     Move to Wipe data/factory reset, select it, then move to yes and select it.
     Move to Wipe cache partition, select it, then move to yes and select it.
     Move to Reboot to bootloader, select it, phone will boot in download mode.

6.) Connect the phone to the PC using an USB cable and wait for all drivers to finish installing.
7.) Unzip and select ENG_ROOT_N950U.tar.md5 in Odin3_v3.12_skip(SHA256) "AP" slot,
     then push START on Odin3_v3.12_skip(SHA256), the file will be flashed.

8.) Proceed to unlocking Click for Instructions

9.) After the unlock you can flash the stock rom, download it from our repository.
     Select the latest one for your model: Note8 SM-N950U (SPR), use Odin3 v3.12.10 in order to flash the ROM.

N950U_SQU1AQH8_ENG_SPRINT_UNLOCK Click to Download
Odin3 v3.12 skip(SHA256) Click to Download
Odin3 v3.12.10 Click to Download
Samsung USB Drivers Click to Download
Password (if needed)
« Last Edit: December 16, 2017, 03:39:42 AM by Nodial »
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