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Author Topic: How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QI5 and above (7.0) for Global GSM  (Read 2514 times)

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How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QI5 and above (7.0) for Global GSM
« on: December 12, 2017, 03:06:32 PM »
This procedure won't root your phone, it will allow you to unlock it using a COMBINATION ROM and our app.

This procedure WILL factory reset your phone. Backup with SmartSwitch to save any data/pictures/videos.


1.) Download and install our unlock app.

2.) Purchase the unlock from within the app.

3.) Download COMBINATION_FA71_N950USQU2AQK3 and also N950U stock ROM from below.

4.) Connect the phone to the PC using an USB cable and wait for all drivers to finish installing.

5.) Power off your phone completely, then hold HOME and Volume+ buttons while powering on to get into recovery menu, wait a moment for the menu to appear then select "Wipe data/factory reset" after it completes select "Reboot to bootloader" unrar COMBINATION_FA71_N950USQU2AQK3 then in odin select the tar.md5 in the AP slot and flash it.





6.) Download then unzip COMBO_ROM_unlock_installer.zip from below.

7.) Copy the unlock.apk downloaded on point 1 into the COMBO_ROM_unlock_installer folder.

8.) Double click on install.bat from the above extracted files.





9.) Open the apps, then open settings>Wi-Fi tap the "3 dots" and select "Add network" Connect to a working WiFi network on the phone.





10.) Open idoneapps unlock app and proceed to unlock the phone.





11.) Phone is now UNLOCKED, now flash the Stock ROM linked below and you are done (all 4 files)





*Prerequisites*
Note8 Stock ROM QJB Click to Download
COMBINATION_FA71_N950USQU2AQK3.rar Click to Download
Odin3_v3.14(skip SHA256) for Windows Click to Download
COMBO_ROM_unlock_installer.zip Click to Download
Samsung USB Drivers Click to Download
Password (if needed)=idoneapps.com
« Last Edit: January 31, 2018, 04:55:22 PM by Nodial »
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Re: How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QI5 and above (7.0) for Global GSM
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 11:37:22 AM »
I'm on BRB4 and can't seem to get this working. Any suggestions?

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Re: How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QI5 and above (7.0) for Global GSM
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 12:30:44 PM »
On RB4 root is required, please follow these instructions to root your Note 8:
https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-note-8/development/root-samfail-galaxy-note8-t3685340
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Re: How to Unlock Note8 SM-N950U QI5 and above (7.0) for Global GSM
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2018, 07:18:15 AM »
I got it, thank you very much!