Rooting, unlocking bootloader and flashing recovery are some of the terms that may freak out some of the new users on this smartphone platform. However, none of the newbies need to worry as we have the ever helping XDA community, who are always releasing tools that makes device customization easier every day. Mskip is a renowned member, and he has just released an all-in-one toolkit for T-Mobile Galaxy Note II SGH-T889.
This new solution lets you carry out a number of tasks, and is a great way to carry out some modifications. However, it’s only applicable on the T-Mobile variant of the Note 2, and may lead to problems if used with other devices or carrier versions. It also requires the installation of ADB drives on a Windows computer. Make sure you charge the battery before attempting the tutorial for using the toolkit up to 75 percent.Turn on USB Debugging, which can be done by going to Settings. From there, you can tap on Developer Options and check the box in front of the Enable Debugging text. It’s also recommended that you provide security to your data.
Now we will present you with the how-to guide for the toolkit, but please do remember you’re going to follow them at your own risk as we won’t be responsible if anything unfortunate happens to the device under unique conditions.
How To Guide
Step 1: Download the all-in-one toolkit.
Step 2: Double click to launch the .exe file downloaded in previous step and let the kit install.
Step 3: Keeping tapping the next button to let it install and don’t change anything else.
Step 4: Select the close button in the window of installation or right click the new shortcut created for the program and run as administrator.
Step 5: After the toolkit program opens, select the model number and manufacturer of your device.
Step 6: Press 1 on the keyboard and hit enter to install the handset drivers of the phone, but make sure KIES is switched off if you have it already.
Step 7: Boot the device and connect it to the computer through a USB cable. To check that the drivers were installed correctly, head over to control panel and check for the Samsung phone driver under Device manager.
Step 8: The toolkit’s menu will also display the serial number of the handset and adb mode at the top if the drivers were successfully installed.
Step 9: To perform any task such as installing recovery or unlocking bootloader, type the number located at front of the specific option and hit Enter.
Step 10: After you’re through with the desired task, close down the toolkit by hitting the cross sign.
You’re been englightened on how to use the toolkit to perform various customizations on T-Mobile Galaxy Note II SGH-T889. Enjoy and feel free to ask any questions. (via: XDA)