Another day, another Triangle Away update
Posted on 2013-06-06, 46 comments, 153 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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Yes, I'm getting tired of it as well. But the S4 is a tricksy ~~hobbit~~ device and it just keeps on ruining my day.

A major issue with yesterdays release was that it boot-looped / soft-bricked for some users. The problem has been identified, and really I should've seen it coming, d'oh. Anyways, this problem is now fixed, but with that comes the sad news that you will now need to be running a stock Samsung kernel for Triangle Away to be able to reset your counter and binary status. 

That is pretty annoying but there's no way around it for now, without depending on me doing massive amounts of work and creating a maintenance nightmare for myself.

On the plus side, that change might actually cause Triangle Away to be compatible with the AT&T and VZW S4 models. Beware that this has not been tested yet. If you have the balls to try it out, let me know what happens!

Another issue with yesterdays update was that for some people the allow tracker to run feature broke, and if it previously kept the device to official, it now reset to custom. This should be fixed now. If it worked for you (it doesn't for a lot of people) and broke yesterday, it should be working again now.

Play will take a while to update

XDA thread:


  • Adjustments to reset and background su, may fix enable tracker issue

  • Adjustments to S4 family of devices reset

  • Support for:

--- Samsung Galaxy S4 AT&T SGH-I337

--- Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon SCH-I545

[root] Triangle Away

Osa Jam commented on 2013-06-06 at 21:51:

+Chainfire There is a problem with this update 2.98; a message pop up says "TriangleAway Stopped" when I convert the system language to Arabic on SGS3 GT-I9300; I never get that message in the update 2.96 !

jonathan capellan commented on 2013-06-06 at 22:06:

+Chainfire keep up the good work !

Dub Cee commented on 2013-06-06 at 22:08:

Thx for keeping this up! 

Enjoy your Beer, Proost!

Omar Bizreh commented on 2013-06-06 at 22:29:

+Osa Jam a report without a log file won't help a dev ;)

+Chainfire thank you for both update and info u mentioned in this post :-)

Osa Jam commented on 2013-06-06 at 23:21:

+Omar Bizreh How do I get a log file ?

Robert commented on 2013-06-07 at 05:23:

Yesterday I wanted to reset my Flash Counter to 0 but something went wrong and it rebootet the whole time

I had to install a new Firmware because I haven't made a Nandroid backup

Any ideas what I've done wrong? +Chainfire

GT-9505 and flashed from a Telekom Branding to to normal Version without any Telekom sh*t apps

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-07 at 05:30:

Not in the Play Store again.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-07 at 06:04:

2.90 was the best version i know so far.

Markus Menczel commented on 2013-06-07 at 07:05:

thx Chainfire, good job !

Dane Bogle commented on 2013-06-07 at 08:59:

I'm new to this rooting stuff, I still don't understand about this triangle away. Hopefully it is not an issue for me in the distal future

Remy Escuel commented on 2013-06-07 at 09:32:

Get some rest Chainfire =)

Shad Ryshad commented on 2013-06-07 at 17:32:

Is it possible to have Triangle Away Support the Samsung Galaxy Rush 4.1.2?

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-09 at 20:19:

Using stock kernel is strongly required to execute correctly.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-09 at 20:20:

So on custom roms ni function.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-09 at 20:23:

I recommend to use 2.90 for S2 and S3. For S4 (and only for those users) use the current version.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-09 at 20:35:

Wait till tomorrow. Perhaps i upload this. But as for now i don't have time.

Chainfire commented on 2013-06-09 at 20:57:

+Andreas Holzschneider I'll try to flash CM on my S3 sometime this week. I'm using the S3 as primary phone though, so I'm not sure when.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-10 at 14:27:

Triangle Away 2.90 APK:

This is a backup of my own xda version. Do not spread to much around.

Please note that stock kernel is strongly recommended.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-10 at 14:33:

Only stock based kernel is working, or just Siyah.

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-10 at 14:34:
Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-10 at 14:40:

+Chainfire  Dude, i dunno if it is possible, but on my S2 (XWLSD, german, PhilZ kernel, rooted) i have problems with syncing with Google account after using latest version. I did not have any with 2.90.

So as i recommended: 2.90 for S2 + S3 (with stock based kernel or siyah), 2.99 for S4 (strongly required stock kernel).

Alexei Lerner commented on 2013-06-10 at 15:00:

+Andreas Holzschneider  Dude, i just wanted to help. This version is official, you could download it from the xda website before it got updated. I stored it on my phone. No virus, no modification.

I would greatly suggest to add you to my circles so we could help each other. You can scan the APK with the antivirus app of your trust.

Ruben Nagel commented on 2013-06-11 at 16:08:

No me funciona la camara en mi galaxy s 2

Anthony Sanchez Saborio commented on 2013-06-11 at 18:54:

Chainfire I just installed the 3D App and when it tries to reboot it gets stuck in the Black windows that you see when you turn it on

Moises Dominguez commented on 2013-06-12 at 05:06:

hey, sorry, need some help

yc y commented on 2013-06-12 at 14:49:

Waiting the triangle away for galaxy s4 i9500 device :D

Reza Kafi commented on 2013-06-13 at 09:51:

Hi my comment is not about this post. Sorry


Is there any way to root galaxy tab 7.7 P6800 with 4.1.2 JB ?

fai ga commented on 2013-06-13 at 15:42:

Thanks to you guyz my I1900 is now rotted

Keep up a

Leonardo Barreto commented on 2013-06-14 at 22:51:

Good night Chainfire

Already forecast exists stops triangle way v.3.0

Andy Cullis commented on 2013-06-16 at 17:16:

Chainfire any chance we could have mobileodin support for i9505?

Gali Janach commented on 2013-06-16 at 21:30:

Hi there

Is there anyway you can support the S4 MDM build number?

Gali Janach commented on 2013-06-23 at 13:42:

I would like to confirm the triangle away has worked beautifully on my S4 i9505 with MDM build.

alista grouv commented on 2013-07-05 at 10:50:

+1 for samsung galaxy chat GT-B5330 sir. :D

Nicholas Wong commented on 2013-07-28 at 09:05:

Could you support the i9500 s4 pleaee! :(

Ing. Juan Antonio García Díaz commented on 2013-07-30 at 04:24:

hey +Chainfire  nice work with this app, but I have problem with the new version 3.01 of triangle away, when try to reset my flash counter the app say "Status cannot be determined..." when select option reset flash counter and app enter in mode download and restart triangle away say  "could not find triangle and counter data", in new update of sansung i view a new option in "about system" -> Secure boot status "type: Samsung"

adb shell getprop -->

gabriel la commented on 2013-08-02 at 21:22:

Hey great work, I was curious if you will ever come to support the s4 active variant?

Aniello Luongo commented on 2013-08-09 at 22:23:

Waiting the triangle away for galaxy s4 mini gt-i9195 device.

Shana Suliman commented on 2013-08-14 at 15:27:

Hey great work, am using a Samsung galaxy s4 GT-I9500 and want to root it ,but without triangle away I can't:-(...would they be support anytime soon??

Dashi John M. Debellotte commented on 2013-08-23 at 14:41:

What's the deal with it not downloading the add on it says it needs for t889?

Jacques De Kock commented on 2013-11-12 at 11:28:

Any news in getting the code broken for the binary reset of the I9500?

Kerem Abadi commented on 2013-11-25 at 02:05:

I find the solution for "TriangleAway Stopped" by the changing the phone language to "English".

(n7000 4.1.2 and n7000 Cyanogenmod)

Jorge F. Esteves commented on 2013-12-28 at 12:19:

Don't work's anymore on jb 4.3 galaxy s3 GT-I9300

Sikander Shaikh commented on 2014-01-20 at 06:42:

when r u going to release triangle away for. s4 i9500....? 

Homage commented on 2014-03-28 at 02:35:

Hey everyone. Im having an issue with triangle away. I installed the cyangonmod using there pc easy install and when i try to use the app it says that im not using supersu and using the app with out it will damage the device. any idea how to fix it

Calvin Brekelmans commented on 2014-05-28 at 06:08:

Well seems to me the S4 i9500 has screwed us all.

Hari Thejas commented on 2014-10-01 at 08:00:

dear Sir could you pls make triangle away work on s4 zoom, I'm really helpless to submit it for warranty

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