How To Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Running On Android 4.1.1

Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100

How Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Running On Android 4.1.1

Just days have passed after the release of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and developers @ xda have already built root method for this amazing device. Development for Rom for this device is another thing to be considered. This is the easiest way available on web to root Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

Before You Proceed–>>

  • Remember this tutorial is intended only for Samsung Galaxy with model number N7100. Don’t try this tutorial on any other device as this may brick your device.
  • Make sure you have installed USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 2. If not then install the drivers from here.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    You can backup your contacts using gmail .
  • Enable USB Debugging mode. Go to Options > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Charge your device battery with atleast 75% of power.

How Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Running On Android 4.1.1

  1. First of all, download the ClockWorkMod Recovery +Rooting Package for Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
  2. Now download Odin v1.85 which will be used to root your device. Extract it’s content to a convenient folder.
  3. Now Switch Off your device.
  4. You need to boot your device into download mode. You can boot your device into download mode by Pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button, till you see the Samsung logo or the red and yellow text on the screen.
  5. Double click on ODIN v1.85.exe file to launch Odin. You will find this file in the folder where you had extracted it.
  6. Now connect you device to your PC via USB cable. After your PC have finished installing drivers for your device, you will see a “ADDED” message on the Odin interface.
  7. Now click on “PDA” button on the Odin interface and browse to the ‘cwm6-root-n7100.tar′ file that you extracted in step 2. Also make sure that “Re-partition” option is not enabled.
  8. Then click the “Start” button. Have patience when the odin is processing your updation .
  9. Don’t disconnect or press any buttons no matter what messages you get on screen. When you see a “pass” message on the Odin interface, your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will restart automatically. When the samsung logo appears on your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, disconnect your device.

You can ask for help in the comments below.

Congratulations on Rooting Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 !

You can move ahead to Update your Galaxy Note 2 to a custom Rom using one of our tutorial!

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