How To Root Galaxy Note II Easily
Rooting one’s device opens you to a very huge amount of unknown possibilities such as easy OS updates, releasing more size on your disk space and installing a wider variety of applications.
The Galaxy Note II is a very useful device but there might be certain restrictions either from your network provider or due to factory settings so you just got to root your device but please note, rooting your device automatically voids your device warranty and again, you are following this tutorial at your own risk.
Requirements Before Rooting Galaxy Note II
- Make sure you follow this tutorial on a Windows XP/Vista/7/8 PC.
- Note that this WILL erase everything on your phone, so be sure to make a backup!
- This CF-Auto-Root file only works on the Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100. Applying this file to any other version of the Note II can “brick” your device. Please make sure your model number matches “N7100″ before continuing with this tutorial, or make sure you download the correct file for your device.
- Ensure the battery of the phone is charged more than 50%.
- The Galaxy Note II N7100 should be factory unlocked.
- Download Odin + Custom root file
Steps To Root Your Galaxy Note II
1. Go to Settings – About Device – Developer Options to Enable Developer Mode on the Note II
2. Enable Unknown Sources under Settings – Security.
3. Now Plug the Galaxy Note II into your PC through a USB port and make sure all drivers are installed correctly.
4. Hold in the Power, Home, and Volume Down buttons at the same time to place the Galaxy Note II into Download Mode
5. Push the Volume Up button once this screen pops up
6. Unzip and open the CF-Auto-Root folder
7. Right click on Odin.exe, then click on “Run as Administrator”.
8. Make sure there is a yellow box in the screen if not, re connect the USB cable into another USB port or change the cable entirely
9. Once you have the yellow box, click on PDA and then browse for the file that was downloaded with Odin, (CF-Auto-Root-jflte-jfltexx-gti9505.tar.md5). Then click Start
10.Once all is done and you get a green “PASS!” on the screen, your phone should now re-boot to your normal home screen.
11. Go to your applications and check to see if there is an app called “SuperSU” installed. If there is, then you have successfully rooted your Galaxy Note II
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