Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 And GT-N7105
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note II, then you probably want to root it in order to install whatever you want on it including custom ROMs, themes, and many other things. Well, you don’t have to wait any longer as a developer has managed to break the ice on this one, and as a result, you can root your Galaxy Note 2 with ease.
Thanks to developer Chainfire, users can now root their recently-released Galaxy Note II, and get the SuperSU app on their phablet. This guide is intended only for Note 2 users who have a device with the following model numbers: GT-N7100 and GT-N7105. If you don’t have these model numbers, then do not attempt to follow this guide. Go to Settings -> About device so see which model you own.
This guide is very easy to follow, but before starting we advise you to backup the data found on your phablet using these steps here. Now that you’re all set, you are ready to begin!
How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 And GT-N7105
1. On your phablet, go to Settings -> Application. Here, you will notice an option called Enable USB Debugging. Check the box next to it, and save the changes.
2. Download Samsung Kies on your PC from here.
3. Install Samsung Kies on your computer as you need the USB drivers for your device.
4. Download Odin on your PC at this link.
5. Extract the Odin .ZIP file in a folder on your computer.
7. Extract the CF-Auto-Root .ZIP file in the folder where you extracted Odin during Step 5.
8. Switch off your Galaxy Note 2.
9. Boot your phablet into Download mode. Press and hold down these buttons: Volume Down + Home + Power. When a bunch of warnings show up on the display, let press the Volume Up button to finally enter Download mode.
10. On your PC, open the folder where you extracted Odin, and launch Odin by opening the Odin executable.
11. Now, it’s time to connect your Galaxy Note II to your computer. A message saying Added! needs to show up on somewhere in Odin. If it doesn’t show up, then you did something wrong. Reinstall your Samsung USB drivers by reinstalling Kies, and restart this guide.
12. In Odin, look for the PDA tab, and click on it.
13. In the PDA tab, browse for the CF-Auto-Root file that you extracted into the Odin folder at Step 7. Do not touch something else! Just move to the next step after you’ve selected the CF-Auto-Root file.
14. In Odin, click on the Start button, and Odin will begin rooting your phablet.
15. At the end of the process, you will see a message saying Pass somewhere in Odin. After that, you can close the software, and disconnect the device from your computer.
That’s all folks! Now your Samsung Galaxy Note II is rooted, and you can do whatever you want with it.