Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features amazing software and top-notch hardware which can be maximised even more by gaining root access for full administrative rights. Know the easy steps to root your latest Galaxy Note phablet.
Benefits of Rooting
Gaining root access on your Android device brings several new features and functionality which maximised the power hidden in its system.
1. Ability to flash custom ROMs.
2. Allows customisation from certain applications.
3. Access to multi-core processors.
4. Control of processor clocking.
5. Use SD card or internal storage as RAM.
1. All data files and personal information must be backed up before performing any rooting procedure. Do not use the Samsung Kies for creating backup but instead, manually backup everything.
2. Enable the USB debugging mode on your phablet. Depending on the interface, you may have to follow one of the two: "Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging" or "Settings > Developer options > Enable > USB debugging."
3. Make sure that the battery level is at least 50 per cent before rooting.
4. Download the rooting kit designed for your Galaxy Note 3 variant by clicking its model number:
a. Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 or 3G version
b. Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 or LTE version
Warning: Rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 void its existing warranty and we are liable for any possible damages, errors or loss of warranty. Read, understand and follow the instructions to avoid any problems during the root process. Do this at your own risk.
1. Extract files on your computer.
2. Launch the Odin tool.
3. Switch off your Galaxy Note 3 and reboot it into download mode by pressing Volume down and Home keys at the same time. An Android logo will appear on the screen indicating the download mode.
4. Connect the phablet to the computer using its USB cable.
5. Inside the Odin tool, click the "PDA" section then select the extracted rooting package.
6. Hit the "Start" button to begin rooting your Galaxy Note 3. It may take up to 3 minutes to complete the process.
7. Once the device has been rooted, disconnect if from the computer and download an application called "Root Checker" from the Play Store to determine if your phablet has been successfully rooted.
8. If not, reapply the procedure till the phablet gains root access.
In case your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 suffers boot loop sequence or get stuck on the welcome screen, remove and reinsert the battery pack then follow the instructions again.
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