Samsung Galaxy Note is one of the rather unique Android based devices to enter the market. It has a gigantic 5.3-inch screen size, 1280 x 800 high resolution display based on Super AMOLED technology that we all know and love. Certainly it may not be a pocket able device for many people for this reason it may not be for everyone! Samsung Galaxy Note has both front and rear facing camera with the 2MP and 8MP capturing capabilities with 1080p video recording capability on the rear facing camera, similar to the Samsung Galaxy SII . As for the OS Samsung Galaxy SII runs on the Android 2.3.5 as many other recent Android based devices. However, device comes with a modified version of the TouchWiz called S Pen which is reported to be optimized for the Stylus input. If you happen to be proud owner of one of these devices then here is a simple to follow method to get the root access on Galaxy Note.
Note: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and you may end-up bricking your device! Follow the instructions posted here at your own responsibility as Inspired Geek will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
- Download the ODIN 1.85 and then extract the .zip file.
- If you do not have Samsung’s KIES 2.0 installed, download and install it. Correct USB drivers must be installed, so that programs can communicate with the device. Reboot computer after KIES installation.
Procedure: Root Samsung Galaxy Note
Step 1: Make sure that your device is in USB debugging mode: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging.
Step 2: Reboot your device into download mode. To do so: Turn the device off, then power it on again by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power simultaneously.
Step 3: Start ODIN.
Step 4: Connect the device to your computer using USB.
Step 5: Wait a few seconds, the ODIN screen will show that a device is now connected
- Make sure that in ODIN nothing is checked, except the "Auto reboot" and "F. Reset Time" checkboxes.
- Press the "PDA" button, and select the "netchip-cwm-update2.tar" file.
- Press "Start". ODIN will now flash the netchip kernel, and the device should reboot.
Step 6) After the CWM and netchip kernel is installed on the device then reboot the device and press/hold the vol up + Home button + Power button at the same time to enter the recovery mode.
Step 7) In CWM recovery just flash the zip file “su-188.8.131.52-ef-signed.zip” from the SDCard.
Step 8) Finally, after flashing the super user (root) on your Samsung Galaxy Note, all you have to do is to reboot the device from main menu in CWM. Enjoy!
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