Here’s how to root the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 that runs with N7000XXLSZ official Android 4.1.2 Jelly bean update.  The 4.1.2 firmware build N7000XXLSZ with baseband version N7000XXLSO was initially released in Germany, other countries is not yet available at this point. If you are an Android advance  user and wants to uprade from 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich to 4.1.2 jelly bean, you can grab the official or original stock ROM below.

Baseband version: N7000XXLSO
Kernel version:
3.0.31-906407
se.infra@SEI-46 # 3
SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 14 02:26:43
KST 2013
Build version: JZO54K.N7000XXLSZ

Disclaimer: This method are for developers and advance users only. We shall not take any responsibility if anything happen to your device by using this guide.

– Odin downloader –  Odin3 v3.07
– USB Driver Link (install it)
Download the original N7000XXLSZ Stock Firmware from Sammobile:
N7000XXLSZ_N7000OXALSZ_DBT.zip

  1. Extract or unzip the downloaded file. use winzip, 7zip, or any extracting software in your computer or laptop.
  2. Grab and install the USB driver
  3. Start odin3 and configure its options: DO NOT Tick “Re-partition” options.
  4. Click on the PDA button then load the KIES_HOME_N7000XXLSZ_N7000OXALSZ_906407_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5′ file
  5. Boot the device into download mode (Volume down+Home+Power) button
  6. Connect the device in download mode to PC via USB
  7. Press start to flash the tar.md5 package
  8. Wait until it finishes flashing and the device completely reboots, then remove it form PC connection
  9. Now, proceed to root your newly installed 4.1.2 Jelly bean.

Galaxy note 4.1.2 jelly bean  N7000XXLSZ N7000XXLSO

How to Root XXLSZ 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy Note N7000

You can use PhilZ-cwm6 v4.63 with CWM 6.0.2.8 based recovery to root. Philz-CWM6 root kernel does not just root your Samsung Galaxy Note but it also adds up the enhanced clockworkmod 6 full touch based recovery on your device in just simple steps ahead. This root is absolutely safe for it has a “stock based kernel”  to avoid brick bug issues. This is also a handy rooting technique by way of  just flashing it via Stock Recovery, or if you already have installed custom recovery and even in Odin without the frustrating yellow triangle.

PhilZ Touch v.4.63 Features (recent changelog)

  • fix user background image was not restored on restart
  • TWRP backup and restore support, include full md5 sum support (single and multivolume, compressed and non compressed formats)
  • support multiple efs backups in tar format (user request)
  • now it is possible to restore from many modem.bin files under clockworkmod/custom_backup/.modem_bin folder to flash them (just name them *.bin)
  • fix potential md5 error caused when restoring/flashing some modem.bin files
  • fix recovery partition was restored when ever you restore something in stock Advanced Restore Menu
  • custom restore option to browse from /sdcard/0 if it exists (this is a temporary workaround for Android 4.2)
  • add ext4 support for mounting external storage (i9300 thread request)
  • friendly log mode now is final: logs are no more wiped when switching view for all operations (install zip, boot scripts, backup/restore…)
  • enhance logging and user messages mainly in backup/restore operations
  • remove useless support for browsable custom aromafm.zip folders (must be in default folder)
  • Clean Phone for a New ROM moved to Custom Backup and Restore
  • preview support for slide right and double tap gesture actions
  • fix: virtual keys will no more trigger an action at end of your scrolling if touched by case
  • fix: virtual keys could remain highlighted under some circumstances
  • fix screen capture index was back to 11 when it reached 100 (now it will be 999 photos and reverts to 001)
  • fix: toggle background icon prompted for a key since v4.53
  • fix: when toggle icon, screen logs are no more wiped
  • fix: when change menu size, screen logs no more wiped
  • deep revise of touch source to optimize and clean code (scrolling behavior is still same, this will be the next on my todo list)
  • many bugfixes + compiler warnings fix in code

There are two root packages you can choose, either install it via stock recovery or the tar file which can be flash through Odin. You can grab the files here – forum.xda-developers.com.

Method 1:  Install Root via Stock Recovery Update zip

Recommended Method – Recovery (.zip) packages instructions – Will also root your phone

  1. They come in the form of -signed.zip files that can be flashed in stock recovery 3e: No Yellow Triangle
  2. Download PhilZ-cwm6-XXLSZ-OXA-4.63-signed.zip
  3. Copy or Put the previously downloaded PhilZ-cwm6-XXLSZ-OXA-4.63-signed.zip file on your external sd card (not internal)
  4. Boot into stock recovery (volume up+home+power) button
  5. Select “apply update from external storage”. Use volume keys to toggle and home or power button to select option.
  6. Now select the PhilZ-cwm6-XXLSZ-OXA-4.63-signed.zip file you copied in previous step.
  7. You are rooted + new PhilZ-cwm6 kernel with CWM6

Method 2:  Install Root using Odin

  1. Grab Odin3_v3.07
  2. Grab and install the USB driver (install it)
  3. Start odin3 and configure its options: DO NOT Tick “Re-partition” options.
  4. Click on the PDA button then load the .tar file
  5. Boot the device into download mode (Volume down+Home+Power) button
  6. Connect phone in download mode to PC via USB
  7. Press start to flash the tar.md5 package
  8. To root, download the root file from here ( Choose Method 1)

For more detailed instructions head over to XDA-Developer original thread and directly ask any assistance from Phil - the developer himself.

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One Response to Root N7000XXLSZ N7000XXLSO Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Official 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Philz Touch CWM6

  1. Ishan says:

    Hey…. My galaxy note 2012 version with the kernel:
    3.0.31-906407
    se.infra@SEP-128 #3
    SMP PREEMPT Wed Mar 6 19:53:40 KST 2013

    i cant find any rooted kernels to flash through odin…….so any help?

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