Here’s how to root the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 which has already upgraded to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update N7100XXDMB5 with baseband version N7100XXDLK7. This guide will show how to root it with simple steps ahead using Chainfire’s CF-Root for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100.
You may first check your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 software info via Settings>>About>>Software Version, it should match with current firmware details as N7100XXDMB5 or baseband version N7100XXDLK7 before you may proceed. This rooting method should only used and works with Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100, and do not use it on other variants which may result to possible bricks.
List of countries receives the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean N7100XXDMB5 firmware update
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 United Arab Emirates
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Egypt
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Pakistan
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Saudi Arabia
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Iraq
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Kenya
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Afghanistan
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Tunisia
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Libya
N7100XXDMB5 N7100XXDLK7 N7100OJVDMB1 Morocco
(Note: this is only an initial list some countries might not included here)
Disclaimer: Rooting will void the warranty of your device. Use of this guide is solely at your own risk. The developer of this root kernel and including us shall not be held responsible if anything happens to your device.
Download CF-Root for Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Unzip or extract the downloaded CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.zip. Then you will get the CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5 which now an Odin flashable file.
- Make sure the battery is fully charge.
- Make a back-up copy of all important files stored from the device.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your Note 2 Go to Settings>Application>Development>Turn On USB debugging mode.
Root GT-N7100 XXDMB5 XXDLK7 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Step 1: Run Odin Odin3 v3.07.exe or v1.85.exe in your computer
Step 2: In Odin options, make sure the “Re-Partition is unchecked. Leave Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are checked.
Step 3: Reboot the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 into download. To enter Download Mode just “press and Hold the Volume Down button, Home and the Power button. Simply press volume up to continue, once the warning screen appears.
Step 4: Connect your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to the computer via USB cable. You should see that Odin will highlight the ID:COM bar and it says “Added!!”. If Odin doesn’t respond once the device is plug, just check for possible issues like re-installing the USB driver and or checking the USB cable.
Step 5: Click the PDA Button,then browse and select the CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5 file to load it.
Step: 6: Simply Hit the START button to begin the root process.
Step 7: Wait until it finishes and or until a word “PASS!” displays in Odin and then let the device completely reboots. Then unplugged the phone computer.
Reset the Binary Flash counter to 0.
Installing CF-Root will trip the binary flash counter, you may only reset it using the triangle away apps.
Grab Triangle Away apps to support Chainfire.
Just follow the steps from apps menu once installed.