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Galaxy Note N7000 – Steps to Root on XXLS2 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware

Galaxy Note LogoTime has now come to root your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 smartphone so as to install the custom ROM firmwares and host of other apps which requires the root access which will empower you to make the most out of your device. Please note that so as to root your device, you will have to be on the latest Jellybean 4.1 XXLS2 firmware which you can check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone” where you will get to see the firmware version as Jellybean 4.1 XXLS2. Just in case if you get to see any other firmware, you will have to follow the below mentioned instruction so as to root the device. In the next few coming days we will be checking out various custom ROM firmwares which will ensure that you make the most out of your device as you can experience features like Multi- view and other features which Galaxy Note 2 N7100 comes with.

Guide to Update Galaxy Note N7000 with Jellybean 4.1 XXLS2 Firmware

So first you need to follow the quick pre requisites below before you proceed to the detailed guide on how to root your Note N7000 mentioned in the next page.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • It’s always better to backup all your precious data with the help of below mentioned steps manually so that if data gets erased / deleted, then the same can be restored. Don’t backup the data with the help of KIES as it may not detect the device since this firmware has not yet globally released.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

  • Download Drivers for Galaxy Note from here. 32 bit (x86) Windows  |   64-bit (x64) Windows. Ensure that the minimum battery charge level doesn’t fall below 30% so as to make sure that your device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • We understand that rooting your device will void the warranty but the same can be undone by updating your Note N7000 device with the XXLS2 Firmware by following the corresponding instructions.

So assuming that you are done with the above mentioned processes, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to root your Galaxy Note N7000 with a simple to follow tutorial.

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  1. Tino

    April 24, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    I have 4.1.2 XXLSA
    kernel ver. as it appears on phone
    hardcore@speedmod-n7000-jb #5-3
    Will this work on my phone?

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 4, 2013 at 12:51 pm

      yes you can very well apply this update

  2. Sam

    December 1, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    Here’s the correct rooting process guys…

  3. sagar

    November 26, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    DONT WORK THAT TAR FILE. Write fail error in odin. Pls do something

  4. Christine

    November 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    The tar file does not work. Is there an update or a new root package for this tutorial?

  5. gflyer

    November 23, 2012 at 2:07 am

    any news on this. I see a lot of posts similar to this with the damn file.
    is it safe to use the tar file posted by prem?

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2013 at 3:36 pm

      YES ITS SAFE!!!

  6. rafik shaikh

    November 20, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    when will we get root file

  7. Binoy sk

    November 20, 2012 at 12:37 am

    Dear friend pls delete this post….or advice us what to do

  8. prem

    November 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    well,someone should atleast upload a video..if they get any success.

  9. prem

    November 18, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    finally guys, here is the solution, this is the link to the .tar file which odin will recognise.

    • elmo

      November 19, 2012 at 6:49 pm

      @prem, have you tried this? does it work? any problems?

      • elmo

        November 20, 2012 at 8:25 pm

        This doesn’t work!

    • mark

      November 23, 2012 at 6:54 pm

      It Won’t Work also

    • Ion

      November 24, 2012 at 9:34 am

      Don’t work that TAR file…fail!

  10. raj

    November 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    This is safe to update plz let me know.

  11. Adeyemi Ganiu

    November 12, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    It did not work as there no tar file in the .zip rooting package

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