Time has now come to take out Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 powered by XXLQ2 so that you can root the same and install the custom ROM firmwares which we will be discussing about in the due course of this article. Please be informed that once you root, you can install the custom Rom firmwares as well as other apps which need the root access. This rooting process can only be applied to the Galaxy Note N7000 international version powered by XXLQ2 ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware and to no other devices as it may even brick the device. You can check the current firmware from the path “Settings > About Phone” section where the Android version will be shown.
Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Rooting Info: Once you root, the warranty will get void. The only way with which you can revoke the root access is by re applying the Official firmware of XXLQ2 from the mentioned link.
Let’s proceed to the list of pre requisites you need to follow along with the detailed procedure on how to root your device with the help of simple instructions.
Essential pre Requisites:
- Though it’s not a compulsion but you need to back up the data with the help of below mentioned steps. You can also alternatively make use of KIES PC Suite to back up the data so that if any of the data gets lost, the same can be easily restored.
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”
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Minimum battery left should be at least 60% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of rooting process. If the minimum battery level is not maintained, the phone may even get bricked.
- Disable or close all the Security suites installed in your device as it may hamper the process of rooting.
Let’s proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to root your Galaxy Note N7000 on XXLQ2 firmware.