It was just mere few days back that the Samsung has unveiled its 5.3 inched monster Galaxy Note, but now in the due course of the article we will check out on how to root the Galaxy note. Just in case if you wanted to know then there are various benefits of rooting as it allows you to customize the device. Last time we saw on Android Advices on how you can easily update your devices with the latest versions of Gingerbread which is XXKJ1 as well as the XXKJ4 and if you are any one of these versions or say if you are on the Stock version of Gingerbread 2.3.5 in your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 then this procedure is for you.
To check on which Android version, you can check the same from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show 2.3.5 version and not any other version like 2.3.7 etc. as this rooting procedure only supports the firmwares which are on Gingerbread 2.3.7 version. Please note that this procedure can only be applied to only Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 devices and not to any of the other Android devices.
Rooting voids the warranty and also the only way to reclaim the warranty is to apply the firmware update again with any of the firmwares like XXKJ1 or the XXKJ4 by following the corresponding article.
Rooting basically a technique wherein it allows the third party applications to access the system level files which is the best part of rooting as it then allows the customizations which Android is always known for.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner or in parts if anything happens wrong with your device while rooting your device which is a very unlikely event if you follow each and every single instruction in the due course of the article.
Over a period of this article we have splitted up in two sections, the pre requisites and the procedure to root. In this page we will see on what are the 3 pre requisites which you need to follow and in the next page we will see on what are the instructions to root the device.
3 Pre Requisites to be followed before Rooting:
- Ensure that the device is charged with the minimum of 70% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned off in the middle of the Rooting Process. The battery level can be checked from the path of “Applications > Settings > Status > Battery Level” where you will see the percentage of charge left in the device.
- Once the device is rooted, there is a possibility that you may lost some data which is there in your phone memory, so it’s recommended to create a backup of the same. So just in case if any data is lost, you can easily restore the same. We have listed more information on how you can backup and restore the data from and to your phone.
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
SMS Messages – “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Videos, Music & Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN (Internet Settings) and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Now, after this close all the tools like Antivirus, KIES software and other Firewall tools in your computer as these tools tend to interrupt the process of the rooting process. Also, you will need to ensure that the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. The USB Debugging cab be enabled from the path of “Applications > Settings > Wireless & networks > Applications > Development > enable the USB Debugging”.
So, in the next page lets head to the next page for the instructions to root the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.