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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 – Tutorial

Root Samsung Galaxy NoteIt 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 Information:
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 ContactsSync 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.

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  1. Alvin

    May 7, 2012 at 6:28 am

    Hi there,

    I just done rooting but when i reboot my device, y it keep restart my device and cant open at all my phone ?
    Please advice me thanks.

  2. vishal r

    February 27, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    I have galxy note with 2.3.6 and baseband version n7000DDLA2 , builld no GINGERBREAD.DDLA5

    • Pradeep Neela

      April 7, 2012 at 1:17 am

      we will come out with the rooting tutorial

  3. Anish

    January 17, 2012 at 3:27 am

    Hi Neal I have rooted my Samsung Galaxy Note… Now if I want to unroot it thn wht I have to do? just have to update software updation once again through kies air? Will it take it bk to original kernel? My version was KL3…

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 18, 2012 at 12:19 am

      to unroot, just apply the firmware again!

  4. steve

    November 17, 2011 at 3:06 am

    when I applied this root it crashed my phone. It just keeps on rebooting. also I have noticed it keeps a count of how many times a custom binary download is done.

    Hopefully downloading the xxkj4 file will restore it

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 18, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      yes you will be able to restore it!!!

      • ayush

        December 6, 2011 at 12:32 pm

        same problem here.

  5. dr.ketan

    November 6, 2011 at 10:49 am

    Dear Neal
    I have read many reviews that after rooting with this method, wifi tethering not working
    refer method 2 of this post, i hav posted on XDA, that works well. It is about Root + CWM by ChaiFire
    if possible update here for androidadvice user

  6. Rishi

    November 6, 2011 at 8:35 am

    Is there any way to loss of memory when the device is being rooted ? This might help users stop memory loss during the process and will make the process full proof.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      November 6, 2011 at 2:12 pm

      yes, the data in the device may get erased!

  7. Riken

    November 6, 2011 at 5:25 am

    Is there any stable roms for the phone yet?

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