How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (AT&T) on Android Jelly Bean [Guide]

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_3This guide will help you to get your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3 rooted. Rooting will help you get to the core of your device and shell out its juice.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty. Proceed at your own risk.


This root guide is applicable only for AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (model number SM-N900A). Please be careful to only try this on that device. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

Before starting off with the guide, get yourself ready with the following:

  • Download and install Samsung Galaxy Note 3 drivers (if you haven’t done so already). Restart your PC after the driver installation.
  • Download Root_de_la_Vega.7z (2.2GB file) to your computer. Extract this file to obtain 5 files (, Root_de_la_Vega.tar, N900AUCUBMI1_OneClickBin.exe, Odin3 v3.09.exe, and Odin3.ini).

How To Root AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3

  • Remove the external sdcard, in case you have one.
  • Switch off the device.
  • Take out the battery and the USB cable (if its already plugged in).
  • Wait for about 10 seconds and re-insert the battery.
  • Boot into Download Mode by keeping the ‘Volume Down’, ‘Home’ and ‘Power’ buttons pressed (Volume Down + Home + Power), until you see a Warning! screen. Then, press the ‘Volume Up’ button to enter Download mode.
  • Open the file N900AUCUBMI1_OneClickBin.exe, which you had extracted earlier.
  • Plug-in the device to your computer using a USB cable.
  • After you plug-in the device, the box at the top of Odin (the application you just ran), will turn yellow and the message ‘Added’ should appear in the message box in Odin.
  • Click Start and wait for the process to finish.
  • Wait till your device restarts.
  • Plug out the USB cable.
  • Enter into Download Mode again, as earlier.
  • Now, open the file Odin3 v3.09.exe.
  • Connect the device to your computer.
  • Now, the first box at the top of Odin, i.e, ID:COM will turn yellow and the message ‘Added’ should appear in the message box in Odin.
  • On the Odin window, click on ‘AP‘ and select the file ‘Root_de_la_Vega.tar‘.
  • Take care not to change any other setting.
  • Click on the Start button to start the flashing.
  • Wait till the process finishes and “PASS” status is displayed in Odin.
  • Wait for the device to reboot.
  • Extract the contents of to obtain:
    • root_files (folder)
  • Copy these 2 files to the ROOT of your device’s internal sdcard.
  • Restart your device.
  • After your device has restarted successfully, delete the 2 files which you had just placed in the root of your device’s internal sdcard.
  • Now, restart your device again to complete the rooting process!
  • You may now insert back your external sdcard.


Enjoy your rooted sweet AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3!

[via XDA]

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