How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Android Jelly Bean [Guide]

Samsung_Galaxy_Note_3So, you have the all new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in your hand waiting to get rooted; and we are here just with the right thing you needed to get yourself started. This guide will help you to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (check the Requirements below for details).

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 guide is applicable only for limited models of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900, SM-N9005, SM-N900T, SM-N900P, SM-N900W8, SM-N900S, SM-N9002, SM-N9006, SM-N9008, SM-N9009) running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. If the model number of your device is SM-N900A, please refer to this guide. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

Get ready with the following before starting off:

  • Download the rooting package for your device model. Be careful to choose the proper one.
  • Download and install Samsung Galaxy Note 3 drivers (if you haven’t done so already). Restart your PC after the driver installation.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3

  • Extract the rooting package you had downloaded earlier.
  • Make sure the device is disconnected from your computer.
  • Open the file Odin3-vX.X.exe.
  • On the Odin window, click on the PDA button.
  • Choose the file CF-Auto-Root-….tar.md5 (the filename would depend on your device model), which you had extracted earlier.
  • Turn off the device.
  • 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.
  • Connect the device to your computer via a USB cable.
  • Do not make any other changes and make sure that the ‘Repartition‘ option is not selected.
  • Click the Start button to start the rooting process.
  • Wait for the device to reboot.
  • If the device didn’t boot into Recovery mode and the rooting didn’t take place, just try repeating the steps again.
  • If it still doesn’t get rooted, untick ‘Auto-Reboot‘ in Odin and then after flashing, take out the battery, wait for some time and re-insert the battery, and boot into recovery mode manually by pressing the Volume Down + Home + Power key combo. This should do the job.
  • Congrats! If everything went fine, you should be having a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in your hand!


Enjoy your all new rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 3! And, play safe!

[via XDA]

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