How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910U on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop [Guide]

lollipopWant to know what cool apps you can install after you root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910U smartphones? You can install the ROM manager app which lets you flash a custom recovery on your device. The custom recovery is what lets you swap ROMs with something newer or with new features. To get the ROM manager app and heaps of other amazing apps, just follow the guide below.


  • The rooting file is made for Android 4.4.4 KitKat software and build number KTU84P.N910UXXU1ANIF. You must downgrade your OS to that version before using this guide. Find the file and flash it using the Odin flashing tool.
  • The following guide is made for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and model number SM-N910U only. The galaxy Note 4 comes in several model numbers — each representing a unique phone carrier network. Should you try to flash the file in this guide on a different model number, you could brick that device.
  • You can check your model number anytime by navigating to the Menu > Settings > About Device on your smartphone and taking a look at what it says in the description.


  • You are voiding the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 warranty agreements anytime you flash a custom recovery, install a custom ROM, unlock the bootloader, and of course, get root access to your devices internal file system.
  • You must have the Galaxy Note 4 bootloader unlocked before you can complete this guide. You cannot use Chainfire’s tools with a locked Samsung bootloader. As most of you will know, unlocking the bootloader is a key competent to star hacking the devices system internals
  • You must have the Developer Options menu unlocked. Tap over the firmware build number from the About Device menu. You can easily find that menu I’m talking about by heading over to the Menu > Settings > About Device > build number.


  • Download the CF-Auto-Root rooting file from this link.
  • Download the latest version of the Odin flashing tool from this link.
  • Once on your desktop, right-click over the files and choose the “extract here” option.
  • Turn off the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone and reboot it in the download mode.
  • Connect the Sammy Note 4 device to the computer using the USB cable.
  • Click the AP or PDA button from the Odin user-interface.
  • Browse the desktop for the CF-Auto-Root file.
  • Leave the Odin settings as they are by default after you install a new version of the Odin tool.
  • Click the Start button.
  • Odin is now flashing that root file on your device and granting the rooting permissions your device needs to start running the apps which require root access on the Google Play Store.
  • Wait until you see the Pass message from the Odin user-interface and your device reboot by unplugging from the computer and closing the Odin flashing tool.
  • Once rebooted, you can take control of your Sammy Note 4 and log in to the Google Play Store and start installing the new apps. You might also find some of the extra apps available from the developers official website. These are, of course, fine to install also, but just make sure it is the real and official website you are browsing and not a malware-filled impostors site.

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