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How to root Samsung Gear 2 NEO on NE5 R381XXU0BNE5 firmware [Guide]

Galaxy-Gear-2-5 [1]Rooting the Samsung Gear 2 NEO is just like removing the factory restrictions from the standard Gear 2 smartwatch. You get it done using the Odin flash tool, and once it is done, you can customize your smartwatch with the same tweaks. Those wishing the stock apps by Samsung were gone can easily get rid of those. Above all, the best reason to root the Gear 2 NEO smartwatch would be to free up that valuable storage space. Since the smartwatches space is limited, you can do yourself a huge favor by creating more space for more apps you want to use instead of the bloatware by Samsung that never gets touched.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GEAR 2 NEO RUNNING NE5 R381XXU0BNE5

  1. Download the R381XXU0BNE5rootfs_root.tar [2] file to the desktop of the computer.
  2. Download the nulled Odin 3.09 for the Gear from this link [3].
  3. Extract both files to the desktop by right-clicking and picking the “extract here” option.
  4. Double-click on the executable Odin file on the desktop.
  5. Turn off the Gear 2 and reboot in download mode by holding the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons.
  6. Connect the Gear 2 to the computer with the USB cable.
  7. Click the AP button from the Odin user-interface.
  8. Select the rooting file from the desktop.
  9. Click the Start button and flash it on your smartwatch.
  10. Wait for the pass message and close the Odin app when you’re done.

You are ready to start using your rooted Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch.