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How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 GT-P5113 on Android 4.0.4 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 [1]These are the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 GT-P5113 running on the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich software update.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 2 10.1 GT-P5113 RUNNING ANDROID 4.0.4

  1. Download the updated CF-Auto-Root package for the Tab 2 10.1 from this link [3].
  2. Download the Odin flashing tool for the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 from this link [4].
  3. Extract the files on the desktop of the computer: shift them to the desktop > right-click > extract here.
  4. Double-click the Odin executable file and run the flashing tool on your Windows PC.
  5. Press the Power Off button from the Device Options menu and turn off the Samsung Galaxy tab 2 completely.
  6. Reboot the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 in download mode by pressing the hardware key combination.
  7. Connect the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 tablet to the computer with the USB cable.
  8. Click the AP or the PDA button that you can see available from the Odin flashing tool’s user-interface.
  9. Browse the desktop location of your Windows computer and upload the CF-Auto-Root-espresso10wifi-espresso10wifibby-gtp5113.tar.md5 file.
  10. Do not change the default settings from the Odin user-interface.
  11. Click the Start button when you are ready for the flashing process to begin and the flash tool will install and enable SuperSU on your device via the CF-Auto-Root package.
  12. Look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2’s display and wait until it says it is going to reboot in 10 seconds.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 device will now reboot to recovery mode and you will have the SuperSU fully installed on your Samsung tablet. Any Galaxy Tab 2 owners that do not see that happen will need to enter the recovery mode manually by pressing the Power + Home + Volume Up buttons during the booting phase. You will not get the device in recovery mode if you are pressing those buttons and it’s already turned on.