Anyone wanting to root the Samsung Note 3 smartphone and then go on to install a custom ROM ought to check out the ROM Toolbox application and make sure it makes its way on to your must have root apps list. The ROM Toolbox acts as your one stop shop for everything that you need relating to installing a new ROM. With it, you can manager your ROMs, find out what ROMs are available to be installed on your device, an app manager, a root browser, terminal emulator and you can even find the right custom recovery for your device from the menu.
The ROM Toolbox is just one example of what you can do after you root the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone using the CF-Auto-Root tool and the guide below. There are hundreds more and also custom recoveries out there for you to install if you just want to head over to the XDA-Developers forum and check out some of the custom ROMs available for your device.
- You must have the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the SM-N9008V model number to use this guide. Any other model number will require a unique version of the CF-Auto-Root tool. Use the CF-Auto-Root tool version found in this guide on any other model number and you can expect it to end up bricked after you flash the file.
- You must have a computer that is running a Windows operating system to use this guide or else it will not work, and the flashing tool will not run.
BEFORE WE BEGIN
- Download the Samsung USB Drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone directly to the computer and install them.
- Unlock the Developer Options menu by tapping on the Build Number available from the About Device menu and then enable the USB Debugging Mode from within the Developer Options menu.
HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 3 SM-N9008V RUNNING ANDROID 4.3 JELLY BEAN
- Download the updated version of the CF-Auto-Root package for the N9008V model numbered smartphone from here.
- Extract the rooting package to the desktop of the computer.
- Turn off the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and then reboot it holding the hardware button combination to down load mode.
- Once in download mode, connect the Note 3 to the computer with the USB cable.
- Click the AP button from the Odin user interface and then browse the desktop for the rooting package.
- Do not change any of the default settings from the Odin user interface and just click the Start button.
- Keep an eye on your computer monitor for when the green box appears with a pass message inside letting you know that the device is now ready to disconnect.
In conclusion, that is how to rot Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9008V smartphones running the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating systems by using an updated version of the CF-Auto-Root tool. Chainfire develops the CF-Auto-Rot tool — the same guy who brings you the Triangle Away application — and his rooting method is the most popular way out there for Samsung smartphones and tablets.