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How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 on Android 4.4.2 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 [1]Rooting Android means gaining control over the root user account that Linux always has but is sometimes taken away from us. People choose to root Android for a wide variety of reasons—most of them being incredibly practical. Rooting allows you to do more than you could before because you sometimes need access to the root file system to do things. When we block access to the root file system, we are reducing the things we can do with apps.

One of the root apps that becomes available to install after you flash CF-Auto-Root is the Viper4Android [2] app. If you are a music lover and own the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1, then you will be interested in checking out an app called Viper4Android because it can make the music coming out of your headphones when connected to the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro sound better than your expensive computers.

Here is everything you need to begin installing applications that require access to the root file system before they can run on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 tablet when it is running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software updates by flashing Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root tool which successfully installs and enables the SuperSU:

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB PRO 10.1 SM-T520 RUNNING ON ANDROID 4.4.2 KITKAT SOFTWARE UPDATES

  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root [6] tool for the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 when you have it running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software updates.
  2. Extract the file to the desktop of the computer [7], so you get the Odin flashing app and the rooting file available also on the desktop now.
  3. Boot the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 into the download mode [8] and connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
  4. Open the Odin app that is on the desktop and the Odin user interface opens with a color coming from the ID: COM port if the Samsung USB Drivers are working.
  5. Click on the AP button from Odin and then browse to the desktop and choose to upload the MD5 rooting file to Odin.
  6. Click on the Start button without having changed any of the default options shown in Odin.
  7. Wait until the Odin app on the computer shows a green pass box before unplugging from the computer.

In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 SM-T520 running the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software updates by flashing CF-Auto-Root from Odin on a Windows computer. The Sammy tablet reboots now and you get the SuperSU app available from the app drawer. That is the app that is going to handle every app that requires root before it can run. All you need to do is start installing the apps and then SuperSU brings up a message asking if you want to grant it root access when you open it.