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How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 on Android 4.4.2 [Guide]

Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 [1]There are applications out there in the Google Play Store available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet that would love to be on your device, but the current permissions allocated to the operating system do not allow them to run. We can change all of that by rooting the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet. Rooting means we make ourselves the root user which is the person in total control over what is installed and what is uninstalled on the Android OS. It is a powerful position that most people love to be in, so let’s see how it is done.

Here is everything you need to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 tablets when they are running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software updates by flashing Chainfire’s one-click rooting tool that he named CF-Auto-Root:

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 3 8.0 SM-T311 RUNNING ON ANDROID 4.4.2 KITKAT SOFTWARE UPDATES

  1. Log into the Windows PC using an administrators account.
  2. Download the CF-Auto-Root [5] tool to the computer and extract the file [6] to the desktop.
  3. Boot the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 into download mode [7] and connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
  4. Open the Odin app that is on the desktop of the computer.
  5. Click the AP button and browse through to the desktop and select the MD5 rooting file to upload to Odin.
  6. Do not change any of the default options from Odin.
  7. Click the Start button and the rooting of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 begins.
  8. Read the information that is scrolling down the screen of the tablet that has been programmed by Chainfire to show.
  9. Wait until the Odin app on the computer shows a green box with a pass message inside.

In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 SM-T311 tablets running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software updates using CF-Auto-Root.