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How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHV-E230L on Android 4.1.1 with CF-Auto-Root [Guide]

samsung-galaxy-note-10-1-gt-n8005 [1]The words “rooting Android” have historically resonated relatively poorly in many people’s minds, but that is due in large part to misconception. Rooting Android is a thing because it allows developing to do done on the Android operating system and since you own a device it is only fitting that you can do whatever you want with it. The Unites States legal system could not agree more with that, and it is why rooting the Android operating system is legal. More than that, the United States courts have even made it illegal for a corporation not to look at your device when you send it in for repairs if it has root access. That doesn’t mean that they will abide by that law, but the law is there and in place for that to be the way it is nonetheless.




  1. Download the CF-Auto-Root [4] tool on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHV-E230L tablet running Android 4.1.1.
  2. Open up the Downloads folder and extract the rooting file to the Downloads folder.
  3. Run the Odin flashing tool application that is now available inside the same Downloads folder and the flashing tool opens.
  4. Boot the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHV-E230L tablet into the Download Mode [5] and then connect it to the computer with the USB cable.
  5. Check that Odin lights up the ID: COM port with a color and shows an added message from the Log which are both there to let you know the Samsung USB Drivers are working and the device is ready for the flashing.
  6. Click on the AP button and then browse through to the Downloads folder and click on the rooting file to upload it to the Odin app.
  7. Click on the Start button to begin the flashing once you can see the rooting file extension is loaded.

In conclusion, that is how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHV-E230L tablets running on Android 4.1.1 Lollipop software updates by flashing the CF-Auto-Root tool by Chainfire. You know the rooting has worked when the tablet reboots and you get the SuperSU app available with all of your other apps. You can open it up if you like, but it is not necessary before installing the root apps Every root app is available to be run on the tablet now when you are ready to install them. All you need to do is confirm you do want to grant the rooting access when the pop-up message is on the tablet’s display.