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Root XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update was finally rolled out for the Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010 tablet yesterday. We have written a complete tutorial on how you can install this update on your Android tablet. This tutorial does not require you to install a custom recovery on your tablet in order to perform this root method tutorial because we will be using ODIN. You can now root XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010 by following the step-by-step tutorial below.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through how to backup data, some other important tips and the entire process of how to root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010 on XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean official firmware with all the steps required to do so. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Root XXBLK9

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Root XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 – CF-Auto-Root Details:

For those who do not know about CF-Auto-Root:

CF-Root is the root for “rooting beginners” and those who want to keep as close to stock as possible. CF-Root is meant to be used in combination with stock Samsung firmwares, and be the quickest and easiest way for your first root. A modified recovery and cache partition will be flashed, which will install (only) SuperSU, then clean-up the cache partition and re-flash the stock recovery.

NOTE: Using this root increases your flash counter. You should run Triangle Away after rooting to reset the counter. Note that if you want to run custom kernels or custom recoveries, your flash counter will be set to 1 at every boot. Either configure Triangle Away to reset the counter at every boot (Play version only) or only reset the counter when you need to go into warranty.

In case you want to install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010, click here for the tutorial!

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android tablet with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the Android 4.1.1 USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your tablet, we strongly recommend you to also backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing tablet set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android tablet to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your tablet goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your tablet might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your tablet is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

If you find the above tips useful and they were helpful to you, please consider giving us a +1 or LIKE to thank us!

All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8010 on XXBLK9 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean official firmware.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

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