The latest Jelly Bean update, Android 4.1.2 firmware, was released for the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 and we have the complete root method tutorial on how to root XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 firmware is also available. The tutorial for installing ClockworkMod recovery is already posted, and the next step would be to root your tablet. You can now root XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 official firmware using the tutorial below. Why should you root? Read: Advantages of rooting an Android device. Make sure you are on the correct firmware build. Go to Settings > About tablet and check.
As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 on XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 official stock firmware using CWM recovery. You need to have CWM recovery installed on your tablet in order to perform this tutorial. Read our list of the essential root apps available! Don’t forget to read all the important tips below that you have to keep in mind before proceeding to the next page. Please backup your data from the tools given below. Let’s continue below to the tutorial.
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 XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 Firmware Details:
We will be using a root package to root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 that will have to be installed using ClockworkMod recovery or any other custom recovery that you want to use. Please make sure, your tablet is on the latest Android 4.1.1 XXCMA2 firmware by going to Settings > About tablet.
For those who want to install XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, click here for the tutorial!
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 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 4.0.4 USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
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:
- Backup your Apps. How? –> How to Backup Android Apps.
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings. How? Note down everything from: Settings > Wireless & Networks (More…) > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.
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.
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All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 on XXCMA2 Android 4.1.1 official firmware.