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Root XXUFNJ1 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 KitKat Official Firmware

How to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on Android 4.4.2 XXUFNJ1 KitKat

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Android 4.4.2 XXUFNJ1 KitKat. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This root method tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • This tutorial will not wipe your data, but always be careful.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Your phone should be on the XXUFNJ1 Android 4.4.2 firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 4.4.2 Rooting Package for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to your computer.

Step 2 – Download ODIN v3.09 which will help you to root Android 4.4.2 on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button, till you see the Samsung logo or the red and yellow text on the screen. Read: How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy Note 2.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy Note 2 USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 – Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step 6 – If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.

Step 7 – Now select the files that you have to flash/install on your phone. These files are to be found from the extracted files in Step 1.

  • Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ and select the file “CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.zip“.

Step 8 – In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options.

Step 9 – Now click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.

Step 10 – After the installation is completed, your phone will restart. After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has now been rooted on XXUFNJ1 Android 4.4.2 software version. Check for the Superuser app in your apps list to verify.

To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker as given in the link.

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