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Root XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 4 N910F Official Firmware

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users can now root XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. Just recently we saw Samsung finally release the much awaited Marshmallow update to Note 4. The new update is quite major as it brings in a number of new features such as a newer icon design, support for Marshmallow apps, better performance and others. However, you can gain much more out of your Note 4 once you root it. Fortunately, rooting has never been easier. Chainfire’s latest Auto-Root package supports XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. Once rooted, you will be able to enjoy all of your favorite root apps straight from the Play Store along with access to system-wide themes and custom ROMs. Still not sure about rooting? Read: Benefits of rooting an Android device. The only thing you will give in exchange would be your warranty, if that still applies that is. Before proceeding make sure phone is on N910FXXU1DPD3 build. You can root Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F on XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware using the tutorial below.

As you continue reading further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LTE N910F using ODIN and CF-Auto-Root tool. Make sure you backup all your data before trying out the root method tutorial below because we don’t want you to lose anything. Rooting will allow you to install root apps on your phone, i.e Titanium Backup. Read our list of the essential root apps you should install! The following tips are important as they will help the installation procedure to go smooth without any issues. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.


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 ( 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 XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 on Galaxy Note 4 N910F:

A few important things to note here about CF-Auto-Root, that this method works well with the Galaxy Note 4 LTE N910F and is probably the most safest root method available. It fully supports Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. For those who are not sure about CF-Root, please read the following two paragraphs for a quick intro to the root package:

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.

OFFICIAL FIRMWARE: You need to make sure your Galaxy Note 4 N910F is on the following firmware update before proceeding – Android 6.0.1 XXU1DPD3 Marshmallow:

You may be interested in the following Galaxy Note 4 related articles:

NOTE: This root method tutorial is only for the Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910F (Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor).

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note 4 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 phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

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

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 phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone 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 phone 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. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root Galaxy Note 4 LTE N910F on XXU1DPD3 Android 6.0.1 official firmware.

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  • I’ve followed the above tutorial first without and then with the optional steps and its not working, it turns back on normally after completion but after checking with Root checker it says root access is not properly installed. The only discrepancy i can find is that the id box did not turn yellow it turned blue, though i figure that may be irrelevant as everything else seemed to work after that.
    Any help would be appreciated 🙂

  • This is what was in the Message box if it helps, Thanks.

    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    CF-Auto-Root-trlte-trltexx-smn910f.tar.md5 is valid.
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:5)..
    File analysis..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    NAND Write Start!!
    RQT_CLOSE !!
    RES OK !!
    Remain Port …. 0
    All threads completed. (succeed 1 / failed 0)

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