[Guide] How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (All Models)

Posted on Jul 17 2013 - 9:38am by Erum Shakil

Parth Shah one of my YouTube Subscribers has requested this tutorial, so here it goes and all of you who is benefiting from it, well you should thank him ūüôā

Step-by-step guide of How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110 with Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 (for other models, please see additional info below)

This method uses xda’s famous dev Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root (official thread) method and is one of the safest methods to root Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. The main feature of the root package is, it is firmware independent. It completely supports Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as well as future firmwares.

Note: The author and www.edendroid.com is not responsible for any damages caused through this tutorial

Also, before going ahead, you should check this video out on YouTube ‚ÄúWhat The Root?‚ÄĚ

Before you root:

  1. Make sure you already have Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 USB drivers installed, if not, download from here and also install Samsung Kies
  2. Enable USB Debugging Mode on the tablet (Menu>> Settings>> Applications. From there navigate and click on Development option then verify the USB Debugging Mode.)
  3. Backup all your data, backup all your data and again backup all your data!
  4. Make sure you at least have 80% battery before you proceed
  5. This tutorial is for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 factory unlocked N5110, in case you are not sure about your model no. check it beforehand (Settings>>About tablet>> Model number)

Let’s Start!

How to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110

Step-1:¬†Download CF-Auto-Root package for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 to the computer by Sharing, Liking, Tweeting or Google Plusing this article ūüôā

Step-2: Extract the downloaded file, you should get a file with .tar.md5 extension

Step-3: Download Odin3 v3.07. Extract the Odin zip and launch the software as administrator. Make sure while opening Odin, Samsung Kies should be closed.

Step-4: Turn off the Galaxy Note 8.0 and boot it into Download Mode (Vol Down+Home+Power). Once you see the warning sign, press Vol Up to enter in the Download Mode.

Step-5: Connect the Galaxy device to the computer using USB cable while it is in the Download Mode. If the drivers are installed correctly, Odin should detect the device and the ID:COM port should turn yellow. Additionally, the successful connection will be indicated by a message saying Added under Odin.

Note: If the Added message does not come then try another USB port, try the one located at the back side of the computer. If Odin still fails to recognize the device then re-install USB driver.

Step-6: In Odin, click the PDA button and select CF-Auto-Root-konawifi-konawifixx-gtn5110.tar.md5 file

Step-7:  Verify the Auto-Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes on Odin are selected. But uncheck the Re-Partition option

Step-8: Once everything is set, click the Start button in Odin to begin the installation


Step-9: When the installation process is completed, the tablet will restart automatically and soon a PASS message with green background will appear in the extreme left box at the very top of Odin.

Now unplug the USB cable from the Galaxy Note to disconnect it from the computer

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5510 should be now rooted successfully on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware. Users may now install any app that requires root permission. Also to verify the root status, install Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

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Erum Shakil is an experienced marketing business grad and a technology enthusiast. She has been running her very own YouTube channel to satisfy her pangs for geeky desires and helping others in the process. Offline, she is an experiential marketing strategist, specializing in 360 marketing communication designs for multiple brands in various industries.

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