Root and Install CWM Recovery For Galaxy Note 2 GTN7100

The step to root and install CWM recovery into Samsung Galaxy S3  is simple and easy.  The step to root galaxy note 2 GTN7100 also almost same the step to root Galaxy S3. You only need flash the root and cwm zip file into your Galaxy Note GTN7100 via Odin application.

From Google search “how to root Galaxy Note 2”, i think you can get lot of  tutorial and reference on how to root Galaxy Note 2. But, if you are still new to Android OS or phones, then before perform root, i hope that you can make sure and ask your self that is it necessary to root your Galaxy Note 2? what is  the risk that using rooted Android phones?  Here is some info share to you that I think you need to know about root Galaxy Note 2.Her is my opinion,

The reason to Galaxy Note2?

The term Root Android is almost same as Jailbreak iPhone iOS. So, you can fully gain access and change  your rooted galaxy Note 2 system data. You can Overclock, flash custom ROM, manually install and remove system application.

Any Risk Using Rooted Galaxy Note 2?

The Galaxy Note 2  binary counter will increase when you change the firmware either by flash new custom ROM or Flash Root zip file. Besides this, Rooting Galaxy Note 2 may void the phones warranty.

My Galaxy Note 2 GTN7100 that running Android 4.1.1 N7100XXALIE firmware was rooted. So, below is the tutorial shared with you on how to root  Galaxy Note 2:

Download: cwm6-root-n7100-121015.rar then unzip this file you will get cwm6-root-n7100.tar.

Download: Odin

Step 1: Download (Link) Samsung Kies software and install into your computer. Restart your computer after Samsung Kies completely install into your computer. Please don’t launch Samsung Kies application on your computer.

Step 2: Go to your phones Settings> Developer Options to enable USB Debugging.

Step 3: Power off your Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

Step 4: Turn your Galaxy Note 2 into downloading Mode by hold press the button: Volume Down + Home + Power Button.

Step 5: Now your are boot into downloading Mode warning page. Press volume up button to proceed to the downloading Mode.

Step 6: Connect your Galaxy Note 2 to your computer via USB cable.

Step 7:  Open Odin application on your computer. Before proceed to next step, please make sure that Odin able to detect your Galaxy Note 2.

Step 8:  Click on the PDA and choose the downloaded file “cwm6-root-n7100.tar.”

Step 9: Press Odin Start button to start the root process. Please don’t unplug the USB connection between your Galaxy Note 2 and computer during the rooting process. Your Galaxy Note 2 GT N7100 will brick if you unplug the USB connection if the still not completely flash into your Galaxy Note 2. The Root process may take almost 3 minutes to complete.

Step 10: Your Galaxy Note 2 will automatically reboot after root process complete.

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  • Keeks

    Could not get the recovery to work through the CWM Rom app, but this method worked perfectly, thankyou!