April 27, 2013

How to Root Galaxy Note N7000 on Android 4.1.2 DXLSE Jelly Bean via Odin

An Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Over-The-Air (OTA) update with base firmware DXLSE has been released for the international version of Samsung Galaxy Note bearing model number GT-N7000. This firmware is currently available for the Galaxy Note users from Southeast Asia countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 users who have already updated their devices with Android 4.1.2 DXLSE Jelly Bean, may root their devices using the tutorial below.

Disclaimer: Rooting voids the warranty of your device. We and the developer of this rooting procedures shall not be held responsible if any undesirable outcomes may happen to your device. use of this root guide is solely at your own risk!

1) Install USB Driver for Samsung Galaxy Note on the computer.
2) Enable USB Debugging Mode. [Press Menu >> Settings >> Applications. From there navigate and tap on Development option and ensure the USB Debugging is turned on.]
3) Make a backup of all your important data before following the guide.
4) The Galaxy Note should be factory unlocked.
5) Ensure the battery of the phone is charged more than 80 per cent.
6) The root file with .tar extension works only on Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. Applying these on any incorrect variant will brick the device. Verify the model number of the Galaxy Note by selecting Settings >> About Phone.

Steps to root Galaxy Note N7000 on Android 4.1.2 DXLSE Jelly Bean using ODIN
Step 1: Download the PhilZ-cwm6-DXLSE-OLB-4.93.6.tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy Note to the computer
Step 2: Download Odin 3.07 (Mirror Link) which will help to install the root file
Step 3: Switch off the Galaxy Note. Then boot the device into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home buttons together and then press the Power button until the device turns on. Now press the Volume Up button to enter Download Mode
Step 4: Launch Odin on the computer
Step 5: Connect the Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable while it is in the Download Mode. Wait until Odin detects the device. When the device is connected successfully, the ID: COM box will turn yellow with the COM port number. Additionally, the successful connected will be indicated by a message saying Added. If Odin fails to detect the device then re-install USB driver.
Step 6: In Odin, click the PDA button and select the PhilZ-cwm6-DXLSE-OLB-4.93.6.tar.md5 file
Step 7: Verify that Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are selected in Odin
Step 8: Finally hit the Start button in Odin to begin the flashing. The installation will take some time
Step 9: When the installation process is completed the phone will restart automatically. Once the home screen appears on the phone users may safely unplug the device from the computer

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 running on official Android 4.1.2 DXLSE Jelly Bean is now rooted successfully. Verify the root status of the device by downloading Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

Note: Many Samsung devices store a flash counter that keeps track of how many times you have flashed custom firmwares to your device. Triangle Away can be used to reset the flash counter to zero.

Thank's to all fellas at XDA who first tried out this rooting technique. This root method was originally posted via XDA-Developers original thread.