April 27, 2013

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

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 stock recovery package 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 Stock Recovery
Step 1: Download the PhilZ-cwm6-DXLSE-OLB-4.93.6-signed.zip file for Samsung Galaxy Note to the computer
Step 2: Connect the Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable and then copy the downloaded root zip file to the external SD card of the phone
Step 3: Disconnect the phone from the computer and switch it off. Then boot the phone into stock recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together
Step 4: In recovery mode use the Volume keys to toggle between options and Home/Power button to select the desired option
Step 5: Select apply update from external storage then navigate to the PhilZ-cwm6-DXLSE-OLB-4.93.6-signed.zip which was earlier copied to the SD card
Step 6: Select the zip file and confirm installation
Step 7: When the installation process is completed, reboot the phone by selecting reboot system now from the recovery menu

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 should be now rooted successfully on Android 4.1.2 DXLSE Jelly Bean through stock recovery. 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.


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