July 15, 2013

How to Root Galaxy Note N7000 on Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean Firmware

United Kingdom / Ireland owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000) has started receiving its latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update with firmware build number N7000XXLT9. The new official firmware is currently available as an Over-The-Air (OTA) update as well as through Samsung KIES.

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 users who have already updated their devices with Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 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 on the phone by navigating to Settings >> Developer Options.
3. Make a backup of all your important data before following the guide.
4. The Galaxy Note should be factory unlocked and not locked to any particular carrier.
5. Ensure the battery of the phone is charged more than 80 per cent.
6. The Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean firmware is compatible only with Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. Applying this to any incorrect variant might brick the device. Verify the model number of the Galaxy Note by navigating to Settings >> About Phone.

METHOD 1 - Root via Stock Recovery
File Required
1. PhilZ-cwm6-XXLT9-ORA-5.08.5-signed.zip

Steps to Root Galaxy Note N7000 Running on Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean using Stock Recovery
Step 1: Connect the Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable.
Step 2: Copy the PhilZ-cwm6-XXLT9-ORA-5.08.5-signed.zip file to external SD card of your phone.
Step 3: Once the file transfer process is completed, switch off the phone and disconnect it from computer.
Step 4: Boot the device into stock recovery by pressing and holding Volume UpHome, and Power buttons together.
Note: 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-XXLT9-ORA-5.08.5-signed.zip which was earlier copied to the SD card and confirm the installation.
Step 6: Once installation process is completed, return to main recovery menu and select Reboot System Now.

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 should be now rooted successfully on Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean through stock recovery.

METHOD 2 - Root via Odin
File Required
1. PhilZ-cwm6-XXLT9-ORA-5.08.5.tar.md5
2. Odin 3.07 (Mirror Link)

Steps to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Running on Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean using Odin
Step 1: Extract Odin 3.07 file using WinRAR/7-Zip/WinZip or any other extracting tool.
Step 2: Switch off the Galaxy Note. Then boot the device into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume DownHome and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning triangle appears on screen. Now press the Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
Step 3: Launch Odin on the computer as an Administrator.
Step 4: 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 blue with the COM port number. Additionally, the successful connected will be indicated by a message saying Added.
Note: If the Added message does not appear, then try re-install USB drivers or changing the port on the computer.
Step 5: In Odin, click the PDA button and select the PhilZ-cwm6-XXLT9-ORA-5.08.5.tar.md5 file.
Step 6: Verify that Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are selected in Odin. Also, ensure the Re-Partition option is not selected.
Step 7: Double-check and click Start in Odin. The installation process will now begin.
Step 8: Once the installation process is completed, your phone will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 running on official Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean firmware is now rooted successfully. You can now install any app that requires root permission. Verify the root status of the device by downloading Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

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.

Click here to know How to Update Galaxy Note N7000 with official Android 4.1.2 XXLT9 Jelly Bean firmware.


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