Samsung gadgets have usually delivered with unlocked bootloader, which makes it quite simple to root them. The recently introduced Galaxy Note 3 is not an exception, although it arrives pre-loaded with the Samsung’s Knox security feature out of the box. But we have tell you the steps to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 here below.
The only problem is that as soon as the device is rooted, Knox status will vary, negating the manufacturer’s warranty of device. As of this moment, there’s absolutely no way to totally reset the status of Knox back to its initial value, so keep this in mind just before you plan to root Samsung Note 3.
The methods below should really work for all the variants of Galaxy Note 3 that have an unlocked bootloader.
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Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – [Steps]
Step 1: Go to this specific thread on the XDA forums and download the CWM recovery suitable for your version of Note 3. Ensure that you’re downloading the right version, in any other case you’ll finish up bricking your own device. Also, download the ODIN from this link and SuperSu ZIP package- from here. Shift the SuperSU ZIP file to root of Note 3′s internal storage.
Step 2: Extract all the contents from ODIN ZIP file on desktop. Never extract CWM recovery file. The file should end with the .tar extension.
Step 3: Download and then install the necessary USB drivers for your own Samsung gadget. You may omit this step if you’ve KIES installed already on your PC.
Step 4: Now Set the Galaxy Note 3 in Download mode by turning it off, re-inserting the Note 3 battery, after which pressing Volume-Down + Power buttons simultaneously. Skipping the custom OS alert by just pressing Volume Up button.
Step 5: Start ODIN and click on PDA button, after which choose the CWM recovery .tar file. Now simply connect Note 3 to computer and hang on for the drivers installation.
Step 6: As soon as the drivers are installed, ODIN will recognize your Note 3 and show a random number within the COM Box automatically. Now this time, press “Start” button and hang on for the ODIN to install the custom recovery.
Step 7: Just after the custom recovery has been installed, your gadget will reboot. Now put the Note 3 in Recovery mode by just turnning the device off, and re-inserting the device battery, and after that pressing the Volume-Up + Power buttons simultaneously.
Step 8: When the gadget has rooted in CWM Recovery, click on “install zip from SD card” option. Then choose “SuperSU” zip file and then install it. After installation of zip file, simply select “reboot system now” option to get back to Android OS.
You’ve successfully handled the method to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now and void the device warranty in the same process. Remember that you can’t get any upcoming OTA updates now. You’ll have to get the OTA package manually and then install the same update by using CWM recovery.