Last updated on June 3rd, 2014
Recently, We showed you, How you can easily Update your Galaxy Note 3 to XXUENA6 Firmware, the update was released through OTA and was initially released in Poland and by now hopefully other regions have also received the kitkat update. Those of you who are updated to Android 4.4.2 will now mostly likely be looking for the root tutorial. CF-Root has been updated and is compatible with KiKat Update, Using which you can easily gain root access. Chainfire’s CF-Root method is considered the easiest and safe way to Root your Android phone. Follow the step by step tutorial to Root your Galaxy Note 3 running the latest Android KitKat Firmware.
Guidelines and Requirements:
- This Android Rooting guide is only meant for Samsung Galaxy Note 3, therefore do not try to apply it on another variant or see your device brick.
- Rooting your phone will void its warranty.
- Enable USB Debugging from Settings and Developers Options.
- Before going for the root process check that you’ve got good enough battery charge
- Last but not the least, Proceed at your own risk.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) Running on Android 4.2.2 KitKat XXUENA6 Using CF-Root
Step 1: First you need to download the CF-Root package for Galaxy Note 3.
Step 2: Unzip the downloaded file on your desktop, You’ll get the tar.md5 file and Odin.
Step 3: Now Reboot your phone into Download Mode by Pressing and Holding the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time till you see a warning message on your screen. You’ll be asked to hit the Volume Up to continue into download mode.
Step 4: Once in the Download Mode, Run the Odin3-v1.85.exe and Connect your Galaxy Note 3 to PC via the USB Cable.
Step 5: At this point make sure that Odin has recognized your device and check that the ID:COM port is yellow or blue. You should also notice Added!! in the message section, which confirms that it has successfully made connection with Odin.
Step 6: Finally, Hit the PDA button and browse the CF-Auto-Root-hlte-hltexx-smn9005.tar.md5, file and Click on the Start button to begin the rooting process.
Step 7: The process will complete in a few seconds and once it is done, Odin will notify you via the PASS!! message and during this your device will automatically reboots.
Step 8: Congrats!! Your Galaxy Note 3 has been successfully Rooted. Check that SuperSU has been installed and to Verify Root Access, Open Google Play Store and search for ‘Root Checker‘ App. Install and Run it.
That’s it folks, It was an easy step by step root tutorial, Hopefully this has worked for your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005. Do let us know in the comment section and share your experience in the comment section below. If in case you need further support feel free to ask. Find it useful? Well, give us a favor using the below sharing buttons. For More Tutorials and Updates, Do not forget to visit us back.