How to Root Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 on 4.4.2 KitKat

Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100

Recently Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 received the official KitKat 4.4.2 update via OTA. We also posted a guide on how to manually update Galaxy Note 8.0 using Odin. Now if you’ve updated your phone to 4.4.2 KitKat, then follow this quick step-by-step guide to root Galaxy Note 8.0 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat using the CF-Root procedure.

Guidelines and Requirements:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100
  • CF-Root package: CF-Auto-Root-kona3g-kona3gxx-gtn5100.zip
  • Odin3 tool is required but that is included in the cf-auto-root package.
  • Install Samsung Kies or USB drivers on your PC.
  • Go to Settings > Developers Options and enable USB debugging.
  • Charge your tablet battery to at least 50%.
  • Last but not the least, Carefully read and follow the instructions to safely and successfully root your tablet.

 How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Step 1: First of all, extract the CF-Auto-Root-kona3g-kona3gxx-gtn5100.zip a new folder on your desktop:

rooting-files-galaxy-note-3-gt-n5100

Step 2: Now from the extracted folder run Odin3-v3.o7 application on your PC.

Step 3: Reboot your Note 8 into Download Mode:

  • Turn Off.
  • Press and Hold down the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons at the same time till you see a warning on your screen.
  • Further hit the Volume Up button to continue.

Step 4: Connect your device to PC via the USB data cable. Just make sure that Odin3 detects your device.

Step 5: Finally click the PDA button and from the extracted folder select the CF-Rooted kernel file:

Odin-rooting-galaxy-note-8-0-gt-n5100

Step 6: Click on the START to flash the kernel.

Step 7:  Within a few seconds your Galaxy Note 8.0 will be rooted. Odin will notify you via the PASS!! message and note will automatically reboots.

Step 8: Check that SuperSU has been installed. To verify root access, Open Google Play Store app on your phone and install “Root Checker“.

Congratulations!! Your Galaxy Note 8.0 WiFi has successfully been rooted running Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

Feel free to ask for further support, if you get stuck at any step. For more working tutorials keep visiting.

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