How To Root Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 on XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Official Firmware

You probably already know that Samsung rolled out N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020. We even share a tutorial on installation process for those who want to do it manually for some reason. Now, if you updated your tablet then the next thing you most likely looking for an easy rooting method. To help you on this, we are here with a step-by-step rooting guide for your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 running on N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. A rooted Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 allow you to run root only apps, access system files as well as install MODS.

To obtain root we will flash CF-Auto-Root in your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 running N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware using ODIN. Flashing of which root your device. However, in this process you may lose your personal data and settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.

Rooting Information: Once your device is rooted, warranty will get void; However, you can reclaim the warranty by applying official firmware update.

To check if you successfully rooted your device or not install an app called “Root Checker” that available for download from Google PLAY store for free.



This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE, model number N8020. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About tablet. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names


  1. Make sure your device have at least 30% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to root Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 running N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.

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