We are sure you must have updated to the latest firmware update for Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) P3100 and now you can also root XXCLL3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update. Installing a new firmware update removes root access and you have to perform the root process again to run apps that ask root permission. The root method works for Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) on XXCLL3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updated from Samsung KIES or manually using our firmware installation tutorial. You can now easily root XXCLL3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) P3100 with the root package given in this tutorial. The old root package came with ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery but the new root package no longer comes with CWM recovery but only offer you a successful rooting. You may be interested to read – Benefits of Rooting Android devices.
To obtain root we will flash CF-Auto-Root in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) P3100 running P3100XXCLL3 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 Tab 2 (7.0) , model number P3100. 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.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use 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”
WhatsApp Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
- Make sure your device have at least 30% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
- This installation guide use ODIN utility which work only in Windows OS. If you use Linux OS (such as Ubuntu) or Mac OS then use cross platform tool Heimdall to flash this firmware.
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 Tab 2 P3100 running P3100XXCLL3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.
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