You most likely already updated your Galaxy Tab 2 P5100 to P5100XXBLK4 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware, now what’s next? The next big footstep will be root the firmware to get some special benefits. We are here to help you, to root P5100XXBLK4 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware that running on Galaxy Tab 2 P5100. A rooted device comes with some serious benefits over stock devices one of which is you can install and run apps that require root permission. Read this article to obtain a detail step-by-step rooting guide for Galaxy Tab 2 P5100 that running on P5100XXBLK4 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware.
To obtain root we will flash CF-Auto-Root in your Galaxy Tab 2 P5100 running P5100XXBLK4 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 10.1, model number P5100. 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”
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 P5100 running P5100XXBLK4 firmware.
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