Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on XXDMA5 Android 4.1.2 Official Firmware

If you updated Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to N7100XXDMA5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware recently, then you probably already noticed that the root access no longer available if it was earlier. Because, installing official firmware restore everything and remove additional customization. To help you rooting your new firmware, we summed up a detail guide on how to root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 running on N7100XXDMA5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. A rooted device offer lot of opportunity including ability to modify system file, install apps that require root permission and powerful hack to optimize system more. Follow the below procedure to root your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 that running on N7100XXDMA5 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

In this article we will help you to root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 running N7100XXDMA5 firmware. For this we will flash a small .tar file using ODIN. 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.

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Warning!

This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 2, model number N7100. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. 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

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note 2 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 2 N7100 running N7100XXDMA5 firmware.

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