Stock firmware update wipe all your existing customization including root and CWM recovery that’s why after updating your Galaxy Note N7000 with N7000JPLR8 firmware you lost a rooted device. Rooting give you complete control and freedom of uses that’s why getting root access back in your Galaxy Note N7000 is very important to you. Read through this article to obtain root access in your Galaxy Note N7000 running N7000JPLR8 as well as install CWM touch Recovery with gesture support.
To obtain root access we will flash a custom kernel called NoteCore Kernel which not only root your Galaxy Note N7000 running N7000JPLR8 firmware but also comes with CWM touch Recovery with gesture support, SU binary and SuperUser app. The kernel also use less power than stock kernel. To flash NoteCore we will use ODIN tool. However, in this process you will lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.
This guide below is compatible only and only with the Galaxy Note, model number N7000. It’s not compatible with any other Galaxy Note variant. Check your device model in Settings» About phone.
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.
We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of rooting and installing CWM recovery on Galaxy Note N7000 variant. 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 stage of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to root Galaxy Note N7000 running N7000JPLR8 firmware and install CWM recovery.
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