Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and Install CWM Recovery

Ready to root your Galaxy Note 2? Follow the steps in this posts to root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and install CWM Recovery on it.


Galaxy Note 2 N7100 phablet by Samsung was released by Korean Giant in August 2012. This powerful phone is comes with Quad-Core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos 4412 Quad chipset, Mali-400MP GPU, stunning 8 Megapixels of camera with HD Video recording and face/smile detection support, 16/32/64 GB of internet memory with SD card support and 2 GB of RAM. By default it comes with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with option to upgrade to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Those Galaxy Note 2 N7100 users who want to root their phones are on right page as we will cover tutorial on how to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and Install CWM Recovery on it.


Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100

Not sure why you should root your Galaxy Note 2? Read Benefits on Rooting Android Devices.

So if you are convinced to root your device, then what are you waiting for. Proceed with our guide below to get your device rooted in no time.

  • First of all you need to have your mobile phone charged. It should have atleast 80% charge remaining.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone from Settings –> Manage Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging.
  • The most important one: Back up all your important data like contacts, SMS, emails etc.
  • Download the latest USB Drivers for your Android Device from manufacturer official website.

Please keep in mind that rooting your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 will void its warranty mean you will no longer be able to claim its warranty. So do it at your own risk, we cannot be held responsible if you end up bricking your phone.

How to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and Install CWM Recovery

First we will install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and then we will guide you to root it. So lets start.

Download CWM Recovery for Note 2 N7100 and ODIN Flasher. When downloading is completed, place it on your desktop. Install the ODIN and don’t extract the CWM Recovery zip folder.

Now turn OFF your Galaxy Note 2 and boot it into download mode. For that press and hold “Volume Down + Power + Home”  button until you see a logo on screen. When the phone is in download mode, connect it to your PC.

Now launch ODIN and wait for few seconds till ODIN recognizes your phone. When its done, check boxes “Auto reboot” and “F.Reset Time” boxes. Now click on PDA box and browse for the CWM zip file you downloaded. At last hit the start button.

Now in this way you have installed CWM Recovery on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Now you are ready to proceed with tutorial to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

To start rooting process, download CF-Auto Root for Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Place the downloaded zip file on your desktop and transfer it to your phone.

Now boot your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to recovery mode. For that turn OFF your smartphone and then press an hold “Volume Up + Home + Power Buttons” for few seconds.

In main recovery menu and select “Install ZIP from sdcard” followed by selecting “Choose zip from sdcard” and browse for the package you have just transferred to your phone SD card. This will start the rooting process. Once it is completed, reboot your phone from main recovery menu.

So readers this was guide to Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and install CWM Recovery on it. If you faced any difficulty regarding this tutorial, let us know.


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