How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Got yourself a brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and want to root it? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide we’ll talk about how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root method by Chainfire, an elite recognized developer at XDA. Samsung is known for shipping devices with unlocked bootloader, making it easy to root their devices. The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is no exception, even though it comes preloaded with Samsung’s Knox security features. Hit the jump for detailed instructions on how to root Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root…

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IMPORTANT: Please note that after rooting Galaxy Note 3, Knox status will change, voiding the warranty of your devices. Once the status of Knox security is changed, certain KNOX enterprise security features may stop working. As of now, there’s no known way to reset the Knox status back to the original value. So, don’t proceed with rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 if you can’t afford to lose any Knox features on your devices. If you don’t care about Knox security features, it should be safe enough to go ahead and root galaxy note 3.

Disclaimer: While this method is safe and tested, follow these instructions at your own risk. AndroidHeat cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong, or you permanently lose access to KNOX features.

Lets root Galaxy Note 3 with Auto-CF-Root…

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3

  1. Make sure your Galaxy Note 3 is running stock official firmware.
  2. Download and install latest Samsung USB drivers.
  3. On your device: Go to Settings > About device > Model number and based on that information, download the appropriate CF-Auto-Root zip file for your device. It is EXTREMELY important to choose the right file for your device; or you may even end up with a brick in your hand.
  4. Extract the downloaded .zip file somewhere on your computer and launch the Odin.exe file from the extracted contents.
  5. In Odin, click PDA and select the CF-Auto-Root file (tar.md5).
  6. There’s no need to change any other option in Odin and make sure that the Repartition option is NOT enabled.
  7. Now boot your Galaxy Note 3 into download mode: power off your device, press and hold the Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together. Follow any further on-screen instructions to enter download mode.
  8. Once you Galaxy Note 3 is in Download Mode, connect it to your PC via USB cable and wait for any drivers to get configured. Once Odin has detected your device (Colored box at top-left), it’s ready for flashing with odin.
  9. Hit the Start button in Odin and wait for the process to complete.
  10. After process completion, your Galaxy Note 3 will be rooted and should automatically boot into Android.

That’s it! you’e successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy note 3 with CF-Auto-Root. For future updates and troubleshooting, make sure to checkout original post at XDA.

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