The official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the International 3G variant of the Galaxy Note 2 is finally here. With a new version of Android there is a new method to ROOT it and if you wish to Root Galaxy Note 2 on Android 4.4.2 official update then you are in the right place. The download links & Steps listed below can be used to Root Galaxy Note 2 by Chainfire CF Auto Root Method.
Note : Only for Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100). Rooting voids Warranty. It may Damage your Device in Some cases.
- Take a complete Back-up of all your Data as this will Wipe your Device
- Enable USB Debugging in Settings > Developer Options
- Install ODIN on your PC/Laptop along with the Samsung USB Drivers
- Disable Samsung Kies and Any Antivirus that you may be using
- Extract the CF Auto ROOT Zip file in a folder
- Open ODIN in Your PC/Laptop
- Put your Galaxy Note 2 in Download Mode by pressing (Power + Volume Down + Home Key) all at once
- After getting into download mode connect your Galaxy Note 2 to PC/Laptop via USB cable
- The device should now be discovered in ODIN (if not try re-plugging a few times)
- Click the AP Button in ODIN and select the CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5 file extracted from CF Auto ROOT Zip file
- Check that Re-Partition is Disabled (Don’t change anything else)
- Go ahead and click the START button in ODIN and sit back for a while
- ODIN will display a PASS Message and your Note 2 will Re-boot
- It is Done
3. Final Steps
- If the device shows the “SuperSU has stopped” error, then install the latest SuperSU APK downloaded earlier
- Launch SuperSU app on your phone and after that you should update the binary, then allow SuperSU to disable KNOX security. Reboot the phone and then everything should work smoothly.
If your Galaxy Note 2 isn’t booting normally and is Stuck at some point then you will need to perform a Hard Reset on it. Follow the steps below to do so if you don’t know “how to do it” already.
- Boot in Recovery Mode by pressing (Power + Volume Up + Home) Keys all at once
- Select the option that says “Wipe data/ factory reset”
- Confirm it by selecting Yes
- Reboot you Galaxy Note 2 after the Hard Reset has completed
*Special Thanks to Chainfire for providing with this Auto ROOT Method.