Root Access for Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Galaxy Note 3 Exynos is one of those lucky devices that have received a leaked firmware for Android 5.0 Lollipop. After updating their operating system, the next step that users commonly do is to provide root access for their device. Thankfully, Galaxy Note 3 Exynos has also been provided with a link for Super SU and CWM Recovery, so rooting the device would be easy. As usual, Odin will be needed for the process so that you can flash CWM Recovery, which will in turn be used to flash Super SU.
This article will teach you how to provide root access for you Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Exynos SM-N900 that is running on a leaked firmware of Android 5.0 Lollipop. Note that you need to download CWM Recovery and Super SU, so accomplish this first beforehand before reading the instructions below.
Step by step process to install CWM Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Exynos:
- Download CWM Recovery using your computer or laptop
- Open the exe file for Odin 3
- Place your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Exynos in Download mode. This can be done by shutting down your device. Wait for 10 seconds before turning it on again and simultaneously holding the home, power, and volume down buttons until a warning appears on the screen. When you see it, press the volume up button to proceed.
- Connect your Galaxy Note 3 to your computer or laptop. The ID:COM box in Odin 3 should flash blue if your device has been successfully detected.
- Check if you have installed Samsung USB Drivers.
- Click the AP tab for Odin 3.09 and choose Recovery.tar.md5
- Select Start and wait for Recovery flashing to finish
- Wait for your device to finish restarting, then remove your phone’s connection to your computer
- Allow your Galaxy Note 3 to reboot
Step by step guide to provide root access for your Galaxy Note 3:
- Download Super Su from the link provided above
- Place your device in Recovery mode. This can be done by shutting down your device. Wait for 10 seconds before turning it on again and simultaneously pressing and holding the home, power, and volume down buttons until the Galaxy Logo appears and blinks thrice. When you see it, release the power button
- Go to Install zip then click ‘Choose zip’
- Flash the zip file for Super SU
- Reboot your device once the flashing has been completed
- Check if your device has been successfully rooted through the use of any root checker app.
That’s it! If there is anything that you want to clarify, just post your question through the comments section below.