How-To: Root A Sprint Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900H After You Have Updated It To Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat Official Firmware

Root A Sprint Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900H

If you have updated your Sprint Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900H to Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat Official Firmware, you will have lost root access.  If you want to gain it again, we have the guide for you.


Prepare your phone:

  1. Check that your device is a SM-N900H. To check your device model, go to Setting > About
  2. Update device to Android 4.4.4 Kitkat
  3. Charge it so it has 60-80 percent of its battery life
  4. Back-Up all important contacts, messages, and call logs .
  5. Back-Up the Mobiles EFS Data.
  6. Back-Up all apps using Titanium Backup


Note: The methods needed to flash custom recoveries, roms and to root your phone can result in bricking your device. Rooting your device will also void the warranty and it will no longer be eligible for free device services from manufacturers or warranty providers. Be responsible and keep these in mind before you decide to proceed on your own responsibility. In case a mishap occurs, we or the device manufacturers should never be held responsible.

To Root The Device.


  1. Download CF-Auto-Root Android 4.4.4 Package and extract the .zip file
  2.  Download Odin.
  3. Turn off the phone and turn it back on by pressing the power, volume down and home button at the same time until text appears on-screen.  When the text appears, press the volume up button to continue
  4. Make sure that USB drivers are installed..
  5. Open Odin and connect your phone to your PC. f you made the connection successfully, the Odin port should turn yellow and you should be able to see the COM port number.
  6. Click on the PDA file.  Select ‘CF-Auto-Root-hltespr-hltespr-smn900p.tar.md5
  7. Check the Auto Reboot option in Odin
  8. Click the start button and wait for the process to complete.
  9. When the installation finishes, your phone should reboot.  When you see the Home Screen and get a “Pass” message on Odin, disconnect your phone from the PC.

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