Rooting Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 (LTE) SM-T905 [Android 4.4.2 KitKat]

Last updated: July 1, 2020.

Rooting Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2

Samsung has reached huge success as an Android Smartphone. This time they want to make the same big waves in manufacturing Tablets. They recently released the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 SM-T905 which supports LTE. The specs of this device is different from that of the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 3G SM-T900.


Among its features include, a 12.2-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen which has a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels. It also has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Chipset as well as a Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor, and RAM of 3GB. Additional features include the Adreno 330 GPU, 8MP camera which has an autofocus and LED flash.


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This tablet runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. However, Samsung released the newest Android 4.4.2 KitKat for this tab. Now, should you decide to update your tab. You will lose its root access. Re-rooting will be needed to gain root access again. If you have updated your Tab Pro 12.2 LTE to the new KitKat version but want to restore the root access, simply follow the steps provided. Carefully follow the instructions. Otherwise, it may result to a bricked device.

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.




The battery level of your tab should reach 80%.

Enable USB Debugging by going to the Settings and Developer Options.

Download Samsung Kies for USB Drivers and install it on your device.


Files to Download


Odin 3.09

CF Auto Root File here


Rooting Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 SM-T905 LTE


Step 1: Download the files mentioned above and extract to your computer.

Step 2: Go to the Odin extracted folder and launch Odin.

Step 3: Switch off the device.

Step 4: Boot your device to its downloading mode. You can do this by holding the Volume Down button together with the Home and Power buttons for a few seconds. Press Volume Up to enter.

Step 5: Connect your device to the computer.

Step 6: As soon as Odin detects your device, go to “AP/PDA” and choose “CF Auto Root” which was extracted.

Step 7: Make sure that only the “Auto Reboot” and the “F. Reset Time” is checked.

Step 8: When everything is finished, click the start button to start rooting.

Step 9: A certain “PASS” message will appear once the process is finished. Your device will automatically be rebooted.

Step 10: Disconnect the device.


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