The most awaited Android 4.4.2 KitKat update is finally available for Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The KitKat update N7100XXUFND3 is now available for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 international model. If you received the update or manually flashed the ROM and looking for a way to root the phone, you will be happy to know that there is an easy way to root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat N7100XXUFND3 ROM. The rooting process requires Odin. You need to flash a file using Odin and you are good to go.
- Make sure that the phone has adequate charge (40-50% minimum) so that it doesn’t turn off in between the process.
- Enable USB debugging by going to “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and enable it.
- Download Samsung USB drivers from this link and install on your computer. If you have Samsung Kies installed then skip this step.
- Back up all your important files.
- Make sure the phone model is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 by going to “System settings>About device.
Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Android 4.4.2 KiKat
- Download the download CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.zip and extract it. You will get CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5 file.
- Download Odin3 v3.09 from this link and extract it on your computer.
- Now double click on Odin3 v3.09.exe and start it.
- Turn off the phone and restart it in download mode by pressing Home+ Power+ Volume down buttons simultaneously. Once the phone is in download it, connect it to the computer using USB cable.
- Wait some time until Odin detects the phone and shows blue sign.
- On the Odin window, click on the AP button and select the “CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5″ file.
- Ensure that Re-Partition is unchecked.
- Now click on the Start button to flash the firmware. It will take some time to complete the process.
- The phone will reboot once the flashing is complete.
If you have followed the guide carefully you will be able to root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running Android 4.4.2. Open application drawer and you will find “SuperSU” app. To check whether you have successfully rooted the phone or not, you can install “Root Checker” app from Google Play Store.