How to Root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

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Searching the easiest way to root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100, then you are right place. This is the most simplest guide because, here you do not have to install ClockWorkMod recovery as the guide is based on using ODIN.

root Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

Today, in this article I will show you the easiest way to root running on  Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. If you are ready to root Tab 2 10.1 P5100 then follow the steps below.

Note: Rooting will void your phone Warranty. This article is purely for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100, applying these steps on another device may produce troubles. Don’t miss any of the steps, firstly read and understand the whole tutorial then go for the actual process.


1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery

2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. Ensure you have backed up your important data.

4. Install USB drivers on your PC from here.

Step by Step Guide:

Step 1: Download CF-Auto-Root & ODin v1.85 to your computer and extract it on desktop.

Step 2: Now, switch off your phone to boot it into Odin/Download mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Power Key (long Press), till you see the Android Logo on screen. And then press the Volume Down key to enter download mode.

Step 3: Open the “Odin.exe” and then connect your phone to computer via USB cable. As soon as you connect, ID:COM box in Odin turns light green/yellow.

Step 4: Click on “PDA” button and select the file ““ from the extracted folder.

Step 5: Make sure that only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes are checked on Odin. Don’t check any other boxes.

Step 6: Click on Start button on Odin to start installation process. It will takeupto 5 – 8 minutes, so please wait for the installation to finish.

Step 7: Finally, you will get PASS! notification on the ID:COM box and then your device will reboot automatically.

Hurray! You have successfully rooted Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100. If you want to cross check that your phone is rooted or not then you can download Root Checker application and verify by yourself.

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  1. bashty says

    i have a problem with my samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1.

    when i put the sim card to my galaxy it will show you will need to put na unlock network.

    the sim card will not connected to the network even i try so many simcard it will show not connected to the network.

  2. aridunuoluwa says

    Hi,’m using samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1 and I want to order for bluetooth keyboard online and I was asked to ensure my tab is P5100,how would I know its P5100..fnks

  3. says

    Just found that your instructions regarding the Volume key are reversed. To reboot uinto download mode you should depress the volume UP key first and then the Volume DOWN key when prompted.

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