The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the 3rd generation successor in the Galaxy Note lineup, is Samsung’s current flagship device as well as one of the most powerful and expensive Android Smartphones out there currently. Even though the Note 3 is a blazing fast Smartphone, certain lags and stutters are experienced by various users, mainly because of the bugs in the Samsung’s “TouchWiz” Android launcher.
However, if you do not like the TouchWiz launcher, or if you wish to have fun with the native Android launcher, you can swap them by rooting your Android device and then installing some custom ROM for your Samsung Galaxy Note 3. And if you’re in search of some tutorial that can guide you through the processes of rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 3, today we’re here with a simple and detailed tutorial on how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Before you proceed to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3, below are some warning statements that you should know before attempting to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3:
- Rooting of Android device will void its warranty. Hence, you’ll no longer be able to claim any warranty benefits over your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 after rooting it.
- There are chances of damaging your Smartphone during the rooting process. We are not responsible if you damage your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 during or after the rooting process completes. Hence, proceed at your own risk.
- You may or may not receive any official software or firmware updates after rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
- Only follow this rooting tutorial with the international variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Below are some prerequisite procedures to follow prior to rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 3:
- Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has at least 80% of battery backup.
- Make sure that you’ve downloaded and installed USB Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on your PC.
- Download the root kit depending on your device variant from here.
- Open ODIN Flash Tool from here.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3:
Below is the detailed tutorial on how you can root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3:
- First of all, power off your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
- And then, boot into download mode by pressing Volume Down+Home+Power keys at the same time.
- Now from your PC, extract the ODIN Flash tool. And from the extracted ODIN Flash tool folder, run the .exe file.
- And now, a new window will appear.
- Now connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to your PC.
- Now the ODIN Flash tool will recognize your device.
- Now extract the root kit that you downloaded earlier.
- Now from the ODIN Flash tool, click on the PDA button. And then, select the file with “.tar” extension from the extracted root kit folder.
- Tick the Auto-Reboot checkbox and uncheck the Re-Partition checkbox.
- Finally, click on the Start button at the bottom of the window to start the flashing process.
- Once the first box in the ODIN Flash tool goes completely green, your device will reboot.
And after the reboot completes, your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is rooted and is running on custom Android version 4.3 Jelly Bean.