Rooting your Galaxy Note can allow you to install rooted apps like Titanium Backup app, Android Wifi Tether app, and brings you full control over your Galaxy Note smartphone.
Why root your Galaxy Note?
There’s a ton of reasons but you can watch this video on why you should root your Galaxy Note.
How to Root Your Galaxy Note! (This is for GT-N7000 models)
This method works on all Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. This is rooting method for Gingerbread on Galaxy Note. When ICS is available for Galaxy Note, we will have another tutorial.
If you want to install custom ROMs, I will have another tutorial on that. But this method gives you root without touching anything so you won’t lose anything but gain root.
For AT&T/Telus/Bell/Rogers Galaxy Note i717, see this root method instead!!!
Step 1. Put your Galaxy Note into USB Debugging mode by checking USB Debugging ON under Settings->Applications->Development. Then connect your Galaxy Note to your computer via a micro-USB cable.
Step 2. For Mac and Linux, driver installation is not required, skip to Step 3. For Windows, install Galaxy Note drivers by downloading the file below and running it.
To verfiy that drivers are working correctly, go to Control Panel->Hardware and Sound->Device Manager. You should see “Samsung Android ADB Interface”.
Step 3. Download GalaxyNoteRoot.zip below, unzip it.
For Windows, double-click and run runme.bat.
For Mac, double-click and run runmemac.sh. Or you might have to run it in terminal like this:
For Linux, double-click and run runmelinux.sh. Or you might have to run it in terminal like this:
Step 4. Rooting should take around 5 minutes and your Galaxy Note will reboot when done rooting.
Step 5. Verify that you have SuperUser app, if you do congratulations, you’ve rooted your Galaxy Note! You can verify even further by installing a root app such as Titanium Backup app.
If for some reason you don’t get root with this method, try Galaxy Note Root Method 2.Need Help? Follow/add me on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter!
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You will need a rooted Galaxy Note to install all ROM/kernels.
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