How To

Root Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Galaxy Note 8.0
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For all those who are having Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 device can now be rooted.

After you root the device, you can install the custom ROM firmware and the applications that need the root access.

You should know that rooting the device will mean the warranty will be lost, so in order to unroot it and restore back the lost warranty, you will have to re-apply the firmware update. So, in order to return to the lost warranty, all you have to do is revert back the factory firmware which is mentioned in the provided link: Manual Update Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 with XXBMF1 Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Firmware

Before you continue with the actual update, you will have to follow a list of prerequisites. We provide you the list below:

First, you should be sure that you have updated the firmware and then continue with creating a backup of the data in your device. We strongly recommend you to create the backup manually. This is because in the case the data gets lost or worse the files get corrupted, you will be able to restore easily.

So, follow the provided steps for each of the data below.

When you backup your SMS – use the “SMS Backup & Restore app”, For contacts, be sure you use the Gmail application so that you can Sync with the Gmail application. When it comes to call log, the procedure is simple: follow the Call Log and Restore options. For other files such as images, videos, files and songs, all you have to do is select the wanted files and then copy them on the internal or external SD card.

There is one more category you should not forget about when you backup. We are referring to the APN and MMS Settings which you will be able to back up using the provided path: go to Applications, select the Settings, from the Wireless and Network, go to Mobile Networks and select the Access Point Names.

Next, be sure you enable the USB Debugging following the path: Settings – Applications – select the USB Debugging and this is it.

Also, be sure that the minimum battery charge left in your phone is 40%. Otherwise, your device might get turned off in the middle of the firmware update.

Disclaimer: Please be sure you follow all the instructions accordingly as in case you cause any damage to your device, we shall not assume any responsibility. Still, in case you have any issues while you follow the steps below, we will try to help you out in order to have a successful operation

Now let’s proceed to the actual step by step tutorial in which you will learn how to root your Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 on Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware.

Step-by-step procedure on how to Root your Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 on Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware:

Step 1: Download the 2 tools you will need through the operation: the Rooting Package for Galaxy Note 8.0 and Odin, which you should save into your computer. After you download them, extract both files to your desktop and open the Odin to your computer.

Step 2: Next, your phone should enter the Download Mode. In order to do so, turn it off and proceed to step 3.

Step 3: In order to enter the download mode in your Galaxy Note 8.0, all you have to do is enter the Volume Down Key and Center Button and while you hold both of them press the Power Button. This is the moment when a green robot should indicate that the Download Mode has been entered.

Step 4: Now, the Odin tool should be opened in your computer. You should connect your phone into download mode to your computer, using an original USB cable. You will see that the ID: COM section will turn either Yellow or Blue, according to the Odin version you have. The new color will indicate that all the drivers have been successfully installed and you can proceed to step 5.

Step 5: When the device is rooted, all you have to do is download the “ROOT CHECKER” app and see if the device is rooted or not. You shall download it from the Google Play Store. In case the device is not rooted, you need to start the process of rooting from step 1.

Note: There might be a situation in which your device gets into the boot loop sequence or it gets stuck in the welcome screen. In these cases, all you have to do is re-insert the battery and follow all the instructions from the first one, accordingly.

And this is it. You have managed to root your device by yourself, with the latest Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware.

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