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Root Galaxy Note 3 N900 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUENG1 Firmware – Guide

Galaxy Note 3 N900 has already received the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware update and the update is rolled out via OTA. If you still haven’t updated your device or facing trouble updating your device via OTA, then you can manually update your device from here. Once you have updated your device you will notice that you have lost the Root access, so to regain it back you need to root it again, for that, follow the below procedure and successfully Root Galaxy Note 3 N900.

Root Galaxy Note 3 N900 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUENG1

Once you have rooted your device you will be able to play around with your device by installing Custom ROM’s, Custom Kernel’s, apps that require root access to function, download paid apps for free etc., if you want to know what are the advantages and disadvantages of rooting are then go here.

Pre Requisites:

  • Make sure your device is Galaxy Note 3 (Exynos 5, Octa-core CPU) with N900 as model no. Check in Settings > About.
  • Backup all of your data to a safe location, just to make sure no data loss encounters during the rooting process.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled on your device.
  • Charge your device to at least 75%, to avoid it from shutting it down in between the rooting process, if happened so, then it might brick your device and leave it useless.
  • Backup your mobile EFS Data from here.
  • Download and install USB drivers suitable for your device from here to your PC.
  • Make sure your device is on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUENG1 firmware. If not – follow here.

Root Galaxy Note 3 N900 on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat XXUENG1 firmware:

1. Download the Odin software and Rooting package from here to your PC.

2. Extract the Rooting package to a folder an obtain CF-Auto-Root-ha3g-ha3gxx-smn900.tar.md5.

3. Run Odin in PC as administrator.

4. Power off Galaxy Note 3 N900.

5. Enter into Download Mode, to do so press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power button simultaneously until you see some warning text on screen, now press Volume Up as listed in the warning message to enter into Download Mode.

6. Connect your device to PC. Now you will see that the ID:COM box in Odin turns blue and shows “Added” message in Odin.

7. Now in Odin tap on “PDA” or “AP” and select the CF-Auto-Root-ha3g-ha3gxx-smn900.tar.md5 which you got after extracting.

8. Now in Odin Make sure only Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options are checked and remaining all are un-checked.

9. Once done, Click on “Start”, this will start flashing the firmware package on your device i.e., Galaxy Note 3 N900.

10. Once done, your device will reboot automatically.

11. Once the device boots up, disconnect your device from PC, and look for SuperSU app in app drawer.