How to Root Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211

Samsung has recently rolled out the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware to Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211. If you haven’t updated your device to latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware then go here and update your device. Once you have updated your device to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware, you might have lost the Root access on your device, now you can follow the below guide on how to Root Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211.

Root Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 install CWM / TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 Manually update Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat official firmware

Before proceeding to Root Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211, let’s have a quick look at some of the pre requisites to follow to prepare your Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 for rooting process and also to avoid bricking of your device.

Pre Requisites:

  • Make a complete backup of all of your data to a safe location; just in case we have accidently wiped all the data then we can restore it.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device from the path “Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging”.
  • Charge your device to at least 75%, to avoid it from turning off in between the Rooting Process, if happened it might brick your device.
  • Install the CWM / TWRP Recovery. How? Follow here.

Disclaimer: we should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to your Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211. So understand the risk involved and proceed further.

Procedure to Root Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 running on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware:

1. Download the Rooting Package from here to your PC. [If the provided Rooting Package doesn’t work for you then try other pakacge – Download here or try latest package from here].

2. Copy the downloaded Rooting Package to your device’s SD card. Make sure to copy at the Root of the SD card but not inside the folder. Power off Galaxy Tab 3.

3. Enter into Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power Button simultaneously until you see Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 SM-T211 logo.

4. Now in recovery mode select “Install Zip from SD card” and choose the Rooting package which you have downloaded and copied on your device, and install it.

5. Once installed Go Back and select reboot system now.

6. Now your device will boot into normal mode.

7. Once booted you can look for SuperSU app in the app drawer. Also install the BusyBox so that the apps which need it can run smoothly on your device.

8. If you want to confirm whether your device is successfully rooted or not then you can make use of Root Checker App.