Root Galaxy Note on XXLS2 Jelly Bean firmware
Samsung Galaxy Note has just received a leaked N7000XXLS2 firmware that is based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. But most of you know well that all OTA firmware void the root access on your Android devices and for those of you have just upgraded their Galaxy Note to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean via N7000XXLS2 firmware and now looking for root to give full control on the phone, here’s a step by step guide.
The below guide shows you how to root Galaxy Note on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean N7000XXLS2 firmware. Use a Windows PC with drivers installed, you can download 32 bit (x86) Windows drivers from here and 64-bit (x64) Windows drivers from here. Disable all system tools such as Samsung KIES, antivirus, and firewall program, they can disturb installation. Make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps, and turn the USB Debugging on, to do so just tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download Rooting Package for N7000XXLS2 firmware from here to your PC.
Step #2: Download Odin3_3.04.zip to your PC.
Step #3: Unzip Odin3_3.04.zip file into a folder.
Step #4: Open the folder where you’ve unzipped above file and run Odin.
Step #5: Turn the device off.
Step #6: Reboot the device into download mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume down, home and power buttons, when you see a warning screen, press volume up button and it will take you to download mode.
Step #7: Once you’re in download mode plug the device to PC using USB cable. Odin will detect the device, ID:COM will change the color, and a message saying ADDED will appear. (Note: If Odin doesn’t detect the device, make sure that USB drivers are properly installed on your computer).
Step #8: Click on PDA Button and locate GL_HYDRACORE_v7_STD.zip that you downloaded in first step (Note: Don’t make any change, just make sure that re-partition is unchecked).
Step #9: Click on Start button to start installation, once the installation done, your device will reboot itself and you’ll see message saying PASS (Note: If Odin refuse to install the update and show message FAIL, or get stuck, close the Odin and unplug device, then pull out battery from the device for a few seconds. Then put the battery back to the device and reboot into download mode. Then install the firmware again.
Step #10: Unplug your Galaxy Note from PC.
That’s it, your Galaxy Note running Android 4.1 XXLS2 firmware is rooted now.