How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 by Chainfire: Tutorial

Today in this post we are going to discuss Samsung latest handset Galaxy Note 2. Pre order of Note 2 has already been started. XDA developers have already started developing updates for Galaxy Note 2. Chainfire root has now officially available for the phablet and the chainfire root also includes cwm recovery. Till now Chainfire root is the best one you can have for Galaxy Note 2. Rooting your phone helps your device run to its full potential and utilize all its resources. But, rooting an android device voids the warranty but you can get it back by installing the Samsung firmware back on it.



This guide which we are going to discuss in this article is only for Galaxy Note 2 model number N7100 and not for the US variants or other devices. You can check your phones model number in Settings » About phone.


This rooting guide which we are going to discuss in this article can only be applied on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 model number N7100. Applying this update on another device or model may give unwanted result. If anything happens to your device while applying this update neither we nor the developer will be responsible, so proceed at your own risk.


  • Backup all the important data’s on your phone, so that there is no data loss during the process.
  • You must charge your phone at least 70 % so that there will be no Power interruption.
  • Enable USB debugging path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
  • Your phone must be loaded with ClockworkMod Recovery.



Download Kies: 32 bit (x86) Windows |   64-bit (x64) Windows

Download Odin3 v3.04

Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2:

Step 1: First of all extract the contents of the file, don’t delete any file place them in a folder then turn off your Galaxy Note 2, N7100. Wait for some 8-9 seconds.

Step 2: Now boot the Galaxy Note 2 into download mode or Odin mode. To boot into download mode, press and hold these keys together Volume Down + Home + Power till the screen turns on. Then press Volume Up then to enter download mode.

Step 3: First be sure that you have closed the Kies software completely on your PC. Selecting the Exit option in Kies to close it is a recommended way to close Kies. Then run Odin: double-click the Odin3 v3.04.exe file.

Step 4: Now Connect your Note 2 to PC now. You should get the message “Added” under Odin’s message box in the bottom left box. If you don’t get this message make sure you installed drivers correctly. If this also didn’t work then try changing to another USB port on the computer.

Step 5: After that click on the PDA button in Odin then browse to and select the CF-Auto-Root-SGN2.tar file obtained in Step 1. Do not make any other changes in Odin except selecting the required files Leave all other options as they are. And make sure Re-Partition check box is not selected.

Step 6: Then Click on Start to begin flashing of CF-Root kernel which will be done in less than a minute and your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be rooted. When the flashing is complete, and is successful you will get a green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin and your phone will phone will automatically reboot. When you see the Samsung logo, you can safely unplug the cable.


Congratulations! You have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 model number N7100. If you meet any problem while following the procedure mentioned in the article, we are always there to help you in all the possible ways.

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