The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a premium tablet device with an amazing 10.1-inch display that employs AMOLED technology. Galaxy Note 10.1 was first introduced back in August 2012 and it gained enormous popularity among users who want high-end specifications with a large screen. Later, Samsung released the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 as the new avatar of its successful tablet with greater specs.
Not too long ago, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition received the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. All users who received the latest OTA update might have lost root access. Since the old ported CF-Root method does not work anymore with Android 4.4.2, the users of the device had to wait till another working root exploit arrived.
Finally, it’s really a good news for the users of Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600, as Chainfire’s latest CF-Auto-Root package can root Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 on KitKat (P600UEUCND2) firmware version. So, if have already updated your Note 10.1 SM-P600 to Android 4.4.2 and now want to root it, just follow the steps described below to get your device rooted. Having gaining root access on your Note 10.1, you will be able to install apps that require root and can also get rid of loads of bloat apps.
Please note that by rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600, you’ll void its warranty. Moreover, involving in things like rooting might put your device in risky situation. If you still decide to proceed, do so carefully but at your own responsibility.
Before you root your Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 on KitKat (Android 4.4.2), there are few preparations that you must make.
- Download the latest CF-Root package for the Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600: CF-Auto-Root-lt03wifi-lt03wifixx-smp600.zip
- Enable USB Debugging on your Note 10.1 SM-P600. Go to Settings> About> Build number and tap it 7 times. Then go back to the settings menu and open Developer options. Enable USB Debugging from there.
- Make sure you have installed Samsung USB Drivers on your PC. If you do not have the drivers installed, download from here.
Root Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 on KitKat
- Unzip the CF-Auto-Root zip file that you download aopen the extracted folder.
- Launch the Odin3-v3.07.exe file as administrator.
- Now turn off your device and boot it into the Download Mode. You can do so by holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds. When you see the warning screen, press Volume Up key to enter Download Mode.
- Connect your Note 10.1 to computer using USB cable and wait till Odin detects your device. If your device is not recognized in Odin, try reinstalling the drivers and turning off/on USB Debugging.
- Now click the PDA button and select CF-Auto-Root-lt03wifi-lt03wifixx-smp600.tar.md5.
- Make sure that only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked on Odin.
- Now click the Start button and wait till CF-Auto-Root package is flashed.
- When the installation is finished, your Galaxy Note 10.1 will reboot automatically.
Wait till the device boots up. Now open the app drawer and look for SuperUser app there. The very presence of this app indicates that your Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 has root access. To make sure that the device is rooted properly, you can install and run the Root Checker app from the Google Play Store.
Install TWRP on Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600
If you also want to install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600, you can follow the steps given here.