How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on Android 4.3 Official Firmware with CF-Auto-Root. In this post, I will show you How to Root your Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on Latest Android 4.3 Official Firmware using the most popular tool, CF-Auto-Root, developed by Chainfire for several high-end Samsung Devices. Before you proceed towards rooting your Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005, make sure you take a look at the following important tips and keep them in mind.
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- Make sure your device is on Android 4.3 Official Firmware, not a custom ROM.
- Rooting will void your device’s Warranty.
- This Rooting method is only for Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005, don’t try this with any other variant of the device.
- Charge your battery up to 70%.
- Enable USB debugging. (Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging – check box)
- Backup your phone data.
- Make sure USB Drivers are installed properly on your Computer -> Download USB Drivers for Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005.
I have written a detailed and easy step-by-step instructions guide on How to Root Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on Android 4.3 Official Firmware with CF-Auto-Root. If you are used to rooting your device through ODIN, then this should not be any different for you. However, it is highly recommended for beginners that you read the whole tutorial once or twice thoroughly before rooting your device. If not done properly, your device might get bricked, in other words, it will not turn on.
How to Root Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on Android 4.3 Official Firmware with CF-Auto-Root:
- Download CF-Auto=Root for Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 (CF-Auto-Root-hlte-hltexx-smn9005.zip)
- Download Odin v3.07
Step 1 – Install drivers and extract Odin v3.07 and CF-Auto-Root-hlte-hltexx-smn9005.zip files that you just downloaded.
Step 2 – Now, switch off your phone to boot it into Download mode by pressing and holding Volume down + Home + Power Key (long Press), till you see the Android Logo on screen. And then press the Power key/Volume Up to enter download mode.
Step 3 – Open the “Odin.exe” and then connect your phone to computer via USB cable. As soon as you connect, ID:COM box in Odin turns light green/yellow color as shown in the image below.
Step 4 – Now select the CF-Auto-Root-hlte-hltexx-smn9005.tar.md5 that you download before by clicking on PDA Button in Odin.
Step 5 – Make sure that only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes are checked on Odin. Don’t check any other boxes. Also, tick Re-Partition box if you have got a “.pit” file.
Step 6 – Finally click on Start button on Odin to start installation process. It will take upto 5 – 8 minutes, so please wait for the installation finish.
Step 7 – Finally, you will get PASS! Notification on the ID: COM box and then your device will reboot automatically and now you can unplug your phone from computer. First boot would take some time so be patient.
That’s it! Your Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 is now Rooted on Official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware. To verify, look for SuperSU app in your App Drawer. You can now Overclock your device or install Custom Firmwares. If you had any problem during the Rooting process, drop us a comment in the comment section below and we will assist you with a solution.