How to Root Galaxy Note 3 with CF-Auto-Root

Thanks to the Chainfire team, who released the new CF-Auto-Root method to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005, N900, N900T, N900S, -N9002 and other model. Currently this method is only available for the some models, don’t use this rooting method on any other Galaxy Note 3 models. Galaxy Note 3 is the latest device in the world of Android, if you recently bought the new Note 3 model and looking for the guide to root your note 3. Then here is the complete and easiest guide to get root access on your device. Once the device is rooted, you will enjoy lots of Custom ROMS, rooted application and other tweaks on your android. Read here Why and How to root android mobile and tablets. This guide is only for the Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 users, Check your device model ! Settings -> About device -> Model number. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work and don’t follow this guide, otherwise you will brick your device.

Galaxy Note 3 is is powered with some of the best specs such as 5.7inch Full HD sAMOLED display, 2.3 GHz Quad CPU with 3G B RAM, 13 MP rear camera, 32 /64 GB Memory, 3,200 mAh Standard Battery and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. In this rooting guide we will show you how to use CF-Auto-Root tool to root the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. CF-Root is one of the most quickest and easiest way for your first root. Read all the instructions very carefully and follow all of them one by one on your device and desktop. But before following the root tutorial do take the backup of your device.

Root Galaxy Note 3
Root Galaxy Note 3


Pre-requisites and Requirements

a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So, in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.

b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Make sure that your   Galaxy Note 3 is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.

d) Download the Latest Galaxy Note 3 USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the root process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

Root Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

Step 1. Download the CF-Auto-Root tool for Galaxy Note 3 here and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 2. Download the ODIN Flash tool on your desktop and extract the folder. You have to use this application to flash the root file on your device.

Step 3. Now boot your phone in download mode (turn off phone, then hold VolDown+Home+Power to boot – if it asks you to press a button to continue, press the listed button.

Step 4. Now your device is in download mode. Connect the device to the computer with USB cable and run the ODIN application from your desktop.

Step 5. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.

ODIN screen

Step 6. Once the Galaxy Note 3 is connected with the ODIN application, Click the PDA button, and select CF-Auto-Root-….tar.md5

Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.

Step 7. Click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.

That’s it, Now your device is rooted. To verify the root access on your device, go to the Google play store and Instal the Root Checker application on your device and verify. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.


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