If you are the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 user and interested too root and install CWM Recovery your Galaxy Note 3, read the below mention tutorial to complete the process in simple steps. Thanks to XDA members Chainfire and Chenglu, who released the Cf auto root and CWM Recovery tool for Galaxy Note 3. Rooting is not a easy process, but not even so difficult. Once the device rooted, you will enjoy lots of customization on your device, Custom ROMs, Tweaks and other free rooted applications. If you want to install the custom ROM on your rooted device, then you have to install the custom recovery on your device. Today in this guide we will show you first how to root and second how to install CWM Recovery.
The process is lit bit lengthy and take about fifteen to twenty minutes. By rooting your phone, you void its warranty and if you are not following the guide carefully then you will brick you phone. If you are ready to follow the guide and want to root your device, then read all the instructions very carefully, In case of any mishap or damage, do not blame us or the developers of the method. Before following he guide do take the backup of your device.
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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
First follow these guide to root your Note 3 and after that read the below mention instruction. Click here How to Root Galaxy Note 3 with CF-Auto-Root
Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Note 3
Having rooted your Galaxy Note 3, you can also install ClockworkMod recovery on it. Please note that all the below mention steps are mandatory and important.
Step 1. Download the ClockworkMod recovery for Note 3 from below mention links. Choose the correct model number file.
Note 3 SM-N900: n900-cwm-recovery-184.108.40.206(0929).tar
Note 3 SM-N9005: n9005-cwm-recovery-220.127.116.11(0929).tar
Note 3 SM-N900S: n900s-cwm-recovery-18.104.22.168(0929).tar
Note 3: SM-N900T: n900t-cwm-recovery-22.214.171.124(0925).tar
Step2. Download the ODIN Flash tool on your desktop and extract the folder.
Step 3. Switch off your Note 3 and boot the device in download mode. Volume Down+Home+Power to boot – if it asks you to press a button to continue, press the listed button.
Step 4. Once you device in Download mode, connect it to the computer with USB cable and run the ODIN application on 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.
Step 6. Once the Galaxy Note 3 is connected with the ODIN application, Click the PDA button, and select n900*-cwm-recovery…….tar file
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. Then click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.
Now you will disconnect your device form the computer. Now you have a rooted Galaxy Note 3 with ClockworkMod recovery installed on it.
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