Galaxy Note 2 N7100 can be rooted on official XXDMB2 Android 4.1.2 firmware. You can go through the guide to install XXDMB2 Android 4.1.2 firmware. Rooting device will enable you install Custom ROMs and apps which require root access.
Rooting voids warranty of your device which can be regained only after you install official firmware.
Make sure that Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is running on official XXDMB2 Android 4.1.2 firmware. We will using CF-Auto-Root Package for rooting.
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and is be tried on any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on official XXDMB2 Android 4.1.2 firmware
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
Download Kies Software to install drivers.
Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.
Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.
Switch off device.
Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.
Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.
In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.
Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
You have rooted Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on official XXDMB2 Android 4.1.2 firmware. You can check if your device is rooted by installing “Root Checker” from Google Play.