Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 received Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update some time back. The update brings new features and improvements to your Galaxy Note N7000. If you have already installed latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Note N7000 and looking forward to root, go through the tutorial to root Galaxy Note N7000 on latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware to install apps which require root access and other Custom ROMs. Rooting voids warranty of your device and can be regained only after you install official firmware.
Android 4.1.2 Features:
Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
New Gallery App (Same as in Note II)
Notification Panel (Notification Panel can now be customized)
Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
Paper Artist App
Group Cast App
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Note N7000 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.
We will be using PhilZ Root Kernel to root Galaxy Note N7000 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Root Galaxy Note N7000 On Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 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 installing. 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 N7000 on official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. You can check if your device is rooted by installing “Root Checker” from Google Play.