5 May 2015

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P601 3g variant

Root Samsung galaxy Note 10.1 sm-p601 easily with chainfire auto root method.Samsung Galaxy note 10.1 is one of the powerful tablet released in 2014.Since it is tablet  it has been released with two different chipsets in many variants.One is with the exynos 5 and other is snapdragon 800 chipset . If you take a look at the specifications it has 10.1 inch display with 2560x1600 resolution.It is powered by a snapdragon 800  with 3gb ram and  16/32/64 gb internal storage.While the exynos variant comes with octacore chipset with 4 cores running at 1.9ghz with A15 architecture while other 4 cores running at 1.9Ghz with A-7 architecture.The lte variants of this tablets use snapdragon 800 while the 3g variants use exynos.Initially this tablet is launced with android 4.3 butlater updated to kitkat.
If you are searching how to root your Samsung galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601 and could not find a solution then you are on right place.In this post we will teach you how to root Samsung galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601.
This tutorial is specific to note 10.1 with model number sm-p601 so its better to verify your device model number.and this is only for the 3g variant. To verify your device model number go to settings and then to about device.In the about device you will find your device model number and confirm that it is sm-p601.

Why to root galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601?

  1. Laggy touchwiz: Since OS is loaded with heavy loaded and laggy touch wiz and might hinder user experience at some point of time you might consider rooting it to free the tablet from bloatware.
  2. To improve performance: By rooting  you will be able to free some same by un installing bloatware which you don't use and this might decrease the load on cpu as well as free up some ram and internal storage which ultimately improves the performance of the device.
  3. To improve battery life: Though the tablet has a huge battery that is 8220mah you may not be getting the results which you have expected.But by rooting you will be able to improve battery life a bit by using apps like greenify or other battery saving apps.
  4. To install custom roms: Installing customs requires root access as well as custom recoveries installed.Some recoveries like twrp can be installed on your device easily if you have root access.
  5. To move or install apps to sdcard:You can move apps to sdcard on note 10.1 easily using any third party apps but the problem with those apps is that you can move only some part of the app that is the apk part only if you were to move the obb part then you have to root .

These are some of the reasons why you should go for this  but most of the people root their device to install custom roms or take advantage of some root privileged apps that improve the device performance as well as battery life.

How To Root Galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601:

Root Samsung galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601 on android kitkat with name lt033gxx and device lt033g and board exynos 5.You can check these info from the cpuz application.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P601 3g variant

1.This procedure will not erase the data only your device but still you have to make a backup to be on safe side.Transfer all your data.images,videos and apps to computer.
2.Enable debugging mode on your device.To do this go to settings and then to about device.In about device you will find build number tap on it continuously till you see toast message "you are now a developer".Go back and you find developer options click on it and enable usb debugging on your device.
3.Download samsung kies and install it.Once you have installed the kies close it and make sure that it does not run in the background.
4.Download odin and extract the files and place it on desktop for easy access.
5.Download cf auto root file for sm-p601 and extract the zip file.You will get a tar.md5 file.

Flash through Odin:

1.Download the latest odin and place it on desktop.
2.Now download the chainfire auto root zip files  and extract it.
3.Power off the device completely and wait for few seconds.
4.Now put the tablet in download mode by holding volume down,home key and power button at the same time.Once the device enters download mode using volume keys to navigate and press on continue.
note 10.1 sm-p600 download mode
5.Now the device is ready to grab the files through odin.
6.Open the odin on your desktop or computer.
Root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P601 3g variant using odin
7.Connect the device to a computer using usb cable.
8.Once the device is connected you will notice a blue tab in odin with message added.
root note 10.1 sm-p601 blue tab

9.Now click on pda and navigate to the file which you have extracted before.
click pda select sm-p601 root file
10.Make sure you tick auto reboot and reset time and leave rest of them untick.
11.Now click on start and wait till the flashing is completed.
12.Once the flashing is done you will see a green tab with message pass and device should reboot automatically.
root sm-p601 odin pass

13.Once the device reboots you will notice super su installed in app drawer.Or head on to playstore and download the root checker app to verify if your device that is note 10.1 has root access.
14.Now that you have root access its time to trim down the bloatware on the device.

Final words on rooting this tablet:

This is simple tutorial explaining you how to root samsung galaxy note 10.1 sm-p601. As this is specific to this model only please don't try it on other device it will definitely hard the device.As rooting is a risky process we are not responsible if you brick the device.This process Will l trigger the Knox counter and you will void warranty for sure.If you are brave enough and don't care about the warranty of the device then you are good to go.A big thanks to chainfire developer community who developed this and all the credits should go to them.
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