Samsung has recently launched its most awaited gadget – “Samsung Galaxy Note 3”. Today we are sharing a tutorial about “How to root Galaxy Note 3 on Android 4.3 Jellybean”.

Chainfire – One of the well-recognized members of xda-Developers forum has released CF-Auto-Root for the new Galaxy device.


The traditional CF-Root’s included a custom recovery (CWM, TWRP, etc) and were meant for devices that had a single kernel/recovery combination whereas CF-Auto-Root doesn’t include a custom recovery and is meant for devices that have kernel and recovery separate (so you can manually install any custom recovery of your choice).


1) Download and Install USB drivers for your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to transfer/move files between the computer and your Android device.

2) Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to connect with the computer and use Android SDK with it.

[Press Menu à Settings àApplications. Navigate and click on Development option then check the USB Debugging Mode.]

3) Take back up personal and important data before starting rooting process.

4) Your Samsung device battery should be 80% charged.

5) The device should be factory unlocked and not locked to a particular carrier.

6) The phone will lose its manufacturer’s warranty once it is rooted.

7) The CF-Auto-Root file works only with Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Don’t try to root any other Android device using this rooting process.

8) Verify the model number of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 by selecting Settings àAbout phone à Model number and install the root package accordingly.


Rooting voids your phone warranty. We are not responsible if any damage happens to your device while performing the procedure. So, follow at your own risk.

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Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with CF-Auto-Root    

Step-1: Download CF-Auto-Root file to your computer according to model number of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3

CF-Auto-Root Download links

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 [International Exynos]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 [International Qualcomm]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9002 [China]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900T [T-Mobile, US]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900S [SK Telecom, Korea]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 [Canadian Version]

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900P [Sprint, US]


Step-2: Unzip the downloaded root zip file to get a .tar.md5 file within it.

Step-3: Download and install Odin3 (Odin3 v3.09) and extract it.

Step-4: Turn off the Galaxy Note 3.

Step-5: Re-boot the device into Download Mode by pressing and holding ‘VolumeDown+Home+Power’ buttons together. Press the Volume Up button to continue to enter into Download Mode

Step-6: Run Odin3 v3.09.exe

Step-7: Connect your ‘Samsung Galaxy Note 3’ to computer using USB cable while it is in Download Mode (Wait until Odin detects the device. When the phone is connected successfully, an Added message will appear under Odin’s message box)

Note: If you don’t get any Added message on screen, try to connect USB to another port of the computer. In case Odin still fails to detect the device, then re-install USB driver.

Step-7: Click PDA button and select the CF-Auto-Root…….tar.md5 file   

Step-8: Verify Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time check boxes are selected.

Step-9: Make sure Re-Partition option is un-check.

Step-10: Click the Start button (wait for installation to complete.

Step-11: Phone will reboot automatically after successful installation and soon a PASS message with green background will appear in the extreme left box at the very top of Odin box.

Step-12: Disconnect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from your computer.

It’s done.

You have rooted your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 successfully.

NOTE: Sometimes the device does *not* boot into recovery mode and root your device. Just do the entire procedure again if this happens. If it still will not install root and such, make sure that in Odin “Auto Reboot” is not checked. Then after flashing, pull the battery, and boot with VolUp+Home+Power button to boot into recovery manually. This will start the install process.

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