The Note 4 gets an auto-root package from Chainfire developers. Yes, you now root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C running on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat. Rooting lets you install root apps, custom ROM’s and do more with the device.
Before you continue with the tutorial, you should know What does rooting mean? Rooting is nothing but gaining the access to root of the operating software which lets you install custom ROM’s, custom themes and modify the phone’s OS in any possible way.
Initially the manufacturer of the phone will not give permissions to access root. You cannot install all these custom ROM’s or any other custom firmware. So, if you desire to use your phone to its full capacity, you should root it i.e., you should gain the access to root. Rooting has many pros, have many cons though. Rooting voids the manufacturers warranty for the device. Further, it may possibly brick the operating system which makes the device function improperly and in some case it may become useless. So, if it is your own decision to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C, go through the prerequisites listed below to safeguard your personal data and operating software.
Check Your Device Model Number
Check your phone’s model number which should be Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C(Exynos Chipset). You can check this by heading over to Settings>>About Device. If your model number doesn’t match, do not attempt this tutorial.
Samsung USB Drivers
To transfer the installation packages, device need to be connected to PC. For the PC, to detect the Samsung device, it should be installed with Samsung USB Drivers. If you have already installed them, continue with the next step, else download drivers from the below source.
Backup Important Data
Before you install custom or stock firmware or root your device, the data backup is very crucial. The firmware flashing process may wipe entire data on the phone. Often the installation process may stuck without completion. In such cases, the backup data can be restored to get back the old stuff on the phone. If you are familiar with backup methods, do it by yourself. Else consider simple steps listed below to safeguard your personal data:
- Backup Apps, Wanna know how? Check this >> How To Backup Android Apps ?
- Backup SMS Messages, Wanna know how? Make use of SMS Backup & Restore App
- Backup Contacts, Mail data, Google Data, Wanna know how?, Just sync them with Google Sync.
- Backup Call Logs, Wanna know how? Make use of Call Logs Backup & Restore Android App
- Backup phone settings like Access Points, GPRS Settings, Connectivity Settings. Wanna know how? Note them on a paper or something.
Look After These Prerequisites
- The Samsung USB drivers has been installed on your device. But, the PC failed to detect the phone. What to do? No worries. You might have forgotten to enable USB Debugging on the device. The USB debugging can be enabled on the settings pane of the device. The path to enable or disable USB debugging varies for different versions of Android operating systems like GingerBread, JellyBean, Kitkat, Lollipop.
- Double check your device model number. Installing any non-compatible firmware on any device may brick the operating system. So, make sure the model number matches the one we mentioned.
- We cannot root or install custom ROM’s on a device if it is restricted to a network. If the device bootloader is locked, make sure that you unlock it before attempting to root or installing custom ROM. Do not attempt this tutorial on locked devices. It may brick the operating system.
- The phone’s battery should be at least 70% full to ensure that it should run out while rooting or installation process.
- Download all the required installation files from the downloads section and place them in a folder handy for you.
If you have completed all the above listed steps, you can continue with the installation process which is a bit typical. Read twice and follow every step in an orderly manner.
Guide To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C On Android 4.4.4 Kitkat
Things To Remember:
Disclaimer: The Custom ROM’s, Firmware, Software, Applications, Mods and any other tools shared/mentioned in this article belongs to their respective developers. Neither our team nor the developers are responsible to any losses that occur to your device while installation. So, you are suggested to continue with the tutorial at your own risk. Think before you act.
Warning: Make sure that you double check the model name/number we mention in the article. Attempting to install the firmware on any other model may brick the OS.
Rooting Warning: Rooting voids the manufacturer’s warranty for the device. It may possibly brick the operating software of the device. So, make sure that you continue to the tutorial with your own decision.
Step 1: Download the CF-Auto-Root Package from downloads section to your PC and unzip the files.
Step 2: Download ODIN v3.09 from the downloads section to your PC.
Step 3: Turn off the Galaxy Note 4 and enter the download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together until you see the Android logo.
Step 4: Press the Power button to confirm entering into the download mode. Now Launch the previously downloaded ODIN v3.09 on PC.
Step 5: Connect the Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C to your PC while it is in download mode.
Step 6: If the connection is successful, the leftmost box of the ODIN turns yellow with ID:COM and port number in it. Now its time to flash the root package on the phone. Follow this simple step to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 :
Click on PDA and select the CF-Auto-Root-trelte-treltexx-smn910c.tar.md5 file from the previously extracted zip.
Step 7: Make sure that you check Auto-Reboot and F.Reset Time options in the ODIN and click Start button. It starts flashing the Auto Root package on the phone.
Step 8: It takes some time for rooting and if it is successful, the ID:COM box turns green and the phone reboots automatically. Once the phone reboots, disconnect it from the PC.
That’s all! You have successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C on official Android 4.4.4 Kitkat firmware. To check whether your device is rooted or not, install the Root Checker app from Google Play Store.
If you face any issues while you root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C, feel free to mention your words in the comments section. We will be glad to help you.