The CF-Auto-Root package is now available for the 2014 Edition of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. The root file is released by renowned XDA developer, Chainfire.

The CF-Auto-Root is said to be one of the safest root methods available so far. Besides, it is firmware independent: it completely supports Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which the Galaxy Note 10.1 is running on, and future firmwares as well.

The CF-Auto-Root package supports all three variants of Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition): LTE, 3G and Wi-Fi bearing model numbers SM-P605, SM-P601 and SM-P600.

Galaxy Note 10.1 users who wish to root their devices using CF-Auto-Root, may follow our step-by-step guide.

IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the device. Users are advised to ensure their devices meet following set of requirements.


1) Install USB Driver for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to connect the Android device with the computer.

2) Enable USB Debugging Mode on tablet to connect it with computer and use Android SDK with it. [Navigate to Settings>> About phone. Tap on Build Number several times until a message appears saying 'You are now a Developer.' Now enable USB Debugging Mode by navigating to Settings>> Developer Options.]

3) As the tutorial might wipe out all data of the tablet, create a backup. If the device is having any custom recoveries such as CWM/TWRP then backup data using the same.

4) If the Android device powers off due to lack of battery while the installation process, it could damage the device. Therefore, the Galaxy Note 10.1 should have charge above 80% battery charge.

5) The CF-Auto-Root files works only with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) SM-P605/SM-P601/SM-P600. As applying these to any other variant might brick the device, verify the model number of Galaxy Note by navigating to Settings>> About tablet>> Model number and install root package according to the model number of the device.

6) Rooting the tablet will void manufacturer's warranty. The root file used in then method triggers Knox warranty void flag on the device, which void warranty.

How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) with CF-Auto-Root

Step-1: Download CF-Auto-Root file for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to the computer

Download Links:

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 LTE (SM-P605):

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 3G (SM-P601):

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Wi-Fi (SM-P600):

Step-2: Extract the root package on the computer using 7-zip or any other extracting tool. You will get the following files



CF-Auto-Root-lt03lte-lt03ltexx-smp605.tar.md5 or,

CF-Auto-Root-lt033g-lt033gxx-smp601.tar.md5 or,


Step-3: Disconnect the Galaxy Note to the computer, if it is connected

Step-4: Double click the Odin3-v1.85.exe file to open Odin

Step-5: Boot the Galaxy Note into Download Mode. For that switch off the tablet and wait for about 5-6 seconds after the display is off. Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons together until a warning screen appears. Now press the Volume Up button to continue to enter Download Mode

Step-6: Connect the Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable. An Added message will appear with the successful connection. If the Added message does not come then try the following troubleshooting issues

Ensure that USB drivers for Galaxy Note have been installed properly.

If you have already installed driver then uninstall them and re-install back.

Try using different USB port on the computer.

Try different USB cable.

Reboot the phone and computer then ret again.

Step-7: Click the PDA button on Odin and select CF-Auto-Root file with .tar.md5 extension (Use root package according model number)

Step-9: In the Option section of Odin, verify that the Re-Partition box is unchecked. Auto-Reboot and F.Reset Time boxes should remain checked

Step-10: Click the Start button in Odin to begin installation

Step-11: Once the installation process is completed, a PASS message will appear. The Note will also restart automatically. Unplug the USB cable form the phone safely

Note: If you get FAIL message instead of PASS in Odin, disconnect the tablet from computer, remove the tablet's battery and reinsert it, open Odin and repeat the procedure from step-3.

If the device is stuck at setup connection or any other process, disconnect the tablet from computer, close Odin, remove the tablet's battery and put it back. Open Odin and then repeat the guide from step-3 again.


The tablet might not automatically boot into recovery and root the device. If such situation occurs, do the following, but in Step-7, Auto-Reboot option should be un-checked.

a) Pull out the battery and re-insert it

b) Boot the Samsung Galaxy Note into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Power and Home buttons together

c) This will start the rooting process and will reboot the tablet automatically.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) should now be rooted successfully on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

[Source: Android Soul]