Samsung earlier released an Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) update for the Galaxy Note 2 (N7100) and a similar update (with base firmware XXDLL1) for the LTE variant (N7105). The latter update was released in Sweden but is compatible with users from several European countries, including the UK. And the update, built on Android JZO54K, brings features similar to Android 4.1.2 XXDLK7, for the Galaxy Note 2 (international version).
Galaxy Note 2 LTE users who have already updated to Android 4.1.2 XXDLL1 may follow this tutorial to root the device. IBTimes UK reminds its readers it will not be responsible for any damage to the device. In addition, users are advised this CF-Auto-Root package works only with the LTE version of the Galaxy (N7105) running Android 4.1.2 XXDLL1.
- Ensure download of drivers for Note 2 LTE and enable USB debugging mode
- Ensure device is factory unlocked
- Ensure battery has at least 80 percent charge
- Ensure back-up of all data
- Remember this guide will only root device and to install custom ROMs, users need to install ClockWorkMod (CWM) Recovery separately
To Root Galaxy Note 2 LTE (N7105) on Android 4.1.2 XXDLL1 (Jelly Bean)
- Download CF-Auto-Root package to computer and extract zip file
- Download Odin v3.07 and extract zip file
- Switch device off and re-start in Download mode (to do so, press Volume Down, Home and Power till warning screen appears and then press Volume Down to enter Download mode)
- Run Odin on computer
- Connect device to computer using USB cable (a successful connection is indicated with a message - Added - and a COM port number in a yellow box)
- In Odin, click PDA tab and select CF-Auto-Root-tolte-gtn7105.tar.md5
- Click Start, in Odin, to begin installation (a successful installation is indicated by a message - Pass - in a green box
- After installation device will automatically reboot (unplug device from computer after Home screen appears)
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE (N7105), running Android 4.1.2 XXDLL1 (Jelly Bean) has been rooted. To ensure the root was properly installed, verify with the Root Checker app from the Google Play Store.
[Source: Android Jinn]