How to Root & Install Custom Recovery in Samsung Galaxy Note N7000

Sanjana December 5, 2011 0

Are you the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy Note N7000? You can now install Clockwork MOD recovery and also rootroot galaxy note logo your device. The good news is any Samsung Galaxy N7000 device owners can proceed with the rooting instructions as this is a global patch. The only condition required is that the device should be on default or stock firmware.


Backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Complete Rooting Package

Custom Recovery image

Steps to Root and Install Custom Recovery in Samsung Galaxy Note N7000:

Step-1: Enable USB Debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”.

enable usb debugging

Download the Complete Rooting Package consisting of Odin flash tool and ClockWork MOD recovery tool. After downloading, extract the files to your computer and place them in your desktop for easy accessibility.

Step-2: When asked to enter password, enter password as

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Step-3: Match the extracted files with the below given screen capture. If it matches, you can proceed with the next step else you have to download and extract the files again.

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Open the Odin flash tool executable file as shown below and turn Off your phone to enter into Download Mode. Enter your device into download mode by pressing the Volume Down Key, Center button and holding both press Power button simultaneously.

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You can refer to the below mentioned video to know clearly on how to enter Download mode.

Step-4: On entering into download mode connect your phone to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. When you connect your phone to the computer , within a minute, the ID: COM will turn yellow indicating that all the drivers have been installed successfully and you can now proceed to the next step.

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Step-5: From Odin, click on “PDA” and choose the file named as “netchip-cwm-update2.tar”. Now tap on “Start” option to begin the rooting process. After Rooting process is done, the device will restart automatically on its own that indicates that the device has had a successful rooting.

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Step-6: To install ClockWork MOD recovery zip file, connect your phone to the computer and download Custom Recovery image from the Must Have section. Then copy the file named as “” to your device.

Step-7: Disconnect the USB Cable and power Off your phone to enter into Recovery mode. Press Center button and Power button simultaneously to enter into Recovery mode. Now choose “install zip from SD Card” option and select the file named as “”

Step-8: After this process, the device will reboot and rooting will be accomplished.

Thus by following the above mentioned steps you can successfully root your Samsung Galaxy note N7000. We won’t be responsible in any manner if any mishap happens to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully as prescribed in this article.

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