Step by Step Tutorial to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1GT-P7510 USA Retail WiFi Only

Sanjana February 8, 2012 0

Cheers to Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510 USA Retail Wi-Fi device users as they can now root, unroot and also update the factory firmware in their precious tab by following the simple rooting procedure mentioned in this article. Rooting enables you to install the various custom ROM firmwares while updating the stock or factory firmware allows you to reclaim back the lost firmware.

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We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The rooting procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510 USA Retail Wi-Fi tabs that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Pre-Requisites:

Backup all the user data present in your tab 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:

Download OdinDownload RecoveryDownload Rooting File

Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 GT-P7510 USA Retail WiFi Only:

Step-1: Enable USB Debugging in your tab from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Make sure to tick the option of USB Debugging.

enable usb debugging

Download all the tools mentioned in the Must Have section to your computer and connect the tab via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Copy the file named as “Samsung_Galaxy_Tab_10.1_root.zip” to your tab and extract the Odin Zip file to obtain Odin application.

Step-2: After copying is over, remove the connected USB Cable and power off your tab to enter into Download mode by pressing Volume Down key and while holding it, simultaneously press Power button. If the device boots into Normal mode then re-try to enter into Download Mode by the same process till you are finally there.

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Step-3: When the tab powers on chose the option of  “Downloading” and press Power button to enter Download mode. Once you enter into download mode connect your tab to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. Now the drivers will get installed and ID: COM will turn yellow indicating that you can now proceed to the next step.

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Step-4: Click on “PDA” and select the file named as “recovery.tar.md5” that is nothing but the Clock Work Mod recovery file. Tap on “Start” to begin the process of recovery installation and after the custom recovery image is successfully installed , the tab will automatically restart. As soon as you see the home screen, power off the tab to enter into  Recovery mode.

galaxy tab 10.1 root

Step-5: The Recovery Mode can be entered by using by pressing Volume Down key and while holding it, simultaneously press Power button. If the device boots into Normal mode then re-try to enter into Recovery Mode by the same process till you are finally there.

galaxy tab recovery

Step-6: In Recovery mode, select “Wipe data/factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” and select “yes” so that both the options are processed. Next choose “install zip from SD Card” to select the “Samsung_Galaxy_Tab_10.1_root.zip” file placed in your tab and select “Yes” via volume rocker keys. After selecting the file, you have to wait for 3 – 4 minutes till the file gets processed. Now select the options of  “++++ Go Back ++++” > “reboot system now” to reboot the tab.

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When the tab restarts, you will find that the tab is rooted and clock work mod recovery is installed in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 USA Retail Wi Fi version P7510 device. Thus you can easily root your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 USA Retail Wi Fi version by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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