How to root Galaxy Note II

The Samsung Galaxy Note II comes with a 5.5-inch HD, AMOLED display and an extremely efficient quad core processor that gets rid of any lagging issues presented by the initial note. Its supported by the best of all, Android 4.4, kitkat. The screen resolution is a whopping total of 720 x 1280 pixels giving crystal clear picture display quality. The screen uses a standard RGB matrix, instead of PenTile. This put in simple words means that there is a higher amount of sub pixels present which in the end gives us an overall clearer image. The device is powered by Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor that provides speed full interaction at the speed of 1.6GHz. The phones is slimmer than it predecessors and has a 3,100mAh battery which should easily be enough to last you out through the whole day. The phone comes in three models, based on internally memory: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.

Rooting the Samsung Galaxy Note II has several advantages, mainly accessibility features. Some of them being:
1.Titanium backup
2. Nandroid Backup 
3. Debloat the ROM with stuff  you do not desire using ROMCleaner 
4. Adblocking 
5. Flashing mods like increased in-call volume, increased brightness, interface customization etc. 
6. Raise the readahead values to load up apps, webpages, and other stuff faster
7. Overclock for performance or under volt the kernel to save power.
8. Getting rid of the Samsung Wiz UI, improving overall performance.

You can check some of the tweaks & apps after rooting onto our youtube channel ELITEXTREMEZ.

Android Rooting will void phone's warranty. We are not responsible for any damage or data loss caused to your phone. Do it on your own risk.

Let's Begin..
Make sure your phone is charged 70% at least.
Back up all your phone data. Click on the link to start downloads.

Files required
Download Odin from here & unzip it.

Download Philz CWM recovery from here.
Download Super User from here and transfer it to your phone.
Make sure you have the samsung drivers.

Follow the steps carefully:

1.Enable USB Debugging on your Samsung Galaxy Note II and Switch it off.
2.Turn on your Galaxy Note II by pressing the following button combination: Volume down + Home + Power. Keep the buttons pressed till the screen turns up and the warning screen appears. Now press the Volume Up key to enter the Download Mode.

3.Open the Odin folder and launch the program.

4.Now connect your device to computer via USB cable & wait till you see “Added!” message on Odin and the ID:COM port turns to light blue.
5.Click the AP button and select philz_touch_6.26.6-n7100.tar.md5 file.
6.Uncheck the Auto Reboot option on Odin & press the start button
7.Wait till the installation is finished and you see PASS! message on Odin. PhilZ CWM recovery has now been flashed to your phone. 
8. Now disconnect the cable and remove the battery & place it back again.
9.Now boot the device into recovery mode. Press and hold the Volume Up + Home +Power keys together till the screen turns up and the Samsung logo appears and disappears. Now release the Power button and keep other keys pressed till your Note 2 boots into PhilZ recovery mode.
10.Scroll to Install zip from sdcard option, navigate to and select it.

11.Confirm the installation and when the file is flashed to the device, go back to the main menu in recovery and select reboot after that.

Congrats, you have rooted your Samsung Galaxy Note II successfully.


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