How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note-3 Exynos (SM-N900) Running On Android 4.4.2 KitKat

If you just updated your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) to android 4.4.2 Kit Kat and want to root your device, follow this tutorial.

In case, you are a newbie for rooting process and don’t have prior knowledge in that just visit this tutorial to know what is mean by rooting and for the advantages and disadvantages of rooting visit this tutorial.



1.Before try this process, just make a backup of all your important data’s like Contacts, Call register, SMS, MMS etc. This step is highly recommended to do, so then if anything goes wrong you can get back all your data’s with the help of backup.

2.Then ensure the battery percentage level of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is not less than 75%. If it is low, charge them fully and then try the rooting process in that.

3.Make sure your phone was running on Android 4.4 Kit Kat firmware only. It may not work in other firmware version.

4.Then check your device model number by going to the path “Settings > General > About Device”.

5.Next disable or turn off the anti-virus and other security firewalls to prevent the connection issues.

6.Make sure the Samsung USB drivers are installed in your PC.

7.Enable the USB debugging option on your phone so, then it can communicate with the computer.

8.Use only OEM data cable to connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to the computer.

9.That’s it! Now, you are good to go with the actual procedure to root Samsung Galaxy Note-3 Exynos (SM-N900) smartphone which is running on Android 4.4 Kit Kat firmware.

Disclaimer : The given below procedure might brick your phone, in case you are not following the instructions properly. So, make sure whatever you are doing is correct and at your own risk. I would not be held responsible for any damage.

Step by Step Instructions to root Samsung Galaxy Note-3  Exynos (SM-N900):

Method 1:

Files you are required to download:

(a)Odin Download and extract in your PC – Get it from here

(b)CF-Auto-Root package – Once you have downloaded the file save in your desktop and unzip the same.

How to do?
1.First, put your Samsung Galaxy Note-3  Exynos (SM-N900) smartphone in the download mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down button and Home button together.

2.While doing this, a screen with warning message will appear. It ask you to continue, just press volume up button to continue the next process.

3.Now, your Samsung Galaxy Note-3  Exynos (SM-N900) must be in download mode. Connect that into your computer.

4.Once the Odin tool detects your mobile, the ID: COM section in Odin will turn into blue color.

5.Click on the PDA tab and select the CF-autoroot file that you have extracted and saved already in your desktop.

6.Next click the start button.

7.After that the rooting process will begin in your phone. The process bar will appear above the ID:COM section.

8.The process will take only a few seconds to complete and restart automatically after that.

9.Now you will see the CF auto root installing SuperSu on your Samsung Galaxy Note-3  Exynos (SM-N900) smartphone.

10.That’s it! Now you have a root access in your phone. Congrats.

In case the above mentioned method doesn’t work for you any reason, try the second method.

Method 2:

1.First, install TWRP recovery on your smartphone. After that download the file from here.

2.Once you have downloaded the file place the same on your SD card.

3.Next boot your device into TWRP recovery. To do that first you need to turn OFF your phone and then turn it ON by pressing and holding Volume Up button + Home Button and Power Button.

4.Now, you will see the TWRP recovery interface now. There, you need to tap “install>select the” file and flash it.

5.Wait until the flashing process is complete. Once it is done, reboot your device.

6.If it is successfully rooted, you can see a supersu app in the app drawer.

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