In this post, we will walk you through a guide how to root LTE Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910S variant. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has great specifications such as Snapdragon 805 Quad Core CPU accompanied by Adreno 420 GPU. It comes with a 5.7 inches super AMOLED QHD Display and 3GB RAM.
This is such a powerful device and staying in stock will not unleash its real power. That’s why it’s needed to root a device because it will give you full control over your device and you can do whatever you want. There are endless of possibilities to modify and play with your Android simply by getting root access. Below you’re going to find how to quickly root Galaxy Note 4 SM-910S.
Years ago when Android was on its first steps of developing, the rooting process wasn’t as easy as it is today. With the time the developers expanded their knowledge about this operating system and managed to find various ways to root an Android device. There are also a couple of tools that can root your device with a simple click adn without a computer.
Popular devices have more support than the others that are not so popular and Samsung Galaxy devices are quite popular. This means more developers are creating apps and tools for these devices to do various things. There are also a couple of ROMs available for Galaxy Note 4 such as Echoe ROM and more.
Even though there is plenty of custom support for your Galaxy devices, the first step is to get root access and in this post, I will show you a simple way how to root Galaxy Note 4. The famous developer ‘ChainFire’ the creator of CF-Auto-Root has updated the tool and now it supports many variants of Galaxy Note 4. CF-Auto-Root was the first rooting method for Galaxy Note 4.
In the guide below you are going to find all the steps on how to root the Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910S LTE using CF-Auto-Root. Before starting the procedure be sure to do a research what root is all about.
- This guide is only for Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910S
Before starting the rooting procedure make sure that your device is the same variant as the one mentioned in this guide, otherwise, you may run into problems. Here at DoryLabs, we don’t hold any kind of responsibilities if you run into issues. Check your device model number by going to Settings > More/General > About Device.
- Check your battery status, it should be at least 60%
Your battery should be at least 60% so you will be sure that your device will not shut down unexpectedly during the process. If it does it may cause software problems. Then you may need to flash a stock firmware and wipe all your data.
- Use the original data cable to connect the phone to PC
Always be sure to use the original OEM cable to ensure a secure connection between your phone and PC. Other cables sometimes don’t work well and can interrupt the flashing process.
- Backup everything
To be safe backup everything on your phone. Even though this guide is tested on many devices, things can happen so to be sure backup all the data you need.
- Turn off Samsung Kies and other softwares while using Odin3
Be sure to turn off Samsung Kies while using ODIN3 tool. Because Samsung Kies will interrupt the ODIN3 and it can cause errors. Sometimes it doesn’t allow you to flash the desired custom recovery or root files. Also, make sure to turn off the antivirus software and disable firewall to avoid any issues.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LTE SM-N910S
- Download ODIN from here.
- Make sure to have USB drivers installed
- Download and extract CF-Auto-Root file from here.
How to Root Galaxy Note 4 – Guide
- Extract the downloaded CF-Auto-Root file and you will get the tar.md5 file
- Open ODIN flash tool.
- Reboot your phone into Download Mode. Turn it off and wait about 10 seconds then turn it on by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power key simultaneously. You will see a warning, press Volume Up to continue.
- Connect your phone to PC, and wait for ODIN to detect your phone. The ID:COM box should turn blue.
- On ODIN 3.09 click on the AP tab and if you are using ODIN 3.07 click on PDA and choose the tar.md5 file you downloaded.
- Click Start and wait until the rooting process is complete, when your phone restarts, remove it from PC.
- Look for SuperSu app now.
- That’s all. If you want to verify if root was successful read below.
How To Verify Root Access:
- Download “Root Checker” from Play Store. It’s free.
- Once downloaded, open it
- Tap verify Root
- It will ask for SuperSu rights, tap Grant
- It should show you Root Access Verified Now