The latest N910CXXU1COH4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA update rolled-out recently for the unlocked Galaxy Note 4 in Poland. We’ve already shared a guide to manually update this OTA firmware on Galaxy Note 4 N910C. So if you have received the N910CXXU1COH4 via OTA or manually flashed this software update then no doubt that being an advanced user you’ll be looking to root your phone. Thanks to geiti94 (senior XDA forum member) for sharing a simple process to root Note 4 on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. This is an easy process, all you be required to install a root package from the recovery menu. Knox security, installs SuperSU, Buxybox and 5.0.1 modem will be removed with the installation of this root package. Keep in mind that your phone is on Android 5.0.1 bootloader, otherwise you’ll face bootloop issue.
So if you are interested to get a root access to the internal file system on your Galaxy Note 4 N910C running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop then go ahead and follow the given step-by-step guide carefully. Many users have tested this method and according to them, it works flawlessly without having bugs or issues.
This guide containing root package files and instructions can be used to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 model number N910C. Do not try to root any other device or incorrect variant using this guide.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make sure to take a Nandroid backup of all your important data and setting of your Note 4 before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Enable USB debugging Mode by navigating to Settings > Developer Options and check USB debugging option.
- Download and install the correct Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
- The latest version of a custom recovery such as TWRP or CWM recovery should be installed on your device.
- The battery level of the phone should be above 70%.
Steps to Root Galaxy Note 4 N910C on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop:
Step No 1:- First download the flashable root package and Android 5.0.1 bootloader package from the above given links on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Transfer the flashable root package to the internal storage of the phone and extract Android 5.0.1 bootloader package to get a folder containing Odin package and Odin binaries.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 4 in order to boot into Download mode.
Step No 4:- Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power + Home keys at the same time, until a warning screen appears with an Android logo. Use Volume Up key to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5:- Connect the Galaxy Note 4 with the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 6:- Run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file on your PC.
Step No 7:- Now flash the bootloader by clicking the BL button in Odin and press Start.
Step No 8:- Once the installation is successfully finished, reboot the Galaxy Note 4 into recovery mode.
- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 4.
- Turn it ON while pressing and holding Volume Up + Power + Home buttons altogether.
Step No 9:- While the device is now in a recovery mode, find the root package that you have already transferred to your phone. Select Install to confirm installation.
Step No 10:- Reboot the phone after the root package is installed.
You have successfully rooted the Galaxy Note 4 N910C on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or trouble while following the above rooting process.