Galaxy Note 4 is the Samsung’s latest flagship high-end Android-based device. So if you are a proud owner of the Galaxy Note 4, then you will try to use your device for completing various operations as an advanced Android user to get full power without default restrictions. The first thing that comes to mind is rooting after getting an Android phablet to get maximum speed, optimisation, and performance. Rooting is a custom operation that is usually performed only by advanced users. Here in this step by step guide, we’ll let you know that how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (All Variants) easily. We’ll use Odin flashing tool and Cf-Auto-Root exploits to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
After getting the administrative rights over your device, you’ll be able to remove bloatware, update with a custom ROM firmware, flash a custom kernel, replace the stock recovery image with a custom one, overclock your Android device and install custom apps from Google Play or the third-party sources.
Rooting is an unofficial operation and has nothing to do with Google or with Samsung. Rooting your Galaxy Note 4 will void its warranty. AndroidXDA.net will not be responsible for any mishap or damage occurred to your device. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- We always highly recommend taking a proper backup before starting the rooting process of your Galaxy Note 4. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- You’ll need a Windows-based PC as here we’ll use Odin tool and CF-Auto-Root.
- Samsung USB data cable to connect your Note 4 with a PC.
- Download & install Samsung USB Drivers
- Enable USB Debugging option on the Note 4. Navigate to Menu –> Settings –> Developer Options and enable the USB debugging option.
- The battery level of your Note 4 must be above 80% to avoid interruption during the rooting process.
Download Required Files:
- SM-N910F (International, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trlte-trltexx-smn910f.zip
- SM-N910G (Asia, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trlte-trltedt-smn910g.zip
- SM-N910H (Asia, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-tre3g-tre3gxx-smn910h.zip
- SM-N910T (T-Mobile USA, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltetmo-trltetmo-smn910t.zip
- SM-N910P (Sprint, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltespr-trltespr-smn910p.zip
- SM-N910R4 (US Cellular, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trlteusc-trlteusc-smn910r4.zip
- SM-N910W8 (Canadia, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltecan-trltecan-smn910w8.zip
- SM-N910C (Thailand, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-trelte-treltexx-smn910c.zip
- SM-N910U (Hong Kong, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-trhplte-trhpltexx-smn910u.zip
- SM-N910K (Korea, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-treltektt-treltektt-smn910k.zip
- SM-N910L (Korea, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-treltelgt-treltelgt-smn910l.zip
- SM-N910S (Korea, Exynos): CF-Auto-Root-trelteskt-trelteskt-smn910s.zip
- SM-N9100 (China, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltechn-trlteduoszc-smn9100.zip
- SM-N9106W (China, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltechn-trlteduoszn-smn9106w.zip
- SM-N9108V (China, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltechn-trltezm-smn9108v.zip
- SM-N9109W (China, Qualcomm): CF-Auto-Root-trltechn-trlteduosctc-smn9109w.zip
- Download Odin on your PC.
Note: – Please do note that the given rooting guide is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 devices. Do not try wrong firmware file on any other device.
This root guide will work on the following given all the leading Galaxy Note 4 variants:
- SM-N910F (International, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910G (Asia, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910H (Asia, Exynos)
- SM-N910T (T-Mobile USA, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910P (Sprint, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910R4 (US Cellular, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910W8 (Canadia, Qualcomm)
- SM-N910C (Thailand, Exynos)
- SM-N910U (Hong Kong, Exynos)
- SM-N910K (Korea, Exynos)
- SM-N910L (Korea, Exynos)
- SM-N910S (Korea, Exynos)
- SM-N9100 (China, Qualcomm)
- SM-N9106W (China, Qualcomm)
- SM-N9108V (China, Qualcomm)
- SM-N9109W (China, Qualcomm)
Steps To Root Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (All Variants)
Step 1: – First, download the correct CF-Auto-Root for your Galaxy Note 4 model number and extract the firmware file and Odin tool downloaded from the above links.
Step 2: – You now need to enter your phablet in download mode; first turn it off (press power button and select “power off” or press and hold power key for a few seconds) and then you have to press and hold Power, Volume Down and Home buttons at the same time.
Step 3: – Put your Note 4 into the Download Mode, to do so first Turn off the Note 4. Then press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons simultaneously until you see “Warning!!” on the screen, then press Volume up to continue to the Download Mode.
Step 4: – Next, connect the Note 4 to your PC via its original USB data cable.
Step 5: – In Odin click on AP/PDA tab and find the CF-Auto-Root-XXXXXtar.md5 file.
Step 6: – If the Samsung USB drivers are properly installed then ID: COM box will turn light blue after connecting your device.Step 7: – Now begin the flashing process by clicking on “Start” button in Odin and the Galaxy Note 4 will initiate the rooting process.
Step 8: – This process will take some time, and once it is finished successfully, Odin will now show “RESET!”.
Step 9: – Your device will now automatically Reboot and then you can find “SuperSU” in your app drawer.
Step 10: – Launch the SuperSU app and update the SU binary and disable KNOX.
That’s All! Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [All Variants] is rooted successfully with ODIN and CF-Auto-Root. Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or problem regarding the above guide to root Samsung Galaxy Note 4.