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Tab 3 7" T210R is slow and won't root!!! HELP?

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By dssking, Senior Member on 7th May 2014, 12:53 PM
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Gentlemen,

This tab is slow....keyboard is very laggy. So I figured I'd root it and load a ROM to it.... I flashed the file listed in the thread,
however, power, home and up won't go.... upon ocsassion, it wil bring me into factory mode..... wierd. My s3 and 4 rooted just fine,
so I'm no stranger to that......

Suggestion? Is there something I'm missing?

Other suggested in antother thread to reload factory firmware from sammobile...... I don't believe it would solve anything......

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7th May 2014, 01:03 PM |#2  
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You should try to flash the original firmware and see if it would fix it. Before doing it backup your data in case it doesn't fix

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7th May 2014, 01:16 PM |#3  
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Will do...........sammobile and odin........Correct????

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You should try to flash the original firmware and see if it would fix it. Before doing it backup your data in case it doesn't fix

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7th May 2014, 01:20 PM |#4  
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When flashing recovery, do not check auto reboot on odin and when it says pass after a successful flash, do the three combos then flash universal root.zip thing then qualla, your device has been rooted
Source: it happened to me

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Well that makes perfect sense........ I'll do that. Might you have a RELIABLE link to the steps for rooting this donkey??
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When flashing recovery, do not check auto reboot on odin and when it says pass after a successful flash, do the three combos then flash universal root.zip thing then qualla, your device has been rooted
Source: it happened to me

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7th May 2014, 02:08 PM |#6  
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Well that makes perfect sense........ I'll do that. Might you have a RELIABLE link to the steps for rooting this donkey??
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this is the method I chose but instead I flashed philz touch advanced cmw edition Edit: for philz go here

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Will do...........sammobile and odin........Correct????

Yes, download the firmware and flash it via Odin.
7th May 2014, 11:02 PM |#8  
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Just did it
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Originally Posted by dssking

Gentlemen,

This tab is slow....keyboard is very laggy. So I figured I'd root it and load a ROM to it.... I flashed the file listed in the thread,
however, power, home and up won't go.... upon ocsassion, it wil bring me into factory mode..... wierd. My s3 and 4 rooted just fine,
so I'm no stranger to that......

Suggestion? Is there something I'm missing?

Other suggested in antother thread to reload factory firmware from sammobile...... I don't believe it would solve anything......

Thanks guys

I used this link - Worked just like the video showed except I found that after flashing the TWRP recovery tool, I had to hold volume up & home for an extended period before the tool would boot. Watch the screen. After the Samsung logo dissapears, there is a slight glow on the screen. When that glow disappears, release the keys and you should see a lock screen. Swipe and you're in. Good luck.
Heres the link:

sites.google.com/site/tomsgt123/all-videos/samsung-galaxy-tab-3-7in
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