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I need help rooting on Note II v4.3

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By booandroids, Junior Member on 9th June 2014, 12:57 AM
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Hi

I followed this thread here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...72&postcount=2

I downloaded Odin3-v1.85.zip and 2013.05.20 --- CF-Auto-Root (root package)

ran odin

click the PDA button, and select CF-Auto-Root-....tar.md5

put note II in download mode (volume button, home, power)

click start

wait a couple secs

odin says pass

phone reboots and then does some more rooting stuff and reboots again

runs root checker and shows its not rooted

help???
 
 
9th June 2014, 06:31 PM |#2  
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I just use CyanogenMod Installer and it's easy as cake! Plus you can also have a TW rom ready to go if TW is what you want
9th June 2014, 08:05 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by booandroids

Hi

I followed this thread here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...72&postcount=2

I downloaded Odin3-v1.85.zip and 2013.05.20 --- CF-Auto-Root (root package)

ran odin

click the PDA button, and select CF-Auto-Root-....tar.md5

put note II in download mode (volume button, home, power)

click start

wait a couple secs

odin says pass

phone reboots and then does some more rooting stuff and reboots again

runs root checker and shows its not rooted

help???

I had to use this method a few days ago and I got it to work with the latest Odin3 3.09. Anything else and it would fail for me.
10th June 2014, 04:26 AM |#4  
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I had to use this method a few days ago and I got it to work with the latest Odin3 3.09. Anything else and it would fail for me.

I downloaded Odin v 3 09 and tried to root it again... no success.

Odin says PASS but root checker says its not rooted.
10th June 2014, 05:42 AM |#5  
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I downloaded Odin v 3 09 and tried to root it again... no success.

Odin says PASS but root checker says its not rooted.

After Odin say passed are you rebooting into recovery and flashing Philz and SU or are you just rebooting into the phone OS like normal?

IF the above auto reboots back to the phone.

Uncheck the auto reboot and once it's all done and says passed reboot into recovery and complete the flashing needed.
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After Odin say passed are you rebooting into recovery and flashing Philz and SU or are you just rebooting into the phone OS like normal?

IF the above auto reboots back to the phone.

Uncheck the auto reboot and once it's all done and says passed reboot into recovery and complete the flashing needed.


I seem to have figured out the problem.. just updated SuperSU and root checker says my phone is rooted now. Now you said something about flashing Philz.. how do I do that and what does flashing Philz do to my phone?
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10th June 2014, 11:51 PM |#7  
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I seem to have figured out the problem.. just updated SuperSU and root checker says my phone is rooted now. Now you said something about flashing Philz.. how do I do that and what does flashing Philz do to my phone?

if it says youre rooted then youre good. i dont think you need philz. i had the same problem. my recovery was cwm so.i dont think philz is a must.

if i remember correctly, it has something to do with supersu not matching or being up to date or something. hence your simple fix.

speaking only from experience
11th June 2014, 05:24 PM |#8  
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if it says youre rooted then youre good. i dont think you need philz. i had the same problem. my recovery was cwm so.i dont think philz is a must.

if i remember correctly, it has something to do with supersu not matching or being up to date or something. hence your simple fix.

speaking only from experience



Ok thanks

so now that I installed Philz & rooted phone, how do I install custom rom?
11th June 2014, 10:33 PM |#9  
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Ok thanks

so now that I installed Philz & rooted phone, how do I install custom rom?

Download the rom you want to use, onto your phone.
Check it's md5 (i use md5 checker from the play store)
Boot into recovery and make a backup (i also reboot, go back into recovery and restore/boot into my backup just to make sure it's good)
Back In recovery, wipe to install a new rom.
Install your rom .zip
Reboot (and hopefully) profit.


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