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This tutorial for only those user, who recently updated their device with the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean I317UCUBMK6 firmware. Cf-Auto-root is one of the easiest and fastest way to root Samsung devices, it does nothing but install and enable SuperSU on your system, so apps can gain root access. Rooting has lots of benefits, after rooting your device you can install lots free rooted app on your device, install Custom ROMS etc.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instructions in this guide!!!!!
SOME SMALL REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED!!!!
Please Read about what your doing to your device if your new at this!!!!!
Make sure you understand how Android works.
Knowledge of basic flashing rules is something good to know!!
Using Custom Rom's, Recoveries, Odin, Etc..
Reading/Searching is your friend when doing anything to your device...
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow the requirements to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Make a Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
[Guide] Backing up your data basics. Go >>[HERE]<<
Titanium Backup is the most powerful backup tool on Android, and then some.
ROM Toolbox is THE MUST HAVE APP for every root user. Get ROM Toolbox Pro to unlock all the features!
2. INSTALL GALAXY NOTE 2 DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
[DOWNLOAD ANDROID USB DRIVERS]
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES
Go to setting, General tab, Developers Options.
(If no developers options visible. Then go to About Device, then scroll down to Build number and click it 7-times to have the developer options come up)
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
How To Update Galaxy i317 via Kies
Make sure you have stable internet connection on your computer.
Now download and install>>[Samsung Kies]<<on your computer.
Turn on your device (if it off) and then connect it to computer with USB cable.
Run Samsung Kies and wait for it to detect your device.
You should see a New Firmware Upgrade is available at Samsung Kies home screen.
Press the Firmware Upgrade button to proceed.
Follow on screen instruction and soon you will see your device running upgrade and reboot automatically. Once done, you can disconnect your device from computer.
Again! If you see “This is the latest firmware” in Samsung Kies, then your device yet to receive the latest update on Kies. Its good time to go for manual update instruction that located below.
ROOT GALAXY NOTE 2 AT&T SGH-I317 RUNNING ON ANDROID 4.3
Step 1. Download the Cf-Auto-Root Package for Galaxy Note 2 >>[HERE]<< and extract the folder on your desktop and you will get the CF-Auto-Root-t0lteatt-t0lteatt-samsungsghi317.tar.md5 file.
Step 2. Download the ODIN flash tool >>[HERE]<< and extract the folder on your desktop. You need this tool to flash the root package on your device.
Step 3. Now turn off you device and wait for few seconds. Then boot the device into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning triangle appears on screen. Now press the Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
Step 4. Now your Note is in download mode, Connect your device to the PC with USB cable.
Step 5. Launch Odin on the computer and the ID: COM box of your ODIN Screen will turn to light blue with the COM port number. This means your device is connected successfully with the app.
Step 6. In Odin, click the PDA button and select the CF-Auto-Root-t0lteatt-t0lteatt-samsungsghi317.tar.md5 file (Same File that you extracted on your desktop on Step 1)
Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application
Step 7. Click start and wait for some time to run the root process.
Once the process is finished on your device you will see the a PASS message with green background on the ODIN application
Now you can disconnect your device from the computer and your device is rooted now....
Now for flashing a New Custom Rom Steps
If you have done the above^^^^^^^ steps and you've successfully Rooted . Then proceed to Step 1
1. First make sure you have a custom [>>[Recovery]<<] installed.
You can find the Recovery files here:
http://techerrata.com/file/twrp2/t0l...lteatt.img.tar Flash this via Odin
2. Then choose your Rom of choice to install.
For those looking for stock 4.3 pre-rooted firmware go>>[HERE]<< Thanks to Zen Arcade
For All Custom Roms look >>[HERE]<< and also >>[HERE]<< for the Original Development Section.
3. After choosing your Rom. You can reboot into recovery now.
Recovery Instructions Below
a. Wipe your system= Factory Data Reset
b. (Goto Advance) Wipe your cache/dalvik, Data, System, Internal 3x
c. Wipe Internal storage for a clean install. [BACK UP your stuff you want before wiping Internal!!!!!]
d. Locate Rom file on your ext SD card, flash Rom, let it finish. Should be about 5 minutes or less.
After you reboot let the Rom settle for about 5-10 minutes minimum. Before setting up your device.[Google Account]
Fix Boot Loop Issue On i317.
If your Note2 is stuck at booting animation for more than 10 minutes after Step 7 Part1 then follow below instructions:
Go to recovery mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together.
Now perform Wipe data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting reboot system now function. In recovery mode wipe cache/dalvik one last time before reboot.
Please note, performing wiping task will erase your device internal memory data and not external SD card data.
That’s it! Let us know about your latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean experience.
To downgrade 4.3 I317UCUBMJ4 bootloader...( ATT only for now)
Thanx to @Seanscreams
Go here for instructions and >>[LINK]<<
For some FAQ answers go >>[HERE]<<
Thank you this^^^^^^Zen Arcade
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