The 2014 edition of Galaxy Note 10.1 (model number P600) just received a new Android 4.4.2 KitKat update, dubbed as UEUCND2. By flashing the mentioned firmware you have revoked root access, in case it has been previously gained, which means that now you might be looking for a new and compatible root solution for you Android tablet. In that case, you should follow the guidelines from below as we will be checking on how to easily root your 2014 Galaxy Note 10.1 that runs on official Android 4.4.2 KitKat UEUCND2 firmware.
Gaining root access is quite important especially if you want to use your galaxy Tab 10.1 P600 on full power and without dealing with the annoying factory and default restrictions. Thus, root access means access to the internal system of your Android device, which is great since you will probably want to tweak your handset in order to enjoy a better Android KitKat experience. Furthermore, on a rooted tablet you will be able to install custom and complex apps, you will be able to remove in built apps and bloatware, improve the speeds and also the battery life.
Moreover, you might also know that once you root your 2014 edition of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, you can easily install a custom recovery image like CWM or TWRP recovery, you can update with a custom ROM firmware, you can overclock your Android device and basically you can customize the looks and optimize the performances. As you can see, the root access comes with great advantages, though there is one negative aspect related to this operation too. As you can already tell, this process has nothing to do with Samsung or with Google which means that it is unofficial.
In that matter it should be clear for you that once you complete this step by step guide the warranty of your Galaxy Note 10.1 P600 will be void. Also, gaining root access represents a risky and complex operation – if you mess things up you can end up in damaging or even in bricking your tablet (don’t worry as if you will follow the guidelines from this tutorial, everything will be fine). The warranty can be restored afterwards but only by revoking root access and by reinstalling the default and factory restrictions on your device – in that matter you will have to use a compatible tutorial.
Since we are dealing with an unofficial and complex operation, before applying the same I recommend you to backup your data, especially the info which is saved on the internal storage memory of your Note 10.1. In order to take care of your data you should use compatible backup and restore apps from Google Play, as in this way you can backup your contacts, your texts, your docs, your market apps, the EFS folder and your personal info, data and accounts.
As you will see, for gaining root access on your Android 4.4.2 KitKat based Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, Odin will be used. This program is developed and offered by Samsung and used on update procedures. Well, we will be using the tool on a root process, but don’t worry as basically you will flash a root package on your tablet, which is something similar with an update operation.
Before heading to the proper steps from below, first ensure that you can use a computer (it must run on Windows), your tablet and its USB cable. As you can already tell, a connection between these devices will have to be enabled, so in order to do so, first on your tablet enable the USB debugging option by going to “menu – settings – developer options”. Then, on your computer disable the antivirus and any other security protection because these tools might interfere with our work. Your Note 10.1 should be charged or there should be at least 60% power left – else plug in the charger before going any further.
This root procedure is compatible only with the 2014 edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, model number P600. Furthermore, your tablet should run on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS (firmware version UEUCND2).
How to Root Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
- Download the root package from here – we should thank those of xda-developers for the same.
- Unzip the CF-Auto-Root package on your computer, preferable on desktop.
- Download, unzip and install Odin on your PC.
- Also install the Galaxy Note 10.1 drivers – you can use Samsung KIES in that matter.
- Then, turn off your tablet by pressing the power button and selecting “power of” – or by pressing the power key for about 15 seconds.
- Enter your device in download mode by pressing the volume down, home and power buttons at the same time for a few seconds.
- Also, on your computer run Odin.
- Connect your Note 10.1 with your computer by using the USB cord.
- Once the connection established, on Odin the “added” message must be displayed and the ID:COM field should turn yellow or blue; if not, you will have to close the program, unplug the USB cable and reinstall the drivers on your PC.
- From Odin you have to pick the “PA” option in order to select the root file from your computer. Also, you shouldn’t make any other changes on the program.
- Finally, click on “start” and wait while your handset is being rooted.
- On Odin you will see the “pass” message displayed and the ID:COM field turned green – remove the USB cable and reboot your tablet.
Note: If your Note 10.1 gets stuck in a boot loop, enter recovery mode and select “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvick cache”.
Note 2: If during the root process Odin gets stuck, close the program and unplug the USB cord; then force restart your device and reinstall its drivers on your computer; from now retry the root operation from step 1.
Congratulations; you have successfully rooted your 2014 edition of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 model number P600 that runs on stock Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS. If you have questions or if you just want to talk with us and with our readers, don’t hesitate and use the comments field from below.