How To Root Galaxy Note 8.0 Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat


Rooting Galaxy Note 8.0 running on latest official firmware or stock ROM is now possible. Once you root your Galaxy Note 8.0 you can enjoy various benefits that usually limited by stock firmware. You can install various root only apps as well as can customize performance of your Galaxy Note 8.0 hardware. We will discuss about root benefits later. To achieve rooting Galaxy Note 8.0 without a PC we will install an app called Framaroot which is developed by XDA developer alephzain (Donate).

After rooting Galaxy Note 8.0 you get the choice to completely utilize the hardware power of your Android device. A rooted Android device offer you ability to fully utilize the hardware resource along with possibilities to remove limitation that comes with stock or official firmware. Once rooted, you can access system files, can overclock/underclock CPU and GPU, can use various MOD as well as those apps that ask root access, can even upgrade to a better Android version such as Android 4.4.4 KitKat or Android 5.0 Lollipop by flashing custom ROMs (if anything available and) if you have a custom recovery installed. You can learn various benefits of rooting here: Benefits of Rooting Android Devices.


Disclaimer: This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 8.0. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (PrimeHowTo) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure. Remember, rooting void your device manufacturer warranty.

Pre Requisites:

Though root don’t erase internal memory data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation.

1. It’s advisable to backup your data prior flashing. I recommend app Helium for this purpose, however you can use any other preferred backup app. [General Guide]. Also, it’s good idea to backup your internal memory content to external SD card, specially helpful when during following instruction you need to perform some type of wiping task.


2. If your device turn off during following this tutorial then it may experience a hard brick. That’s why always check battery percentage before following this tutorial. Usually, the device should have 50% or more power when you flash a custom ROM or firmware and it will be fine on 30% or more if you going to root it. Learn How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Phones.

Hope you back up all your data and settings as mentioned above. So, its time to jump into next stage of this guide.

How To Root Galaxy Note 8.0 Easily

Step 1: Download Framaroot-1.9.3.apk and install it (open a file explorer such as ES explorer, then navigate your download and tap on it; you can also directly open the apk from browser download section to install it). If you see a warning box during this then you require to check Unknown sources under Settings –> Security.

Step 2: Open the app and then tap on install superuser or super SU of your choice.

Step 3: You will see some rooting methods. Tap on any of the available rooting method and soon you’ll see the success message.

You can check your success by installing an app called “Root Checker” which is available for free from Google PLAY store. If this method helps you then please consider Framaroot donation app to help the developer.

That’s it! You just learn how to root Galaxy Note 8.0. And, that’s too without using a computer. You can now checkout Best Apps For Rooted Android Devices (Android Phones & Tablets).