Android Mods

April 10, 2012

How to root the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

This tutorial will take you through the steps to Root your Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1

Follow this tutorial at your own risk i accept no responsibility if you damage your device.

What You Need – All these files

Tutorial – SETUP

1. Extract the zip file you downloaded by Right clicking on it and selecting extract to here.

2. Open the folder that you just extracted and click on the driver file called “GT-p7510_USB_Driver_v1_3_2360_0-Escape.exe” and install it “just follow the easy steps”.

3. Turn on USB debugging on your device by going to Settings>Development> and make sure USB debugging is checked.

4. Turn off your device and put it into download mode.

– When device is off Hold the volume down button and power button together until you see 2 icons, the galaxy tab icon will show first.

– when the two icons are present press volume up to go into download mode.

5. Plug your Tab into your PC via usb.

FLASHING THE CUSTOM RECOVERY IMAGE

1. Go into the root folder you downloaded before and double click on Odin3.exe

2. Now click on PDA and double click on the “recovery-cwm_4.0.0.4-sam-tab-10.1.tar.md5”

3. Click the Start button and when its finished close the program.

Finally Rooting Your Device

1. Disconnect your Tab from the PC and go back in and uncheck USB debugging and then plug your device back in again.

2. Ok so now go to the root folder you downloaded earlier and transfer the “Samsung_Galaxy_Tab_10.1_root.zip” to your device. Do not put it in any folders put it on root of your device (not in a folder).

3. Ok so turn your device off again and put it into download mode again. Except this time when the two icons appear press the volume down button to highlight the left icon and then press volume up to select Recovery mode.

4. You should now be in ClockWorkMod Recovery off you aren’t start again. (To navigate clockwork you use the volume buttons to go up and down and the power button to select.

5. Now select “Install Zip from SD card”

6. Select “Choose zip from SD card”

7. Choose “Samsung_Galaxy_Tab_10.1_root.zip”

8. Click “YES install option”

9. When its finished just click the *****GO BACK***** button until back at main ClockWork menu and select “Reboot System Now”.

Your device will now reboot and your device is now Rooted with custom recovery ready to flash all the ROMS available. You can get all the best ROMS here

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