In this tutorial we will show you how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 (Exynos 5, Octa-core CPU) In this Tutorial we will use the CF-Root method which will not change the look and feel of the Stock-Samsung interface. Before you begin please make sure that you really are using the Samsung Galaxy S3 N900 with the above specs. If you run the LTE Version of this device, don’t use this tutorial.

Backup Tutorials

Google automatically saves your contacts but doesn’t sync other files on your device. Check the following tutorials to completely backup your device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 Root Tutorial

Things you will need



Important Informations

  • Always use a USB-Port from the backside of your PC
  • Always use the original USB cable
  • Always use a fully charged device
  • Always Backup your Device first

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 Android 4.3 Root Tutorial


  1. Download all the files linked under „Things you will need“
  2. Install the USB Drivers for your Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  3. Turn off your device
  4. Power on your Note 3 with the button combo „Volume Up + Home + Power. As soon as you see the triangle with the little android press the power button again to enter the Download Mode
  5. Start ODIN and connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 to your pc
  6. One of the ID:COM Fields in ODIN should turn yellow, this shows you that your device was found by ODIN
  7. Click on the „PDA“ Button and select the File: CF-Auto-Root-ha3g-ha3gxx-smn900.tar.md5
  8. Under „Option“ make sure that „Auto Reboot“ and „F.Reset Time“ are activated
  9. To begin rooting, press the start button
  10. Your device should reboot now (can take some time) and boot into the Recovery-Mode
  11. As soon as all the rooting is done, your device should reboot again and present you with the normal Samsung Android interface
  12. Check your Apps for SuperSU to confirm that the rooting was successfull

If your device doesn’t start automatically uncheck the Option „Auto Root“ in ODIN, pull the battery and then boot your device with the button combo Volume Up + Home + Power to get into the Recovery-Mode. Rooting should work now.