Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 Android 2.3.6
Samsung’s widely popular Hybrid mini Tablet Galaxy Note has been released in US on AT&T connection.It is known as the AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 in United States.Now the AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 users can successfully root there device with the detailed procedure given below.
Why to Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 ?
Now, after we Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 ,it helps in getting access to the system files and practically giving you and the apps the control of the whole system.This allows us to be a “Superuser” whereby we get the power to alter :-
1.Default System apps(clock,calendar,maps etc.)
5.Other special apps
6. Important benefit is that we can backup all the .apk’s(apps) installed
Advised to read every step with proper attention and thoroughly.Methods discussed are considered risky and tricky and may brick your device . Whatever you do is solely at your own risk, we are not accountable for any damage to your device.You have been warned.
This only works with the AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 Model on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread.
To confirm you may go to Settings->About Phone.
1.Make sure that the phone is atleast 60% charged.
2. Back up all the phone data(contacts,messages,APN settings)
3.Sync all your contacts with your Gmail account
4. Now, enable USB Debugging Mode by going to Settings -> Applications ->Development -> USB Debugging
5.Make sure Samsung drivers are installed.
To begin with first download Odin .Here is the Odin to Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717
Now download this file to Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717 from here .File to Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717
Now after downloading you will see a .tar file(pda.tar)Keep that file as it is.
Don’t extract it any further
Now switch off your phone.Now you need to put your phone in “Download Mode”. For that Press and hold “Volume Down + Power/Lock” buttons simultaneously until you see a screen that asks you to press “Volume Up” and after doing this you will see a screen wherein there will be an “android picture with Downloading written below”. Refer the pic below:-
Now connect your phone into PC and open the Odin package that you had downloaded.
You will see ID:COM section in the upper left corner turn yellow indicating that the device has been successfully connected.
Check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes.
Now in the Odin, in the PDA section,click on the PDA tab and select the .tar filed you extracted.
Now click on start and Rooting process will commence.
After the rooting is done, you will get a pass message on the Odin Screen and your phone will automatically restart and then can disconnect your phone from the PC.
Now after this,Go to Android Market, download “Superuser” app and install it.Thats it.
Congratulations,now you have successfully completed the process to Root AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-i717.