How to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4

Updated on June 10, 2020

These are the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 (running on android 5.0, built id LRX21V.N900R4TYUDOH1) using Odin on Windows Computer.

Requirements: Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 should have at least 30-40 percent of battery to perform the rooting process.

Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 using Odin

  1. Download and Install Samsung USB Driver on the computer. If in case Samsung USB Drivers are already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step.
  2. USB Logo
  3. Download and extract the root files on your computer. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:
  4. Chainfire Root File for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4
  5. Enable Developer Options on your Samsung mobile. To Enable Developer Options: Open Settings > About Phone > Tap on the Built Number for 6-8 times until developers option is enabled.
  6. Galaxy Built Number
  7. Enable OEM unlock on your Samsung mobile. To Enable OEM Unlock: Open Settings > Developer Options > Tap on the OEM unlocking checkbox > Tap on Enable > Tap on Delete All button.
  8. Galaxy OEM Unlock
  9. Now, Switch off your Phone. Power Off Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4

    Step 4: Now, you have to enable Download Mode on your phone. To enable download mode Press and hold Volume Down Key, Home Button and Power key at same time for 5-8 seconds (you have to press and hold all three buttons at same time) until download mode is not active.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 Download Mode
  10. In the Download mode you will be able to see a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign. In this situation you have to press the Volume up key to continue.
  11. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 Warning Sign
  12. Now, Open Odin3 (found in the extracted files, that you have downloaded in the Step#2) on your computer. Then connect your phone to the computer. Open Odin3.07 for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4
  13. Once you have connected the phone to the computer, Odin will automatically recognize the device and show “Added” message at the lower-left panel.
  14. Samsung Galaxy Added Odin 3.07
  15. Once your device detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar.md5 file (you have downloaded this file in step#2).
  16. Add PDA Odin 3.07 for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4 Odin3.07 PDA file for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4
  17. Now, click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing.
  18. Start Odin3.07 Flash Samsung Galaxy
  19. Flashing usually takes 30-50 seconds to complete the rooting process on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4. Once Rooting process got completed, you will be able to see a Green Box with Pass written on it in Odin. During this process phone will re-boot automatically. Odin3.07 Flash Completed for Samsung Galaxy
  20. Once you see, the Pass message in Odin, you can disconnect your Device from the computer.
  21. Now, to make sure you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4, open Applications Menu on your phone and Find SuperSU App. If this app exist on your phone then it means you have successfully rooted your device. Congratulations.
  22. SuperSU Installed on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4

    Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker Application.

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[*] Warning: The above tutorial only works for Android 5.0 with the built id LRX21V.N900R4TYUDOH1.

[*] If your device isn’t running on the same built id LRX21V.N900R4TYUDOH1, then you may need to download and flash (install) the firmware based on the same build id. Later try to root your device from the above method.

[*] No data loss process: Your Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with the above method. In short, no data loss process.

[*] Samsung Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download Samsung Stock Firmware page.

[*] Samsung USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download Samsung USB Driver page.

[*] Big thanks to Chainfire for their CF Auto Root file for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900R4. Without using the CF-Auto Root file, the above tutorial was not possible.

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