Methods to Root and UnRoot Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 using ExynosAbuse

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is a great phablet to use and adheres to a lot of the requirements for everyday users as well as enthusiasts. Rooting the device will allow for much more customization as well as integration options for a developer, or for a user who wants to achieve a greater command on their Galaxy Note 2. Rooting allows for many complex apps and ROM’s to be installed such as the ever-helpful ClockworkMOD (CWM).

However one should also be aware of the risks that are incorporated in rooting your device, first of all your warranty if still existing will be rendered null and void. Also any damage that is done to your phone is entirely your fault and we hold no responsibility in anything that may occur as a result of this tutorial.

To decrease the risk of data loss and bricking your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100, we will run you through a list of precautions that you will need to adhere to to start the process of rooting your phablet.


Back up your device

You will need to make sure that all personal data, such as your text messages, contacts and apps are backed up. You can use the SMS and backup app to save your text messages. Similarly you can use Gmail to sync and save your contacts. As for the entertainment data, you can use external storage media such as a USB, or SD card to save your data.

Battery Power

You must make sure that your phone is fully charged to start the rooting process. If the device turns off due to power insufficiency the risk of bricking your phone will increase greatly!

Downloading necessary files

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will require a file managing tool to undergo the rooting process known as the ES file explorer file manager which you can download from here.

You will also require the Exynos Abuse APK app which you can download from here.

This winds up the necessary files for the rooting process, lets continue with the prerequisites for rooting!


Be well aware that this rooting process only works for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Using this tutorial to root a similar phone will most likely result in bricking your phone! Check your “about” selection to make sure of the phone model before starting the rooting process!

Re-check everything!

Once you have completed all of these precautions it is advisable that you go over everything that has been mentioned so far in this tutorial. Remember, you can never be too safe!

Now that you have made sure everything is in working order, let’s get down to business and go through the actual rooting procedure.

Rooting your Samsung Galaxy Note 2!

The rooting process for this device is utterly simple and you will only need to pay close attention to this tutorial from now on!

Step 1

Open the EFS File Manager on your phablet which you previously downloaded and find the ExynosAbuse APK!

Step 2

After installing the ExynosAbuse APK, launch it in your device.

Step 3

The ExynosAbuse APK interface will now be visible, navigate through the menu and select the “Root Device” option!

Step 4

In some cases, the process will require SuperSU permission to continue the rooting process, accept the query to continue.

Step 5

Once completed, open SuperSU and select the update binary option!

Once you have completed these five very easy-to-follow steps, your Galaxy Note 2 should now properly be rooted!

Now if you may so wish to unroot your device, continue on reading this tutorial to see how!

Unrooting the Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Once again you must access the ExnosAbuse APK interface and uncheck the “disable exploits” box and then select “unroot device”. Once you have done that reboot your device and wait five to ten minutes.

Your device should now be thoroughly unrooted! Now that you have learned how to root and and unroot the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100, let the tinkering and upgrading begin!

Any Difficulties?

If you will find any kind of difficulties or problem during the process of rooting or unrooting Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 then feel free to use the comment box below, we will definitely get back to you as soon as possible.

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