Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : Root and Install ClockworkMod Recovery

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 is the latest addition to the Android super-smartphones by the Korean Conglomerate. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is very powerful. It due to the 3 GB RAM installed over Octa-core processor (could be even quad-core as per geographic region). Rooting in Android device is like gaining  an administration level of control. The rooting of device allows you to do a lot more and unleash the maximum power out of your Android device.  If you have a device which is as costly as Samsung Galaxy Note 3, we recommend that you certainly root it. Not wasting anymore time, here is a step by step guide to root and install ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 easily.  Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900

 Important : This Rooting Guide is exclusively written for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 and work only on this device. Do not upgrade if you are on some other device. Also note that the warranty of your device will void after rooting. Hence we recommend that you follow this guide at your own risk. Neither the writer nor Startmate can be held responsible for such an incident.

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : The Process of Rooting

The process of rooting has four parts:

  1. The pre-requisite steps.
  2. Important Checks.
  3. Files to be Downloaded.
  4. The Final Upgradation.

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : The pre-requisite Steps

We recommend that you backup your important data before upgrading.

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : Important Checks

Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : Files to be Downloaded



 Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 : The Final Upgradation

  • First of all extract the CF-Auto-Root zip file. It will contain a file with .Tar.MD5 extension.
  • Extract the Odin and keep in Odin3 v3.07.exe in a folder.
  • Turn off your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900.
  • Now start you Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 in recovery mode by press and holding VolumeDown+Home+Power Button together.
  • A warning message will apear. Press volume Up button and you will get into recovery mode.
  • Now run Odin3 v3.07.exe. Ensure that you are admin on PC.
  • Connect your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 with PC via USB cable.
  • Wait for a minute and ‘Added!!’ message will appear in Odin.
  • The COM port number must also be visible as shown in above screenshot.
  • Select the buttons as shown in screenshot.
  • Click PDA button and select the tar.md5 file.
  • Cross-check that everything is done in Odin.
  • Click on START button and flashing/rooting will start.
  • Once completed, your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 will reboot.
  • You will see a PASS message in Odin with green color.


With this you have successfully rooted your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900. If you face any problem, please feel free to ask us in the form of comments below. We will certainly try helping you within 24 business hours.