ClockWorkMod recovery installation and Rooting Samsung Galaxy Tab2 10.1

Galaxy tab2 10.1 cwm recovery installation and root

Preparation

  • Download and install Samsung KIES
  • Download ODIN 1.85
  • Download recovery.tar.md5
  • Download cwm-root-gtab2.zip for GT-P5113
  • Download cwm-root-gtab2a.zip for GT-5100 and GT-5110

This CWM recovery installation and root method is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Tab2 GT-P5113, GT-5100 and GT-5110

Install CWM Recovery

  1. Connect Tab2 to PC/Laptop via USB cable
  2. Copy cwm-root-gtab2.zip to Samsung Galaxy Tab2 SDcard
  3. Turn off the device
  4. Press and hold power + Volume[+] buttons until it`s load to download Mode
  5. At windows, run Odin 1.85.exe
  6. Make sure that Odin is detect the device
  7. Click at PDA button
  8. Find and select recovery.tar.md5 file
  9. click Start
  10. Wait until odin finish all task and device will reboot.
  11. Done, ClockWorkMod Recovery now installed in your Galaxy tab2

note: Sometime Samsung KIES makes Odin cannot detect the device as it should be, so make sure that Samsung KIES is closed before run Odin

Root Samsung Galaxy Tab2

  1. Turn off Samsung Galaxy Tab2
  2. Press and hold Power + volume[-] buttons until Samsung logo come up
  3. Release the power button but hold the volume[-] button until it`s load in recovery menu
  4. Choose Install ZIP from SDcard
  5. Find and select cwm-root-gtab2.zip (i assume that those file still exist after install CWM recovery)
  6. Wait until the proccess is done and the device will automatically reboot
  7. Done

note: if you unsure that the device is already root, use the root checker application to test it.

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