In this tutorial checkout how to install CWM / PhilZ Recovery and Root Galaxy Note 3 Neo – Guide
Galaxy Note 3 Neo is the cheaper variant of Galaxy Note 3 with reduced specs compared to Galaxy Note 3. Galaxy Note 3 Neo sports a 5.5” AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and is powered by 1.6 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 processor couple with 2GB RAM and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS.
In this tutorial we have brought CWM / PhilZ Recovery for Galaxy Note 3 Neo and we will guide you on how to install it. Also we will guide you on how to Root Galaxy Note 3 Neo. But before we proceed let’s have a quick look at some of the pre-requisites listed below.
- Make sure you have Galaxy Note 3 Neo with SM-N7502 Model no.
- Backup all of your data to a safe place, just in case if any data is lost we can restore it.
Backup and Restore SMS
Backup and Restore Contacts
Backup and Restore Call Logs
Backup files on internal storage to PC
- Charge Galaxy Note 3 Neo to at least 75%.
- Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy Note 3 Neo. If you don’t know follow the tutorial here.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on PC.
- Kill Samsung Kies to avoid it from interfering with Odin.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 3 Neo. So understand the risk involved and proceed further at your own risk.
How to install CWM / PhilZ Recovery on Galaxy Note 3 Neo:
Step 1: Download the CMW / PhilZ Recovery image from here on PC.
Step 2: Download the Odin Software on PC and run it as administrator.
Step 3: Power off Galaxy Note 3 Neo and enter into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power buttons simultaneously until you see warning message. Now press the Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4: Connect Galaxy Note 3 Neo to PC using the appropriate USB cable, while the device is still in Download Mode.
Step 5: Now follow our Odin Flash Guide and install the CWM / PhilZ Recovery on Galaxy Note 3 Neo.
That’s all now you have CWM / PhilZ Recovery installed on Galaxy Note 3 Neo, now it’s time to Root it.
How to Root Galaxy Note 3 Neo:
Step 1: Download the Rooting Package and copy it to Root of your device’s SD card.
Step 2: Power off Galaxy Note 3 Neo and enter into Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: Once you are in the Recovery Mode, flash the Rooting Package, following the guide here.
Step 4: Once flashed Reboot Galaxy Note 3 Neo and check for Root Permissions using Root Checker App.
That’s it now you have Root Permission on your Galaxy Note 3 Neo and you can install and use the apps which require root access. Do let us know in the comment section if you face any issues.
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