Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 gets rooted. Here’s how to do it!


The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has gotten rooted by the guys at RootzWiki. Try the root at your own risk. Its been tested for the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and works perfectly on both the 7.0 and 10.1 tabs. The Android 4.0 multitouch tablet, Galaxy Tab 2, is the latest tablet in Samsung’s ever-growing tab lineup. Follow the steps below to get your device rooted:

Flash xoomdev’s CWM recovery First, then flash the root package.

Xoomdev’s thread

Download the recovery.tar.md5

Make sure Kies is closed
Reboot into Download mode (adb reboot download)
Open Odin, confirm connection
Click PDA
Load recovery.tar.md5 file
Click Start
Device will reboot when the flash is complete

To reboot into recovery, just like any other device; adb reboot recovery

Link to the CWM Package

Link to root package

Source RootzWiki