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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 T800, T805

 

Root-Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 inch tablet is also known as SM-T800 and SM-T805 can now be rooted easily. You should feel lucky if you have this tablet as rooting method is now available to this device that helps users to complete utilization of hardware. There are many advantages to having a rooted Android device which I will tell later in this post.

If you are really interested to root your device, I would suggest you not to go anywhere else as I have covered almost all the steps and even tried to make it as simple as you wish. Just scroll down to get the step by step guide to root Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 T800, T805.

Benefits of rooting:

  • Remove apps that were pre-installed by your carrier/manufacturer from your device.
  • Free up storage space (because of the above benefit).
  • Tons of other customization when you use your new found administrative rights to flash a custom ROM.
  • Update to a new version of Android (by flashing a custom recovery/ROM, see the end of this procedure for more info on that).
  • Increase battery life (apps that might have been running constantly can be removed).
  • Increase performance (after removing apps that are always running, the device will be less bogged down and run smoother).

Pre-requisites:

  • The method which I have mentioned below only works with the model mentioned in the title of this post, don’t try using it on any other device, it might lead you to brick your device.
  • Backup is very important, so better you make a complete backup of all your data and save it somewhere in your PC so that you can restore them later after rooting.
  • Battery must be charged up to 60%, if not first make it to at least 50%.
  • If you have installed Samsung Kies on your PC, do close it while rooting.
  • Install the driver from the download section to avoid interruptions during the process.

Files to Download:

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 T800, T805

  1. First of all download all the files on your PC and extract the all the files, once after installing drivers only proceed further.
  2. From Odin extracted folder, launch Odin.exe.
  3. Now switch off your Galaxy tab and after 10 seconds turn it again by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power Key simultaneously until you see Samsung logo on your screen.
  4. Now connect the device to your PC using USB cable.
  5. As the Odin detects your device, the ID:COM box should turn blue.
  6. For Odin 3.09 hit the AP tab. Select the CF_Autoroot.tar.md5, you will find this file inside the extracted CF_Auto Root folder.
  7. On the option menu in the left top corner, check Auto reboot and F.Reset option.
  8. Now everything is now configured, just press Start button to begin the rooting process.
  9. Wait for few seconds, your device device will reboot automatically.

That’s it, You have successfully rooted your device, now go to Play Store and download RootChecker app to ensure wether your device got rooted or not.

  • Lasse

    Does this trip knox?

    • lrdcsx

      Yes it does. Any custom boot loader tripps the knox bit.

    • lrdcsx

      Yes it does tripp the knox bit.