Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000: How to root your phone running Android 4.0.4 ICS build XXLRG

While the word on Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is spreading like wildfire across the world, Galaxy Note GT-N7000 users are interested about the latest Ice Cream Sandwich update dubbed as XXLRG. Though the update was rolled out on German shores, it can be installed to the international variant of the Galaxy Note. We recognize that some are just itching to root this new firmware so we’re delivering a rooting method just for you.
Samsung brought together smart functional features into one responsive and beautiful device–the Galaxy Note GT-N7000. It’s the transition of a smartphone to a tablet, giving you that wide 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED display fitting a tablet and, at the same time, the handy and nifty features of a smartphone.
The XXLRG update makes the phone even smoother. If you don’t understand what rooting us, allow us to enlighten you with a beginner’s guide to rooting your Android device.
Ready to root your Galaxy Note running on XXLRG? See the requirements and instructions below.


  • The instructions in this guide are intended for use with the Samsung Galaxy Note, model number GT-N7000. Applying these instructions on another device or model may produce undesired outcomes.
  • The information in this guide is provided for instructional and educational purposes only. There is no guarantee that these instructions will work under your specific and unique circumstances.
  • Use these instructions at your own risk. We shall not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to you or your device arising from your use of the info in this guide.
  • Read and understand the whole guide first before actually performing the instructions.



  1. Copy the CWM.zipto the external SD card of your phone.
  2. Copy the SuperSU-Busybox-Installer.zipto the internal storage of your phone.
  3. Switch your phone off.
  4. Reboot it into Recovery Mode. Press the Volume Up key, Home button, and the Power button at the same time until the display turns on. To navigate in recovery, use the Volume keys to scroll up/down and the Power key to select options.
  5. From the main recovery menu, select the Apply Update From External Storage option. Locate the file and confirm the installation. The phone will then boot into ClockworkMod Recovery. It’s touch-based so navigate and select options using the screen.
  6. In the ClockworkMod Recovery menu, select the Install ZIP From SD Card option. Afterwards, select the Choose ZIP From SD Card option and locate the to flash it.
  7. Confirm the installation by selecting Yes – Install on the screen that will follow.
  8. Once flashing is done, your phone will already be rooted. Go back to the main recovery menu and select Reboot System Now to reboot your phone.
  9. Open SuperSU application from your app drawer and update the su binary.
Great! You’ve just rooted your Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 running on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich build XXLRG. Watch for modifications and hacks for this firmware!