How To Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 running on Jelly Bean Official Firmware

Is your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 running on latest Jelly Bean Official firmware? If yes, then here is the simplest and the easiest guide on How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100. This guide is totally different from other; because here you do not have to install ClockWorkMod recovery as the guide is based on using ODIN.

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

Today, in this article I will show you the simplest way to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100. As you will traverse below, we will surely guide you through the complete process on to how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100. But, before that please read the prerequisite, disclaimer and other important notes. Let’s start our journey!

Disclaimer: Rooting will void your phone Warranty. We are not responsible if anything happens to your phone. This article is purely for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100, applying these steps on another device may gets damage. Don’t miss any of the steps, firstly read and understand the whole tutorial then go for the actual process.


1. Make sure your mobile should possess 70 to 80% battery

2. Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)

3. Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.

4. Install Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 USB drivers. (Download USB drivers or download Samsung Kies (drivers included))

Step by Step Guide on:

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

Step 1: Download CF-Auto-Root for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 & ODin v1.85 to your computer and extract it on desktop.

Step 2: Switch Off your tablet. Now boot your tablet into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power button together, till you see the Android Construction logo. Once again press Power Up to confirm.

Step 3: Open “Odin.exe” (downloaded earlier) and connect your tablet in download mode itself. If your tablet is connected successfully the one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow.

Step 4: Now, select the desired file to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 from the extracted folder.

  • Click on “PDA” and select the file “

Step 5: Please make sure that only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot options are checked on Odin. Don’t check any other boxes.

Step 6: Now, click on the Start button on Odin to start the installation process. Installation will take a few minutes to complete so please wait for the complete process.

Step 7: Finally, when the installation process is completed successfully you will see the “PASS” message on Odin and then your device will reboot automatically. Now, you can disconnect your tablet from the computer.

Hurray! Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 now has been rooted and you can check the Super app installed on your tablet. In case, if you want to verify then download this Root Checker application and verify it by yourself only.

So, it is the complete step by step guide on How to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100. If you encounter any problem then put your problem/queries below via comments and we will surely help you! Happy Rooting 😀

  • spikes

    It is silly to say take the battery out of the tablet. That on its own will void the warranty

  • Martyn

    I want to follow the steps about but just one clarification.
    My device is running 4.0.4 and want to upgrade to Jelly Bean.
    1. Do I use the following steps
    2. Which version of Jelly Bean should I upgrade to? Ooops i said one but its now two.

    Thanks for the support


    • Can you provide me the baseband version and the country which your tab belongs?

  • Fahad Qaisar

    is this process trustful…

    • Of course man! If you don’t beleive then give me your tablet baseband version and Android version, I will verify it!

  • karthik

    Does this process work if I try it with android jellybean 4.1.2?

    • Of course why not! But first can you confirm your device baseband version?

  • braulio

    it worked perfectly thanks, now the only thing is that in my table i could access the download mode pressing power button and volume up toguether instead of using volume down thanks a lot

    • Andrewsmol

      bro thanx so much about the reversed button thing thanx. other than that, an overall good tutorial.

  • b1

    Plzz , i did it step by step and nothing happened !!

  • Jan Stalenburg

    After the Volume Down + Power step my Galaxy show me a menu with options. Update via ADB and some other options. What is the right one?

  • Rendy Yusuf

    Thank you so much…. it’s working on my galaxy tab.. THX

  • Raaz raz

    ADMIN….. have u seen ever a samsung tab 2,,,,,, if yeah then for ur kind information there is nothing about DOWNLOAD mod………. go and check the option include, Reboot system, ABD, External storage , FACTORY reset, cache partition and update cache…………….. tnx