Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 GT-P7300

The first step to installing ROMs on the Galaxy Tab is to root it so that system files can be changed. Below is a video how to:

In summary:

  1. To do this visit Galaxy Tab 8.9 Root on XDA and download the root_original.zip file.
  2. Plug in the tablet using the USB cable and it should show up as a drive. Copy the zip file to the root directory.
  3. Unplug the tablet from the computer once the file has copied.
  4. Press and hold the power button + volume up key (the volume button closet to the power button). The device will reboot. Keep it press until a black screen with 2 logos appear.
  5. Use the volume up key to cycle between the 2 icons. Highlight box and press the volume down key to select.
  6. In recovery mode, use the volume keys to navigate up and down the menu and the power button to select the chosen option.
  7. Select apply .zip from sdcard
  8. Locate the root_original.zip file and press the power button to select
  9. Confirm again.

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