Root Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520 Running Android 4.4.2


So are you looking to root your Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520? Well then you are the right place. Here is a tutorial that is go in to help you pretty easily and get you set up without any issues. So let us begin with rooting.

Before you Root Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520:

Before you begin and rush to root Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520 in one click there are some things that you should be knowing, which are the basic things related to android rooting. You are expected to be knowing that what really are you going to do on the device. You should at least have an idea what android rooting really is and how it can affect your device and what changed it bring in. In case you already know about it and have been into rooting since a long time now, then of course you can skip this part of the tutorial without any second thought. But on the other hand if you are not well aware of it, then you should really invest some and have a little bit of look into it. You can read the brief paragraph below, as it will help you out to get the basic concepts in place for a start.


Android Rooting in the simplest of words is a method or process by which you gain the root access to the device, which in turn allows you to control your device better. It allows you to interfere in the core functioning of the device and perform performance tweaks on it. You can do many things and customizations when you root the device, which you definitely don’t get to do on a default android device. It more and less like running your windows pc on an administrator mow mode. In fact this very concept of android rooting is so long and big that we cannot discuss it all right here in this post, so if you wish to know more you can read this detailed post right here.
Of course as said above, you can perform many customizations and tweaks on the device which might increase the performance of the device and can prove to be advantageous to the device. To list a few tweaks that you can perform on the device, you could Custom ROMs,  increase the RAM,  overclock processor, increase the internal memory, and also you could Play HD Games. And not only this, there are many more tweaks that can be done when you root an android device too. Also if you are looking to read more in detail about the advantages of rooting your android smartphone, you can head to this post here.

As android rooting has many advantages, it does not imply that it won’t have any disadvantage. Android rooting has some disadvantages as well. Like the common one of them which many users also know about is, that. When you root an android device you tend to lose the warranty on the device that has been provided or given you by manufacturer. And not only this there are some other technical disadvantages of rooting your android phone too. If you want to read and know completely about the disadvantages of root in your android smartphone, then you can refer to this detailed post.

About the Tutorial:

Let us first see that how will we rooting the device with the help of this tutorial. In this tutorial we will use odin and flash a root package on the device which will get us the root access. Now as odin is a tool provided by Samsung itself so it is safe and you won’t have worry at all about the safety of your device.

Read: How to Unbrick your device

Pre Requisites:

You are also required to do some things before you begin with the tutorial to root Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520, and below is a list comprising of all this things. So have a look at them and get them in place before you begin with the tutorial.

  • You will need a laptop or a computer for this one click tutorial, and proper drivers for the device set up on it.
  • If you don’t have the drivers, you can download them from this place here.
  • The device should be properly charged before you begin with the tutorial as we do not want that it should interrupt in the middle of the procedure due to low power.
  • Though rooting does not delete any of the user data, but still it is advised that you backup all the important stuff on the device before you begin.
  • You can refer to the guides mentioned below.
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Chats
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode by navigating into the Developer Options.enable-usb-debugging-mode-Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520
  • If you do not see any Developer Options, go ahead and tap on the Build Number in the About Section 7 times.
  • Lastly, download the files, that is the root tool from the download section below.


You are required to download some files for the procedure ad they are essential. Also before you can use the download link, you will have to unlock it and get your access by Dion things mentioned on the locker box below.

Root Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1T520:

So let us begin with the procedure to root Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1T520, by following the steps and the instructions below carefully.

  • Extract the root package .zip file to a suitable location on your computer.
  •  Install Odin on your computer.
  •  Boot your phone into download mode by first turning it off and then pressing and holding the home button + power button + volume down button simultaneously till you see a warning message on the screen with a yellow triangle sign.
  • Then press the volume up button to continue.
  •  Now run Odin on your computer.
  •  Connect the phone in download mode to the computer using a USB cable. If the phone is successfully connected, the ID:COM button in the Odin window will turn blue.
  •  Now click on the PDA field in the Odin window and select the file from the extracted root package files.
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  •  Check the Auto Reboot option in ten Odin window and then click on the Start button which will begin the rooting process.
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  • Once the process is complete, the phone will automatically reboot and you will see a Pass message on green background in the a Odin window.
  • You can then disconnect the phone from the computer.

To make sure of the root, you can download the Root Checker app from the Play Store.

Read: Things to do after Rooting android device

So this is it, you have finally successfully rooted Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 T520 one click easily and within minutes. It was as easy as that. Also note that if you got stuck at any one of the step then you can get to us in the form of comments below and we would try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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