How to Root and Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Tab 7 on Android 4.1.2

Rooting and Installing CWM Recovery on Galaxy Tab 7 Plus GT-P6200 Running Android 4.1.2 Jellybean

As you have read in the heading, the tutorial is particularly for Galaxy Tab 7 Plus GT-P6200, if you do have this device! its fine or else this will not work on any other device, so don’t try it on other devices, because it can brick your device. Rooting your android is fun, which gives you the powers to unlock the limitations imposed by the manufacturers. However Rooting your device, voids your device warranty. I will here, guide you step by step to Root and Install CWM Recovery on your Galaxy Tab 7. Remember, only by following the exact steps you can successfully Root your Galaxy Tab 7, so make sure, you follow the exact steps, otherwise, you will end up in trouble, which is something i don’t like to happen with your device. Hope so you have understood!!

Requirements for Galaxy Tab 7 Root

There a few softwares and files you need to download for your device in order to install CWM Recovery and Root your device. I have given the direct download links to specific required files.

1. Download Odin3 [Direct Link]

2. Download CWM Recovery Zip file package for Galaxy Tab 7 [Direct Link]

3. Also, download SuperSU Zip file and save/move it on your Sdcard. [Direct Link]

4. Now once, download all the files, keep it on your Desktop and extract it.

5. You also need to Enable USB Debugging Options from Developers Options.

6. Make sure you disable any Anti-Virus program running on your PC, also disable Samsung Skies if you do have.

7. As precaution, make sure you have got enough battery on your device.

8. Last but not the least, You are doing, at your own risk.

Instructions to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Tab 7

Step 1. To get started, First of all, switch off your device and boot it into download mode by holding the Volume Down+Home+Power Button at the same time. After this if it ask to confirm download mode just hit Volume Up button.

Step 2. Now launch Odin3, and make sure it detects your device. Leave the default Odin settings.

Step 3. Now hit the ‘PDA Button‘, and choose the CWM Recovery .md5 file and click on the Start Button. It takes about 30 seconds to complete the CWM Recovery installation on your device. Odin will also give you the PASS, and your device will Reboot.

Step 4. Now when your device completely reboots, turn it off again and wait for a few minutes, then boot it into CWM Recovery Mode by holding the Volume Up+Power key at the same time.

Step 5. Now you will be using your Volume Up/Down keys to navigate through different options and Home button to select any options.

Step 6. In the recovery mode options, head over to “Install Zip from sdcard” and choose the file you have earlier stored on your Sdcard and select yes to confirm the installation.

Step 7. Once the step 6 completes, go back and choose ” Reboot System Now“.

Congrats you have successfully rooted your Galaxy Tab 7. Now let your device to reboot normally. To confirm your Root access, Go to apps section and find the SuperSU app, additionally go to play store and search the Root Checker, install it on your device and run it to confirm root access.

Galaxy Tab 7 Plus: Root Checker