The complete tutorial to root Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is now available with all the tools required to achieve it easily. You must understand that your device if once rooted losses warranty. Same is warned by the manufacturer, in this case Samsung. This tutorial is very easy because you will get TWRP recovery. You can easily root Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 [SM-T311/T315/T310] and install TWRP recovery as well with the root package which is given below in this tutorial.
As you proceed further, we will guide you with complete steps on how to easily root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 [SM-T311/T315/T310] and install TWRP Recovery with complete steps. But, make sure you follow the complete pre-requisites section, it’s for your benefit.
Warning: As your device will rooted in the process of following this article. Therefore, you need to decide accordingly because further we or the developer will not hold any responsibility for any mishappenings.
Measures to take before Rooting your device:
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before rooting it. Backup all your SMS, Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amount of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.
Download Odin, TWRP Package and Root Package from here to your computer. Install Odin onto your windows PC and then extract the “Root Package” into a folder onto your desktop. Place the “Root Package” into the root directory of your device’s internal SD Card.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 [SM-T311/T315/T310] and Install TWRP Recovery:
Step 1: Launch Odin and then reboot your Galaxy Tab to enter it in the Download Mode. To do so, you need to press and Hold the “Volume Down + Home + Power” buttons together until the screen turns ON. Then press the Volume Up button to confirm that you want to enter into Download Mode.
Step 2: Now, connect your phone to the PC using original USB cable i.e. The cable that came with it.
Step 3: If the ID: COM section in Odin turns Yellow then it means your device has been recognized successfully by Odin.
Step 4: Now, click on “PDA” button and then choose “.tar.md5” file from the folder where you’ve extracted the “TWRP Package”.
Step 5: Just ensure that only “F. Reset Time” is selected in Odin, then click on the “Start” button to begin the flashing process.
Step 6: Soon the flashing process will begin and when the procedure has completed, you will get a “PASS!!” message in Odin and your device will reboot automatically as well.
Step 7: Now, to flash the “Root Package”, reboot your device in “TWRP Recovery”.
Step 8: Next, click on “Install” and then choose the “Root Package” you’ve placed on the “SD Card”.
Step 9: Now, just swipe once to confirm you want to proceed with the flashing of the root package.
Great! You’ve successfully rooted your Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 [SM-T311/T315/T310] and also installed TWRP recovery image on it. Let us know if you are stuck in some roadblocks, we are here for helping you always.