The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T899 from T-Mobile is a smartphone that runs on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. It comes with a 5.5-inch super AMOLED display screen (which is huge) with quad-core processors by Exynos.


  • Make sure you have the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 USB drivers. You may have this already if you use the device regularly, in which case you can skip this step. This is necessary to connect the device to the computer, and to upgrade the official firmware.
  • You will also need to have USB debugging mode enabled to complete this guide. You can follow the link that I provided and find out how to do that if you don’t know already.
  • Please ensure you back up your device before you begin and proceed at your own risk. Mobicuppa will not take responsibility for any loss of data or damage which may occur to your device during the how-to guide.

Root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T899 T-Mobile

Step 1. Download the following 2 files: CF-Auto-Root file for T889UVALK8 Firmware and Odin 3.07 then extract the file.

Step 2. Power down the device and then upon reboot put the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 into download mode.

Step 3. Make sure you are logged in as administrator and run ODIN.

Step 4. Connect the Galaxy Note 2 to the computer using the USB cable it came with. You will know ODIN has picked up your device is you see the word “added” appear in ODIN’s message box.

Step 5. Inside ODIN is a tab called PDA. Within this tab click on the F-Auto-Root-t0ltetmo-t0ltetmo-sght889.tar.md5 file. After doing this make sure  that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time boxes are checked then click start to begin the rooting process.

That’s all there is to it. if the root has been successful you will notice a “pass” message inside ODIN inside a green box. Once you can see the Samsung Galaxy.

Now that you’re finished, you can instantly download rooted apps. Furthermore, you may be interested in checking out some of the best custom ROMs.