September 25, 2020

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) in PC

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) has a massive 4450mAh battery. Which frees of all the worries regarding phone outages. It’s one of the flagship products of Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) was released back in Exp. announcement 2015, Q3, its current status is Cancelled.

Oh, and did I mention it has a 3MP back camera?

On this page, you’ll find why, how and step-by-step tutorial to root your phone.

Why Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)?

Rooting your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) is like gaining root access of a Linux computer, or as a sudo user. Rooting an android phone allowed you full access to the system files and altering the way OS operates. However, should you root your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) or not? So what do you get with root privileges?

You will be able to modify the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)’s system UI, as well as disable system notifications which in standard mode can’t be disabled normally. Rooting also lets you use Titanium Backup to backup all of an app’s data, etc. which you otherwise cannot.

There are pros and cons of rooting your phone.

Pros –

  • Some apps require root access, otherwise only a tip of their features are available.
  • You will be able automate things, with apps like Tasker.
  • Modify Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)'s system UI, icons and just about anything

Cons –

  • When you root your phone, Android security is compromised substantially.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)’s company warranty will get void
  • It could get messy and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)’s software part will be irrevocably damaged

For more pros & cons of rooting your phone, see here.

For rooting tools, see here.

For downloading SRSRoot, see here.

What You Need to Know

Precautions

WARNING: Rooting your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) device will void its warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it unless you unroot your device. So think well about it before rooting your device.

Before You Root

  • Take a backup of your phone’s gallery as well as important data, so you have an insurance
  • Rooting takes considerable amount of time, so ensure that your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) has at least 50-60% battery backup before you proceed
  • Enable USB Debugging for Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015). Read this guide on USB debugging

Step-By-Step Rooting With PC

Here are a couple methods to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) with PC:
  • Using One Click Root
  • Using KingoRoot
  • Using SRS Root

Rooting Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) Using One Click Root

One Click Root makes the process of rooting any android phone, so swift and simple that it's mind-boggling. To use it to root your device, first check if it is rootable. If it is rootable, follow the step by step process below:

  • Go to OneClickRoot.com & download One Click Root
  • Install the software on your PC and activate
  • Enable USB Debugging first
  • Connect Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) to your PC via data cable & enable USB Debugging
  • & click ‘Root

Rooting Using KingoRoot

how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) guide using kingoroot
  • After downloading, install KingoRoot to your PC [for installation guide, see here]
  • Go through the installation process and launch the software
  • At this point, plug in Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) to the PC using data cable
how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) guide: plug in device message
  • Make sure you've your device's driver, if you don't, KingoRoot will install it for you
how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) tutorial
  • You will need to enable USB Debugging for Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) as it's necessary for rooting to take place
  • Double-click KingoRoot from desktop, click "ROOT" to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015)
how to root Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015) guide: root success message
  • It will take a couple reboots & uses multiple exploits to root your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (2015), be patient & DO NOT TOUCH your device at this until 100% root completed notification is shown
  • And done!

WARNING:

Android Apps to Get Benefit of Root

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