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Root Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 on Android 7.0 Nougat

If you are looking for a working method to root Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 running on Android 7.0 Nougat, then you are on right place. By following this Tutorial, you can easily root your tablet within few minutes. In this post, we are going to share CF Auto Root file download link for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 T820. To successfully root your tab, you need to follow all the steps carefully.
Root Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820

Note: The root package created only for Samsung SM-T820 Galaxy Tab S3 tablet running on NRD90M.T820XXU1AQF3 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Hope the root package will work just fine for all the latest Nougat 7.0 firmware build for the device. Do it at your own risk and do it if you know what you going to do. This is only for the advance users.

To complete the root process, you need to download the root file for Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 and Odin Software. Download link for both the file is given below. This tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Important Points:

1) Check your battery percentage, should have at least 50% battery power.
2) Turn on the USB Debugging from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are disabled by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to activate Developers options, go to Settings-About Phone-Software information and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

3) Download and Install USB driver for your tab- Download
4) Back up important data to SD card (Not compulsory but keeping backup always a good practice)
All the above points are very important before proceed to rooting method. If you are done with all the above pre requisites then follow the step by step guide to root Galaxy Tab S3 sm-T820 running on android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware.

Root Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 on Android 7.0 Nougat:

1. First download the CF-Auto-Root root package for Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820- Download
2. Now, extract the Zip file. The file having .tar.md5 extension is the main root file.
3. Download Odin software and extract the zip file- Download
4. Now switch off your tablet and boot in to Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Power button together (Hold the press for few seconds until a warning message screen appear)

5. Now press Volume Up key to continue to Download Mode

6. Now start the Odin software as an Administrator (Right click on Odin application file and click on "Run as Administrator")
7. Now connect your device to computer via USB cable.
Connect phone to pc

8. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM5 or other]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.
Odin Screen

9. Now, in Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should be checked.
Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

10. Now, click on AP button and select the cf-auto-root file having .tar.md5 extension
11. Now, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.  
12. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
`Pass in Odin

13. Your device will automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect the phone from computer.
14. Now, to make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 is rooted successfully- open applications menu on your tablet and find SuperSU app. If the app is present on your tab, then congratulations, you have successfully rooted your device.
SuperSU on app list

15. You can also check your device root status by using Root Checker app which is available free from Google play store.

Congratulations! you have successfully completed the process to root Galaxy Tab S3 sm-T820 running on Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Hope everything goes right for you. If you have any query or stuck at any steps, feel free to contact with us using the contact form or simply comment in this post.
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  1. Anonymous03:39

    It works not!
    The odin software say failt, the download off the tab brik down on 40%.
    sorry this howto with the sm-t820 is bullshit and works not longer!
    in the web tell the user the same, other tool works better: "TWRP" i think so its this name.