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How to Root Galaxy Note 8 without a PC

The Galaxy Note 8 is a major Samsung's Note series phone that brings tons of features including the latest version of Android and Samsung's famous TouchWiz user interface. Soon as you lay your hands on the phone, you can notice the huge number of customization options. But the real fun is when you have the rooted version as it offers much more than what Samsung gives you.

The process to root the Note 8 without a PC is extremely easy as you need to just download an app and run it on your device and you will have root-access in no time. The following is a full guide on how to root on Galaxy Note 8.

Use Kingroot to Root Note 8 without a PC

With the Kingroot app for your smartphone, you can root your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 within a few minutes. The app doesn't cost a penny and can be downloaded from its official website.

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Head over to the KingRoot website and download the APK version of the app on your Note 8. Then, open the Settings menu followed by Developer options and turn on the option that says Unknown sources to be able to install the KingRoot app on your device. Tap on the APK file and the app will be installed. Launch it after installation tap on Try it followed by Get now. It will begin to root your Note 8 and should be done in a few minutes.

Congratulations, you now have root-access on your Galaxy Note 8 and you can confirm the same using a Root Checker app.

If, for some reason, the above root procedure doesn't work for you, you can try a similar app called KingoRoot that will help you gain root-access on your Note 8 device.

Though not common, there might be instances where you may lose data on your phone while rooting. But it's easily recoverable with a handy tool. We'll explain it in detail on how to recover your files.

Recover Lost Data from a Samsung Galaxy Note 8

If you have lost data on your Note 8 during or after root, you may probably want to get the lost data back. Fortunately, there's an app out there that helps people with recovering lost data on their smartphones.

The app is called Android Data Recovery and is developed by Tenorshare. It helps users recover lost data on their smartphones in multiple ways. You can choose either quick recovery or deep recovery depending on what works the best in your situation. At the end of the procedure, you will have all your lost files restored on your computer.

It's worth giving a try to the app to see if it can help you recover data, especially on your Note 8, if you have lost the data after gaining root-access.

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We hope the above guide helps you root your Note 8 phone without a PC. And in case you have lost data, you now know what app to use and how to recover your precious data.

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