The owners of Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A , which is one of the best tablets available in the market right now, can now enjoy customizing their device, by rooting their devices.
Samsung Galaxy Tab-E 8.0 (AT&T) is a 8.0-inch tablet, which offers the expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card, in addition to the in-built internal 16GB/32GB of storage. The Galaxy Tab E offers the advanced camera features, including Panorama and Continuous Shot modes. Users can toggle between the camera and video shots quickly. It offers all of the premium content at one place, and one can customize their Galaxy Tab E with their desired apps. The Samsung Galaxy Essentials widget offers bunch of premium and complementary apps, which are optimized for the screen of the tablet. It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, on a Quad-Core 1.3GHz processor. There is a 5 megapixels rear camera, along with 2 megapixels front camera. The Galaxy Tab E 8.0 supports HSPA/UMTS (3G/4G), LTE 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30 GHz 4G LTE, and 3, 7 GHz 4G LTE roaming. The display is WXGA TFT and supports resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
As you might be already aware that there is no TWRP possible for the Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A, as bootloader is locked from AT&T. Hence, we will be using Kingroot method, which will root the device. The method is already tested by one of the readers of AndroidWeblog.com. The only drawback for this method for this specific device is that Kingroot would act as a temp or limited root. Which means that you will re-root again after the device gets reboot or shutdown.
If you are an Android Enthusiast, and want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on your beloved, then you have landed on the right page. In the due course of the article, we will guiding you through the process to root Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A .
If you want to unleash the full potential of the hardware of your Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A , then rooting and flashing custom recovery like TWRP is the main concern. The Stock ROMs have often limited and unsupported features in the sense of Customization. When you have a rooted device and also flashed TWRP recovery, then you are free to install any Custom ROMs, Mods, Kernel, and Xposed etc., as well as many apps which requires root access to work properly. You can easily root the device with One Click Android Root Tool, with either via PC or through the APK, which is a quick process.
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Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A (8.0″)
You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.
- Phone Should be Charged
Your phone must be 70% charged at least, else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.
- Back Up
If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.
- Enable USB Debugging
(Applicable only for PC method, Skip if you will use APK method)
You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.
Downloads For Rooting Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A
Download the device drivers from the manufacturer’s website, otherwise the KingRoot PC will install the drivers in your computer. (Note: App method doesn’t require any drivers, because it works without PC)
Download KingRoot APK for Android from here.
Download KingRoot for Windows from here.
Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A (Without PC with KingRoot APK)
Make sure that you have downloaded the required files (link in pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.
Step 1: Open the browser of your phone and enter the address: www.kingroot.net. Then Download KingRoot APK for Android.
Step 2: As soon as KingRoot download would complete, then immediately tap on the drop-down notification bar to begin installation process.
Step 3: If by-default your device was set to ‘Install Blocked’, then you might get message ‘installation blocked’. Don’t bother just tap on ‘Install anyway (unsafe)’ to skip the same, or manually enable the the installation in the settings. Settings>Lock screen and security>Unknown sources and enable the same.
Step 4: After enabling the installation, you will be prompted with ‘KingRoot’ installation screen. Just tap on ‘Install’ to begin the installation process. After the installation is complete, tap on ‘open button’ and this will start the KingRoot app.
Step 5: Without wasting any time, tap on ‘Try it’ button followed by ‘Get now’ just below ‘Root access not available’. This will start the rooting process.
Step 6: Now, rooting process has been finished and completed. After your device is rooted, you will return to the main screen, and this will finish the rooting process.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A (With PC with KingRoot for Windows)
Step 1: Run the ‘KingRoot for Windows PC’ setup file and install the software. After installation process completes, click on (completed to complete the setup.
Step 2: After enabling the USB Debugging Mode ‘On’, connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A to the computer via USB cable. After the device is plugged in, the KingRoot will automatically detect the Model number and Android version of the device. If your computer have already driver installed, then it will be a quick process, otherwise KingRoot will install drivers (Internet Connection required).
Step 3: If USB Debugging Mode is already enable, then you will see the ‘Root (Attempt to root) buttons on the screen. Just click on the ‘Root’ button and this will begin the process.
Step 4: Monitor the rooting process with progress percentage bar, and the process will be completed in few minutes. The device will reboot several times during the process.
Congratulations, now you have rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab-E (AT&T) SM-T377A . Now, you can install Xposed Framework, and customize your tablet as per your preference. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through Root Checker app.