Tech Blog - Here is a simple howto on rooting Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Gingerbread, if you have recently updated from Froyo on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 i'm sure you have notice that your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 is no longer rooted, the only way to root Gingerbread on Galaxy Tab is to install CF-Root kernel from Chainfire.
- Download Odin
- Download the Kernel
- Have installed Kies/Driver for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7
- Fully charged Samsung Galaxy Tab 7
Step to rooting:
Step 1 - Extract the downloaded ZIP file
Step 2 - Open Odin, check PDA and select the extracted Kernel
Step 3 - Very important make sure Re-Partition is not checked
Screenshot of Odin with Galaxy Tab unplugged
Step 4 - Put your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 to download mode, to do this power off your Galaxy Tab then hold down Volume down button while pressing the Power button to power on.
Step 5 - Plug in your Galaxy Tab 7 and click start on Odin, let it finished then your Galaxy Tab should be rooted done.
Once completed you should see the screen like below
NOTE: Do not unplug you Galaxy Tab during update.