Overclocked kernels will increase the clockspeed on the tablet above what it is set to by default. For the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 that is two cores at 1 GHz each. The overclocked kernel can boost them up to over 1.3 GHz. This is still in development and might cause crashes, so make sure do make a backup in ClockworkMod before attempting to flash this kernel.
The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 came out over the weekend and now ClockworkMod recovery is available to be installed on it. ClockworkMod is a custom recovery that allows for backing up your device, installing custom ROMs, rooting and more.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 has been rooted. It is extremely easy to root your tablet once you have ClockworkMod installed on your device. Please make sure to install ClockworkMod before attempting to root using this method.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was released late last month and developers have already found a way to install ClockworkMod Recovery onto it. ClockworkMod is a custom recovery that allows for backing up your device, installing custom ROMs, rooting and more.
Note this is for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi.
In the past, rooting the Galaxy Tab 10.1 could be very frustrating and confusing for many users including me. Well now there is a fairly simple way to do it thanks to the fine folks at XDA. It will require a bit of work, but can be done in just a few minutes.
- Install samsung drivers or download samsung Kies and install on your computer which will in turn install the drivers for you.
- Run Odin.exe, choose PDA and point it to recovery.md5 file.
- Connect tab via usb to your computer while in downloading mode then hit start in Odin on computer after connection has been established. Run, wait then reboot.
- Connect tab to computer in usb storage mode (make sure usb debugging is off in tab settings) copy root exploit (Samsung_Galaxy_Tab_10.1_root.zip) to root of the storage. Turn off tab. Reboot into bootloader again but this time go to recovery. Select to install zip from SDcard. Install the root.zip. Reboot into android. Your tablet is rooted.