How to Root Verizon Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I60

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In the previous tutorials you have seen about how to root Sprint Galaxy Note 2, T-mobile Galaxy Note 2, AT&T Galaxy Note 2 and International version of Galaxy Note 2.

Now, you will see the tutorial to root about Verizon Galaxy Note 2. The rooting procedure of this variant is somewhat different than the above mentioned variants.

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Because, Verizon comes with a locked bootloader so that you cannot use the usual custom recovery method. So, you have to root this device by flashing an official stock firmware with root injected. It works fine you just need to download a very big file (Over 1GB).

DISCLAIMER : Best Android Blog would not be held responsible/liable for any damages that occur to your device by following the given below procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

Pre requisites:

  • We strongly advise you to take backup before start to root. Because rooting may wipe your datas completely. So, backup everything so that you can recover them after you finish the rooting procedure.
  • Then charge your device battery fully to avoid your device getting switched off during the middle of the process.
  • Then disable all the antivirus suites both in your computer and device. Because this may interrupt the rooting procedure.

Instructions to root Verizon Galaxy Note 2:

  • First power off your Verizon Galaxy Note 2. Then hold down the Volume Down button, Home button and Power button simultaneously for about 3 seconds until you see a warning screen.
  • Next, hit the Volume Up button to enter into ODIN download mode and connect an USB cable from your phone to your computer.
  • Unzip both files, please note that you should get the file ending in “tar.md5″ and two files for ODIN.
  • Run the Odin3 v1.85.exe program by double clicking on it.
  • Now, you should see a yellow highlighted box with a random COM number.
  • Choose “PDA” and select the root-injected firmware file ending in “tar.md5″.
  • Hit the “Start” button and ODIN will start flashing the root-injected system firmware to your Verizon Note 2.
  • When done successfully, you will see “PASS”.
  • Once your Note 2 reboots, you will notice there’s a new app called “SuperSU”.
  • That’s it! Now, you ultimately rooted your Verizon Galaxy Note 2. Congo!
  • If you want to check whether your device is rooted or not, then run the rooted app like Titanium Backup app, you should see Superuser permissions window popup.
About Sarvesh Darak

Sarvesh Darak is a blogger, an online marketer, a social media specialist and an Android Lover. At Best Android Blog, he writes Android news & tutorials for Android Rooting. He is the tech head and ensures that the blog keeps running at good pace. He also looks after all the SEO and promotion work. He’s from Surat, India and keep contributing regularly at the blog.

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