How to root Verizon Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605

Hey, what’s up? Pro Geeks here with another step-by-step Android root guide for Verizon variant of the Galaxy Note 2 running on 4.4.2 Kitkat.

I saw many users were complaining having their devices bricked or stuck at logo screen using Cf-auto root method. ChainfireXda developer has updated the root kernel, and you can gain root access using Odin without any issues. Please keep in mind that rooting your phone using this method will void its warranty as it trips Knox counter.

Verizon Note 2 root

Note 2 SCH-I625

Getting Started:

  • T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I625.
  • Even though rooting does not wipe data but its always recommended to backup your device.
  • Download Cf-auto root zip package for Verizon Galaxy Note 2.
  • You also need to install Samsung drivers on your PC.
  • Go to Phone Settings>Developers Options and Enable USB debugging.

Rooting Verizon Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Step 1: First of all, extract the file to a new folder on your desktop.

Step 2: Next Reboot your phone into Download Mode:

  • Turn off your phone.
  • Press and Hold down the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons at the same time till you see a warning on your screen.
  • Further hit the Volume Up button to continue.

Step 3: Connect your device to PC.

Step 4: You don’t need to mess with the Odin default settings.

Step 5: Now click on the AP/PDA button (depending on Odin version), browse and select the CF-auto root kernel file and hit the START to flash the kernel.

Step 6: Wait for Odin to flash the autoroot kernel. Once done you should get a PASS!! green labelled message in Odin and at this stage your phone will automatically reboots.

Step 7: Once normally booted, check that SuperSU has been installed. To verify root access, Open Google Play app on your phone and install “Root Checker“. Once installed run to make sure your phone is rooted.

Congratulations!! Your Verizon Galaxy Note 2 has successfully been rooted running Android 4.4.2 Kitkat.

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Imran Aftab

Hello, I'm Imran Aftab, a tech enthusiast using Android, iOS, and Windows. Hardware expert for Gaming & Crypto mining rigs. I have been writing on tech since 2013, starting with ohguideme, then Androidcentral. I have written and published several guides and tutorials on how to root Android, flash custom ROM, recovery, and jailbreak iPhone, and have written several guides on how to bypass FRP. I also worked in a phone repair shop, so I have pretty good experience with mobile software and troubleshooting. So, all the guides you see here have been tested and confirmed to work.

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