How To Root Verizon Galaxy Note 2 I605 Running on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

Verizon Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605 can now be rooted easily. However, this isn’t a root method that we usually follow. In this root method we have to install a pre-rooted firmware. There are few thing yet to be worked on in this root method. In this rooted image the signal indicator is broken but the data still works fine. Also, few people mentioned that the rooted image isn’t as smooth as stock ROM.

A rooted Galaxy Note 2 let us allow to enjoy apps that require root or install hacks as well as give us freedom to modify several things of the device. However, if you willing to try a flawless root method then skip this root guide and wait for our next guide.

Rooting Information: Once your device is rooted, warranty will get void; However, you can reclaim the warranty by applying official firmware update.

To check if you successfully rooted your device or not install an app called “Root Checker” that available for download from Google PLAY store for free.



This tutorial is only for Verizon Galaxy Note 2, model number I605. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About smartphone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note 2 in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to root Verizon Galaxy Note 2 I605 running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware.

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