How to: Root the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3

How to: Root the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Earlier this month we informed you that there was a way to root the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, but method was limited to only some models.

Now with the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3, there comes a way to allow you to easily root the device. Though there isn't way yet to install a custom recovery, such as TWRP or CWM yet, though we're sure this is in the works.

You'll first need to install the newest Samsung Drivers (1.5.27.0) for your PC, which you can get from here.

Once the drivers are installed, reboot your PC.

The following instructions for rooting the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are provided by "designgears" from XDA Forums.
You need to follow the instructions exactly, and remember, use at your own risk!
This process will also wipe your phone, so any apps and settings will have to be reinstalled after the process is finished.




Instructional video:



If you want to return your phone back to stock (removing root) you can follow the directions here.

source: XDA, YouTube

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. hmd74

Posts: 539; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

I don't have note3... What should I do?!?!?

2. gust3r3u

Posts: 84; Member since: Apr 11, 2013

root your brain

6. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

error '' no brain found''............lol

3. Danishs

Posts: 147; Member since: May 23, 2013

This is amazing. Just got the note 3 on Verizon

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This beautiful phone came out two says ago and it already has root. XDA is on it's A-Game lately.

5. N.Reynolds

Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

I got mine the day it came out. So far I like it and now may be rooting it this way tomorrow. With out any customs ROMs out yet I'm not sure if I want to spend the time though.

7. ajaykumaryada

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

It didn't work for me :( failed at write operation. What can I do? any other option?

8. trucker962

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 15, 2014

i keep getting a secure check fail (cache) what does that mean and how can i get around it ??

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