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Root comes to the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II even after the new software update

Root comes to the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II even after the new software update
A little bit ago we reported that Verizon has been quietly rolling out a software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II, which is said to fix the Exynos exploit, which allowed people to root and unlock the device.

But Verizon can't keep the Dev Community down, and as it turns out, Adam over on XDA Forums has now come up with away around this. Yes, he is the same guy that developed the original rooting method for the device. So in essence, the software update to version I605VRALL4 that is to prevent rooting and unlocking of the phone....has been circumvented. By following Adam's instructions and downloading the required programs on your PC, you can still root and unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note II, even after Verizon's OTA software update has been installed. It also includes the TWRP Bootloader, but you can install CWM (ClockWorkMod) afterwards by using the flash file. Just keep in mind this updated root method was recently developed, and a few members on XDA have posted some issues while attempting to use the rooting programs, so continue at your own risk.

source: XDA Forums (AdamOutler)

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