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By MustangCobraGTMan, Junior Member on 24th June 2014, 02:09 AM
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3rd August 2014, 02:08 AM |#11  
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In the same boat here. Bought used, already updated. I didn't think there was an [upper class] Android device right now that couldn't be modified, so I didn't know to research first... I just came to the threads right before buying and saw the dev was booming so figured I was good.

Did VZ drop the ball here or are all carriers having this issues with the Note 2?
 
 
11th August 2014, 07:49 AM |#12  
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Root unavailable?
So basically I can't root the phone? I want to be able to use some apps that require root, is there a way to root without messing with the bootloader or not? Mobilodin maybe? I also have that 4.4.2 OTA nightmare. Thanks
11th August 2014, 02:22 PM |#13  
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There is no root.
2nd September 2014, 03:02 AM |#14  
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There is no root.

There is root now... At least, it works for me. I modified [source code based on] towelroot, fixed a few things for our phone, and called it GhettoRoot. No one has tested it except me.

Feel free to try it, usual warnings apply... Check my thread in the General forum. I can't link anything or post in the development forums.
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5th September 2014, 09:29 PM |#15  
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There is root now... At least, it works for me. I modified [source code based on] towelroot, fixed a few things for our phone, and called it GhettoRoot. No one has tested it except me.

Feel free to try it, usual warnings apply... Check my thread in the General forum. I can't link anything or post in the development forums.

Its out now. Works like a charm. Just used it. I don't even have a carrier anymore. My note 2 is just an expensive skype phone, and I plan to redesign the looks of this rom.
7th September 2014, 03:11 AM |#16  
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Ive been sitting in mj9 with root being apparent is the update worthwhile?
7th September 2014, 02:35 PM |#17  
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Ive been sitting in mj9 with root being apparent is the update worthwhile?

YES, most definitely, IMO, I don't have to upgrade to the note 4 ASAP now.
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7th September 2014, 06:44 PM |#18  
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YES, most definitely, IMO, I don't have to upgrade to the note 4 ASP now.

Ok thanks I will take the ota and re root on 4.4.2 ....just havent heard anyone praising the upgrading
12th September 2014, 06:06 PM |#19  
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Boo-tloader
Anyone devised a way to unlock this god forsaken bootloader? Verizon has overstepped their bounds imho. No 3rd party write access to sd? That's just ridiculous. Also, cyanogenmod would be great, but safestrap doesn't work now. Anyone have anything in the works? I would be willing to test anything available. I'm running I605VRUFND7 on the KOT49H kernel, and have plenty of experience with Odin, so no worries over bricking at the moment. Also, there is still a bounty out for anyone that can unlock it. Not so much a fortune, but imagine the fame? Thanks in advance.
15th October 2014, 06:47 PM |#20  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...-i605-t2900280

The above link was some troubleshooting I went through to get root on my Galaxy Note 2 i605 w/ ND7 4.4.2. I was hoping to get TWRP or CWM on it but all attempts have failed. From what i'm gather it just not possible at this time.

Has anyone found away to unlock the bootloader so we can load recovery and put on custom ROMs???

please say yes!!!
4th November 2014, 06:24 PM |#21  
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Someone at Verizon told me to go to the Samsung guys at bestbuy to unlock it.
I'm going to try it, but if they can't or won't then I'm leaving Verizon and taking all 6 lines with me
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