How to root Verizon Galaxy Stratosphere 2 runs I415VRBMJ2 from OTA

The most recent update that has been received by VZW Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II (SCH-I415) is a version I415VRBMJ2 in mid-December 2013. Based on its changelog, the new software brings new roaming on Telus network compatibility so you do not have to leave your device when traveling to Canada, another important enhancements are the improved Isis Mobile Wallet connectivity that makes the mobile payment process faster and less complicated. However, you should keep in mind that by applying the I415VRBMJ2 OTA update, root access on your Verizon Galaxy Stratosphere II will be removed completely.


To remind you, the Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II (SCH-I415) is an Android smartphone from Verizon Wireless with a physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard that make messaging faster and easier. Since this device is a global phone, you can get voice and data services in more than 200 countries, which means you do not have to leave your phone. It’s also support robust business tool that helps keep sensitive company data safeguarded such as AES 256-bit encryption, VPN connection and much more.

To root the Galaxy Stratosphere 2 running I415VRBMJ2 software, we can take advantage of Saferoot one-click script built by k1mu, a developer from xda. This script has been proven to make several android smartphones rooted in no time.


  • Since we will be using a Windows computer to execute the root script, a LG USB driver is definitely needed.
  • Go to phone Settings -> Developer options and enable USB debugging.
  • Get the latest version of the Saferoot package in zip from here.
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 running I415VRBMJ2 root with Saferoot

  1. Attach the phone to the computer via OEM USB cable.
  2. Extract the saferoot package, soon after extracted you will notice a couple of files and a folder.
  3. Execute the script by double-clicking the “install.bat” file.
  4. A Windows CMD will arise, first and foremost the exploit will examine the adb functionality, as soon as your device have working adb, the script will start the rooting operation.
  5. At the end of the procedure the script will send restart command your phone, once turned on, open the new SuperSU app after that finish the su files installation.



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