Most of the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [SM-N910V] users want to unlock the bootloader of their phone. Once the bootloader is unlocked, you can easily install the custom recovery and root your phone. Now the new and working method released to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [SM-N910V]. The credit goes to ryanbg of XDA for sharing this useful method. The process is a little bit lengthy but it works. Most of the XDA members tested the same and successfully unlocked the bootloader of Galaxy Note 4. All you have to run some command on ADB and you are done. Below is the guide which you can follow on your phone and do the same.
The process is only for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [SM-N910V] users and don’t use this method on any of other Android phones. Read all the instruction very carefully and do take the full backup of your phone before following this tutorial.
Unlock Bootloader on Verizon Galaxy Note 4
Step 1. Setup the ADB drivers on your PC form here. And this will create an ADB folder on your PC C Drive.
Step 2. Install the latest Samsung USB drivers on your PC from here.
Step 3. Now Download samsung_unlock_n4-fix script here and place all the files in ADB folder that you created in Step 1.
Step 4. Now Enable USB-Debugging on your phone. To enable USB-Debugging, go to Settings >> About phone >> Software info and tap Build number 7 times. Return to the previous screen, select Developer options and enable USB-Debugging.
Step 5. Navigate to the ADB files folder and open a command prompt inside the folder by pressing Shift key + Right-click in the empty space inside the folder, and select Open command window here option from the Windows context menu.
Step 6. Now use the below command to transfer the unlock file to the temporary location in the device.
adb push samsung_unlock_n4-fix /data/local/tmp/
Step 7. Open ADB shell on your PC.
and after that enter the following command to get the root access.
Step 8. Now enter the below commands one by one to set the correct permissions and ownership for the unlock file.
chmod 777 samsung_unlock_n4-fix
chown root.root samsung_unlock_n4-fix
Step 9. To run the script enter the following command.
You’ll see the below-warning banner after running the above script. Read it carefully.
[+] CID at boot time is/was: 1501xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
[+] device not yet dev CID, now changing to dev CID
[+] programming new CID 150100523231384d4100657e54fc1200
[+] success! powering off device, power back on and verify CID
[+] then run this binary again to finish the process
Allow device to reboot. After the full reboot, power down and pull the battery. May need to run it twice if it doesn’t work after the battery pull. Now your phone has the unlocked bootloader.