How to Root Infinix Note 2 Running on Android 6.0 in 10 Mins

Last Updated: March 19, 2017

Infinix recently release the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for all its Note 2 users. The update is mostly via OTA and this will not cause any problem of wrong flashing of different firmware on the Note 2. In case you haven't updated to the latest Android 6.0 on your Infinix Note 2, kindly go to settings >> About Phone >> System Updates to get the new OS installed.
Have you updated your Note 2 to Marshmallow and need to get it rooted because of one reason or the other. Just follow the below guide to root the Infinix Note 2 running on latest Android 6.0.

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How to Root Infinix Note 2 X600 Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

1. Install Android USB Vcom Drivers on your Computer. You can skip this step if you have already done that.
2. Download
3. Copy to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage
4. Download CWM for Infinix Note 2 X600 Marshmallow
5. Switch off the Note 2
6. Flash the Clockworkmod recovery.img to the Note 2 making use of the SP Flash tool.


Root Infinix X600

a. Run SP Flash Tool as Administrator.
b. Load the recovery scatter file, which you can locate/find in the CMW for Infinix Note 2 folder.
c. Make sure recovery is ticked as shown above.
d. Click on Download and Plug in your switched off Note 2.
e. Wait till flashing complete and OK tick will show up. Now remove the device.
7. Now Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button.
While in Clockworkmod recovery mode, you use the Volume up button to scroll up, Volume down button to scroll down and Power button to select.
8. Scroll down to Install zip and select it.
9. Select Choose zip from /storage/sdcard1
10. Navigate to the location of and select it. Select Yes – Install SuperSU to confirm flashing.
Chill and Relax till the flashing is complete.
11. Return to the home screen (using the back option) then select Reboot.
If CWM offers to help fix a missing Root, select No
12. Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker.
How to root infinix note 2 marshmallow

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  1. How can i root my infinix note 2 x600 without using Pc?pls help

  2. Please how root my infinix hot 4 that runs android version 6.0

    • Hi King, this method also works for hot 4 running Android Marshmallow. Otherwise you can make use of Kingroot.

  3. After installing from SP Flash Tool, my recovery mode says "no command." Error

  4. I'm trying to get this trick since a week ago now but I haven't been able to fix this issue am facing here. I'm using infinix note 2 5.1 I think, how do I update without having getting external memory card because my internal memory is left with 1gb and I want to update to 6.0 and and be able to root my phone? Your quick response will be appropriate thanks

  5. I installed secrty lock for my infinix note 2 I have tried to reboot but is nothing showing. this software is not available in kenya. how do I unlock its

  6. i didnt undersatnd the 6 step :Flash the Clockworkmod recovery.img to the Note 2 making use of the SP Flash tool?

    • Download and launch SP Flash tool. Load recovery.img through scatter file provided, Click on download and plug in your phone.

  7. and mtk droid tools doesn t show the infinix note 2 information pleaase help

  8. I tried your methord but it doesn't work for me. At first try I got stuck at boot, 2nd try Root Checker resulted in "Root access is not properly installed."

  9. how much time the flash process takes ? its more than 1 hour and ok is not shown

  10. problem with step 7 volume up and power button show dead android picture with ! Mark on it


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