Rooting the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 is easy peasy. Whether you’re running Macintosh, Linux or Windows, follow through our steps given below and you’ll have a successful root on your Galaxy S3 in no time.
It should be noted that this tutorial is ONLY for SCH-I535 model of the S3. Do not try this on any other device!
How to Root Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 on Mac & Linux
Step 1. You need to install Windows on a VM or use bootcamp. Download and install the latest Samsung drivers on the VM and the necessary programs needed to run the root application.
Samsung drivers – http://bit.ly/NI3gs8. You can find the latest version in the tab labelled “Manual & Downloads” under “Software” heading.
Adam Outler’s Casual – http://d-h.st/ypJ
Java JDK – Latest Java SE. Download the latest JDK under “Java Platform, Standard Edition” heading.
Step 2. Double click on the Adam Outler’s Casual file you downloaded in step 1.
Step 3. Once the Adam Outler’s Casual application is open, boot your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3, enable “USB debugging” in Developer options, then connect your phone through USB to your computer.
Casual should come up in green letters notifying “device connected.”
Step 4: Select “Root with DebugFSRoot” from the drop-down menu.
Step 5: If you are confident about rooting your device, then this is the last step. Click “DO IT!”.
Congratulations, you are now successfully rooted.