Saturday, 27 October 2012

How to root Samsung Galaxy i9100 S2

Galaxy S2 is one of the real success of Samsung's leading devices based on the Android platform. And how it is a very powerful phone that has sold so fast, the hackers did not spent much thought and have root-ed it. There are 2 tutorials on rooting , I will write the easiest for beginners. So let's start.

  1. Download Odin and extract the files from the archive, saving them on your computer
  2. Download XWKDD but not extract any files from it
  3. Download SuperOneClick
  4. Download Samsung Kies and install you phone drivers
  5. After you install the Samsung Kies restart PC
  6. Put your phone in USB debugging mode. Go to Settings, Applications, Development and start USB Debugging
  7. Turn off the phone and turn it back on holding the power, home and volume down buttons
  8. Start Odin and connect your phone to the PC with a USB cable
  9. Wait until Odin will recognize your phone and shows it is connected. On Odin window, except "F.Reset Time" and "Auto Rebot", NO other option should be checked 
  10. Press PDA and select the file that you downloaded at step 2 and press Start
  11. Odin will start flash-ing the kernel. When you are finished, your phone will automatically restart
  12. After the phone will reset start SuperOneClick, click root, the phone will root,  restart the phone and you're done.

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