Root Samsung Galaxy S II i9100 ( Android 4.0.3 ICS ) ~ Hackinthus

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Root Samsung Galaxy S II i9100 ( Android 4.0.3 ICS )

By Sukesh Kumar(facebook)(twitter)

DISCLAIMER : Hackinthus will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged while following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.

Step 1 : Download the required kernel for your Galaxy S II : 
  • Base firmware I9100XWLP7 (UK, Eire) : Download CF-Root v5.4 LP7
  • Base firmware I9100XWLP8 (AUS) : Download CF-Root v5.4 LP7 (works with LP8)    
Step 2 : After downloading, extract .zip file. Ensure that your device is not connected to your computer at this point of time.

Step 3 : Find Odin (should be included in the CF-Root package), then run it's .exe file.

Step 4 : Connect your phone to PC, then press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down buttons until you see a Download Mode screen.

Step 5 : ODIN will detect your device.

Step 6 : Click on PDA and select CF-Root-SGS2_*-v5.3-CWM5.tar (file downloaded in Step 1).

Step 7 : Click Start.

That's it!! Your Samsung Galaxy S II is now rooted. 

image credit :

(via Redmondpie)

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