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Saturday, August 6, 2011

S2 Root for Samsung Galax SII

Samsung’s one of the best selling mobile phone devices, Galaxy S II, has gained incredible popularity in recent months and is giving tough fight to Apple’s iPhone 4 in the world market. The hacker community has also shown great amount of interest in developing various custom ROMs, tweaks, themes and utilities for this device.

If you want to have all these exciting features on your Samsung Galaxy S II device, you will have to root the phone. There are several guides available on the internet to root Galaxy S II, but most of them are complicated. So, here’s an easy to use one click root tool for everyone, which is developed by a developer at XDA forum.

Download Link

As mentioned by the tool developer, you will need to follow some steps before using the tool.

1. Download Odin3 v1.83 and Insecure/Original Kernels.

2. Enable USB debugging mode on your device.

3. Now, reboot it into the Download mode. (Hold Vol Down + Home + Power)

4. Connect it to your PC and start Odin3 v1.83 tool.

Note: If you’ve installed Samsung Kies correctly, you should see the box in the top left corner of Odin underneath where it says ID:COM should be Yellow and displaying the name of a Com Port your device is connected to.

5. Select Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time from Odin’s settings.

6. Click on the PDA button and select the “Insecure Kernel”.

7. Click on the Start button. Your device will reboot automatically.

Note: If you see “Yellow Triangle with an exclamation mark” during the booting process, it means your device is running on an Insecure Kernel with Temp Root privileges.

8. Once you’re done with the booting process, open the S2 Root tool and click on the ‘Root Device’ button.

9. Now, sit back and wait for your device to reboot.

Done! You’ve successfully rooted your Galaxy S II.

P.S.: In case you want to unroot the device, make sure you’ve an Insecure Kernel flashed to your device.

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