DIY : How To Root The Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100

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We show you how to Root the Dual core monster from Samsung. The Galaxy S2 has been rooted and we have easy instructions for you:

NOTE: Rooting is not recommended for the faint of Heart, and can possibly brick your phone, Void warranty and make you feel invariably sick.


What you need:

  • A Samsung Galaxy S2 (Duh!)
  • A Windows PC
  • Odin Downloader (Download HERE)
  • Download the attached XWKDD, but do NOT extract the .tar file (Download Here)
  • Download and extract SuperOneClick
  • Put device in USB debugging mode: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging

Step One


Reboot your device into download mode Turn the device off, then power it on again by pressing and holding VolumeDown + Home + Power simultaneously.


Step Two

Start ODIN Downloader



Step Three

  • Connect the device to your computer using USB
  • Wait a few seconds, the ODIN screen should show you that a device is now connected.
  • tick the checkboxes next to “Auto reboot” and “F. Reset Time” and leave everything else as is.
  • Press the “PDA” button, and select the “XWKDD_insecure.tar” file.
  • Press “Start”. ODIN you should now be flashing the kernel, and the device should reboot.
  • DO Not Remove the cable and Wait until the device is rebooted.


Step Four

  • Once the device is rooted and while still connected via USB
  • Start SuperOneClick, and press ROOT
  • Reboot the device


And You Are Done ! Enjoy your rooted Beast.

The Files And Instructions are made by iGyaan with the help of information from XDA DEVELOPERS

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