The new Jelly Bean Software for the Galaxy S2 I9100 is being rolled out in different countries as we speak. You can now root your handset to the XWLST Android 4.1.2 official firmware by following this simple tutorial. Please do understand that this tutorial is for Samsung S2 I9100 only and is not to be applied on any other device that you may have. Please tap settings and then about to know what build you are currently on in order to ensure that the entire process runs smoothly without any hitches. Check the tutorial out after the break.
Before you begin you need to ensure that you have all the necessary drivers installed, your phone is on USB debugging mode and that Samsung Kies is disabled. Please follow the tutorial below at your own risk:
Step 1: Download the Root Kernel I9100XWLST for Galaxy S2 on your computer: Click here
Step 2: Download Odin v1.85: Click here. This will help you in the rooting process. You need to install Odin before you can continue with rooting your phone
Step 3: You need to enter into Download Mode by following the three steps mentioned below:
- Switch your phone off;
- Press and hold these three keys: Home, Volume Down and Power Button;
- Confirm and you will enter the download mode
Step 4: Connect your phone to your computer via the USB cable that came with your device. You need to ensure that Odin is running before you plug in your phone
Step 5: If you successfully connect your phone, Odin should be able to recognize it thereby allowing you to click PDA
Step 6: Browse and select the file Siyah-s2-v6.0b4.tar
Step 7: You should check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options in Odin
Step 8: Once you have selected the aforementioned file and checked the options, pleas click the Start button. This should initiate the rooting process
Step 9: Please be patient while the rooting is over. Once the process is complete, your phone will automatically restart and once it boots up, you will have access to your new firmware.
In order to check if your phone has been rooted, you can always install an application from the Google Play Store that requires root. If it runs, that means you were successful. Please understand that Rewritetech will not be responsible for any damage that you might cause your phone while following the aforementioned process. Enjoy your new firmware.