Rooting an android device is a must. Just today since the official Samsung galaxy S2 released, it has been found the way to root it and as all we know most of the users are waiting so long to receive the official Samsung Galaxy S2 ICS Android 4.0.3 TouchWiz Rom. Install it before you read this post to root it. Thanks to Android developer Faryaab who has created the method to root this 2012 best smartphone.
Step By Step How To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 XXLPQ
Since the CF-Root tool doesn’t come with a custom recovery like ClockworkMod Recovery, you’ll need to flash it yourself. Please check out our how to flash ClockworkMod Recovery tutorial for more information.
Step 1: Download the required kernel for your Samsung Galaxy S II:
Extract the .zip file.
Step 2: If your device is connected to your computer, please disconnect it.
Step 3: Download and launch ODIN v1.85 [XDA Thread]
Step 4: Click on PDA and select the CF-Root-xxx-vX.X.tar which will be located in the file you extracted in Step 1.
Step 5: Switch off your Galaxy S II, and once it is completely shut down, press and hold Volume Down + Power to place the device into download mode.
Step 6: Once in download mode, connect your Galaxy S II to your computer.
Step 7: Make sure you have not checked the Re-Partition option.
Step 8: Click on START and wait for your device to reboot.
If everything has gone as it should have, your Galaxy S II will now be rooted on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.