How to Root Galaxy S2 4G GT-I9100M

A rooting performed on Galaxy S2 4G GT-I9100M does a great job for this phone. You will no longer have trouble using it because of its low battery life and other issues. Stay with us and we’ll guide you through the procedure.

A quick rooting will bring about many and much-needed positive changes. Having them on this phone means, for instance, access to a faster dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU. This and so much more is delivered by an app that’s free. This tool’s name is SRSRoot. This rooting method has so many advantages that you’ll love it!

For starters, let it be known that this is the same app which will revoke root access if you’re looking for an unrooting method. New features are delivered by this freeware that’s also powered by an SRS Server. After finding a spot on your phone, the SRSRoot will amaze you with further goodies such as custom ROMs. Up next: compatibility with various tablets and smartphones. Also, there’s a big presence of root-only applications. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is the OS of choice; it will still be when the phone’s rooted.Galaxy-S2-4G-GT-I9100M

The benefits of this procedure

This freeware can be flashed with GINGERBREAD.UGKF6. This isn’t the only Build ID that’s supported by the SRSRoot. Your Samsung GT-I9100M is about to sport admin / superuser permission without worrying about viruses. Battery life will be longer, too. Bloatware is non-existent; customization options are very much available.

Your next move for this phone may be an update. Consider it only if you don’t mind losing the system partition and root access. The handset’s update won’t do away with its internal / external SD cards or data. The rooting, on the other hand, will take the smartphone’s warranty away; a quick guide will retrieve it.

Prerequisites

Are you done with these details regarding the app? If you are, then allow us to tell you what to do next. Below are some requirements; follow them and the Galaxy S2 GT-I9100M will be right on track with the rooting. The pre-requisites tell you to do the following:

  • get USB drivers for your notebook from this address;
  • once they’re downloaded on the aforementioned device, flash them there;
  • the OS in use on the notebook needs to be solely Windows;
  • the smartphone’s battery should be charged fully;
  • backups are a must-have for any rooting, so generate a couple of them;
  • all of your phone’s security programs need deactivation;
  • after they’re turned off, you need to also deactivate the security software on your notebook;
  • the handset’s USB Debugging will have to be enabled, so tap it;
  • then go and perform a full NANDroid backup.

Step by step instructions

  1. One of the first actions you’ll be told to perform is this: take your notebook and download, on it, the SRSRoot. This freeware is available for free over on this page.
  2. To begin the download phase, click on a download button that’ll pop up at that location. When the file appears on that device, it will have to be installed there.
  3. As soon as it’s launched on the same product, you’ll need to enable some options. The first of them is this one: Unknown Sources. You’ll arrive to it after you enable Settings and then look under it for the necessary option.
  4. The second option which needs activation is USB Debugging. You should have turned it on a long time ago; but if you didn’t, do so after the previous step’s been completed.
  5. Head over to this step which tells you to create a connection between the GT-I9100M and laptop. The two have to be plugged to one another with the USB cord courtesy of your phone. Only after they’re connected like that will you be able to move on.
  6. The step we have for you here asks you to take your handset and tap Root Device (All Methods) on it. If you’ve done that, let the handset experience the procedure.
  7. Should the latter not be over in 10-15 minutes, we have this advice for you: redo the steps to solve the problem. If the issues are gone, you have to perform one last step.
  8. This time, you need to take your Galaxy S2 4G GT-I9100M and be sure to restart it. The handset has to reboot like this: activate, on it, Reboot System Now. The action that just started will be over in no more than a couple of minutes.

What you can do now is this: decide if the root access is something you want to keep or not. If the latter is your answer, the root access can be wiped out with the same old SRSRoot app.

By using the comment section below, you’ll find answers to your questions regarding this rooting.

Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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