How to Root Galaxy S2 Skyrocket SGH-I727

Your Galaxy S2 Skyrocket SGH-I727 is all kinds of great. But with SRSRoot it will become even greater. This tool has rooting powers and getting it is a piece of cake. Don’t believe us? Have a look below!

Your smartphone is in for plenty of good times. Especially with the SRSRoot on-board. Released back in November 2011, the phone gets to receive novelties that will bring it up to shape. The rooting of this handset is helped by the following Build ID: GINGERBREAD.UCKJ2. You, on the other hand, will have the choice of using a different Build ID.

Your device uses Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. It also comes with this CPU: dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion. Both of them will stay on your handset. The processor will receive improvement from the SRSRoot. This app accepts all of the Android versions ever launched.

The rooting app you’re welcoming today is available for free. Also, it’s powered by an SRS Server. The dedicated app we’re using doesn’t prefer a gadget over the other. Unrooting your smartphone is another possibility offered by this special software.Galaxy-S2-Skyrocket-I727

The benefits of this method

Rooting the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket SGH-I727 via the SRSRoot lets you enjoy various great things. Take, for instance, battery enhancement options. Also, there’s root-only apps and new features for you to experiment with. Customization options as well as superuser permission are likewise available.

You will get to enjoy the root access without having to worry about these: bloatware and security trouble. Admin permission is also a thing with the SRSRoot app. As is the option of playing with custom ROMs.

The problem with rooting your phone is that it’s going to function without a warranty afterwards. Online you will find plenty of methods to restore it and enjoy it again.

An update performed on a phone with root access leaves the path open to vulnerability. Damage is going to be done to the handset’s root access first of all; the smartphone will see it revoked. But the system partition will also be very much affected by a rooting, in that it will be deleted. The Galaxy S2 Skyrocket I727 will still be able to function with its data and its internal / external SD cards.


Various requirements need to be considered right now. Here is what they tell you to do:

  • download and install USB drivers on your notebook (they’re here and they’re compatible with your phone);
  • the phone’s battery needs to be fully charged if you want to complete the guide;
  • backups are needed in order to protect the data on your Galaxy S2 Skyrocket I727 from different threats;
  • a full NANDroid backup is recommended, too;
  • the OS contained by your notebook must be Windows instead of Mac or Linux;
  • the phone’s security programs must be launched and then turned off;
  • find the notebook’s security programs and then turn them off, too;

Step by step instructions

  1. The SRSRoot app is the app that has to be featured on your notebook first. To have it there, go to this address, click on a download button and wait.
  2. The app’s download won’t take long. Don’t download this software from another website; if you do that, you’ll end up with viruses and other security problems.
  3. Then, when the file is downloaded at last, you are free to do this: install the today’s dedicated app on the notebook. The app must then be launched there and Unknown Sources has to be tapped. To activate this option, locate it by tapping Menu and then Settings.
  4. Unknown Sources is placed under the Settings option. After you turn it on, you should also turn this next option on: USB Debugging. Do this if you missed out on the part where we told you to enable it for the requirements.
  5. Establish a connection between the notebook and Galaxy S2 Skyrocket SGH-I727. Once both of your devices are plugged to one another, you can move on to the actual rooting phase.
  6. To start it, all you need to do is go to Root Device (All Methods) and tap it. Once enabled, this option will enter the handset in the rooting stage.
  7. This phase does not require a large amount of time to be done with. 10-15 minutes should be enough. But should the rooting need so much more to end, redo the steps.
  8. When completed, you can use Reboot System Now to restart the phone. Tap this option and after that wait.

To unroot the same device, the SRSRoot app is one of the options you can choose.

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Posted In How To - By Andrei Tomescu

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