XWLSW Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 smartphone is finally released few days back and can now be rooted easily. Let’s check out on what is the procedure to root the device with the simple steps. Before proceeding, let’s check out on what are the detailed list of pre requisites which you need to follow. Once rooted, you can then install the custom ROM firmwares which we will be checking out in the coming days.
Note: Since we understand that rooting will void the warranty, we have mentioned a link below which will help you to restore back the warranty after rooting.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S2 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t use Samsung KIES for backing the data as custom ROM firmware doesn’t support the KIES and won’t allow you to restore the backed up data.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log -Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and also you will have to ensure that the minimum battery life should be 40% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of update.
Disclaimer: Rooting your device may void the warranty, we should not be responsible for any damage caused to the device due to non-following of instructions. Since we understand that warranty void is a critical issue, you can undo the root / revoke the root access by re applying the factory firmware of whose the link is mentioned below.
Let’s proceed to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to root your device.