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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on Android 2.3.4 XXKG6 Firmware

Galaxy S2 XXKG6 LogoAfter the recent update to the most powerful smart phone on Earth which is the Gingerbread 2.3.4 XXKG6 many of the readers has asked us on how one can root their Galaxy S2 smart phones who have updated with the Gingerbread 2.3.4 XXKG6. So, in the due course of the article we will see the same. The method which we will be adopting will be the CF Chain Root Method.

Note: Please ensure that before you proceed to the rooting procedure you will have to ensure that the device is updated to the XXKG6 2.3.4 Gingerbread version as if it’s not updated then you should not proceed to root Galaxy S2 by following the below procedure and if you still continue to proceed then we hold no responsibility for any damages to your phone as it may even brick the device.

If you are not sure of whether the version you are On is XXKG6 or not then you need to head to the path from your phone which is Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show XXKG6 2.3.4. If it shows any other version apart from this, then do let us know in the comments section so that we will find a corresponding rooting article for your version of firmware.

Rooting ensures that you can enjoy the benefit of the custom ROMs and also other things which you can do with the rooting of a device. If you are a developer then nothing can be better than rooting the device as this opens up your device to a whole new gateway of services and applications as some of the hardcore applications which needs the system files level access requires the rooting access and rooting the device is actually what it needs to satisfy this.

Note: Please note that you will have to reconfigure the APN settings after updating the firmware to access the data services and the Internet services as all the Internet APN settings will be reset. You will have to contact your Service provider to get more info on the APN Settings or alternatively you too can make a note of it. Not to forget also configure the MMS Settings or take down the MMS Settings as this too will need to be re configured after the rooting process. Also, we take no responsibility if you download the files and apply the below procedure to root your phone.


  1. Hi
    my galaxy s2 is the PDA: I9100UHKI2

    Can u find the correct rooting for my firmware?

    android 2.3.4


  2. Hi Neal,
    I have Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570I, i cant make sip calls using fring or nimbuzz or any other softwares, can you please help in this regards. I badly need a solution for this..and one more thing in my mobile in about phone details i dint find firmware version it shows baseband version S5570IXXKL4.
    Hope you will reply me soon.


  3. I installed Odin but it closes immediately after opening. What do I do

  4. when i try to charge my sgs2, a triangle appears on the bottom of the battery on the screen and it never leaves and the phone does not power up

  5. Does it work for 2.3.4 Uhkh2 ?

  6. Hi Neal

    i have a 2.3.4 , Kernel version i can’t find the right version to root my phone
    can u help

  7. Hi Neal,

    my version is XXKG3, can use this method to root? And also got noobs question, does this method erase all my data?


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