How to Root Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on ICS XXLPH Android 4.0.3 Firmware

Galaxy S2 LogoAfter checking out on how you can apply the latest release of XXLPH ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware, we will straight away head to the procedure wherein we will guide you on how to root your phone on XXLPH Firmware. For all those who are not aware of what exactly rooting will do to your device, rooting will enable you to install host of custom ROMs as well as the applications which requires the root access like Set CPU etc. which helps in overclocking the processing speeds of your device. Before proceeding, you need to check whether you are on XXLPH Firmware or not which you can check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where it should show the current firmware is XXLPH Android 4.0.3 firmware. If there is any other version being shown then you need to apply the XXLPH Firmware.

Disclaimer: Please note that this process of firmware update is not recommended for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced users. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in any manner after applying this update.

  • Before proceeding to the next page, we recommend you to back up all the data as we will be manually clearing all the data present in your device so as to get away from the force close errors. Please ensure that you don’t backup the data using the Samsung KIES as KIES will not be detecting the device on XXLPH Firmware.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
ContactsSync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
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

  • Minimum battery charge left in the phone should be at least 50% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

So, let’s get started and proceed to the next page where we will be checking on how to root your device on XXLPH Firmware.

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