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How To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Sky Rocket 4G SGH i727 – Tutorial

Sky Rocket LogoSamsung Galaxy S2 4G Sky Rocket Phone users can now straight away root their smartphone, this smartphone comes bundled with the at&t wireless. Just in case if you have recently bought this phone and is your first Android phone, then we welcome you to the Android family and in the due course of this article we will see on how you will root the phone. Just in case if you are not well versed with the rooting process then we will not only guide you on how you can root the device but will also empower you with the knowledge on what exactly rooting is along with the  merits as well as de merits.

Please note that rooting this device will void the warranty straight away but if you are a developer or a beta tester or an adventurer then you can surely proceed with the rooting process so as to make the most out of your Android smart phone.

What is Rooting?

Rooting is a process where the system files are provided with the access by the third party applications. This is very important if you wish to customize which you can do by installing the third party made custom ROMs and applications which makes use of the Rooting process.

Merits of Rooting:

There are several merits of rooting out of which we will just see some of them which are important.

  • Rooting allows you to install the custom ROMs and also other beta firmwares which are leaked ones,
  • It allows you to convert the file system from the laggy RFS to the faster ext4 formats,
  • It also allows you to remove the system applications which come by default.

De Merits of Rooting:

There are not many de merits but just one, if you root your phone then the warranty gets void.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner if any damage happens to your device which is very unlikely if you follow each and every single instruction which is mentioned below. Also, please note that rooting the phone will void the warranty completely though the warranty can be reclaimed as soon as you update with the default firmware.

Backup all your data so that just in case if any data is lost then you can restore the same easily. So, now let’s proceed to the instructions to root the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G SGH I727.

Downloads:

Samsung Galaxy S2 4G Sky Rocket Rooting Tool

Samsung USB Drivers

Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy S2 4G SGH I727 Android Phone:

  • After downloading the rooting tool as well as the Samsung USB Drivers from the above downloads section, you now need to extract and install the USB drivers and then you need to enable the USB debugging in your phone. The USB Debugging Mode can be enabled from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”.

USB Debugging

  • After this just connect the phone to the computer using the USB cable which you got at the time of purchase.
  • Now from the extracted folder of Rooting tool which you downloaded above, you need to open the “root.bat” file which will be there in the Easy Root folder.

Sky Root Screen

  • Now, just in case if you are on either Linux or Mac based systems then you will have to make use of below mentioned commands.

sudo chmod 755 Linux-Mac.sh

./Linux-Mac.sh

So, in this way you have successfully learnt on how you can easily root the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G SGH I727 device. Do share us just in case if you face any issues as we will try to answer all your queries at the earliest.


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  4. Will you lose everything such as messages, contacts, pictures, videos, etc.?

  5. This did not work for me either.  Running GingerBreak 2.3.6. I had the same results as KK.

  6. I did all the steps above and it said it was rooted, but i saw some errors during the process. How can I tell if it is rooted?

  7. help I’ve been waiting over an hour and the process reaches here: Press any key to continue … Starting adb server
    * Daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    * Daemon started successfully *
    You need to enable usb debugging first
    Go to settings> Applications> Development
    * Running exploit …
    565 KB / s (23,056 bytes in 0.039s)

    [**] Zerg rush – local root Android 2.2/2.3
    [**] (C) 2011 Revolutionary. All rights reserved.

    [**] Parts of code from Gingerbreak, (C) 2010-2011 The Android Exploid Crew.

    [+] Found a Gingerbread! 0x0002e118
    [+] Found a Samsung, Samsung running mode
    [*] Scooting …
    [*] Sleeping a bit (~ 40s) …
    [*] Waking!
    [*] Sending … 149 zerglings
    [*] Sleeping a bit (~ 40s) …
    [*] Waking!
    [*] Sending … 189 zerglings
    [+] Zerglings found a way to enter! 0×18
    [+] Overseer found a path! 0×00030730
    [*] Sleeping a bit (~ 40s) …
    [*] Waking!
    [*] Sending … 189 zerglings
    [+] Overseer found a path! 0x00030a18
    [*] Sleeping a bit (~ 40s) …
    [*] Waking!
    [*] Sending … 189 zerglings
    [+] Zerglings Caused Crash (good news): 0×0074 0x40322cd4
    [*] Researching Metabolic Boost …
    [+] Speedlings on the go! 0xafd198cb 0xafd395cf
    [*] Sleeping a bit (~ 40s) …
    [*] Waking!
    [*] Sending … 181 zerglings

    [+] Rush did it! It’s a GG, man!
    [+] Killing and restarting ADB as root … enjoy!

  8. I already root my Galaxy SR very easy with this method. Now I ask you if can I update my android version without lossing the root or do I have to stay with 2.3.5 version?? (Sorry, my english is not so well)

  9. I have tried this a few times and get the same result. I have a Skyrocket running Gingerbread 2.3.6 and I am trying to root it via my Intel iMac. I can execute the Linux-Mac.sh just fine. However, it generates the following:
    ====
    [-] Hellions with BLUE flames !
    deleting all yo shit
    Wait for phone to reconnect…
    remount failed: Operation not permitted
    1293 KB/s (4292 bytes in 0.003s)
    Copying files onto phone…
    failed to copy ‘su’ to ‘/system/xbin/su’: Read-only file system
    failed to copy ‘Superuser.apk’ to ‘/system/app/Superuser.apk’: Read-only file system
    failed to copy ‘busybox’ to ‘/system/xbin/busybox’: Read-only file system
    failed to copy ‘remount’ to ‘/system/xbin/remount’: Read-only file system
    Setting permissions…
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/remount: No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
    link failed Read-only file system
    Installing busybox…
    /system/xbin/busybox: not found
    Cleaning up files…
    All done!

    Press any key to continue…

    ====

    I have the Disable USB debugging CHECKED. I have read that Macs don’t require the usb drivers to be installed and I have yet to find any evidence of there being USB drivers exclusively for Macs. Could 2.3.6 be the issue? Is there a fix out there anyone is aware of? Thanks!

  10. Got all the files…USB…Root Tool…
    plugged in and red screen…”device not found” then closes…
    This stuff is kinda greek to me.
    PC sees the device…Root tool does not.
    Any suggestions?

  11. ok found super user icon on my phone i updated to latest binary now what do i do wanna remove blootware att apps on my phone and i wanted to no what else i can do please help thanks

  12. help new too all this rooting stuff ..i get all the colors flashing then it looks like its going to work but at the end it says i should of rooted

  13. Soon as the Root tool starts up…
    daemon starts up… device not found and then closes
    how do I know its been unlocked???

  14. hi im new to android phones want to root my galaxy skyrocket followed directions get a red screen divice not found can u help me thank u

  15. [+] Rush did it ! It’s a GG, man !
    [+] Killing ADB and restarting as root… enjoy!

    deleting all yo shit
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    Copying files onto phone…
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    Setting permissions…
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    error: device not found
    Installing busybox…
    error: device not found
    Cleaning up files…
    error: device not found
    \You should have root!\

    Press any key to continue . . .

    i have my devices rooted but always got that error

  16. I have ATT Sky rocket got it unlocked , can i root the phone. Will it affect network lock or radio lock.

  17. i have used this way to root my phone, but when i used a rom the phone got stuck at the boot screen, that wasnt the problem, since i unrooted my phone using odin3, it is unrooted now, the problem is , when i tried to root my phone, again , it wont root, n i couldnt get superuser, skyrocket-easy-root wont work with me any more, is there a way i can make it work again to root my phone, i need root for language support rom, please help me man

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