Galaxy S2 I9100G

How To Update Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 with Android Marshmallow 6.0 with CyanogenMod

Back in 2011, Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 smart phone has been a huge hit in the smart phone industry. Later on, so many new devices has been released from the Samsung manufacturers which were also been a tremendous hit. But, so many users still stuck with the Galaxy S2 and few moved to other devices.

Samsung Galaxy S2 is almost 5 years old device and their users might have not seen any upgrade officially other than Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jellybean. But some of the technical guys and phone freaks, might have tasted the Kitkat, Lollipop and marshmallow through custom ROMs. But, Samsung Galaxy S2 users now have a very good reason to smile as they can get the Marshmallow 6.0 on their devices through CyanogenMod 13 nightly update.

Please, note that, we here take no responsibility in case of any damage to your device on the process of updating. So, make sure to follow this guide at your own risk.

Pre-Requisites to follow –

  • Make sure to back up all the data on your device like SMS, Contacts, Call logs, images and files.
  • Also, make sure to have at least 80% of charge in the device.
  • Enable the USB debugging mode in the device by following this path.  “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging”.

Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100

Steps to update Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 with Android Marshmallow 6.0 with CyanogenMod 13 –

Step 1- Download the CyanogenMod 13 package for your device and install it on your PC. Also, download the GApps package as sometimes Google apps may be working only after flashing the GApps.

Step 2 – Now, turn on your device in the recovery mode (Hold Volume Up button with home and power button simultaneously) and make sure to connect the phone to your PC through USB.

Step 3 – In order to backup the data, select ‘Backup and Restore’. In the recovery mode, use the volume buttons to move up and down and power button for confirming the option.

Step 4 – Now, select wipe data/Factory reset.

Step 5 – Next, you need to select, ‘Install zip from SD card -> chose zip from SD card->select the CM13 package’.  

This might take few minutes to update the file and after finishing the installation, come back to main menu and reboot the system. That’s it, now the phone will boot in the updated CyanogenMod. In case of any queries realted to the updating process, feel free to ask them under the comment section below.

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