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    Default Help -Rooting an S2

    I'm new to this and am having problems understanding what file to download.

    so far I understand that I need to :

    download kies
    apply the USB debugging setting
    download obin


    how do I know what kernel file I need to download and use in obin?

    the current kernel is:
    3.0.31 - 1484249
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    the build number is
    JZO54K.I9100 XWMS2

    anyone able to help?

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    Default Re: Help -Rooting an S2

    Samsung S2?
    It can be done on the phone (no PC required) via CWM

    Thanks to koola2

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    Default Re: Help -Rooting an S2

    yeah a samsung S2

    Ive no idea mate, just looking online for tutorials

    How does the CWM work then, from a quick [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]it still seems to require a pc?

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    Default Re: Help -Rooting an S2

    I beleive this is the link I used (it was a while ago) need a PC to put files on the microSD,
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    This is how you reboot to recovery

    Step 1: Power down the device. Pulling the battery will work as well, especially if you are caught in a boot loop.
    Step 2: Allow the device to completely shut down. Waiting until your screen is off, or just giving it a full minute or two should suffice.
    Step 3: For the Galaxy S2 you will need to hold Volume Up and Power at the same time until you see the Samsung logo appear. Then release

    Thanks to koola2

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    Default Re: Help -Rooting an S2

    So:

    Rooting

    • Download this File first and put in your SDCARD
      - MOD EDIT: Links removed as its the unsafe version...
      or download zip from [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
      - [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
    • Reboot to recovery.
    • Choose apply update from external storage.
    • Choose CWM.zip and wait until CWM recovery appear.
    • Choose install zip from sdcard or external SD
    • Choose and Install SU-Busybox-Installer.zip
    • Reboot
    • You are done and now your device is Rooted


    So I downloaded recovery clockwork ([Only registered and activated users can see links. ]) and SU Busybox installer placed both zips on the sd card. That right?

    edit: the CWM could be read from the Sd fine, but the busybox needed to be on a folder on the phone, could not browse to it on the SD

    I now have superuser on in the Apps so assuming it all worked!

    Thanks Koola!

    Now to find an unlocking app!
    Last edited by Zippeyrude; 15th December 2014 at 02:34 PM.

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