Few days back we wrote a guide for the leaked firmware of Samsung Galaxy S2 for Android 4.1.2 Jelly-Bean, Not that you have updated your phone you may want it to be rooted, today this tutorial will guide you how to root your Galaxy S2 On Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXLSJ Custom firmware. Previously for the official leaked firmware XXLSJ for Galaxy S2 we used Siyah kernel to root Samsung Galaxy S2 but now few users reported that it doesnt work, Now we will use Philz CWM kernel which surely works on Android 4.1.2 XXLSJ for Galaxy S2. You can also check out our guide to update to Android 4.2 Cynogen Mod firmware for Sasmung Galaxy S2. As you read on we will guide you to how to root Samsung Galaxy S2, Please read the precautionary measures before attempting. This method will wipe off all your data from Galaxy S2 so before proceeding please make a backup of your important data.
Disclaimer – Android Muscle will not be held responsible if you mess up with your phone, If you are used to this this will be easy for you
What you will need -
How To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 On Android 4.1.2 XXLSJ firmware -
Step 1 – Extract the zip file package to your computer and connect your Galaxy S2 with your P.C through usb cable.
Step 2 – Switch off your phone, And reboot it into download mode, to do so you will need to press and hold volume down + Home button together and press the Power button simultaneously till you see an Android logo on your screen.
Step 4 – Now click on PDA and select the .TAR file in the package you downloaded.
Step 5 – Like the picture Check Auto reboot and F.Reset Time.
Step 6 – Hit start button and installation will start.
Step 7 – This might take some time, after installation has finished your phone will reboot, First reboot may take some time. Congrats, you have successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy S2 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXLSJ firmware, To check your phone is rooted or not you can visit “ How To Check Whether Your Android Device Is Rooted or Not “,
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