Saturday, 17 September 2011

How to Install GTalk 1.3 Video chat on Galaxy S2 I9100 in one click

As you all aware that Samsung has removed inbuilt GTalk video calling support in latest Galaxy S2 (SII) firmwares. Today I will tell you easiest way to get native GTalk Video chat support on your Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100.

So first option is to use GTalk Video through third party application like Vtok which we have already covered on

Second option is only for rooted device (Rooting guide for Galaxy S2) which we going to cover today.

How to install Gtalk native video support (i.e. GTalk 1.3) on a rooted device

There are several ways to do this like changing system files and installing new version but we will discuss simplest way.. Just follow the steps -
  • Download [root] Talk 1.3 Installer [Market Link]
  • Install the application and run it (Super user permissions need to be given)
  • Choose Recommended latest version & Click on Install and you will be done 

    Now you will have GTalk Video option on your device.

    Please note that updating you GTalk Application will remove your Google login information from the device. You need to login again.


    1. Error: cant copy talk.apk

      Plz help

    2. @Harshal

      This means you dont have root permission for the application .. Please root your device and give superuser permission to the application

    3. I tried this after rooting, but i am getting an error and gtalk is force closed...

    4. @karthick

      what is the error u are getting?

    5. The appilication Talk (process has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again

    6. Hi.. Even Iam facing the same issue..:(

    7. Hi Iam Vijay, using Galaxy S2, when I tried to install iam getting "could not mount read/write, unable to install"...

    8. @Vijay

      you need to root ur phone first..

      If you really want to use GTalk video, i will suggest to try


      you can install KH3 firmware and then root it to use above procedure. Some of our reader commented that it is not working properly with Android 2.3.5

    9. if you get error after rooting you must re-rooting again...

    10. after rooting don't fix your yellow triangle, let google talk installed first and then fix your yellow triangle

    11. Rooted, installed 2.3.5 (XXKI4). Same issue, force close on start. Guessing this is specific to the 2.3.5 firmwares.

    12. Had to hit install three times on the AT&T GS2 before it would install without error.

      After it installed, it required me to log into my Google account again.

      I think it might not be waiting long enough to finish some commands.

      Other than that, it worked. Thanks!

    13. help me...
      my phone is galaxy s2.. i cant install it...
      the following error showing:
      could not mount system as
      read or write
      cant install
      SHAKEEB (

    14. @Shakeeb

      You need to mount RW file system.. You will have that option in any root explorer.. but i think this method doesnt require that... you only need a rooted phone..

    15. i think now samsung hve deleted video and voice chat on latest version of android...plz let me know if its true
      id is

    16. I got that error after giving root permissions to the application, after that I checked the permissions and it was listed with root permissions, so I tried again and I was installed without problems :D.

    17. Same problem of forced close for me... Even the link mentioned above is also gone. Help me... How to rectify that error and make my gtalk again fully functional


      1. Gaurav

        Why dont you try ICS ROM which has this feature inbuilt

    18. I already root my i9100 but I could not find any link for gtalk 1.3 installer. < This does not work

      1. what is the error... i can open this link here