Sunday, 18 March 2012

How to root Official ICS I9100XXLPQ Android 4.0

We hope that you are enjoying the latest released Official Ice cream Sandwich I9100XXLPQ firmware from Samsung. So here come the first demand after that, yes rooting. Many of our readers have requested a tutorial on rooting I9100XXLPQ official ICS firmware. Well we are little late in publishing the same because of the reason that initial release of CF Root was not properly working on ICS. But now thanks to Chainfire, a new working version of CF ROOT has been released for I9100XXLPQ. Read on for details.
**Rooting your device will void the warranty**
Prerequisite(Available on Sammobile)
  • Samsung USB Drivers for I9100
  • ODIN for flashing
  • Download Chainfire`s CF root for I9100XXLPQ XDA Forum link & extract to get
    CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-PROPER-v5.4-CWM5.zip file. After extracting you will see CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-PROPER-v5.4-CWM5.tar.

    Rooting your phone
    • Completely turn off your Galaxy S2 (Wait till the vibration comes)
    • Switch phone on in download mode by pressing Vol Down button + Home screen + Power on
    • Now run the odin software and and connect your phone
    • Put CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-PROPER-v5.4-CWM5.tar file in PDA tab as shown in pic and keep only Auto Reboot & F.Reset time checked
    • Click on start and phone will restart when it is completed
    Thats it your phone is rooted now... Enjoy

    References
    XDA Forum