How To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 Smartphone

This is the tutorial which explains how to root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 smartphone. It further explains how to install the ClockworkMod Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 device. So, if you are looking for the same then check this one.

But before start to proceed with the rooting procedure; please follow the given below pre-requisites without fail.


Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105
1.This procedure will wipe all your internal data’s; so before attempting this procedure take a full backup by using appropriate applications.

2.The data’s I mentioned here include SMS, MMS, Call register, Contacts, Apps etc..

3.And also copy your images, songs, files, videos etc to your SD card so then it will be safe.

4.After that note down your MMS settings and APN settings somewhere either by manually or by using any backup applications. Because, there is a chance to wipe those settings too while updating.

5.Once you have taken the backup of everything uninstall the antivirus apps both on your computer and your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 smartphone; as this may interrupt the updating process.

6.Then enable the “USB debugging mode” on your phone; so then it can easily communicate with the computer as it is important to download the zip files. If you don’t know how to enable that option then follow our tutorial on “How to enable the USB debugging option in all android smartphones“.

7.Then download the appropriate USB driver for this model and install the same on your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105. Check this article to know how to install the USB driver.

8.The phone should be factory unlocked and not locked to a particular carrier.

9.Finally, check the battery percentage level of your phone and if it is less than 80% then let them to charge fully.

Disclaimer : This procedure will void your device warranty and also have some risks; if anything goes wrong by following this tutorial we will not be held responsible/liable.

Procedure To install  ClockworkMod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus:

1.First download the CWM Recovery and Odin file to your computer.

2.Once you downloaded both the files extract the Odin file to get Odin3 v3.07.exe file within it.

3.Next switch off your phone and wait until the vibration occurs which represents your device is completely switched off.

4.Next boot your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 smartphone into the download mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down key, Power key and Home key together until the android robot icon with a triangle appears on the device screen. Press the Volume Up key continue to enter into the download mode.

5.Next run the Odin3 v3.07.exe as administrator.

6.After that connect your phone to the PC using the USB cable while it is in the download mode. Then wait until the Odin detect your phone; once it recognized it will intimate you by displaying an added message. And also you can confirm the recognition by seeing the ID:COM section turn into yellow color.

7.If still you can’t see the added message; then try the USB cable by inserting at the back of the PC. Again fails to detect then re-install the USB driver on your computer.

8.In Odin, click the PDA button and select the Jerry_recovery.tar.md5 file (If md5 hash value failed error occurs while flashing the recovery file, then remove the extension md5 from the file and try again).

9.Then check the Re-partition and F.Reset Time check boxes are not selected in Odin. But make sure the Auto-reboot option is unchecked.

10.Then tap the start option in Odin to initiate the initialing process.

11.Once the process is finished, your device will restart automatically. And also you will notify by a PASS message with the green background. It will appear in the left box at the top of ODIN. It indicate the successful installation of CWM recovery on your phone. Then disconnect your phone from the PC by removing the USB cable.

Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105:

1.Download the Superuser root package from here to your computer.

2.Then connect your mobile to the PC using USB cable and copy the downloaded file to the SD card of your phone.

3.Next power off your device and place it in CWM recovery by pressing and holding the Volume Up button, Power button and Home button simultaneously.

4.In recovery mode, use the Power key to select the desired option and Volume key to scroll between the option.

5.Next choose the “install zip from SD card > choose zip from SD card” option and choose the Superuser root package file which you have already copied to the SD card.

6.Once you selected that file; confirm the installation. Once the process is finished; return to the main menu and reboot your device by selecting the “reboot system now” option.

7.That’s it! The Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 running on Android 4.1.2  should be rooted now successfully and you have also installed the ClockworkMod recovery on your device. Here after you can install any application which requires the root permission or you can install any custom ROMs you want on your phone. Enjoy!

NOTE : If you want to check whether your phone is rooted or not just download the “Root Checker” application from the Play Store.

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Petr Kudlacek runs this android root guide blog. Get android rooting tips, tutorials, ROM installation tutorials here.

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