Root access on an Android phone is one of the first things you like to do on your device. The reason is easy : all Android devices come with restrictions that limit the privileges of applications in the operating system. Root access is to find an exploit and then use that operating system permissions for “Super User”. Here’s how to root Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.3 .
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Because the tool used, CF-Root , it comes with a custom recovery as ClockworkMod Recovery, you have to flash the device.
Steps to Root Galaxy S II Samsung Android ICS 4.0.3 :
Step 1: Download the kernel required for your Samsung Galaxy S II: CF-Root XXLPQ . Then extract the file. Zip.
Step 2: If the device is connected to your computer, disconnect it.
Step 3: Download and run ODIN v1.85 [ XDA Thread ].
Step 4: Click the PDA and select CF-Root-xxx-vX.X.tar found in the file you extracted in step 1.
Step 5: Turn off the Samsung Galaxy S II , and once it turns off completely, hold the key down Volume + Power to place the device in download mode ( download mode).
Step 6: Once in download mode, connect the Samsung Galaxy S II to your computer.
Step 7: Check that you have not checked the option to modify the partitions (Re-Partition).
Step 8: Click on START and wait until your device restarts.
If you followed the steps correctly, your Samsung Galaxy S II is now on Android 4.0.3 rooteado Ice Cream Sandwich.
If in doubt, take a look at this link to XDA-Developers.
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