Samsung Galaxy S2 is a decent quality Android smartphone, which comes with 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen display powered by 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor along with 1 GB RAM and the device runs on Android V4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. If you own this smartphone and looking for a way to root it, you are in the right place as I have given a step by step tutorial to root Samsung Galaxy S2 here.
This procedure doesn’t require any PC or Laptop to root your device. So, Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Android Smartphone without using a computer and get the ability to remove pre-installed applications, install custom ROM firmware’s, custom-built Android applications, Etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Samsung smartphone will null its warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it unless you unroot your smartphone. So, think well about it before proceeding with this rooting procedure.
Step 1: First, ensure that your device has at least 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting procedure.
Step 2: Then, the rooting procedure given here is not a data-loss process, but it won’t hurt to have a backup of personal data in your smartphone. So, take a complete backup before getting started with the rooting process.
Step 3: Next, make sure that you have deactivated all antivirus applications in your smartphone as they tend to interrupt the rooting procedure.
Step 4: Now, enable the “Unknown Sources” by following this path: Settings -> Security -> Unknown Sources for installing apps from sources other than Google Play Store.
Once you finish all these preliminary tasks, you can move forward with the rooting tutorial given below.
Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Without PC:
Step 1: To get started, download Towelroot apk (tr.apk) file directly to your device. While doing so, you might get a warning message stating that this file might harm your device. Just ignore it and download the APK file.
Step 2: Once the tr.apk file is downloaded, click on it to install the towelroot app in your device. While doing so, you will again get a warning message stating that the app is harmful because it contains code that will bypass Android security protections. Just ignore it and click on “Install Anyway” to install the app in your device.
Step 3: Once done, open up the towelroot app in your Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone and click on “make it ra1n” to launch the rooting procedure. Once the rooting process gets finished, your smartphone will reboot automatically.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone using Towelroot one-click rooting application. For confirmation, download Root checker app from Google Play store, install it in your device, and confirm root access in your smartphone.
If you own a smartphone or tablet other than Samsung Galaxy S2 and would like to get rooting tutorials for the same, kindly visit our Rooting Tutorials page.
If you encounter any issues while following this rooting procedure, do let me know via comments.
Says my S2, gingerbread isn’t supported.
its says my device isn’t supported yet although i owned S2 i9100 running in 4.0.3 version
Sathishkumar Varatharajan says
Hi, If your phone isn’t supported, change modstrings by opening the towelroot application and tapping three times on the “Welcome to Towelroot v3” sign. This will open a white box under “Make it rain button” where you have to type the following code
Code 1. 1337 0 1 0 4 0
This code doesn’t work for my S2
Hi I was wondering if any omr could help me my son tried to root his phone nose its stuck on the boot up screen :\
hi it also says its unavailable for my device
Leticia Falcon says
My cell is on Welcome,, ,, START,,, REBOOTED IT BUT NOW DOESN’T TAKE OR ACCEPT MY GMAIL,,, IT KEEPS GOING TO,,, This device was reset to continue, sign in!!?
Sathishkumar Varatharajan says
Hi follow this procedure.
1) Open the “Settings” menu and go to “Accounts(& sync setting)” on your device.
2) Next, touch “Add account”
3) Now you will see “Sign in” to your Google Account. Use that option.