S2 Root - For SAMSUNG Devices

Here is my One Click Root and UnRoot solution for ALL SAMSUNG Devices.

It has a very nice interface and offers options to reboot your device Normally, Into Download Mode or Into Recovery Mode after Rooting.

Make sure you Enable USB Debugging and Flash an Insecure Kernel before running S2 Root.


Whats New in v1.5.1:
1. Changed: Tidied up User Interface and added additional reboot options which can be executed independantly of rooting.

2. Fixed: A bug in the UnRoot code that did not perform the UnRoot process after clicking Yes on the Temp Root Message Dialog.

3. Optimized: Code for removing BusyBox symlinks after removing BusyBox is now alot more efficient.

4. Added: S2 Root will now remove BusyBox and its symlinks from the '/sbin' aswell as '/system/xbin' folder if present allowing for clean up from other root methods.

5. Updated Superuser APK to v3.0.5

Whats New in v1.4.3:

1. Added: Device Manufacturer, Model and ROM Build information displayed in log when S2 Root starts.

2. Changed: Log font is now bigger and clearer.

3. Changed: Restrictions have been relaxed regarding device detection. S2 Root will now work with ALL SAMSUNG Android devices.

4. Added: A prompt on UnRooting. If TEMP ROOT is detected you now have the option to continue anyway allowing for people who Rooted with CF-ROOT as its based on an Insecure Kernel.

Whats New in v1.4.2:

1. Fixed: A bug for some locales which caused S2 Root to report No Temp Root Access even though an Insecure Kernel had been flashed.

Whats New in v1.4.1:

1. Fixed: A couple of bugs when UnRooting which caused Rooting the device again to fail.

2. Optimized: When UnRooting, BusyBox Symlinks are also removed leaving the xbin folder clean of all BusyBox traces.

3. Updated: Package now includes the latest Superuser v3.0, su binary v3.0 and BusyBox 1.19.2.

Whats New in v1.4:

1. Fixed: A couple of bugs in the Device detection routine.

2. Added: 'Tools' options to: Clear Dalvik Cache, Clear Battery Stats, Get Kernel Info from the device and Reboot the device.

3. Updated the guide in this first forum post.

Whats New in v1.3.2:
1. Fixed: A bug where Rooting would not work first time. This has now been fully tested and works first time every time!

Whats New in v1.3.1:
1. Fixed: A bug where Rooting would not work first time. Before you had to click 'Root Device' a second time for Superuser apk to install.

2. Fixed: A few bugs in the source code have been rectified.

3. Updated: 'su' Binary and 'Superuser' APK to latest versions.

Whats New in v1.2:
1. Fixed: S2 Root should now detect ALL Galaxy S II (GT-I9100) country variant devices correctly.

Whats New in v1.1:
1. Added: 'Jump To Download Mode' Button for those that cant use the 3 Button Combo or dont have a Jig to put the device into Download Mode.

2. Added: 'Don't Reboot Device When Finished' option for those that want to carry on tinkering after Rooting / UnRooting.

I am new to this! So how do I Root my device?

Make sure you download and install Samsung Kies before performing any of the steps below to ensure everything goes smoothly!

Step 1: Download Odin3 v1.85 from HERE

Step 2: Download Insecure/Original Kernels from HERE

Step 3: Goto Settings > Applications > Development and Enable USB Debugging on your device.

Step 4: Reboot your device into Download Mode. (With Device OFF, Hold Vol Down + Home + Power) If done correctly your device should have a big Yellow Triangle in the middle of the screen with the words 'Downloading... Do not turn off target' underneath. (Or Press 'Jump To Download Mode' Button in S2 Root).

Step 5: Connect your device to your PC and start Odin3 v1.83. If you installed Samsung Kies correctly, you should see the box in the top left corner of Odin underneath where it says ID:COM should be Yellow and displaying the name of a Com Port your device is connected to.

Step 6: Check Odin's settings, Only the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes should be selected.

Step 7: Now press the PDA button and select the Insecure Kernel you downloaded earlier. (Note: This should be in *.tar, *.md5 or *.smd format.)

Step 8: Now press the Start button and wait for your device to reboot.

Step 9: If you have done everything correctly, you will notice a Yellow Triangle with an exclamation mark on the boot screen when the device is starting up. This indicates you are running an Insecure Kernel with Temp Root priviledges.

Step 10: When the device has finished booting, start S2 Root then press the Root Device button. Wait for the device to reboot depending on which Reboot option you selected then you are done Rooting.

Step 11: This is an optional step but you can perform Steps 4 to 8 in this guide to flash the Original Kernel back to your device to remove the Yellow Triangle on the boot screen whilst still retaining Root Permissions.

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