Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the S series models from Samsung. But later Samsung update this Samsung Galaxy S II into 4G LTE version and codenamed as Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox). A lot of custom firmwares are also available now for this device. To install custom firmware’s you must root Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox). Rooting helps you to install custom ROM’s, Kernels and customizes your mobile into your own style. It also boosts the performance of your device and improves your battery life.
Odin is one of the best flashing firmware software for any Samsung Android device from the developers. It also keeps your mobile safe and secure. If you are ready to continue, verify some prerequisites before you root 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy S II codenamed as Celox.
PrerequisitesBefore you start the procedure to root Samsung Galaxy, you must follow below-mentioned prerequisites to stay on safe side. Carefully read these conditions before proceeding to root Samsung Galaxy.
- Check device model: This article is written purely for Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) only. You should not follow these steps on any other devices. If your device is not Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox), then you should stop following these steps immediately.
- Unlock Bootloader: You need to unlock the bootloader to gain complete root access. You can find more details about Samsung Galaxy bootloader unlocking below.
- USB drivers: If you need to connect your Samsung Galaxy to PC or laptop as the part of this tutorial, then you should first install Samsung USB drivers on your system.
- USB debugging: To establish a stable connection between Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) and PC/Laptop, you need to enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy. Check our guide to enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy.
- Backup: Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) sometimes delete entire data from the device and recovering them is a big process. It is recommended to backup entire Samsung Galaxy data before you follow these steps.
- Check battery: Rooting process may take 5-20 minutes and you should maintain enough battery backup before starting the process. Battery drains quickly than normal while you follow below steps and it is advised to charge up to 60% before getting started.
Must Follow Steps
- While the rooting process is going on please don’t touch your phone or usb cable or your connectors etc.., in case if you touch it accidentally even the process is running at the last minute, it will cause to fail.
DisclaimerRooting your Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) is not a simple and official process. You need to do it with caution. Any small mistake may hard brick your device and makes it useless. Please try to root Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) at your own risk. Either Interest Waypoint team, device manufactures or developers are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox). You need to understand this article is just for educational purpose and you're doing it at your own risk.
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox)
- Extract your Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) model CF-AutoRoot, you will get a file name of .tar or .tar.md5 ROM
- Extract Odin 3.07.zip and run Odin3 v3.07 as administrator.
- Turn Off your Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox), and wait for few seconds.
- Hold down the Volume Down button + Home Button then press Power Button for 5 seconds, you’ll get a warning screen.
- Press Volume up to continue.
- Already you have your device-related drivers (which you just installed from downloads section) and Odin 3.07 program, so just open Odin program, your screen will display an ID: COM in yellow color with a random number in it.
- Click on PDA under Files [Download] and find the cwm6-root-note2.tar file. Select that file and click Start button, now your Odin will start flashing the custom CWM Recovery. If it completes successfully your screen displays a green “PASS!” box.
- After completion of this process, your Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) will automatically boot into ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery and install the SuperUser app along with its binaries.
- If the whole process is completed, again reboot your Samsung Galaxy Note II.
Check Root Status of Samsung Galaxy S IISo, you have finally rooted your Samsung Galaxy S II successfully. But wait! Did it actually enable root access and everything went well? Even though you didn't face any errors while rooting process, it doesn't mean you did it right. Don't worry, we can simply test the root access on Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) by installing any root checker applications. You can try this app from Playstore and verify the root access. If that app shows no root access, then you might have done something wrong. Try this entire process again to root Samsung Galaxy S II.
Conclusion for rooting Samsung Galaxy S II
We're done! Hope this guide helped you to root Samsung Galaxy S II (Celox) without any errors. In case if you encounter any problems while following our guide, leave a comment below and we'll respond with a possible solution as soon as possible. Keep visiting for more updates on Samsung Galaxy S II.