ROOT for the stubborn MUGMA5:
Are you desperately seeking to root your Canadian Galaxy S2?
Are you having as much trouble as me finding a way to do it?
A few weeks ago I set out on a journey to root my S2, why you may ask? Well there’s this cool app called Sixaxis I wanted to use to pair my phone with a PSIII controller. Rooting is required because of some Bluetooth protocol additions and things.
I did not think a root solution would be such a difficult thing to find…
Anyhow, I have finally found an easy way to root my phone (Build MUGMA5) and I’ll let you in on what I have learned.
What you need:
The latest version of KIES installed: Here it is!
The SRS Root program from SRSROOT.COM
Make sure these are installed on your PC before proceeding.
What to do:
First of all “BACK UP YOUR PHONE DATA” you don’t want to loose all your stuff if this goes crazy. And believe me it can go crazy in a hurry if you are not careful.
Also, try this at YOUR OWN RISK! It is possible to brick your phone. So good luck!
If you are still with me, lets proceed…
Get into the settings on your phone:
Under “Developer Options” check USB Debugging
The head over to “Security” check Unknown sources:
Plug your phone into the USB on your computer and wait for everything to settle down before processing.
Next, load up SRSRoot for Android.
Click Root (all methods)
Follow the instructions that you are presented with and,
Wait for the “SUCCESS“!
…and then smack yourself in the forehead for thinking rooting was such a hard thing to do…
If you have any questions, let me know in the comments. This method worked for me, where many others have failed. It was also the simplest I had found. I am going to try it on my Tablet next.