Friday, 9 November 2012

How To Root Galaxy S2 ICS 4.0.4 XWLPW ?

root galaxy s2 4.0.4 xwlpw

The latest Official ICS Stock ROM for Indian Galaxy S2 is 4.0.4 XWLPW. If you are on Galaxy S2 ICS 4.0.4 XWLPW and not found a working rooting method to this update, then here it is (Thanks to PhilZ for making the root zip).In this method you don't need to flash any insecure kernel to achieve the root ( No Yellow Triangle ). You can directly install the root package from default recovery. The package contains ROOT , CWM6 and SuperSu.


Warning : Rooting will void phones Warranty ! We are not responsible for any damage do at your risk !

Note:
1. Backup Importent Data
2. Battery charge must be 60% or more
3. Phone must be Galaxy S2 I9100 on 4.0.4 XWLPW

Root Samsung Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPW

1. Download 4.0.4 XWLPW Root zip package from here
2. Copy the downloaded zip package XWLPW-ROOT-CWM6.zip to external SD card.
3. Switch off your phone and wait till vibrate.
4. Boot in to stock recovery ( Volume up + Home + Power )
5. In recovery select apply update from external storage.

root galaxy s2 stock recovery home

6. Select copied zip file XWLPW-ROOT-CWM6.zip

root galaxy s2 stock recovery zip file

7. After installation ....select reboot system now...

That's it...Now you are successfully rooted Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPW.

90 comments:

  1. rooted. simple and working. thnz

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  2. Awesome!! Worked perfectly on my S2

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  3. Great!! This also works on my S2 with XWLPY

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  4. @Above
    glad to know it works with 4.0.4 XWLPY...thanks for the reply

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  5. done...so simple and straight forward...no issues....thanks

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  6. used ... all OK ... but used last versione 3.1 of PhilZ cwm6 Kernel

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  7. Hello,

    Can you also provide a method to unroot

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  8. @above
    If i get one ... i will post soon ... are you facing any issue after rooting?

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  9. hey please help me, everything done as you said, but after rebooting my mobile did not starts,tried many times what to do now, please help me, i have trust on you, why this happen to me, its starts in recovery mode only.

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  10. @above
    Did you apply this root on 4.0.4 XWLPW?
    In recovery do ....wipe cache....wipe data/factory reset.

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  11. it says signature verification failed

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  12. @above
    download the zip package again

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  13. after i select the zip file, it shows like its going to do it then the android guy shows up with a red triangle and exclamation point. not sure what i did wrong

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  14. @Idaliz Ortiz
    are you on 4.0.4 XWLPW...?

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  15. I have sgs2 4.0.4 ruxlf3, will this work for me?

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  16. can u post the method for rooting 4.0.3 xwlp7...
    My galaxy s2 gets heated up when i play games or surf internet any help plz.....

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  17. i run that and didnt make any change, and yes i do have the right version

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  18. @i run that and didnt make any change, and yes i do have the right version
    If still not works
    Flash stock ROM using ODIN

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  19. mr sabeer sas, can you help me to root my android. Its samsung galaxy chat B5330XWALI2
    ive try some method, but stil failed. You can contact me at rudywidianto@gmail.com
    thx

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  20. thanks its worked perfect on my 4.0.4 and as it (PhilZ-cwm6-XWLP7-OXX-2.7-signed.zip)the right file for 4.0.3? and may i do again all steps for 4.0.3?

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  21. thanks it worked for my mobile.
    regards...

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  22. Awesome thanks. But how to reset binary counter

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  23. does this work on XWLPT???

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  24. no need to reply coz i tried rootin it on xwplt and it worked perfectly thanx.....but is there a way to increase the system/app folder memory without deleting anything coz i want to install svoice but it says not enough memory to complete copying as i have only 12 free mbs

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  25. thns...its very easy..very useful guide/tutorial...i make all these steps and after super SU its here....thnks..

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  26. I have a boost gs2 4.0.4 and when i do everything u said it act like it load and then the traingle comes up with the Android character

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  27. Very simple and clean. Rooted.

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  28. It worked. Thanks! Now Avast Mobile Sec is fully funcional

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  29. Sir can i know that after completing this can we install chainfire 3d without any problem reply as soon as possible

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  30. @above
    Bro...i am not used chainfire 3D...so i can't comment about that....after having root you can install any software that ask for root privilege

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    1. Rooted and able 2use chain fire. Thanks. God bless keep up the work...... Best method available on Web site by the far....

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  31. It worked well... however, it erases all your data...reset your phone. I did a backup before... :)
    Thanks.

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  32. Pease help. I downloaded the root but when i reboot in recovery mode and go to external sdcard for install it says it failed to mount /sdcard and it also says that threre are no files or directories. If you have a solution then please contact me at flustix@live.com.au

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  33. Thanks mate, it worked perfectly. I know you have been thanked before, but really wanted to express my thanks as well.

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  34. friggin awesome. i envy people with those sick computer skills!!! thanks a lot!

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  35. will it work without wipeing data or cache

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  36. how much time does it take when the update starts...because my gs2 is showing the droid for last 20min... i think somwthing has went wrong.

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  37. -Is this method save ?
    -Will i lose my data / cache ?
    -can i install every app (that need root) ?
    -"thnx guys!"

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  38. @Parquase Wars
    Sometimes it may wipe data...so better backup everything before root....yes,you can install any apps that asks root permission

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  39. @R$
    It will not take more time....if you are not on GS2 4.0.4 XWLPW firmware it may brick your phone ? so make sure you are doing on the same firmware

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  40. @sabeer sas
    Im having an issue with the signature as well i noticed u told someone to download it again i did following the same steps but its still saying signature failure... Asap tell me what i can do now to get this figured (samsung galaxy s2 tmobile sgh-t989

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  41. @kym305
    Bro...its only for Galaxy S2 i9100 ...you cant use it on tmobile or any other model.....i will share if i get one for your model....please share your model with firmware version

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  42. Oh my apologies i'm not familiar with half of this stuff and that would be greatly appreciated. @sabeer sas thank u very much are u gonna put it on here or do u want my email? Sgh-t989 build#: IMM76D.UVLI1
    Kernal: 3.0.8
    Baseband version: 7989UVLI1
    Android version: 4.0.4
    I wasnt sure which one it was so i sent them all
    Also is it the same process like this one or different?

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  43. Pls tell me how to get back to stock 4.0.4?????

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  44. @vikram eet
    Flash the stock ROM 4.0.4 using Odin

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  45. Thank you very much. I never think that i can root my s2 by myself before. I did that because of your way.

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  46. @sabeer is their any simple method for unrootng jst lyk you above explained??

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  47. Thank you I just rooted my Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPT it was so easy and it works a treat no problems at all

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  48. works well thanks on my s2 thanks alot

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  49. @prince soni
    bro...are you sure you are on Galaxy S2 I9100 Android 4.0.4 XWLPW....if yes re download the root file and try again.

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  50. hi where to put file i try many time as u said but didn't worl

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  51. copy the file to SD card not to phones internal memory...make sure that you are on Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPW

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  52. BIG tanx for u Mr.Sabeer i rooted my Galxy S2 very easilly..
    now my ques is i got update firmware today which is 19MB..after i downloded it its not getting updated..it shows go through Kies...
    should i UNROOT MY PHONE....HOW CAN I UPDATE THROUGH OTA
    waiting 4 reply
    tanx in advance...

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  53. how can i unroot ..i got firmware update ota bt cant upgrade it plz help me

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  54. @cvarams and Tagorett
    For most cases OTA update fails on rooted phone....but you can update using kies or manually update using Odin....if you wan't the firmware files for Odin just reply with your country....then i will share the latest official firmware link here

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  55. tanz 4 reply..
    i tried kies it shows if ur phon rooted may it coz bric
    then i quit....
    m 4m INDIA
    Model no-GT-I1900
    Version 4.0.4
    Build no-IMM76D.XWLPW
    shud i take backup everything like pics vdo data...
    shud i do root again after upgrade...
    TANX IN ADVANCE....

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  56. @cvarams
    better you backup all your important data....if you don't have enough confidence on kies... first manually flash the official 4.0.4 XWLPW using ODIN then update to latest using kies or via OTA

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  57. Hi Mr Sabeer i update wit kies
    after update i lose root and before update it was
    (Model no-GT-I1900Version 4.0.4Build no-IMM76D.XWLPW)
    after update
    its IMM76D-XWLQ2 same 4.0.4
    i thought it wil b jellibean..
    i want jellibean with root wht shd i do now plz plz help me..
    m waiting 4 ur reply
    tanz in advance...

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  58. @cvarams
    Samsung not released 4.1.2 for India users.. but you can manually update stock jelly bean 4.1.2 XWLS8 using ODIN...or if you want Custom jellybean 4.2.1 flash Super Nexus 2.0...you will get both links from this blog

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  59. Tanq Mr.Sabeer sas i sucesfully update jellibean nd rooted my phone
    u r rocking man

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  60. is this work on motorolla atrix 2

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  61. @Mansoor Ali
    Sorry bro...it will not work for motorolla ...its only for Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPW....share your phones Model Number,Android version , Baseband ...i will post if i got one

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  62. Hi!

    I had also the XWLPW version on my 4.0.4 ICS Samsung I9100 and it worked wunderful!

    Thank you so much!

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  63. Hi,
    I'm from India.
    I want to root Samsung galaxy s2 4.0.4 xwlq2.
    Will you please help me. Waiting for your reply Sabeer sahib. Thanks.

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  64. @Prince Maan
    Bro ...download the file from below link and follow the method from 2 nd step
    Root for Galaxy S2 I9100 4.0.4 XWLQ2

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  65. hi i cant past part 6 it wont install XWLPW-ROOT-CWM6.zip eveytime i choose to install it dosnt and just keeps coming back up choose a package to install. can anyone help

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  66. @Graham Mckeown
    Bro...after install it will show you the same screen ...to choose file ....so reboot....and check SuperSU installed or not...if SuperSU installed its rooted...

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  67. What can i do for Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPT, Baseband: I9100XXLQ .....plz help..........

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  68. @মোজতবা সাজ্জাদ
    bro...share your phones full deatails...

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  69. Full details:
    http://s17.postimg.org/fhvqavxcf/Screenshot_2013_03_26_19_23_19.png

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  70. @
    Download root zip for Galaxy S2 4.0.4 XWLPT from below link and follow the method from step 2
    Download

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  71. Can i root my s2 as its showing me very less memory in system files, please i have simple 4.0.4

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  72. @Shrushti Web Solutions
    What you mean by less memory in system files? If you mean phone memory..move apps to SD card...give me your mobile details ... if its not Galaxy S2 with Android 4.0.4 XWLPW...don't use this root file

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  73. how about s2 4.0.4 DXLPB?

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  74. @sutoso
    Bro ...are you sure DXLPB 4.0.4 i can found only 4.0.3 DXLPB . give me the build number.

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  75. I rooted my phone with this and it worked great. But there is now a firmware update and i cant figure out how to update without a usb due to the usb port failing on the phone. Any way that it can be updated to the latest firmware without root or directly to the next firmware with root? Model number GT-i19100 android version 4.0.4 baseband version i19100XXLQ6 build number: IMM76D.XWLPW

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  76. @Jordan Russell
    On rooted you can't update via OTA ...try Kies if not working you should use ODIN for manual update ..if USB fails re install the driver.

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  77. has PhilZ made this kind of thing for a Samsung galaxy S3 by any chance?

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  78. @Jordan Russell
    I didn't find for S3 by philz.

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