If you have desire to Root your T-Mobile Galaxy SII with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread you are on right platform. But first of all I’d like to give the credit to RecmondPie for all this effort. Below you can see detailed steps in this regard. Note: AndroidEgis is not to be held in charge on behalf of any loss of data as a result of the malfunctioning of your Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile.
Download the following files first:
- Samsung Kies [Official Website]
- ODIN v1.85 [XDA Thread]
- ClockworkMod Recovery for T-Mobile Galaxy S II [Direct Link]
- Superuser zip file [Goo-Inside Page]
Step# 1: Firstly install Samsung Kies on your T-Mobile Galaxy S II. This is to ensure that ODIN can detect your phone with correct drivers in the next step.
Step# 2: Later launch ODIN v1.85.
Step# 3: Now you have to turn off your phone, hold Volume Up + Volume Down and plug in your device to a computer via USB cable.
Step# 4: When your device is known, select the PDA button from ODIN and navigate torecovery-cwm-hercules.tar. Click on Start. recovery-cwm-hercules.tar will now be flashed to your phone and it will reboot.
Step# 5: After rebooting, pull down notification drawer and mount USB storage by tappingconnect USB storage.
Step# 6: Transfer the su-3.0.5-efgh-signed.zip you downloaded before Step 1 to your SD card.
Step# 7: Turn off your phone once again and unplug USB cable. Hold Volume Up + Volume Downand click the Power button.
Step# 8: You should boot into ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery. From here, navigate to backup and storage > backup to take a nandroid backup of your device which may be used in case anything goes wrong.
Step# 9: From CWM, navigate to install zip from sd card > choose zip from sdcard > su-3.0.5-efgh-signed.zip
Step# 10: Reboot your phone by choosing reboot system option from main menu.
Now we can say that if you followed the steps properly, your T-Mobile Galaxy S II should be rooted on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. So, what you have learn from all this let us we know in the comments below…