Root and Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy S2 on XWLPG ICS Firmware
Samsung recently released Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware version XWLPG for Galaxy S2 of all Nordic countries like UK, Hungry, etc. But the firmware void the root access on the device, so if you want to root the Galaxy S2 on XXLPG, your search is now over. Here’s rooting guide for you, say thanks to recognized XDA developer member chainfire, who developer CF-Root tool, it’ll install ClockworkMod recovery too.
Before you root first charge the device battery and USB drivers should be installed on PC, download the from here and make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the CF-Root tool to your PC and extract its content into a folder.
Step #2: Download the Odin 1.85 from here and unzip into a folder.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into download mode by pressing the Volume Down + Home + Power button simultaneously. Your phone will then show you a warning. Simply skip the warning by pressing the Volume Up button.
Step #5: Now plug the device to your computer using USB cable.
Step #6: Once you’re in download mode plug the device to PC using USB cable. Odin will detect the device, ID:COM will turn yellow and a message saying ADDED will appear.
Step #7: In Odin, you’ll see a button labeled PDA and select the CF-Root-SGS2_XW_NEE_LPG-v5.5-CWM5.tar from the folder where you unzipped the firmware contents.
Step #8: At this point, click on a button labeled Start, it’ll start rooting after rooting the device will reboot itself and Odin will show a message saying PASS.