How to root Samsung Galaxy S2 with CF-Root? (Video)

How to root Samsung Galaxy S II? That’s the question that I always ask when I got my Samsung Galaxy S2. I can’t do certain things without root access on my phone. Therefore, rooting Samsung Galaxy S2 is one of important mission for me. After studied, I discovered that it is not so hard to root Samsung Galaxy S2. Thanks to CF-Root. Watch the step by step video guide to find out more…


  • Odin3
  • CF-Root

Basically, you need a CF-Root that matches your Samsung Galaxy S2 kernel version. Then use Odin3 to install it.

Step by Step Guide

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on About phone.
  3. Find out your SGS2 kernel version.
  4. Download the correct CF-Root here.
  5. Then power off your phone.
  6. Press and hold down Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time.
  7. Press Volume Up button when warning prompt.
  8. Odin download mode will be loaded.
  9. Connect USB cable to your phone.
  10. At PC, extract CF-Root .tar file that you downloaded to CF-Root folder.
  11. Then bring up Odin3.
  12. Click on PDA.
  13. Select the .tar at CF-Root folder.
  14. Click Start then.
  15. Remove USB cable from your phone when you see green PASS! at Odin3.
  16. After Android loaded, you should see CWM Manager and Superuser installed.
  17. That’s all and enjoy root access.

Download Odin3 v1.85 here.
Download CF-Root here.