How to Root and Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy S2 Plus GT-I9105P

Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus GT-I9105P Root Tutorial

As the above heading suggests that the tutorial is specifically for the Galaxy S2 plus GT-I9105P, so if you have got the same device and model number, then you are on the right place and right time. I mentioned it earlier because, using this tutorial on another device can brick your phone, so therefore try to search your device tutorial on our root page. I will demonstrate step by step how to root and install ClockworkMod on your Galaxy S2. I would recommend you, to follow the exact steps as shown in the following instructions, as it is the key to successfully Root your device.

Things you should know:

  • Rooting your device will void your device warranty
  • Rooting your device does not wipe data from your device, but then it is recommended that you make a Backup of your device.
  • If you do have installed, any Anti-Virus, Samsung Skies program running on your PC, disable it.
  • Before you proceed further, make sure you have enough battery on your device.
  • Also Enable USB Debugging on your device from Settings>Developers Options.
  • At last, You are doing at your own risk.

 Download the following files to Root Galaxy S2 and Install CWM Recovery

  1. Download Odin3 V3.07 [Direct Download Link]
  2. Download CWM Recovery Zip file package for Galaxy S2 [Direct Link]
  3. Download SuperSU Zip file package for Galaxy S2, and move/save it on your Galaxy S2 Sdcard. [Direct Link]

Now when you have fulfilled the requirements and understand the terms and conditions of Rooting your device, now you are ready to move ahead and Install CWM Recovery and Root your Galaxy S2.

Instructions to Install ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy S2

Step 1. Now turn off your device, and boot it into download mode by holding the Volume Down+Home+Power button at the same time. If it further asks, then hit the volume up button to confirm the Download mode.

Step 2. Now launch Odin3.exe and connect your Galaxy S2 to your PC, make sure it detects your device.

Odin3: Android+SLP

Step 3. When Odin recognizes your device, hit the the PDA Button, and choose the CWM Recovery file you have download earlier, then hit the Start Button, to start installing CWM Recovery mode on your Galaxy S2. It only takes about 30 seconds for the installation to complete. When Odin says PASS your device will reboot. Now you can disconnect your device from PC.

Step 4. Once your device reboots normally, Remove battery from your device and put it for about 30 seconds and then insert it back to your device. Now you need to boot your device into ClockworkMod Recovery by Holding the Volume Up+Home+Power Buttons. Keep holding the Volume Up+Home, and you can release the Power Button unless your device vibrates and see Samsung Logo. You will keep holding the two keys (Volume Up+Home) button unless you see the following, as shown in the below image:

Everything You Need to Know About Android Rooting

Step 5. Now you will be using your Volume Up/Down Buttons to navigate through different options and Use power button to select any specific option.

Instructions to Root Galaxy S2

Step 6. Now navigate to “Install Zip from sdcard” and select the SuperSU zip file from your device sdcard memory.

Step 7. Once the installation gets complete, go back and select “Reboot System Now” Option to reboot your device.

Congrats! You have now successfully Rooted your Galaxy S2 and Installed CWM Recovery, now let your device to boot normally. To make sure, you have successfully rooted your device, Open Google Play Store and search for “Root Checker” and install&Run it on your Galaxy S2. Which will confirm you now have root access to your device.

Android Root Checker

 Hoping that you have learn, how to Root and install CWM Recovery on your Galaxy S2, and it worked for you! Still, if you do have confusion at any step, you can ask it in the comment section.