How to Root Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on ICS XXLPJ Android 4.0.3 Firmware

After the recent update of ICS by Samsung Korea for Galaxy S2 users, we too will be coming up with a manual procedure on how to apply the update but before that if you wish to apply the beta version of the ICS which is dubbed as XXLPJ, you can do so by following the corresponding instructions. In the due course of this article we will be checking on how you can root your Galaxy S2 on XXLPJ Firmware. Before proceeding, you need to check whether your phone is on XXLPJ 4.0.3 Firmware or not from the path Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where it should show the current firmware is XXLPJ Android 4.0.3 firmware. If there is any other version being shown then you need to apply the XXLPJ Firmware.
Disclaimer: Please note that this process of firmware update is not recommended for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced users. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in any manner after applying this update.
Just before proceeding, ensure that you have backed up all the data present in your device so as to ensure that just in case if any data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily with the help of below mentioned steps,
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Minimum battery left in the device should be 60% so as to avoid device from getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Also, you need to ensure that all the antivirus suites in your phone and PC are completely disabled.
Let’s proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed article on how to Root Galaxy S2 on all new latest ICS XXLPJ 4.0.3 Firmware.
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