Root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G on ICS XXLPQ 4.0.3 Firmware

Now you can root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G on ICS XXLPQ 4.0.3 Firmware. In one of earlier post we told you about the ICS update for Galaxy S II GT-I9100G and now in this post we will guide you to root it.

Root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G


  • These instructions are to be only used on Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G running on ICS XXLPQ 4.0.3 firmware. Applying the same procedure on any other device or on any other firmware version may produce unexpected & undesirable results.
  • Rooting you device will void the warranty which although can be regained if applied an official update.
  • The information given here is purely instructional and educational. There is no guarantee that the instructions given here will work under your specific and unique conditions.
  • Instructions are to be used at your own risk. Android Trickz do not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to your device and you using the info provided in this guide.
  • Read carefully and understand the whole guide before actually using it.


Make sure to have the following pre-requisites ready before you start the process to root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G:

  • Although its not necessary to take back up the data before rooting the handset but its better to take precaution and back up all the required data.
  • Minimum charge should be at least 60% so that device may not get turned off during therooting procedure.
  • Disable security tools installed on your computer so that it may not interrupt the rooting process.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G. To do this, go to Settings > {} Developer Options > USB Debugging.
  • Download the rooting package for XXLPQ firmware. (GT-I9100G_LP7_ClockworkMod-Recovery_5.5.0.4.tar)
  • Download Odin required to carry out the rooting procedure.
  • File extracting software like WinRAR, WinZIP, 7-Zip or any other similar software.

Process to Root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G on ICS XXLPQ 4.0.3 Firmware

To root Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G just follow the below mentioned process.

  • First of all download the rooting package and Odin. Extract the rooting package.
  • Open Odin on your computer.
  • Turn off your device to enter it in Download mode. Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G can be entered into Download mode by pressing Volume down Key, Center button (OK button) and while holding both of them simultaneously press the power button until the green robot is visible on the screen indicating that handset is in Download mode.
  • Connect the phone to the computer after which you get the COM port visible highlighted with yellow color as shown in the image.
COM port of Samsung Galaxy S III highlighted in Odin
  • After this, click on “PDA” present on right side and select the file named “GT-I9100G_LP7_ClockworkMod-Recovery_5.5.0.4.tar” from the extracted folder of rooting package.
  • Once the file is selected, click on Start to begin the rooting process. As soon as the rooting procedure is complete, your Galaxy S II GT-I9100G device will be rebooted. Disconnect the phone once home screen is visible.
  • After rooting, enter your device into Recovery Mode. Recovery mode can be entered by pressing the Volume Up Key, center Button and while holding both of them simultaneously press the power button.
  • Once the phone is in recovery mode, select the options for Wipe data/factory reset and also select Wipe Cache partition. After this reboot the device by selecting reboot system now. All the options can be accessed by using volume rocker key and to select a particular option press the power button.

NOTE: At any point of time if the process of rooting gets stopped or affected due to any reason then there is no need to worry, just restart the process by re-inserting the battery.

Congratulation, you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G. Now you can enjoy certain apps which require root access and also you can install custom ROMs.

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5 Responses

  1. ruben says:

    I want to root my phone but i have Samsung GT-I9100G ICS XXLPN instead of XXPLQ how do i root it now?

  2. mk says:

    I’ve similar question:
    Is this method possible for xxlpn (France)

  3. Monish Kumar says:

    Hey man i followed your instruction…All things went perfect…But how do i know if my phone is rooted…I installed “Orbot” and in there it said the phone is not rooted??? Need your help man!!!

  4. sachin Joshi says:

    Dear Satyesh I did everything as per your instructions and everything went perfect
    but when I used application ROM Toolbox Pro it said Root check failed please help

  5. inayat says:

    Thanks satish kumar

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