Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 | CWM+Root
Well,the US variant of the Samsung Galaxy S2 was released by the AT&T. Its known as the AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777.Well obviously,if you have it you would like to root it.Don’t you?And so,here we have got a step by step guide for you on how to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 .
Some people may have the following query
Why Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 ?
Now, after we Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 it helps in getting access to the system files and practically giving you and the apps the control of the whole system.This allows us to be a “Superuser” whereby we get the power to alter :-
1.Default System apps(clock,calendar,maps etc.)
5.Other special apps
6. Important benefit is that we can backup all the .apk’s(apps) installed
Advised to read every step with proper attention and thoroughly.Methods discussed are considered risky and tricky and may brick your device . Whatever you do is solely at your own risk, we are not accountable for any damage to your device.You have been warned.
This only works with the AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 .
To confirm you may go to Settings->About Phone.
1.Make sure that the phone is atleast 60% charged.
2. Back up all the phone data(contacts,messages,APN settings)
3.Sync all your contacts with your Gmail account
4. Now, enable USB Debugging Mode by going to Settings -> Applications ->Development -> USB Debugging
5.Make sure Samsung drivers are installed.
Procedure to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 :
To Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 first begin with the download of Odin .Download Link as follows. “Odin” to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777
Now after downloading CF-root unzip the file.Now you will see a .tar file(SGH-I777_ClockworkMod-Recovery_22.214.171.124.tar). Keep that file as it is.Don’t extract it any further.
Now switch off your phone.Now you need to put your phone in “Download Mode”.
Connect AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 to your computer via the micro USB cable. After that, hold down Volume Up + Volume Down + Power button together.
When you see the warning sign, press the Volume Up button and you then you would enter the downloading mode.!!
Refer the pic below:-
Now connect your phone into PC and open the Odin package that you had downloaded.
You will see ID:COM section in the upper left corner turn yellow indicating that the device has been successfully connected.
Check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes
Now in the Odin, in the PDA section,click on the PDA tab and select the .tar filed you extracted.
Now you have set up everything what was required . Verify from the image below if you have done everything right.Offcourse in the PDA section you should have your tar file inserted
Now click on start and the process will commence.In a matter of few seconds,this will install the CWM kernel.You will get a pass message once CWM is installed and it will start rebooting.
Now to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 , we need to download SuperOneClick. Here is the download link-> SuperOneClick to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777
Now keeping your AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 connected to the PC, open SuperOneClick and then click on start.
To verify whether the phone is rooted, go to the app drawer you will see “superuser” app. Refer to the pic below:-
Congratulations, now you have successfully completed the process to Root AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH i777 and also have successfully installed ClockworkMod recovery(CWM).