Root & Install CWM Recovery Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 on Android 4.2.2

“How to root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105” and “How to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105” are you looking for these question. Now, how to root and install recovery on Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 guide is available on Recently Samsung released the new Android 4.2.2 XXUBMH4 Jelly Bean Official Firmware for Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 smartphone. Read our guide here how to update Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 with Android 4.2.2 XXUBMH4 Jelly Bean Official Firmware. If you already updated your phone with the latest Android 4.2.2 jelly bean firmware and want to root your device to enjoy the benefit of rooting such Custom Roms, Rooted application and more, then follow our tutorial to root and install recovery. Thanks to the XDA member OurJerry who released the new CWM touch recovery file which helps you to install recovery and root your device.

NOTE:- Rooting voids the warranty of your device but users can reclaim the warranty by unrooting the device later. The below mention tutorial is only for the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 Android 4.2.2 users, don’t this guide any of your other android phone or tablets, otherwise you will brick your device. But before following this guide, read all the below mention Pre-requisites and Requirements steps to complete the root and install recovery process.

Root & Install CWM Recovery Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 on Android 4.2.2


Pre-requisites and Requirements

a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.

b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.

d) Download the Latest Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the root process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to root and install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

How to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 Android 4.2.2


Step 1. Download the CWM Recovery for Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 Jerry_recovery.tar.md5  [Alternative link]

Step 2. Download ODIN application on your windows desktop and extract the folder. You need this application to flash the recovery on your phone.

Step 3. Now Switch off you phone and boot the phone in Download mode. Press and Hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until a construction Android robot icon with a warning triangle appears on screen. Now press the Volume Up button again to enter Download Mode.

Step 4. Now connect your smartphone with the computer via USB cable and run the ODIN application on your desktop. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.

ODIN screen

Step 5. Once the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 is connected with the ODIN application, do the following: ( Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)

In ODIN Application screen click the PDA button and select Jerry_recovery.tar.md5 file that you downloaded on Step 1.

Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.

Step 6. Click the Start button in Odin to begin the installation process.

Step 7. Once the process will complete on your device, you will see the PASS message with green background on ODIN application.

Now unplug your device and recovery is installed on your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105.

How to Root Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 Android 4.2.2

Step 1. Download the SuperUser root package for Galaxy S2 Plus here

Step 2. Now move the downloaded rooting package on your phone internal SD card.

Step 3. Again Switch off your phone and boot the device into CWM Recovery by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together. Or read our guide How To Easily Enter Recovery Mode on Any Android Device

Step 4. From the recovery mode Select install zip from sdcard option and then choose zip from sdcard. From here browse the SuperUser root package that you moved on your Internal SD card. Select it and confirm installation

Step 5. Once the installation process is complete, go back to the recovery main menu an select reboot system now.

That’s it, Now your Galaxy S2 Plus I9105 is rooted and custom recovery is installed on your phone. If you need any help regarding this, feel free to drop us a comment below and we will reply back as soon as possible. For more update Join our Google+ page here and like our Facebook page here.

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  • Casper

    Thanks, very clear guide! I successfully installed the recovery. My only problem is, when opening the CWM. There is no “install zip from sdcard” option, how do I solve this?

  • Seva

    not working link to download Jelly bean 4.2.2, Can I get a link to download please???