Galaxy S2: All About Firmware, Kernels, Roms, Mods, Apps, Root, Release (Android 4.1.2)

Galaxy S2: All About Firmware, Kernels, Roms, Mods, Apps, Root, Release (Android 4.1.2)

galaxy s2With the arrival in 2011 of numerous dual-core Android phones, Samsung had no choice but to update your phone fetish last year. It took more than other competitors but the Samsung Galaxy SII finally came true with a dual-core Samsung Exynos 4210 (Cortex-A9) to 1.2 Ghz which is supported by the Mali-400 GPU for graphics and gaming issues at the highest level. The RAM of 1 GB internal and up to 32GB complete the technical basis of the new Samsung Galaxy S2 which has technical improvements bluetooth 3.0 + HS and HSPA + connectivity.

The Samsung Galaxy S2 with dual core Exynos chipset can say that in the practical, day-to-day, is where you really notice the processor has been honed to maximum. Applications that open instantly reproduce video without jumping or cuts, navigate menus smoothly, that’s what ultimately matters in a phone.

By having a terminal with this terminal and these characteristics, it is striking how you can improve your performance, there are many ways to do it, but in this post we will talk about everything that is good for the Samsung Galaxy S2.

Last update existing firmware for your Galaxy S2

If you have a Galaxy S2 factory Free or marketed by any operator can install the latest stock firmware, because in order to optimize performance it is recommended that you have the latest firmware stock kernel with root access and safe.

1 – Install the latest | Stock Firmware Official Android 4.1.2 on your Galaxy S2 Kernel Root and Insurance

2 – Remove the yellow triangle with the application | Triangle Away v2.90. Use is very easy, if you know how, you can guide you with this video.

 

If you have already installed the Ultimate Stock Firmware on your Galaxy S2, is a good time to decide if you want to release the bonds you have with your mobile operator and the best way is to do with the application GalaxySim Tutorial Unlock and with that is in the blog.

Tutorial | How to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S2 with Jelly Bean

In this tutorial on how to unlock your Galaxy S2, and the Unlock GalaxySim app, it is advisable To Backup the folder called EFS, utilities tab, because with it we have a backup that when an error is erased EFS folder for some other Rom, or app.

Root access already, Kernel Security and the Last Firmware installed your question is what else I can do with my mobile:

Installing A Rom containing all the upgrades available for the Galaxy S2.
Installing a Rom or not containing Mods Samsung’s TouchWiz interface, (many do not like this interface Samsung)
Differences:

It’s big difference in choosing between the Stock Firmware counts Smartphone, or choose a Rom that may not be based on the Stock Firmware you have, if not a more current firmware, more stable, more fluid and less bugs.

It is very difficult to make a decision, choose which you want to stay with a Rom you have to be aware of updates, while the Firmware installed only once, unless you leave a new update.

It is noteworthy that before installing any of these Roms, make a backup of your apps with Titanium Backup, and not lose any of your apps.

Video Tutorial for installing and using Titanium Backup on your Android

Types and best Roms for Galaxy S2

Below is a list of the best ROMs for Galaxy S2. If you are someone who like to use custom roms instead of the stock firmware you have several options, depending on your taste and support that have these roms so that you can use in your device everyday.

1-These ROMs are based on stock firmware which contains the user interface Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX and Samsung among other services.

Omega Rom Glaxy S2 | (installed via CWM Recovery)

WanamLite Rom Galaxy S2 | (installed via CWM Recovery)

Custom Stock Rom Eternity | (installed via CWM Recovery)

Rom Biftor ™ JB | (installed via CWM Recovery)

Rom NeatRom | (installed via CWM Recovery)

Space and Time | (installed via CWM Recovery)

2 – AOSP (Android Open Source Project) as many say The Pure Android without any manufacturer or operator interface and using Google on the Nexus range of devices.

When installing any of these Roms you need to install The Gapss, download them according to the Android system that has the Rom you to install, one example is | CyanogenMod 10.1 is Android 4.2.2 and download the Android 4.2.2 Gapss, some of these Rom are based on Android 4.1.2, download the Android 4.1.2 Gapss.

These are the best ROMs based on Android 4.2.2 AOSP. For Galaxy S2

CyanogenMod 10.1 | (Based on Android 4.2.2 AOSP with several improvements were installed from the CWM Recovery)

AllianceRom | (Based on AOSP with several improvements were installed from the CWM Recovery)

AvatarRom | (Based on AOSP with several improvements were installed from the CWM Recovery)

Beer Jelly Rom | (Based on AOSP with several improvements were installed from the CWM Recovery)

Paranoid Android | (Based on AOSP with several improvements were installed from the CWM Recovery)

3 – AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) as AOSP is based on the native Android firmware but with a lot of improvements over the stock firmware.

If you decide to install one of these Roms AOKP, download the Gapps are installed via CWM Recovery, look them as Samsung Galaxy S II i9100

Omega Rom Milestone | (Based on Official AOKP but with several improvements and modifications installed via CWM Recovery)

ThunderBolt Rom | (Based on Official AOKP but with several improvements and modifications installed via CWM Recovery)

ReVolt Rom | (Based on Official AOKP but with several improvements and modifications installed via CWM Recovery)

JB Remix Resurrection Rom | (Based on Android 4.2.1 AOKP Officer, with several enhancements and modifications installed via CWM Recovery)

Mysterious AOPK (Based on AOKP Android 4.2.2, with several enhancements and modifications installed via CWM Recovery)

The MIUI Rom, Rom is a widely used in Europe for Asian Origin

MIUI PatchRom | (MIUI, Rom of Chinese origin that has its own customization)

MIUI | (Based on AOSP)

Since the Last Update Firmware on your Galaxy S2, or a custom rom either AOSP or AOPK, and Root Access, what’s left to do is to optimize performance with a custom kernel:

List of best Custom kernels for your Galaxy S2:

1-Touch Philz 4.93.6 | (recommended if you use based on a Stock Rom Firmware or Samsung)

2-SiyahKernel | (recommended if you use AOSP Based ROMS as CM1O)

3-Dorimanx | (Recommended for all Roms, POPs, AOKP, and Firmware Stock, if and only if is Jelly Bean, Android does not install if you have less than 4.1.1)

Recommended Mods:

Swap SDcards | This is a simple mod that changes SDcards (use the microSD card as primary storage) in mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 with CyanogenMod10.
With this card will appear as primary storage microSD (/ storage/sdcard0 and / mnt / sdcard) and internal memory SD appear as secondary storage (/ storage/sdcard1 and / mnt / extSdCard)

Remove Camera Sounds

Omega Files | It is the best all in one application for you to download and try many mods on your Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, S4 and Galaxy Note 2 with Jelly Bean

SecPhone | Record calls automatically, (customizable)

If the mod is chosen and downloaded. Apk install it directly, if it is a. Zip pack and install it using the ClockWorkMod Recovery (CWM) Recovery Mode to restart once goes into recovery mode to install zip from sdcard, choose choose zip from internal sdcard and find the Download folder and select the file. zip flash mod you want, and click Yes. Reboot your device and you have installed the mod

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