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Old March 10th, 2013, 06:03 AM   #501 (permalink)
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You should look at putting a custom rom on now, get rid of all that Samsung bloatware, have a look at the Neat ROM thread, its probably the best custom ROM out there but ultimately the phone is now yours to do with as you please
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I replied to webby62's post, here, a year ago!!!

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how often does Siyah update their kernel? I really want to see V6.0 be out of beta at least. It is so crush prone.
Probably, as you are already rooted, better asked in the, "Siyah kernel - Dummies Guide", thread which lists all the Siyah releases.

The dates for SGSII Siyah releases are shown, here, against every release.

Siyah 6.0beta4 and beta5 have proved remarkably stable in comparison to a lot of other kernels for JB. You may need to check, if you have used any custom settings in STWeaks, that these are not causing your problems and that you have done a KernelWipe prior to installation.
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kelis32 was on the premium strength Special Brew last night I guess!

I replied to webby62's post, here, a year ago!!!

Still, better late than never... as my last girlfriend said.


Ha ha , dont know what happened there
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hey guys,
a little help here...
i can't get my phone version by *#1234#
as soon i press # nothing happens.
it doesn't say invalid or anything.just blank.

i am on neatrom lite v4.3 with siyah v6.0b5.
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hey guys,
a little help here...
i can't get my phone version by *#1234#
as soon i press # nothing happens.
it doesn't say invalid or anything.just blank.

i am on neatrom lite v4.3 with siyah v6.0b5.
pls help...
You are already rooted???

That code, as well as others, are disabled, by design, in the LITE version of NEAT ROM.
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oh !!!
thanks...didn't know that code was disabled.

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yes i'm rooted....as i already mentioned i'm on neatrom lite v4.3.
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yes i'm rooted....as i already mentioned i'm on neatrom lite v4.3.
I couldn't understand why you were posting in the beginners, "Rooting Galaxy S2 - Dummies Guide". I thought I'd missed something.
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I couldn't understand why you were posting in the beginners, "Rooting Galaxy S2 - Dummies Guide". I thought I'd missed something.

sorry....my mistake.
thanks for pointing that out & thanks for ur help with the code.
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Hi, thanks for the guide on how to root my phone - brilliant! But one problem... it hasn't worked for me

When I switch the phone on, it shows the samsung logo with the yellow triangle, and then it shoes that sort of dark purple yin-yang logo, which then goes black and then reappears again, and after the the phone seems to just turn off.

I can boot it up to recovery mode - at the top of the screen it says 'CMS-based recovery v6. 0. 1.2-Siyah'. Also I followed the instructions on wiping the cache partition and dalvik cache.

However.... I think I may know what the problem is. I think I quite simply clicked the wrong link and installed the wrong kernel. Stupid, I know... So I think my phone has the 4.0.x kernel when it should have the 4.1.2 kernel.

Is it possible to just go back and put the correct kernel on? When I connect the phone to the computer, Odin doesn't recognise that there's anything connected - the ID:COM box stays blank.

Any info? I have a SGS2 with the most recent update (updated it just yesterday and now it's asking me for a sim unlock code, which I don't have so it needs rooting!)

To re-cap: phone root attempt and now won't boot, but can still get it into recovery mode. Think I used the 'Siyah-s2-v5.0.1' kernel instead of 'Siyah-s2-v6.0b5'.

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Hi, thanks for the guide on how to root my phone - brilliant! But one problem... it hasn't worked for me

When I switch the phone on, it shows the samsung logo with the yellow triangle, and then it shoes that sort of dark purple yin-yang logo, which then goes black and then reappears again, and after the the phone seems to just turn off.

I can boot it up to recovery mode - at the top of the screen it says 'CMS-based recovery v6. 0. 1.2-Siyah'. Also I followed the instructions on wiping the cache partition and dalvik cache.

However.... I think I may know what the problem is. I think I quite simply clicked the wrong link and installed the wrong kernel. Stupid, I know... So I think my phone has the 4.0.x kernel when it should have the 4.1.2 kernel.

Is it possible to just go back and put the correct kernel on? When I connect the phone to the computer, Odin doesn't recognise that there's anything connected - the ID:COM box stays blank.

Any info? I have a SGS2 with the most recent update (updated it just yesterday and now it's asking me for a sim unlock code, which I don't have so it needs rooting!)

To re-cap: phone root attempt and now won't boot, but can still get it into recovery mode. Think I used the 'Siyah-s2-v5.0.1' kernel instead of 'Siyah-s2-v6.0b5'.

Thanks all!!!
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Yep! flashing the wrong kernel from post #1 of the Dummies Guide will do that to your phone.

You need to get into Download mode, not Recovery, to connect to Odin, as per post #2, and flash the whole firmware for your CSC code as per #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide. This will get you back to your un-rooted firmware and you can try again... using the correct kernel.
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Hello and welcome to Android Forums sa1988!

Yep! flashing the wrong kernel from post #1 of the Dummies Guide will do that to your phone.

You need to get into Download mode, not Recovery, to connect to Odin, as per post #2, and flash the whole firmware for your CSC code as per #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide. This will get you back to your un-rooted firmware and you can try again... using the correct kernel.
Thanks so much! Amazing!

Although I didn't/couldn't get my phone back to being unrooted because the samMobile link in required me to be a registered user to get the firmware. I think I do have the most recent firmware somehwere downloaded already though - just this morning I turned on my computer and it said 'Kies - new firmware download complete' ??

Anyway, I just put it into Download mode instead of recovery mode, then selected the correct kernal and so far all is good!

Brilliant! Thanks

I don't suppose you know if there's a way to unlock my Sim for free? I've found an app that does it but it wants me to pay. It's annoying because my sim was already unlocked, but the update messed it up - I think this has happened to a lot of people.
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I don't suppose you know if there's a way to unlock my Sim for free? I've found an app that does it but it wants me to pay. It's annoying because my sim was already unlocked, but the update messed it up - I think this has happened to a lot of people.
There are a number of app's on the Play Store that claim to unlock your phone but I've never used them. I would always recommend getting the unlock code from your carrier.
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Good day!

I have a GT-I9100M From Virgin Mobile in Canada. It is on Jelly Bean 4.1.2. Base Version is I9100MUGMA5. Kernel Version is: 3.0.31-900488 se.infra@SEP-127 #3 SMP PREEMPT Mon Jan 28 23:45:31 KST 2013. Version Number is JZ054k.I9100MUGMA5

PDA: I9100MUGMA5

PHONE: I9100MUGMA5

CSC: I9100MOYCMA5

Will I brick my phone if I use this guide? Will I get stuck with the yellow triangle?

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I have a GT-I9100M From Virgin Mobile in Canada. It is on Jelly Bean 4.1.2. Base Version is I9100MUGMA5. Kernel Version is: 3.0.31-900488 se.infra@SEP-127 #3 SMP PREEMPT Mon Jan 28 23:45:31 KST 2013. Version Number is JZ054k.I9100MUGMA5

PDA: I9100MUGMA5

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CSC: I9100MOYCMA5

Will I brick my phone if I use this guide? Will I get stuck with the yellow triangle?

Thank's!
Hello and welcome to Android Forums sychobob!

All the kernels mentioned in the guide have the brick bug fix. For details of the different ways to get rid of the Yellow Triangle, see post #2 under the heading, "Removing the Yellow Warning Triangle at Boot-up".
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Just a quick message to thank everyone here specially Ironass for all the easy to follow rooting instructions.

rooted & updated to 4.1.2 just now without a hitch.

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rooted & updated to 4.1.2 just now without a hitch.

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Hi guys, is it possible to clear the cache and dalvik through Odin? As my GT i9100 is stuck on a boot loop and I cant get into recovery mode. Thanks
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Afraid not. Pull the battery out... wait 30s. Replace battery and the attempt to boot into Recovery mode as per the instructions and video in post #2.
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I followed these steps until step #2.5. The phone does not boot up. I've tried a few times and keep getting the same issue. Pls help! Thanks!
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I followed these steps until step #2.5. The phone does not boot up. I've tried a few times and keep getting the same issue. Pls help! Thanks!
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What is your Android version, as per #1.5?

Which kernel did you use to root?
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What is your Android version, as per #1.5?

Which kernel did you use to root?
My problem may have been resolved. I used a kernel that says there's problem with mounting the SD card. I resolved it by using another kernel, although exactly the same as my original, but it worked.

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My problem may have been resolved. I used a kernel that says there's problem with mounting the SD card. I resolved it by using another kernel, although exactly the same as my original, but it worked.

Thanks a lot!!!
Sigh.. Looks like I have a new problem. After flashing the new Kernel, my camera is not working.

My original Kernel version: 3.0.15-1056084dpi@HP16#3 SMP PREEMPT
Build Number: IMM76D.DXLPF
Baseband version: I9100DXLPB

I've tried:
CF-Root-SGS2_BU_VOD_LPC-v5.4-CWM5.tar
CF-Root-SGS2_XX_NEE_LPD-v5.5-CWM5.tar
CF-Root-SGS2_XW_OXI_LPF-v5.5-CWM5.tar
and all have the same problem.

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Sigh.. Looks like I have a new problem. After flashing the new Kernel, my camera is not working.

My original Kernel version: 3.0.15-1056084dpi@HP16#3 SMP PREEMPT
Build Number: IMM76D.DXLPF
Baseband version: I9100DXLPB

I've tried:
CF-Root-SGS2_BU_VOD_LPC-v5.4-CWM5.tar
CF-Root-SGS2_XX_NEE_LPD-v5.5-CWM5.tar
CF-Root-SGS2_XW_OXI_LPF-v5.5-CWM5.tar
and all have the same problem.

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What is your Android version as per #1.5?
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So why are you not using the kernel to root ICS, Android 4.0.4, as per #1.7 of post #1 instead of trying to root your phone with a Gingerbread, Android 2.3, kernel?
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So why are you not using the kernel to root ICS, Android 4.0.4, as per #1.7 of post #1 instead of trying to root your phone with a Gingerbread, Android 2.3, kernel?
Oh... Actually I did. I used the files you listed in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1103399
which says ICS - CF-Root v5.5/6:...

OK, I'll try per #1.7, which is Siyah v5.0.1.

BTW, is it possible to upgrade to JellyBean by using Siyah v6.0 as in #1.8?
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Oh... Actually I did. I used the files you listed in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1103399
which says ICS - CF-Root v5.5/6:...

OK, I'll try per #1.7, which is Siyah v5.0.1.

BTW, is it possible to upgrade to JellyBean by using Siyah v6.0 as in #1.8?
I've just tried Siyah v5.01 and the stock camera app is still not working but 3rd party camera is working.
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which says ICS - CF-Root v5.5/6:...
I did not list those for rooting Android 4.0.?

As per post #1.5...

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#1.5. The Root Kernel

Kernel. Your choice of Root kernel depends on the Android Version you are running.

Settings > About phone > Android version to determine which firmware you have.

Now, depending on your firmware version, you can download one of the following 3 kernels to root your phone.
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#1.6. Android Version 2.3.?, Gingerbread

This relies on matching the current kernel you have installed to a CF-Root kernel. To determine your current kernel...
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#1.7. Android Version 4.0.?, IceCream Sandwich

Download the Siyah v5.0.1 .TAR kernel file and flash via Odin as follows in post #2.
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OK, I'll try per #1.7, which is Siyah v5.0.1.

BTW, is it possible to upgrade to JellyBean by using Siyah v6.0 as in #1.8?
No! A kernel does NOT update the firmware/ROM. To upgrade to Jelly Bean you will either need to flash a stock Jelly Bean firmware as per #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide or flash a custom Jelly Bean Rom such as NEAT ROM as mentioned in post #2.7.

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Oh... Actually I did. I used the files you listed in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1103399
which says ICS - CF-Root v5.5/6:...

OK, I'll try per #1.7, which is Siyah v5.0.1.

BTW, is it possible to upgrade to JellyBean by using Siyah v6.0 as in #1.8?
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I did not list those for rooting Android 4.0.?

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No! A kernel does NOT update the firmware/ROM. To upgrade to Jelly Bean you will either need to flash a stock Jelly Bean firmware as per #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide or flash a custom Jelly Bean Rom such as NEAT ROM as mentioned in post #2.7.



That is probably because of all the CF-Root kernels you have been flashing previously. Try the steps mentioned in #2.5 first. If that fails, you may need to re-flash your original firmware again by following the instructions in #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide and then re-root properly.
It's working now that I've followed #2.5. Thanks!
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Just a quick check-in to report successful root of my 4.1.2 Galaxy S2 I9100 following the guide. I know quite enough about things with CPUs and what it usually takes to fix them if they break to be scared s***less before touching any device faster than 100MHz that I'm not really familiar with. Doubly so as an Android noob lost between the 1000000001 rooting guides floating around the internet, each slightly different. I'd like to formally thank ironass for an easy-to-follow and up-to-date (!) guide that got me through without a hitch. Thanks again!
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Just a quick check-in to report successful root of my 4.1.2 Galaxy S2 I9100 following the guide. I know quite enough about things with CPUs and what it usually takes to fix them if they break to be scared s***less before touching any device faster than 100MHz that I'm not really familiar with. Doubly so as an Android noob lost between the 1000000001 rooting guides floating around the internet, each slightly different. I'd like to formally thank ironass for an easy-to-follow and up-to-date (!) guide that got me through without a hitch. Thanks again!
Congratulations blinkenlight!

Welcome to the wonderful world of rooting.

You are living proof that if you do actually read posts #1, #2 and #3 of the guide... you can root your phone without any problems.

As for updating, I've lost count of the number of updates that have been made to the original guide in order to keep abreast of firmware and kernel releases in the last 16 months not to mention the noob rooter questions. The latest update was to itemize posts #1 and #2 and add a Tips section in post #3 so that queries can be answered without having to repeat everything each time.

The key instruction is repeated throughout the guide...

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#1.2. Is it difficult

That really depends on your ability to read and follow instructions. I would strongly suggest that you read all the links published here, carefully and thoroughly, to help you understand the process before attempting to root your phone.
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I've rooted my phone twice now .. and twice lost it. I am puzzled to say the least; what can cause root access to be lost when I don't apply any firmware updates? CWM is installed, Superuser is installed, but they no longer have root access. The first time, after enough fussing around, I managed to get root back. I thought I uninstalled & reinstalled Superuser, however that isn't doing the trick this time.

I am running the Bell (Canada) stock Gingerbread with the appropriate rooted kernel, and I can boot into CWM recovery mode.. Do I have any recourse short of reflashing the root kernel or restoring my backup from about two weeks ago?
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I've rooted my phone twice now .. and twice lost it. I am puzzled to say the least; what can cause root access to be lost when I don't apply any firmware updates? CWM is installed, Superuser is installed, but they no longer have root access. The first time, after enough fussing around, I managed to get root back. I thought I uninstalled & reinstalled Superuser, however that isn't doing the trick this time.

I am running the Bell (Canada) stock Gingerbread with the appropriate rooted kernel, and I can boot into CWM recovery mode.. Do I have any recourse short of reflashing the root kernel or restoring my backup from about two weeks ago?
As I mentioned in reply to your previous post, here, the guide you are using to root your phone, "is now almost 2 years old and a bit out-of-date now."

I would suggest that you need to re-flash your stock Bell, "M", variant, firmware for either GB, ICS or JB and then carefully and thoroughly read posts #1, #2 and #3 of this guide to root your phone. For details of flashing stock firmware to your phone, see post #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide. Be advised that for the JB stock firmware update, the CSC code was changed from BMC to OYC as per this post, here.
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As I mentioned in reply to your previous post, here, the guide you are using to root your phone, "is now almost 2 years old and a bit out-of-date now."

I would suggest that you need to re-flash your stock Bell, "M", variant, firmware for either GB, ICS or JB and then carefully and thoroughly read posts #1, #2 and #3 of this guide to root your phone. For details of flashing stock firmware to your phone, see post #1.7 of the Jelly Bean update - Dummies Guide. Be advised that for the JB stock firmware update, the CSC code was changed from BMC to OYC as per this post, here.
A simple "Yes, reflash the root kernel" would have sufficed, and note I said I'm not running JB, I'm running GB (I get that you get a lot of newbs around here and you're probably in the habit of repeating yourself; you don't have to pull your punches with me ). This thread and the previous thread say effectively the same thing: find the appropriate root kernel, make sure you have appropriate USB drivers, use Odin to flash said kernel, and you get root. I've read the instructions and successfully rooted the phone twice. As I said, I don't understand how I can then lose root without taking any action to do so; i.e. I don't apply any OTA firmware update, don't flash any kernel or firmware image, etc.

Do you have any insight into what might be causing that? If I have to keep rooting my phone every couple of weeks, it goes from being cool to being annoying. I'd like to have some idea how to save myself the aggravation.

In the meantime I guess I'll have to put up with no-root for a few days until I get back home. I don't have Odin on my work laptop...
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A simple "Yes, reflash the root kernel" would have sufficed,
I asked you to reflash your stock firmware, whether it be GB, ICS or JB, so that you would return to the stock Samsung kernel. You could then provide the full details of the stock kernel so that it could be matched to a CF-Root kernel or, at least, discover what your problem with rooting is.

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I guessed you were on GB if you were using that guide. However, there have been both ICS and JB releases for the Bell carrier branded, "M", variant that you could flash stock firmware for if you wanted. This was just an option I was offering you. It does seem strange that your phone has not updated to ICS or JB.

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What, precisely, were your stock kernel details prior to rooting?

What are the details of the CF-Root kernel you used?
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After rooting my galaxy S2 ( GT1900T) , I noticed that my phone is crashing or losing his colore after installation of app like Tasker or AutomateIt.
Once I remove those app , phone is ok .
Do you have any idea why ?
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After rooting my galaxy S2 ( GT1900T) , I noticed that my phone is crashing or losing his colore after installation of app like Tasker or AutomateIt.
Once I remove those app , phone is ok .
Do you have any idea why ?
Can I ask which kernel you used to root your phone?
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3.0.31-siyah-s2-v6.0b5+
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i used this zip:
CF-Root-SGS2_XX_XEO_LPQ-v5.3-CWM5.zip
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i used this zip:
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That appears to be 2 different rooting kernels... Siyah v6.0b5 for JB, and the CF-Root kernel for ICS, LPQ.

What firmware are you running, as per #2.0?

Which kernel do you currently have installed, as per #1.6?
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ALL those info are after the root..

for the #2.0:
PDA:i1900T JILS4
CSC:I1900TCELLS4
BUILD INFO: WED JAN 23 19:23:03 EET 2013.

FOR THE #1.6:
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OK... so you are on JB, LS4, and rooted with the Siyah 6.0beta5 kernel. This kernel is already very finely tuned and modded, particularly if you are using it in conjunction with STweaks. Therefore, you appear to be getting a conflict with your app and Task Killer programmes... whose use is not recommended, or usually needed...

Why You Shouldn’t Use a Task Killer On Android

Why you don't need a task killer

... particularly on rooted phones as there are so many other ways of configuring your phone for a much better battery life. See, Battery Saving - Dummies Guide.
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I don’t need task killer , what I need is Tasker app or other app which can “control” the phone according to hour or other triggers.
Also I’m little novice , so I know I have STweaks on my phone but I don’t know how to use it…or what I can do with it.
Do you have any suggestion ? if not , many thanks for your answers.
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Do you have any suggestion ?
Here are some, "suggested", STweak settings....

Siyah kernel - Dummies Guide

You might also want to take a look at Llama - Location Profiles from the Play Store, which Hawker, on here, thought was rather good.
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I asked you to reflash your stock firmware, whether it be GB, ICS or JB, so that you would return to the stock Samsung kernel. You could then provide the full details of the stock kernel so that it could be matched to a CF-Root kernel or, at least, discover what your problem with rooting is.
OK I have reflashed to stock. Here are my details:

PDA: I9100MUGKG2, PHONE: I9100MUGKG2, CSC: I9100MBMCKG2

I then flashed this root kernel:

CF-Root-SGS2_JP_XSG_KG2-v4.1-CWM4

This is the same one that allowed me to gain root access twice before, but then on both occasions later lost root. It's not getting me root today . I'm back to stock for now.

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OK I have reflashed to stock. Here are my details:

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I then flashed this root kernel:

CF-Root-SGS2_JP_XSG_KG2-v4.1-CWM4

This is the same one that allowed me to gain root access twice before, but then on both occasions later lost root. It's not getting me root today . I'm back to stock for now.

Any advice?
As per post #536...

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What, precisely, were your stock kernel details prior to rooting?
This is useful in sorting out any problems that may arise from using a particular CF-Root kernel to replace a stock firmware version. See, post #1.6...

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#1.6. Android Version 2.3.?, Gingerbread

This relies on matching the current kernel you have installed to a CF-Root kernel. To determine your current kernel...

Settings > About phone > Kernel version (make a note of this in case of problems)
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Thanks. Following just the steps #2.0-#2.5 in post #2, could you download and flash the following CF-Root kernel...

CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXA_KG2-v4.1-CWM4.zip

After flashing could you then install and run Root Checker to check you are rooted.
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OK now the kernel says

2.6.35.7-I9100XXKG2-CL375027
se.infra@SEI-21 #2

And Root Checker Basic says... no good It sits there and runs and runs and runs ("Please wait for Root Check to complete. System appears to be running very slow.") but never completes. Titanium Backup can't get root rights (it gets stuck at "Asking for root rights..."). CWM won't open (it just displays a blank screen).

I do not understand why this worked twice but no longer works.
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