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own 2 year old GT-I1900T Galaxy S2 wish to root and flash rom to stop it freezing

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mjkohler, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. mjkohler

    mjkohler Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi, my phone is giving me grief as described in title. Have followed various links to try and help prob.
    So am about to try rooting and flashing.
    First purchased Rom Manager as not very tech and happy to hear of app that would do job for me of flashing rom.
    Well first eye opener. Rom Manager does not recognize GT-I1900T.
    Unsure whether to refund it or not because:
    Have read of apk Z4root v.1.3.0 that seems to be of use for those of little tech like myself. Am planning on using it for root.
    Then will flash parandroid jellybean 4.2.2 and download google app pack.
    Hoping this will help stop continuous freezing.
    Would Rom Manager be of any use after phone is rooted? And parandroid flashed?

    Thanks for help.
    Not sure if I am in right forum thought T-Mobile related to type of phone GT-I1900T but after looking around starting tobthink T-Mobile could be a phone company. :)
     


  2. garbam

    garbam Newbie

    Hey, my GS2 is also having problems. My phone keeps turning off randomly after I use it for about 10 minutes and I factory reseted my phone but it still does that. Also, the battery looks a bit bloated and I don't know what to do :( Please help!

    ANd why don't you try factory reseting your phone but backup and restore your info first!
     
  3. mjkohler

    mjkohler Lurker
    Thread Starter

    The reason I dont want to factory reset the phone is that there are too many messages on the Internet that suggest that factory resetting does not resolve the issue.
    My phone is getting old and there is suggestions on the internet that rooting will help in extending its life.
     
  4. Thatdad

    Thatdad Android Expert

    If you look at the bottom there is an everything root section and a list of phones.

    And yes T-Mobile is a phone company. :)
     
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  5. Thatdad

    Thatdad Android Expert

    Your battery is going bad. You need to get rid of it asap and buy a new one. Bloated batteries are never a good thing. Ever.

    Getting a new battery may even keep it from shutting off randomly.
     
  6. mjkohler

    mjkohler Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Would you be kind enough to provide a link as I have looked for a good 15 - 20 mins and cannot find a bottom with an everything root section.
    The site can be quite immense for a Newby. :)

    I have come across a huge list of phones. (That was where I linked through to the T-Mobile. O guess I would be the Galaxy S2 international. (In that im in nz) :)

    Thank you for your response.
     
  7. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User

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  8. mjkohler

    mjkohler Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Oops the difference a capital letter can make. :-D
    Thank you. I will read well. :)
     

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