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[Q] How to root the latest GT-I9100 official rom (Spain Jan2014 I9100XWMS3)?

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By TomMiken, Junior Member on 12th April 2014, 03:03 PM
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Hi,

I'm running the latest Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) rom (Spain Jan2014 I9100XWMS3).
Previously I was using the Siyah kernel v6.0beta5, but even with a slightly older rom it stopped working (the phone wasn't rooted).

I don't want to use a heavily customized kernel. I just want my phone to be rooted.

How could I root this rom?
Or in other words, where can I find a current rooted kernel to root this rom?

Thanks in advance,
Tom
 
 
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Originally Posted by TomMiken

Hi,

I'm running the latest Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) rom (Spain Jan2014 I9100XWMS3).
Previously I was using the Siyah kernel v6.0beta5, but even with a slightly older rom it stopped working (the phone wasn't rooted).

I don't want to use a heavily customized kernel. I just want my phone to be rooted.

How could I root this rom?
Or in other words, where can I find a current rooted kernel to root this rom?

Thanks in advance,
Tom

I'd try the CF kernel recommended in the galaxys2root dot com rooting tutorial. I seem to recall using that for a few days before I swapped ROM and it worked no problem.
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Thanks for all the replies!
I decided to try Framaroot, and it worked perfectly. The last exploit worked with this rom version.
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