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[Q] Rooting S2 with "Issufficient Space"

27th February 2014, 02:28 PM   |  #1  
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Hi all,

I have a touchpad and an S3 personally, but my girlfriends S2 has been playing up for ages, and was looking to root/custom ROM, etc it.

I'm a little warey of it, as it's not my phone, etc (more happy to kill my own device). Main problem I am having is that it won't install anything due to lack of space (when it has over 100MB free on internal and GBs free on the USB part). I have seen a couple of solutions (*#9900# option 2, clear odex's and clear logs), which I will try.

My two questions are, I don't have root, or recovery or anything yet, is it OK to root the phone in this state, if the *#9900# option doesn't work, and 2 how do I go about flashing with Heimdall on Linux. I have searched high and low, and can't seem to find a 'good' way to the PhilZ kernels and flash with heimdall for the root part (once I've rooted it, I will just use CWM)

Thanks guys.
27th February 2014, 06:16 PM   |  #2  
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You can install PhilZ via the stock recovery......no need for Odin/Linux/Heimdall. Look for the ZIP file that matches your build.....follow ALL the instructions in the OP, and flash/root away.......

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