Yeah! I bought Samsung Galaxy S2 Duos TV GT-S7273T. A phone that really rocks with stupendous features including 1000Mhz processor 2-core; that’s blazing fast. And with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. But the problem with it is that it comes with a bundle of bloatware that annoys the user. So, you might be thinking to remove the bloatware and make your phone the way you want it. You’re lucky enough as its very easy to remove the irritating things and customize your phone to your liking and make it top-notch. Just you’ve to root it using the Kingo App. Yep! You heard it right you’ve to root it; kinda easy? If not, then follow through this tutorial.
You should backup your Android Galaxy S2 GT-S7273T before starting this rooting tutorial just like every other. You cannot take a NANDroid backup just yet from one of the two main custom recovery images because you need to take this backup before having the root access. That means backing up the usual way before you starting thinking about opening up the system internals with a root method. In case you didn’t already know, Helium for Android is a really popular app which is available from Google Play. Once installed on your handset, you can easily backup most but not all data. You’ll need to install some other apps if you want to collect all the data including SMS texts, call logs, pictures, video files, music files and the Settings.
You are using a simple One-Click rooting method during this guide, but it still requires you connecting to a Windows computer and downloading the APK file. From there, you must transfer that APK file from the PC over to the internal storage SD card.
As with most hacking tutorials, you are voiding the warranty by following this guide. You will need to learn how you can gain the warranty back again for your handset as the method changes for each unique Android smartphone or tablet. Samsung has a security feature called Knox. Once Knox is tripped, it is easy for the Samsung workers to tell you have tinkered with the OS. You are likely tripping the Knox warranty by rooting with the Kingo method below. However, if you want to read and learn more about Knox, you can learn Root Samsung Galaxy S6 Without Voiding KNOX with PingPong.
How to root the Samsung Galaxy S2 Duos TV GT-S7273T
1. Allow installation of foreign apps. You can do this by going to Settings> Security > Device Administrator > Unknown Sources.
2. Download Kingo Root APK file from here and install on your Samsung smartphone. Tap the Kingo root app icon and there you go.
3. Now you might see a blue button at the bottom reading ‘START ROOT’.
4. After few moments you’ll be able to see a big tick mark that shows your smartphone has been rooted successfully.
5. Reboot your phone and sit back relaxedly .
Voila! Your Samsung smartphone has root access successfully. If you’re a kinda person, like me who double checks everything you might download the Root Checker app from the Play Store and verify the root. And, now its up to you to takeover your devices administrative power and enjoy it to its farthest extent.
So, nerds out there, did you successfully root your smartphone? Or you’re still struggling with your smartphone to gain root? Let me know in the comments below and do share this walk-through as you know, sharing a Tech Chomps post a day, keeps tech problems away.
Now that you are done with hacking open the internal Samsung Duos TV hardware, you can clarify it is working by installing the root checker app. There are other versions of the root checker app made available from Google Play and third-party developers. Moreover, you might wish to check out what things to do with a rooted Android.