How to root Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is a tutorial for which you do not have to be an expert.
Samsung has released an upgraded version of the well known champ: Samsung Galaxy S II. It is called Skyrocket i727.
I think that in the near future Samsung wants to establish a new class of smartphones, called “muscle-phones” That’s because the hardware on the new models is more and more impressive.
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 comes with powerful dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, clocked at 1.5 GHz. It also features a graphic processor unit Adreno 220 and an Snapdragon S3 QSD8672 chip.
The new SuperAmoled Plus display on Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is able to provide a 480 x 800 pixels resolution. It also has a screen diagonal of 4.5 inches. The best part is that it can display full HD movies (1080p). As the entire series of Android smartphones produced by the Korean based manufacturer, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 comes with Gorilla Glass display, TouchWiz v4.0 user interface and Multi-touch input method. A nice feature are the new touch sensitive controls.
The internal storage space on the new Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is limited to 16 GB but it can be raised, using a microSD card with a maximum amount of 32 GB.
The connectivity is at its highest level on Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727. It offers WiFi, 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA, LTE, DLNA WiFi hotspot, 2.o microUSB data transfer etc. The stars at this chapter maybe the NFC and SNS technologies
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 has an 8 Megapixels photo camera. The results are good as long you don’t expect to make proffesional photos with it. It also features a LED flash, autofocus technology, face and smile detection and image stabilization. Of course, the new Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is able to record HD movies (1080p). The frontal camera, which is used for video calls has a 2 Megapixels sensor.
Android 2.3.5. Gingerbread is the OS on which the new Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 will run. Basic Android applications will be available on this new smartphone, too: Google Maps, YouTube, Facebook, Google Talk etc. Like ay other Android phone, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is able to support flash technology. And this one comes right out of the box with Adobe Flash 10.1 support. A document editor for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF is also available.
Classic functions like video MP4/DivX/HD movie player, mp3 player, organizer, image editor, digital compass and swype predictive text input are, of course, components of the new Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727.
It has been announced that the new Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 will be released starting with 6th of November in US for a price near to $250, for a two years contract.
For what reasons should I root my Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727?
A root is the process through which you will obtain a super-user account on your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727. The advantages coming from this root consist of allowing you to access every part of the Android OS, which is installed on your phone. Therefore, you will be able to uninstall applications and widgets you don’t want in your phone but they came by default with it. Also, a root will allow you to install 3rd party applications in your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727, which you won’t be able to find them in Android Market. Another advantage which the root process will give you is the fact that it will let you modify even some hardware parameters of your phone.
An other reason for which you should consider rooting your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 is that, after a while it will not run perfectly as it does now, when it is new. This thing is happening because we all install lots of applications in our Android Phones and the OS tends to become overloaded and occasionally it will crash. The best solution to avoid this problem is to root your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727.
From my experience with Android devices I noticed that this is a very stable and fast operating system. But, sometimes, it stumbles a bit or is working slowly. The same thing which I have described in the above mentioned paragraphs causes these problems, too. And the fixing solution is the same: you need to root your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727.
I have also mentioned the main advantages in the beginning of this root tutorial but I would like to highlight them again: installing 3rd party applications which cannot be found in Android Market will be much easier after you will root your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727. Also, you will able to uninstall some applications which, without a root, you won’t be able to do that. Even some hardware parameters can be adjusted after rooting your smartphone. An overclock on the CPU of Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 could be possible also, if you decide to root your phone.
Some other small but important advantages are also brought by the root process. You will be able to install custom keyboards which will be easier to use when writing emails or text messages. Ok, you will say that Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 has a huge screen, but didn’t it happen to be on the run and tried to quickly write an e-mail? It happened to me and the keys on the keyboard didn’t feel to big for my fingers to touch, then.
How to root Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727?
You don’t have to be an expert in order to root your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727. But you do have to be very careful. The root process, if it is done in an inappropriate manner, may cause serious damages to your smartphone. Therefore I recommend a few things before starting the root tutorial:
- be very patient;
- study a lot what are the risks if the root process fails;
- restart your phone before starting the tutorial and make sure it is fully charged;
- read this post until its end
1. Download from here Universal Root;
2. The file you have downloaded must be placed on the memory card of your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727;
3. Go to Settings > Applications, in the menu of your smartphone. Here, you have t tap on “Unknown sources”
4. Now, you have to go back in the location where you saved the file you have downloaded at step 1 of this tutorial. Run UniversalAndroot.apk
After that, you have finished the root process on Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727.
I need to highlight again some important aspects regarding the root process for your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727. Remember to have a fully charged battery and restart your phone before proceeding with this tutorial. It is very important because in this way you will be sure that your phone will not block during the root process. However, if your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727 does block, you need to allow it to recover its factory settings. Do not restart the root process until your phone did not finish to recover completely its factory settings.
Also, after you have succeeded to root your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727, you need to be very careful of how you will benefit by the freedom this feature will give you. I am referring to the fact that you should study how different (un)installations or modifications which are done in your smartphone affect its working mode.
Therefore I recommend you to take a look on XDA Forum for every aspect of the root process and other actions you may take on your Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket i727.