How to Root Samsung Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E110S

Ever considered performing a rooting on your Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E110S? If you haven’t, you should. It’s very beneficial for your smartphone. And we’ll soon tell you why we think that!

If the Samsung SHV-E110S hasn’t experienced root access before, you have a guide to help it do that. We are here to present the advantages and disadvantages of this procedure, as well as info on the rooting app we used.

The smartphone you have is one of the many devices SRSRoot is compatible with. This tool we’re mentioning now is the app we referred to earlier. This tool provides all the pros your phone needs to be improved.

From the get-go you should know that with root access, your handset will get custom ROMs. Apart from that, the device will have many root-only apps and new features. Its dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion CPU will perform better and your phone will receive customization tweaks. Superuser and admin permission will appear, as well. Then there are battery tweaks, too.

Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread is your smartphone’s operating system. The SRSRoot fully accepts it and doesn’t delete it. Powered by an SRS Server, this rooting app works with every available Build ID.The one we thought we’d use for your phone was this: GINGERBREAD.EL10.galaxy-SHV-E110S

The advantages of this method

You’re using a device whose other name is Galaxy S II HD LTE SHV-E120S. If the handset receives an upgrade, it will have its root access and system partition revoked and deleted, respectively. When root access gets on your smartphone, expect to have the warranty revoked. But don’t expect damaged internal / external SD cards or crucial content.

Various brands can experience the SRSRoot app.

The root access allows you to enjoy, apart from what’s already been said, another advantage. You can unroot the phone at any time.


The Galaxy S2 LTE SHV-E110S has to pass through specific pre-requisites in order to receive the rooting app. Here they are:

  • a standard backup should be performed;
  • a full NANDroid backup is something you should perform next;
  • your notebook must be running Windows;
  • the security software installed on the notebook have to be deactivated till you’re done with the rooting;
  • check and see if your smartphone’s in need of a charged battery;
  • in case the battery levels are very low, make sure you charge the Galaxy S2 SHV-E110S;
  • download, on your notebook, USB drivers for your smartphone;
  • enable the smartphone’s USB Debugging;
  • have the notebook’s security software deactivated.

Step by step instructions

  1. Do this for the first step: download, on your laptop, this dedicated software. The place where this app is on this page.
  2. Once you click on a download button located on it, the app will download itself on your laptop. After this is over, you’ll have to install the app on the laptop.
  3. Open it on the same device, then do the following: tap Menu and Settings. Take a peek under the latter and there you’ll come across this option: Unknown Sources.
  4. After you activate it, you should do this: turn on USB Debugging. If you activated it before now, you’d better move on.
  5. The next step you need to perform: generate a connection between your handset and laptop. The connection has to be initiated with the phone’s personal USB cord. After you’ve used it, let the connection happen. This should take no longer than a couple of minutes.
  6. In case the plugging needs a longer period of time, you can redo the steps up until this one. Should the connection have already been established, be sure to do this: activate Root Device (All Methods).
  7. This is the part where the rooting begins. Give the rooting some time to be done. The time you’ll have to wait should be approximately 10-15 minutes.
  8. [sc name=”banner-jos”]Restart your phone if the rooting is done. If it isn’t, you can repeat our steps. After the smartphone has started once more, you are free to go to your Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E110S and get a feel of the rooting goodies we previously told you about.

If you are done with this, decide if you want to keep the root access. In case you don’t want to, you have the SRSRoot app to use in order to get rid of the root access.

You have a comment box you can use if you have problems with the rooting. It’s under our guide.