Category: Galaxy S2 Hacks

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How to Dual-Boot ROMs AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH-i777!

Looking to dual-boot two ROMs on your AT&T Galaxy S2 SGH-i777? Here’s a video tutorial showing you how to do that. Dual-booting two ROMs can have great benefits, that you can run a stock-like TouchWiz ROM and AOKP ICS ROM side-by-side. For people on the go (like myself) who need to test out several ROMs on the go, this feature really saves time and headache of backing up and restoring different ROMs.

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How to Dual-Boot ROMs on Galaxy S2 i9100!

Here’s some great news for flasholics who want to run two ROMs side-by-side. With the Siyah ICS kernel, now you can dual-boot two different ROMs easily than ever before.

Basically your second ROM with get stored in secondary file system and the user will have the choice to boot into primary or secondary ROM.

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How to Install/Flash a New Kernel on Galaxy S2 i9100!

For those of you who want to flash a custom kernel on your Galaxy S2 i9100, it’s very easy to do so and while I was installing a custom kernel (to enable overclocking) on the latest Resurrection ICS ROM, I took a video.

The process is exactly identical to flashing/installing a new ROM except you do not need to wipe.

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How to Disassemble/Assemble Galaxy S2! [Dissect TEARDOWN]

If you ever need to replace a broken screen or other parts on your Galaxy S2, it’s very easy to disassemble and assemble your Galaxy S2.

For a whole month, my screen on my Galaxy S2 i9100 was flickering a bit and I took my Galaxy S2 apart to fix the issue. It turns out one of the LCD cables became loose and upon re-connecting them, my phone was back to 100%.

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How to Make a USB Jig for your Galaxy S2!

If you’ve hard bricked your Galaxy S2 (and can’t get into download mode) or you want to reset the ODIN download counter (so no one will no you’ve rooted your Galaxy S2), or you just simply want to remove the i9100 splash screen, you can make a USB jig to solve all your problems.

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How to Make OTG USB Host Cable for your Galaxy S2!

Did you know your Galaxy S2 comes with OTG USB Host capability?  You can literally store a ton more data by connecting your USB flash drives, USB hard disks (those that are powered independently), and even use your USB mouse to browse your Galaxy S2.

Well, you can buy one of theses cables on Amazon for like $3-5 but the delivery time is like 3-5 months.  You can also pay $20 for it for faster delivery.

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How to Get Free Wifi Tether Mobile Hotspot on Rooted T-Mobile Galaxy S2! [SGH-T989]

For those of you who want to get free wifi tethering/mobile hotspot on your T-Mobile Galaxy S2 (SGH-T989), there’s an easy way to hack the native mobile hotspot app to bypass the tethering manager.

Simply download and install Titanium Backup app off the Market then freeze the “Tethering Manager” app under “Backup/Restore”.  This will allow you to use your T-Mobile Galaxy S2 to tether up to 5 (or 8) devices without paying twice for the internet you paid for already.