How To Flash Sony Xperia S II ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II I9100

Have you ever wished that you could have Xperia’s interface on your Samsung device? is it possible? Well, in this fast moving world anything and everything is possible. All thanks to the courtesy of XDA Developers member tazlooney89, who has given a Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 with a touch of Sony Xperia.

You must be thinking what’s in that? Well, let me tell you It’s based on CyanogenMod 9.1 which is fully deodexed, rooted and has zipaligned APKs and comes with BusyBox installed on it. Follow this Android guide to know more on How To Flash XperiaS II ROM for Galaxy S II I9100.

Requirements Before You Flash

How To Flash Sony Xperia S II ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II I9100

  • You will need your Samsung Galaxy SII GT-I9100 (ICS 4.0 XXLPQ firmware)with ClockworkMod Recovery installed.
  • Backup all your personal data else you may loose if any mistakes done by you in the installing process.
  • At least 70% charge of the battery is needed to carry out the task.
  • Turn off all the security systems on the device such as Firewall and any installed Anti Virus.
  • Enable USB debugging on your device.
  • Drivers for your Device must be installed on your PC.
  • Read the guide fully and then perform the operation on the model specified in the title, we are not responsible for any erroneous outcomes after performing the operations.
  • Carry out at your own risk because the guide is provided for educational purposes.

Steps To Flash XperiaS II ROM for Galaxy S II I9100

  • The very first thing you need to do is installing the Siyah Kernel.
  • Just follow the instructions given below which deals in flashing Siyah Kernel using ClockworkMod Recovery.
  • Just download the Siyah file from the link given at the end of the post and transfer it to your Galaxy S II′s internal SD card.
  • Switch off your Samsung Galaxy S II.
  • Now, you need to boot into Recovery mode and you can do that by pressing and holding Volume Up+Home+Power buttons.
  • Next, Choose Install ZIP from SD card –> Choose ZIP from SD card –> Choose Siyah Kernel.
  • Upon this action Siyah Kernel will get installed and after that reboot.
  • Now comes installing the XperiaS II and Google Apps package. For this just follow the given instructions.
  • Download and transfer the XperiaS II ROM file and the GApps package to your Galaxy S II′s internal SD card.
  • Switch off your Samsung Galaxy S II.
  • Now, you need to boot into Recovery mode and you can do that by pressing and holding Volume Up+Home+Power buttons.
  • In order to be on safer side you can always make a NANDroid backup for your current ROM.
  • Next, choose Wipe data/factory reset –> Confirm action –> Choose Wipe cache partition –> Choose Advanced –> Choose Wipe Dalvik cache.
  • Choose Mounts and Storage and then select Format /data.
  • Choose Mounts and Storage and then select Format /system.
  • Choose Mounts and Storage and then select Format /cache.
  • Next, Choose Install ZIP from SD card –-> Choose ZIP from SD card –> select the XperiaS II ROM file.
  • Now in the similar manner from the above step alone install the GApps package.
  • Now, Go back –> Choose Wipe data/factory reset –> Choose Wipe cache partition –> Choose Advanced and then select Fix permissions.
  • And finally select Reboot system now.

Download Siyah – http://www.gokhanmoral.com/public/files/siyahkernel/v4/Siyah-S II-v4.1.4-CWM.zip

Download Mirror Link – http://d-h.st/J1c

Download XperiaS II ROM file –https://www.dropbox.com/s/58i7zlta1b9evm1/XperienS II-ROM-v1.0.zip

Download Mirror 1 – http://www.4shared.com/zip/snzk8XUe/XperienS II-ROM-v10.html?

Download Mirror 2 – https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bxb3zdPVaXmqUlhkQXg4cXdFVlk/edit

Download GApps package – http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-ics-20120429-signed.zip

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