How to Root XXLE2 Android 2.3.6 on Galaxy S Advance I9070 Official Firmware Update

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Android 2.3.6 XXLE2 is one of the latest official firmwares by Samsung for Galaxy S Advance I9070. This firmware also brings some of the Value Pack features that are available for the Galaxy S Advance. You can root XXLE2 as well now. Proceed below for the tutorial.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root Galaxy S Advance I9070 on Android 2.3.6 XXLE2 Gingerbread official firmware using ODIN. This tutorial will not wipe anything on your phone, but it is always better to backup your data as a precautionary measure. Let’s proceed with the tutorial now.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial πŸ˜‰

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S Advance to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy S Advance USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root Android 2.3.6 XXLE2 on Galaxy S Advance I9070.

  • Stolker

    and what version of the 9070P (Supports NFC) – I try it or is it dangerous? thanks for Answers

  • Samrat-Laltu

    Click on β€˜PDA’ and select XXLE2.tar.md5 file, ok. Click on β€˜PIT’ and select GT-I9070_EUR_XX_8G_20111220_KL6.pit file. ok . but what about rootkernel.tar.md5

  • disqus_iEv595K9K9

    Fail… i verify with root checker, sorry! this device does not have proper root access. How to solve this?

  • They got it all wrong in the PDA is the root file not the “XXLE2.tar.md5 file.”.

  • Krishna Rohit

    i got a failed message in odin and then when i try to boot my phone it shows a white screen and stops there.And i’m able to enter into download mode only.
    Can anyone help me to fix this problem pls….
    Thanks in advance…..