You can now install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on your beloved Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 with the help of Fusion Custom ROM. Fusion ROM is a new custom ROM and is loaded with all the features of Android Lollipop and is blazingly fast. Samsung dropped the official support of the phone long time back, but like always the third party developers surprise us all. One thing that I must remind our readers that this ROM is a custom ROM and is not officially released by Samsung. For installing this ROM you would require custom recovery like ClockWorkMod Recovery CWM installed on your Galaxy S2.
If you’re ready to install Fusion ROM on your Galaxy S2 then all you have to do is follow the guide below on How you can install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on Galaxy S2 with the help of Fusion ROM.
Fusion Android 5.0.2 Lollipop ROM Details:
Some features of the Fusion ROM that you’d get after installing this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S2.
- App Circle SideBar
Disable Camera shutter sound
Disable Screenshot sound
Slims PrivacyGuard Manager
Slims Boot menu
Battery and Notification Lights
Add per app controls for LP keyguard notifications
Double tap to sleep statusbar
Statusbar clock and date customizations
Disable Immersive Messages
Disable hardware keys (Force navigation bar to show)
Navigation bar custom height
XuiMod: Toast Animations
Option to hide Adb notification icon
Add preference for enabling root access
Add volume rocker control (wake up)
add back all keyboard IME features back
Don’t wake up device when charger is plugged/unplugged
Option to use volume keys to control media volume anytime
Safe headset volume and less annoying sound notification
Configurable 0, 90, 180 and 270 degree rotation
Add development animation transition mode 0.75 and 0.25
- Before proceeding, make sure you have properly taken the backup of your important data including personal photos and videos.
- Your device should have more than 60 percent battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the process.
- You have installed the Samsung Galaxy S2 USB drivers on your PC.
- Your device must be rooted and have Custom Recovery like CWM installed.
- You should have enabled the USB debugging mode. If you not then go to settings > Developer Options and enable it.
- This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100. Don’t try it on other variants.
How to install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on Galaxy S2 with the help of Fusion Custom ROM:
Step No 2:– Connect your device to the PC via USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3:- Copy the Android 5.0.2 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link, to the root folder of your SD card.
Step No 4:- Disconnect the Galaxy S2 from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5:- Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume UP + Home + Power keys altogether to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6:- Once in the recovery mode, perform a wipe data/factory reset andWipe Cache partition. In the Advanced area of CWM, you will find Wipe Dalvik Cache which is not compulsory but we recommend to perform this step too.
Step No 7:- Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose install zip from SD card → choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8:- Navigate to the Android 5.0.2 ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Step 10:- Your Samsung Galaxy S2 will be rebooted and may take up to 4 to 5 minutes to boot.
That’s it. Your device has been updated to Android 5.0.2 Fusion Custom ROM. Now Go to Settings > About Phone to verify the Android version. If you have any questions let us know in the comments.