Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is now available for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989. Samsung has stopped the development for this device but you can still update to the latest Android 5.1.1, thanks to Candy5 a developer who’ve released an amazing custom ROM that offers all the features of Android 5.1.1. The ROM is tested by many T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989 users and according to them the ROM is much stable than the other.

If you are ready to try out Candy5 Custom ROM on your Android device, then all you have to do is to follow the steps below on how you can install this ROM on T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989. Before proceeding make sure your device is rooted and have a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.

Pre Installation Checks:

  • This Custom Rom is only for T-Mobile Galaxy S2
    Battery must be at least 60%
    Bootloader of your device must be unlocked
    TWRP, or CWM a custom recovery software, must be installed.
    Make sure your device is rooted.
    Back-up all your important data before flashing
  • You have installed the USB Drivers for your Android device.

How to Install Candy5 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM on T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989


Step No 1: First, you need to download the Candy5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM and Gapps on your PC.

Step No.2: Copy the files and place it in the root directory of your SD Card.

Step No.3: Now, turn off your device and boot into recovery mode. Turn the device ON while pressing and holding Power + Home + Volume Up keys at the same time till the TWRP logo appears. Navigate to the recovery screen and select Backup.

Step No.4: After backup is finished. Perform Wipe of Data, Dalvik Cache and System.

Step No.5: When completed. Go back to the main menu of the recovery and select install. Now navigate to the root directory and select the ROM you have downloaded in the first step and tap swipe to Confirm Flash option

Step No.6: Once installation is compeleted, again perform a Wipe Dalvik cache.

Step No.7:Now, go the main screen of the recovery and select Reboot.

Step No.8; Apply the same above steps for installing the Gapps.

Step No.9: Now restart the device and it’s done.

That’s it. Your  T-Mobile Galaxy S2 T989 has been updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. If you have any questions let us know in the comments.