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Title: ROOT UMIDIGI S2 AND IMPROVE AUDIO AND SOUNDS with MAGISK4Android FX 2.5.0.5 [Print this page]

Author: esclusoilcane    Time: 2018-3-1 18:27
Title: ROOT UMIDIGI S2 AND IMPROVE AUDIO AND SOUNDS with MAGISK4Android FX 2.5.0.5
THIS IS ROOTING, IT'S NOT RISKLESS. SOMEONE SAYS IT CAN BRICK YOUR PHONE (NEVER HAPPENED TO ME). UWAGA!!


We love our cheap and wonderful UMIDIGI S2 arrived from China and we show it to our friends undelining we have saved our money, but when alone we are sad because we know it needs adjustments, for example SOUND is horrible. Yes some modifications are possible in mtk engeneer mode, but only ROOTING can save our dignity.
Searching online and trying to get rid of the boring "optimizing app 1 of 1" boot in wich i fell (i still did not resolve despite of wiping cache and dalvik, HELP ME) i found the step to

ROOT UMIDIGI S2

combining some guides here on forum and adding some minor corrections for s2.
Instead of SUPERSU (essentialy the app u install when ROOTING) i used MAGISK that is a better SUPERSU
--------->     https://forum.xda-developers.com ... systemless-t3473445    <-----------


A) So before
and put in a folder of phone memory you will easy find


B) And after that

--------->         http://community.umidigi.com/thread-2962-1-1.html         <---------

turn off your phone and follow all steps downloading right things (rom with inside scatter file, flash program, twrp recovery no touch, magisk you have already) for UMIDIGI S2 only thing to change is here

6. In flash app click on the Download button and connect your phone to a USB port of your computer. The flashing process will start automatically and it needs just a few seconds.*
   *At some models you have to press POWER BUTTON TEN SECONDS THEN RELEASE WHEN RED BAR IN PC APP APPEARS

Perfect you have installed a new recovery in your S2 now it's the right time to turn on your S2 holding POWER & VOLUME+ BUTTON, when you see UMIDIGI logo release POWER button and

C) Last steps


AFTER IN TWRP RECOVERY MODE (IT IS THE NOTOUCH ONE, IT'S NORMAL IT'S UPSIDE DOWN) GO TO INSTALL ZIP, THEN INSTALL MAGISK ZIP, it will install a perfectly working magisk manager
GO TO REBOOT PHONE
SAY NO TO THE LAST QUESTION (you want to root phone?.... NO!!!!)
REBOOT

IN MAGISK SEARCH FOR DOWNLOAD THEN VIPER (also AM3D module is good and easier)
https://forum.xda-developers.com ... fx-2-5-0-5-t3577058

EXPLORE VIPER SETTINGS



ENJOY UMIDIGI S2 AND SPOTIFY WITH FINALLY GOOD AUDIO!!!







magisk in action

magisk in action

Author: MarcinP    Time: 2018-3-2 04:33
Here is full tutorial how to root Umidigi S2
http://community.umidigi.com/thread-2962-1-1.html

Author: esclusoilcane    Time: 2018-3-2 20:07
Exactly it is where the links lead, but there are something not precise because it's for general Umi phones
I just corrected something and suggested to use magisk and not SuperSU for more functionality




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