[GUIDE] Root + Recovery + Installation MIUI V5 in Italian Samsung Galaxy SII (I9100)

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Hello everybody,
below the step-by-step guide to install the rom miui v5 for Samsung Galaxy SII (I9100)


-Samsug kies installed (for drivers) [download]

- Odin  [download]

- Kernel siyah (the best for miui roms) [download] download the Tar format.



Installation Recovery and root permissions:

"The main advantage of root privileges is to be able to write access (therefore create, modify and delete) the contents of all operating system folders, otherwise inaccessible in basic configurations."

  • Download and load on the phone's memory ROM and ITALIAN PACK.
  • install Samsung kies and then uninstall it by leaving samsung drivers or blocking the kies process from task manager.
  • extract and start Odin.
  • Put in download mode the phone (how to do it? from the phone off, press vol - home button and power button).

download mode s2

  • after which confirm with vol +


  • Connect the Galaxy S2 to your PC via USB cable.
  • If the phone will be recognized by odin the box ID: COM it will light up yellow (if not, try to change the door or restart the PC).
  • odin1-connectionClick on the PDA field and choose the file .tar of the downloaded kernel.


  • Start the installation procedure by clicking on Start button without touching the other odin settings.
  • After a few minutes the procedure will be completed and the phone will restart itself by not touching anything during the operation.
  • After the operation is completed, to enter Recovery Mode, by phone off, press the keysVOLUME UP + HOME + POWER KEY.


  •  moving with the onscreen keys to perform a  wipe (data factory reset + cache) 
  •  Install the ROM by pressing on install zip from sdcard, choose choose zip from internal sd-card if the roms are in internal memory choose choose zip from sd-card if they are in an external sd
  • Install Italian Recovery Packs with the same method
  • Restart the phone
  • Have fun!


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Marco Rome
Marco Rome
8 years ago

Hello and congratulations for the guide. I am trying to install MIUI on Samsung I9100. Which ROM should I download among those found on the Nexus-Lab site? It is not specified in the guide… Thanks!