[How To] Install Official CyanogenMod 11 ROM on the Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100)

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is still one of the most popular and widely used smartphone. As a result, development for it is still strong with many developers regularly releasing their latest ROM builds that can be installed on the device. And now, the CyanogenMod team have rolled out their ROM based on Android 4.4 KitKat. The CM 11 nightlies are now up and running on their website and are ready to be installed on the Galaxy S2, enabling its users to experience Android 4.4.

The Samsung Galaxy S2 was launched in 2011 and had a 4.3″ Super AMOLED Plus screen. It was powered by a 1 GHz dual core processor and 1 GB RAM. It had 16/32 GB internal storage options which could be further expanded by 32 GB via microSD card. It also had a 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front facing camera. It originally ran on Android 2.3.4 and was later upgradable to Android 4.1. We had previously seen how to run Android 4.4 on it by installing an unofficial version of the CM 11 ROM. Let us now see the steps involved in installing the official CM 11 ROM on it.

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