Information: Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket ("skyrocket")

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Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Galaxy S II Skyrocket Specifications
Codename: skyrocket
Vendor: Samsung
Manufacturer: samsung
Release Date: 2011 November 6 (USA)
2011 November (CAN)
Type: phone
GSM freq: Quad band GSM 850 900 1800 1900 MHz GPRS/EDGE
Tri band UMTS 850 1900 2100, and HSPA+
LTE freq: 700MHz
Platform: Qualcomm APQ8060
CPU: 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3
GPU: Adreno 220
Weight: 135 g (4.8 oz)
Dimensions: 130 mm (5.1 in) (h)
69 mm (2.7 in) (w)
9.5 mm (0.37 in) (d)
Screen dimension: 114 mm (4.5 in)
Resolution: 800x480
Internal Storage: 16GB
SD Card: up to 32GB
Bluetooth: 3.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
Main camera: 8MP w/ LED flash
Secondary camera: 2MP
Power: 1850 mAh
Peripherals: capacitive touchscreen, proximity & light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, digital compass, A-GPS
CM Support: 9, 10, 10.1, 10.2, 11


Heimdall 1.4.0 for Mac does not seem to work with this device. You will need to use the above Odin instructions on XDA. See this issue for more information:

Get CyanogenMod for the Galaxy S II Skyrocket

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How to install CyanogenMod on the Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Or build CyanogenMod yourself

Build guide

How to build CyanogenMod for the Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Source code


Additional resources

Special boot modes

  • Recovery: Hold Vol Up & Vol Down, press Power for two seconds, and continue to hold Vol Up & Down for about ten seconds after, or until in recovery.
  • Download: Hold Vol Down & Vol Up, insert the USB cable, and continue to hold Vol Down & Up until the disclaimer is shown. Ignore the instruction to insert the USB cable two sentences from now.

Known Issues

To see a list of known issues, or to submit an issue, visit the Known Issues page for the Galaxy S II Skyrocket.

Find help online

You may find assistance with the Galaxy S II Skyrocket on Internet Relay Chat or on the CyanogenMod forums.


The following people are maintainers for this device: David Ferguson

Edit the skyrocket device template

This wiki has a "master" device template for adjusting settings pertaining specifically to the Galaxy S II Skyrocket (learn more). To change these master settings, edit the wiki device template at Template:device_skyrocket.

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