Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 have waited a lot when we talk about getting latest ICS Android 4.0.4 release, but now you don’t have to wait for this release as a Stock firmware of ICS 4.0.4 has been leaked out in worldwide and is offic
ially out in UK. This build of firmware ICS 4.0.4 XXLQ5 has no official release date of Jellybean 4.0.4 for Galaxy S2, but we promise you that as soon as it arrives we will deliver it to you. But for now there are still no leaks of Jellybean 4.1 for Samsung Galaxy S II GT I9100 model. This is the first update of ICS 4.0.4 firmware which is being released. All the things of this firmware works excellently but there be some negligible bugs.
This update which we are going to discuss in this article can only be applied on Samsung Galaxy S II GT I9100 model. Applying this update on another device or model may give unwanted result. If anything happens to your device while applying this update neither we nor the developer will be responsible, so proceed at your own risk.
- Backup all the important data’s on your phone, so that there is no data loss during the process.
- You must charge your phone at least 70 % so that there will be no Power interruption.
- Disable all the security suites installed in your device as it may interrupt the process of firmware update.
- Enable USB debugging path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy S2 with ICS 4.0.4 firmware update:
Step 1: Install Odin, but if you have it previously open it and reboot your phone so as to enter it in Download mode. To do so, press and hold volume down + center + power buttons for few seconds until a green robot is shown indicating the Download Mode has been entered.
Step 2: Now connect your phone to the computer keeping Odin open, once you have connected you will see the ID: COM section is turned yellow indicating that you have installed all the drivers successfully.
Step 3: After that you have to install USB Drivers in your computer and then move to the path “Settings > Wireless & Network > USB Settings” ensuring that “Samsung KIES” option is ticked before connecting your phone to the computer.
Step 4: Click the below mentioned corresponding options in Odin and click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update.
PIT – u1_02_20120326_emmc_EXT4_8GB.pit
PDA – I9100_CODE_I9100XXLQ5_CL753921_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5
CSC – GT-I9100-MULTI-CSC-OXALQ5.tar.md5
Phone – MODEM_I9100XXLQ5_REV_02_CL1165929.tar.md5
Step 5: As soon as the device will be successfully updated it will be restarted, and the moment you see the home screen or language preference setting options disconnect and turn off your phone in recovery mode. You can enter recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up button + the Home key button and while holding that button turn on your phone.
Step 6: Now in recovery mode select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition” to clear all the cache data in your device. Once you have done with it select “reboot system now” as the device reboots check whether the firmware update has been applied or not from the path “Settings > About phone > Firmware version” where it will be mentioned as XXLQ5.
In case if your device is not updated and gets in boot loop mode, then you have to again clear the cache from the recovery mode and restart the procedure from beginning.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy S2 with ICS 4.0.4 firmware update. If you meet any problem while following the procedure mentioned in the article, we are always there to help you in all the possible ways.
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