How To Install Android 4.0 ICS on Samsung Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S : Tutorial ( flashing ICS on Galaxy S / S II) - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source code is available for download and many of the developers are trying to port the Ice Cream Sandwich on to the popular smarphones. In the earlier post there is a method mentioned on How to Install Android 4.0.1 ICS on HTC Leo HD2 which is also based on the same source code release. In this article you will be learning about How to Install Ice Cream Sandwich onto Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy S.
As the build is in Alpha stage many basic features like camera, WiFI, Bluetooth, Sound might not work so I don’t recommend following this tutorial if you are using handsets for daily use. For testing purposes the choice is upto you.
Disclaimer : I don’t hold any responsibility for any kind of loss or malfunctioning of the device after following this tutorial, So you might follow the below steps at your own risk.
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Inorder to initiate the flashing process your phone should get rooted first. Flashing of ClockworkMod Recovery should be done too. Next you need to charge the battery enough that it can stay atleast for 5 minutes because if there is no sufficient battery, there are chances of getting bricked during the process. Make sure that you create a backup before starting the process.
Now let’s get this started step by step !
Step 1 :
First you need to download the file of Ice Cream Sandwich on to your PC. Choose one from below :
Step 2 :
To the root of the mobile’s storage media the specific ICS file must be transferred by connecting your phone via USB.
Once transferring of file is completed you need to switch off your device.
Step 4 :
By simultaneously holding Home+Volume Up+Power button just get booted into ClockworkMod Recovery and this should be done till the main menu appears on the screen.
Now you need to scroll down to the mounts and storage then format/system. Next you have to format /data and /cache.
Then you need to navigate to menu and after that wipe data / factory reset .
For flashing Ice Cream Sandwich to your phone, Go to main menu : Now install zip from sdcard > then you have to choose zip from sdcard > then choose the name of file you downloaded in step 1.
Thats it ! Now you must be able to see Android 4.0 ICS installed on your Samsung Galaxy S Or S II if the above steps are followed carefully !