If you are the proud owner of recently launched Acer Iconia Tab A200 then here is very good news to them as this tablet now gets an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update which is eagerly awaited for many of the smartphones and tablets. Acer Iconia Tab A200 is certainly not the first Android tablet to be updated with Ice Cream Sandwich, as earlier Motorola Xoom has received Android 4.0 update.
Acer has started rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich update to Iconia Tab A200 device as it was promised by them during the launch last month. If you are the proud owner of this tablet then you can check for the update which is available over the air and as reported many users have also received the notification on their tablets too. As of now we don’t see any change log provided by Acer about the update but we are clear that it will provide quite a number of offering and features as we talked of Ice Cream Sandwich. Moreover this would bring a lot of change the operating system and enhances various features.
Just as reported many users in European countries like United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Germany have received this update but users in United States have tried to check manual update but it says no update to them. For those users who have don’t see any update as of now, they are advised to see for updated in couple hours or may be in day or two.
If you have received OTA notifications then you can pull it down from your notifications bar and click on Download button to proceed with the installation. Once the downloading of files is done, you need to install the updates and your tablet will be restarted twice to successfully see the update running on your tablet. If you encountered error then please try again to update your tablet with the same.
For the users who didn’t receive any notifications they can check out manually by going through Menu > Settings > About tablet > System update and Check Now.
Once the tablet is updated with the latest firmware of Android 4.0 you will see the following in About phone which is located Settings > About tablet –
Android Version : 4.0.3
Image Version : Acer_AV041_A200_1.037.00_PA_CUS1
Kernel Version : 188.8.131.52+
Build Number : Acer_AV041_A200_1.097.00_PA_CUS1
Image P/N : FM.S16A0.024
Do let us know if you were able to update successfully your Iconia A200 from Acer.