Manual Update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Jellybean 4.3 Android OS – Guide

Jellybean 4.3For all those users who are having Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 Android smartphone waiting for Official Jellybean 4.3 Android OS can now rejoice as we will be checking out on how you can install the same. Though there is no official update released yet for the device, all thanks to the Cyanogen mod team for coming out with the same. This firmware comes with much needed stability along with the new features and personalization options which makes this worth installing.

So, after the list of quick pre requisites mentioned below, you will need to head over to the next page where we have summed up the detailed guide which will help you update the firmware.

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy S2 I9100 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps,

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

  • As this is the custom ROM firmware, you need to make sure that you have rooted your device. To check on whether your Galaxy S2 is rooted or not, you will have to download the “Root Checker” app from the PLAY Store. If your phone is not rooted, then you need to root the same with the help of below mentioned steps;

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Official ICS 4.0.4 XWLPO Firmware

How to Root Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on ICS XWLPO 4.0.4 Firmware

Assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned steps, proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply this Jellybean 4.3 firmware update in your device.

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