Samsung’s negligence for Galaxy Series of handsets seems like a never ending tussle and for all those who are having Epic 4G Touch smartphone can now feel free and happy as we will be discussing about on how you can apply the update of ICS Android 4.0 firmware. A Big shout out to the QBKing77 as well as Shabbypenguin user of ACS who has come up with this workaround. This all new firmware is dubbed as E4GT comes with the goodness of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware version which ropes in tons of new features both on enhancement as well as on the visual front. Please be informed that this is not an Official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics and also there is no ETA on by when there will be an official firmware update of ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if anything wrong happens to your device after following the instructions though it is very unlikely if you follow the instructions which are mentioned in this article carefully.
Over a period of this article we will be discussing about on what are the list of pre requisites which you need to follow and also we will be checking out on a detailed article wherein we will be discussing about on how to apply this firmware in your phone. Please stick to the instructions which are mentioned so as to ensure safe and faster firmware update process.
List of Pre Requisites:
- Backing up all the data present in your phone is a must and the same can be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Please note that you should backup the data using the PC Suites as there is a possibility that the phone may not get detected in your PC Suite.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
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 phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Ensure that the USB Debugging option is ticked as shown in the below screen capture.
- Minimum charge left in the phone should be at least 60% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- If you have already updated the my touch 4G device with any of the custom ROM then you need to enter into the recovery mode first and need to select “Wipe data/factory reset”, “Wipe Cache partition” and after this you need to also select “reboot system” so as to restart the phone. Additionally, you also need to clear the Dalvik cache from the recovery mode from the “advanced” option.
Assuming that you have rooted your device and ready to proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware update in your device.