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Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 – Steps to Install Alpha 7.0 ICS Android 4.0 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS LogoUpdates for one of the largest selling smartphone seems unstoppable for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 as just a couple of days back, a new alpha version of ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 Android firmware has arrived. As per our close sources and as per the recent developments we can now say that the beta version of the Ice Cream Sandwich firmware will soon be released and we will be covering the same only on AndroidAdvices.com. This release of firmware has few things which work while since it is still in the alpha stage, some of the things still don’t function which too we will see in the due course of this article.

Advisory: This update should only be applied to the smart phones which is having the model number as “Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 / I9000B”. If you apply this update in any other phones then the phones will be bricked for which we should not be held responsible. Also, this update should not be applied to the phones which are network locked devices as it will lock the phone again just in case if you have unlocked. This update should not be applied to any other phones apart from this even if they have similar phone model numbers like I9000T etc.

Let’s check out the things which work in this alpha build of Ice Cream Sandwich firmware for your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 below.

Now, after this you need to proceed to follow the list of Pre Requisites which you need to follow before proceeding.

Caution: This article is not for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced level users or the developers. Though we have taken extreme measures so as to make this article as simple as possible that even a starter can follow it, it’s highly recommended to follow all the instructions properly or else you may also end up bricking up the phone.

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  1. Sorry Yaar*

  2. Hey NEAL where is the zip file to download i cannot see it any where gaar

  3. i aint receiving network…
    i use dolphin
    please help out

  4. i am not getting network for my cel…
    I uSE dolphin

  5. hi..im new here
    i would like to know..if my phone that i just bought.. a samsung galaxy s (china Mobile) really can use android ..
    the company said to me..my phone has no android..until i sent back to the shop n install android thing..n put some cash on it..

    model i9100
    fcc id: A3sgh i900
    ssn:i9100 gsmh
    with 2 simcard slot…
    is this a true samsung galaxy or fake one? i didnt find any info about the phone detailss

  6. Guys _I have tried my level best to get rid of the firmware Gingerbread XXJVK to Icream Sandwitch but some how I am stuck
    may sound dumb but Odin does not work for me no matter what I do.. The minute I connect my phone with a usb cable with my laptop or any other pc I get an error \ The usb is not recognized blah blah blah\ I have installed every possible driver and tried my level best to get this issue fixed I just cant get to Odin and I am going mad and want a new version on my phone
    I have Rom Manager installed I have rooted my phone every thing but I am just stressed out now -I tried Kies but it does not work

    I am fedup any help please how can I update my phone to a new version I am sick and tired now

    Attaching the actual error below

    One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognized it for assistance in solving this problem. click this message…

    I get this error in any computer i plug my phone to..

  7. Hey when will this enter into beta phase???

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  9. Hi neal.. i updated my Galaxy S to 2.3.5 xfjva.. i am havin a strange problem with my back key. when i touch the back key it gives me two vibrations or haptic feedback.. is it a know issue or am i the only one facing this problem? please reply soon.. thnx..

  10. awesome write-up with thanks for your information very useful

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