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Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 – Steps to Install Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 Alpha Firmware

Advisory: This update should only be applied to the smart phones which is having the model number as “Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000”. 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 I9000B or I9000T etc.

Galaxy S ICS LogoIce cream Sandwich update will arrive to all the phones which are supporting the Gingerbread 2.3 was the statement by Google Inc. when it had unveiled the Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 which is the latest version of Android OS for smart phones after the Gingerbread release which was 2.3 version. If you are just thinking on why honeycomb 3.1 will not be arriving for the smart phones then the reason is that Honeycomb is a tablet specific Android version and doesn’t support the mobile phones or say smart phones. So, coming back to the point, we will see in the due course of the article on how you can install the latest alpha build of the Ice Cream Sandwich on your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000.

This article will be of great help for all the users who are developers and want to try something new. It’s barely a month after the release of the Ice cream sandwich Android OS and we are here with a article which is the alpha release for the Samsung Galaxy S. This is a proof that Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 is indeed one of the phones which will be receiving the ICS 4.0 sooner than later.

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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.

Over a period of this article we will see on what are the list of pre requisites followed by the list of things which work in the alpha release of the ice cream Sandwich and then the procedure to apply this ICS alpha build in your Galaxy S GT I9000.


86 comments

  1. Thanks .. it works perfect.. i just wanted to know that how can i connect my phone to Samsung Kies now.. i have a backup of all my contacts there.. and i cant connect the phone because there is no option like “connect to kies” in this firmware.. Thanks for the help.. waiting for your reply.. 

  2. Thanks .. it works perfect.. i just wanted to know that how can i connect my phone to Samsung Kies now.. i have a backup of all my contacts there.. and i cant connect the phone because there is no option like “connect to kies” in this firmware.. Thanks for the help.. waiting for your reply.. 

  3. badraldaa hairtai shvv

  4. Hey, ive followed all the correct proceedure, came to the install from zip from sd. once clicked that it started installing and now it keeps rebooting and trying to install the rebooting again! Please help

  5. Do I really have to downgrade to XXJVT? I already have XXJVU installed. And does it compatible if i backup using CWM on XXJVU and then restore on ICS? if not, how do you backup the apps with its data if you’re suggesting? And does it take more RAM?

  6. it’s still not support Arabic ?

  7. sir i have samsung galaxy gt i9003 is this trick applicable for my phone plz rply

  8. I’ve successfully updated the Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 Alpha Firmware,, but how come About Phone still showing XXJVT 2.3.5, and not Ice Cream 4.0?

  9. What does it mean for developers? and how can be developer?

  10. Hi Neal,

    can u tell by when ice cream sandwich 4.0 normal version will be coming out for Samsung gGlaxy S GT I9000

  11. Hi Neal,

    After installing 2.3.5 XXJVS GB on my I9000, battery is getting drained drastically.
    I have to charge 3 times a day (which is very discusting). I am using the same apps as before upgrading from froyo
    Earlier i was on 2.2 FROYO, then i used to get battery life for 2 days (even with all the apps running).
    Can you plz help me with this.

    Thanks
    Pradeep

  12. phone is not turning on it get stuck saying samsung gt i9000(powered by fugumod)

  13. I am trying to update my galaxy s i9000 to ICS but while im flashing the Beta rom im getting an error: \error in sdcard update.zip: status 7\ can somehelp help me with this?

  14. Hi Neal,

    So sorry for the late response but I just remembered that I had forgotten to thank you! Yes, I figured the \cure\ after about 10 full minutes of panicking & had already settled the issue that night itself.
    Anw, thanks so much for your support!
    Keep up the great spirit! =)

  15. it is saying signature verification fails

  16. Will this procedure also work when I upgrade from 2.3.4 XXJVP to 4.0??

  17. chaitanya chaphalkar

    can u just predict how much time it will take to release beta version cuz i m dying to hav this 4.0 firmware update on my sgs gt i9000.

  18. chaitanya chaphalkar

    hey Neal,
    I checked the list of icecream sandwich confirmed devices from samsung, bt it doesnt say that galaxy s gt i9000 will be receiving this update.. will it really be available for my galaxy s gt i9000 xxjvt 2.3.5????

  19. dose ICS 4.0 support arabic language.

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