How to Update Galaxy R I9103 with Official ICS Android 4.0.4 Firmware

Procedure to Update Galaxy R I9103 with Official ICS XWLP2 Android 4.0.4 Firmware:

  • Download the XWLP2 ICS 4.0.4 Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract both the zip files preferably to your desktop and Open ODIN in your computer.
  • Up next, turn off your Galaxy R I9103 device so that it can be entered in the download mode. Download Mode in Galaxy R I9103 can be entered by pressing the Volume Down rocker key + power button at the same time while the device is turned Off. If the device starts in the normal mode, you need to re try the process of the entering the device into the download mode.
  • Once the device enters in the Download Mode, connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable and click on “PDA” in Odin to select the tar file which you got after extracting the XWLP2 firmware. Ensure that the ID : COM section in Odin has turned yellow or else the firmware can’t be applied.
  • Click on “Start” for starting the process of firmware update. As soon as the firmware is updated successfully, the Galaxy R will be rebooted. It will take around 4 – 5 minutes for rebooting the device. Please note that it may take longer time than expected for applying the update.

Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. Congratulations, you have now successfully applied the update of Official ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware in your Galaxy R I9103 which you can check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version”.

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