How to Update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Super Nexus Jellybean 4.1.1 Custom ROM Firmware

SuperNexus LogoFor your Galaxy S2 GT I9100 smartphone, here arrives one more custom ROM firmware named as “SuperNexus” which promises to create a redefined experience when it comes to the user interface. While there is still no estimated time line on by when there will be an official update for this device, you can install this update till then. Full credits to the developer Faryaab for coming up with this custom ROM firmware which ropes in the magic of Jellybean 4.1 firmware. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on what are the different features of this custom ROM along with the detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update along with the essential pre requisites.

As per the developer, there are few bugs but when we used this firmware, there are hardly any bugs but if at all you come across with any bugs then feel free to comment in the comments section below. We have also mentioned the screen captures on how this custom ROM firmware looks like.

If your device is not rooted then you will have to root the same with the help of below mentioned steps. You can be on any rooted firmware and not necessarily on a particular firmware, only thing you need to ensure is that its preferred to be on the ICS based firmware.

How to Update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Official XXLQ5 ICS 4.0.4 Firmware

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Caution: This update is strictly for the I9100 Model only and not for the devices which have the model number as I9100G. You can get the model number info from the “Settings > About Phone > Model Number”.

ROM Features:

  • Fully De odexed
  • Zip aligned APKs
  • Rooted (Super SU)
  • Busy Box Installed
  • No 3rd Party App
  • ZERO Bloat ware
  • Official Jelly Bean Boot animation (From Official Nexus S Android 4.1.1 Factory Image)
  • Init.d Support
  • Bash & Nano Support
  • Native SIP/VOIP Support
  • Open VPN Support
  • EXT4 File System Optimizations
  • Boot Animation Performance Enhancements
  • Galaxy S II Device Settings as an App
  • Extended Power Menu (Reboot, Recovery & Download Options)
  • Power key Camera Shutter (Click Power Button To Capture Image/Video in Camera App)
  • Device Hardware Information (Settings>About Device>Hardware Information)
  • T9 Dialer Functionality (Smart Dialer)
  • Landscape Dialer Support
  • Increased Tab Limit in Stock Browser From 16 To 64
  • Huge APN & SPN List
  • Tweaked Progress Spinners Values (Silky Smooth Loading Spinners)
  • Allowed Any File-Type To Be Downloaded
  • Allowed Installation Of Apps From Unknown Sources By Default
  • Disabled Data Roaming By Default
  • Improved Scrolling Cache
  • Reduced Boot Time

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions. It is very unlikely that there will be any damage to your Galaxy S2 if you follow all the instructions.

Screen Captures:

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All the data in your Galaxy S2 GTI9100 smartphone should be backed up with the help of below steps. Once you have created a backup of all the data, connect your device and place all the backup files in your computer. Once the backup files are copied to your computer, disconnect the same.

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

From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, you will have to enable the USB Debugging Mode. Ensure that the minimum charge left is not less than 40% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this update in your Galaxy S2 GTI9100.

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