`` Tutorial to Update Galaxy S I9000 with ICS 4.0.3 RC1 Firmware

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 with ICS 4.0.3 RC1 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS New logoAbout a much talked about firmware these days, none other than Ice Cream Sandwich, the beta versions seem to be an everyday affair. Not to forget since most of them are still in the making and are buggy but just in case if you wish to update with an all new build of ROM of ICS which ropes in the latest Android 4.0.3 version of firmware for Samsung Galaxy S. Please note that this is not the Official version released by Samsung Electronics and is the version which is released by the third party developers. Also, in the process of applying this update, you need to root the phone which will void the warranty. For your simplicity we have broken this article in two different pages wherein in this page we will see the information about pre Requisites followed by the procedure in the next page on how to apply this update.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000.

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So, lets proceed to the next page where we will see the list of pre requisites you need to follow and then we will move on to the procedure


  1. Hi, I have tried updating my Galaxy S to IC but when I did this through ODIN it failed and now my phone wont start up, is there a quick fix or is my phone knackered for good ?, Please advise, im totally stuck

  2. need a help friend. please send me your phone number. really need it. i had corrupted my phone.

  3. signature: verification error… unable to upgrade to Android 4.0.. so sad.. :(

  4. hi pradeep,im from asian with firmware zsjpj.can i use this firmware with upgrade to mIUI and the next ICS?please explain procedure upgrade…thkzzz

  5. is it also for galaxy s plus???

  6. after updating my galaxy s with miui,
    my camera doesnt showing panorama mode. why?

  7. Dear pradeep,
    After I updating ICS_4.0.3_MR1-RC4.2_I9000, the sim tool kit as well as sim directory is not available at all…I don’t want to go again for 2.3.6 version..Can you help me in this regard…if do so, let me know…

  8. i have a galaxy s upgraded to 2.3.3. I want to update it to 4.0.3 .so is it strictly necessary to initially update to 2.3.6 xxjvu ? if yes then why only xxjvu ?
    please reply soon !!

  9. can you please make this update for Glaxaxy S plus. People would really appreciate it. thanks

  10. Here is another how to install ICS 4.0.3 on Galaxy S

  11. galaxys_I9000_ICS_4.0.3.zip

    They all give signature verification error.

  12. any ics for galaxy note??? wen will it b available???

  13. i’ve got my samsung galaxy s running on gingerbread XXJVR and when I try to install the zip file
    there becomes a error wich aborts the installiaton
    i’ve tried to instal ics with a lot of different update tutorial and always the same error
    this can’t be normal ?

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