`` Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with XXKP8 ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with XXKP8 ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware

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After the success of Firmwares XXKP1XXKP2 for Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Android 4.0 and Android 4.0.1 respectively, it’s now time that an all new leak of Android 4.0.3 to hit the servers. What a day for Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 users, it’s the first day of the year 2012 and we are here with the 1st article of the year for Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 users. In the due course of the article we will check out on how you can apply this firmware which is dubbed as XXKP8 Android 4.0.3.

Please note that this release of 4.0.3 is not an official release from Samsung Electronics and there is no ETA on by when this update of Android 4.0.3 will be pushed officially via KIES. Also, since this is the leaked version and not the final version it has to be updated using the Odin and not via KIES. Please note that this is not the official firmware released by Samsung Electronics and also we don’t have any ETA for the same.

Advisory: This update should not be applied to the phones which are NETWORK LOCKED DEVICES, if you still continue to update your phone then we cannot guarantee on the consequences.

This firmware still has some bugs which are minor though but will be solved in the coming versions which will be rolling out soon. Just in case if you feel that there are some bugs which needs urgent attention then do let us know in the comments section as we will try our level to pass the same to the developers.

Note: This update is not for Galaxy S2 I9100G users and is strictly for the devices of whose the model number is GT I9100. If you are not sure of the Model number then you can find by dialing “*#1234#” in your phone after which you will get to see the model number of your phone.

Disclaimer: Please note that this process of firmware update is not recommended for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced users. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in any manner after applying this update.

Rooting Information:

  • Applying this firmware in your Galaxy S2 won’t Root your device.
  • Just in case if you have rooted your device then after applying this firmware, the rooting access will be revoked.

We will soon come up with an article in the next few coming days wherein you can easily root your Galaxy S2 on XXKI4 Android 4.0.3 Firmware.

So, to keep things simple, you need to follow the list of Pre Requisites first and once you are done with those you need to head to the procedure to update Galaxy S2 with 4.0.3 Firmware in the next page.


  1. hi how can i download chinese firmware for samsung s2, i buy at australia. thanks

  2. Works life a charm! Thanks!

  3. i updated my s2 to ics 4.0.3 unfortunately i’m having issues with this update. it freezes on the samsung logo when it restarts. i mean samsung did updated this on my phone. it’s frustrating don’t know what’s going on??

  4. My ringtone says unknown ringtone after i have recieved a call or text then i keep missing calls.When i try to change it in the sounds menu it then freezes and i hav eto reboot to get it to work.

  5. Hello, I want to ask, does this update contain the languages Arabic and Hebrew ? i’ll be waiting for a reply from someone who tried this update, thanks.

  6. I want to upgrade ICS my galaxy S2. Though I have heard that after upgrading ICS, Kies does not support software update furthermore. Samsung also say they will not grande about security. So should I proceed or not. Give me advice.

  7. Hey guys, i am unable to view the complete messages which i have backed up before the OS upgrade of my S2. can someone help me out on this?

  8. Hi…i want to downgrade to 2.3.3 or 2.3.6 from ics since i have the same probs mentioned above. Can you please provide me the link for the rom for 2.3.3 or 2.3.6

  9. amm not able to finish it. it strucks at set partition. what shall be done, pls advice

  10. hi.

    my samsung galaxy s II just updated automatically and now i have the android version 4.0.3 but my phone keeps freezing, i cant get on the internet on my phone and all it does it comes up white blank screen then a black blank screen then goes back to contacts or home screen with a pop up saying sorry, internet isnt working.

  11. can we downgrade this version to 2.3.5 or 2.3.3 gb ??if we can please send me the link….

  12. Too many glitches on this updaye…homescreen lock is the main problem…can the version of my s2 downgrade?

  13. hey i tries the odi updating from another server but now it dosnt reboots and black screen comes as a homescreen…….wt to do??

  14. it doesnt work what am i suposed to do

  15. no bro it says internet has unfortunately closed only google chrome works and when dialing numbers its very slow

  16. My internet is not working after installing the latest firmware for Gti9100 samsung galaxy s2

  17. didnt get update from the galaxy s2 19100 2.3.5

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