How to Update Vodafone Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Official ICS 4.0.3 Firmware
Vodafone powered Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 now gets an all new Official ICS update. In the due course of this article we will be checking out a detailed procedure on how you can update with official version of your region which are Spain, united Kingdom, Romania, Ireland & Germany. Please note that we don’t have the detailed list of change log on what are the changes with which firmware but as in when we get the details, we will update with the same. Though most of the users might have got the official update via OTA but just in case if you haven’t got the update or say just in case if you are on the custom ROM firmware then you can apply the same manually by following this article. This update is dubbed as BULPC Android 4.0.3 Firmware.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Rooting Information: Applying this update doesn’t mean that you need to root the device before & also the device will not get rooted after applying this update. Just in case if your device is rooted, after applying this update the rooting access will be revoked. We will soon come up with the rooting process at the earliest.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- All the data there in your Galaxy S GT I9000 needs to be backed up, ensure that you are using the below mentioned steps to backup all your data. Since this update is not yet officially pushed via KIES, it won’t be detected in KIES as of now.
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”
- Minimum charge left in the phone should be 80% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. (If you don’t follow this step then the chances are more that your phone may get DEAD for which we should not be responsible).
- Enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy S2 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
- Disable all the security suites installed in your computer and uninstall all antivirus tools in your computer so as to ensure that the firmware update is not interrupted in the middle of the process.
Assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, let’s head to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed tutorial on how to apply this update.