Can i Upgrade my Android Mobile to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS?

Android Ice Cream Sandwich UpgradeQuestion : I have a Samsung Galaxy Mobile and wanted to know if i could update my phone to the latest Ice Cream Sandwich version or not. Is it very easy or should i visit a Service Center to get it upgraded. What the the available options and how could i know if this is compatible with my device or not.

Answer : After the recent Ice Cream Sandwich launch there have been many questions from our readers, whether their mobile phones can be upgraded from either Eclair, froyo or gingerbread to ICS or not and if yes what would be the process. Before we start discussing we need to actually understand that whenever there is a new software available, it does not mean that it could be compatible with your hardware of the device. Hence its important to first ensure about the compatibility of the same by just comparing the minimum specifications of the new software vs the current hardware you have.

Upgrade Android Ice Cream Sandwich

As you can see above most of our Galaxy Ace, Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 etc users have been sending us questions on how could they upgrade and the same options apply which were discussed above. Now lets discuss more on what are the actual hardware requirements before we can upgrade to the Android 4.0 version. There have been many speculations that this update is going to ‘run all on devices’ means its designed in such a way that it would work on any device be it a tablet or a mobile phone with any screen size but there are two basic and important requirements.

  • Ram : The Ram of your device should be of a minimum of 256 Mb which would handle the large applications.
  • GPU : There should be decent enough GPU on your device to process all the queries in the background.

If your android device does not meet these demand’s then the chances of you upgrading your device are less. We have had recently published a article on Upgrading Galaxy S to Ice Cream Sandwich which was only possible because of the hardware match for the I9000 mobile.

The CyanogenMod team which has been released awesome firmwares for Google Nexus S, Dell Streak, HTC Sensation, HTC Wildfire etc have also informed about the above hardware requirements after testing the CM9 which will be specifically for ICS and would be released within 2 weeks of the code availability. As of now other manufacturers are also getting ready with the customizations availability on their devices in the form of Sense, Motoblur, Touchwiz etc and are going to release the same in around two months once the Nexus Prime is released. This ensures that the Google’s official phone would get first preference followed by other handsets which is why the Motorola Droid Razr also could not get the ICS and was released with gingerbread software.

Especially Samsung as we talk is much concerned about the perfect working so that users don’t complain in the future. Some manufacturers like Asus and Acer release the updates quickly but issues of Wi Fi and force closes comes up and later on they release the patch updates for the same but this process leaves you with time waste.

Samsung with most of their high end phones are nearly about to receive updates while some of them have received it the following are the updates confirmed for the devices –
AT & T Customers : Galaxy S II (SGH-i777), Galaxy S II Skyrocket (SGH-i727), Galaxy Note (SGH-i717), Captivate Glide (SGH-i927) and Galaxy Tab 8.9 (SGH-i957).
Sprint Customers : Nexus S 4G (SPH-d720) ICS Update is Available! and for Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch (SPH-d710).
Verizon : Galaxy Tab 10.1 (SCH-i905) and Galaxy Tab 7.7 (SCH-i815)
T Mobile : Samsung Galaxy S II (SGH-t989), Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (SGH-t769), Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (SGH-t869) and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (SGH-t859)

Back to the original question, we will keep you updated if your phone can be upgraded to this latest software release or not, while you can yourself do your homework by cross checking your device’s hardware configuration. The upgrade instructions would be similar to what you have been experiencing for Android 2.1 Éclair, Android 2.2 Froyo, Android 2.3 Gingerbread or Android 3.0 Honeycomb and you wont have to go through any different procedures. Google has not announced any specific instructions regarding the hardware requirements for ICS but the above ones are for better and smooth performance on your device. The availability of the same would be completely dependent on the manufacturers of the respective devices because they need to test the same and then make it available for their users.

  • sree karan

    hi i have q.
    if i update my phone(dell strek) al my apps will gone?

  • Pujan Shrestha

    hey i am talking about Samsung GT S5302

  • amit

    how can know Ram and gpu of our phone?

    • Pradeep Neela

      you need to find the same via Google or via the retail box

  • amit

    is update available for SGH-T769 now?

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes, its very much available for your device..

  • Pujan Shrestha

    I hav got GT S5302 android 2.3.6 with 289MB ram but dont know whats GPU… i want upgrade my phone to ICS….Can anyone tell whaats GPU??

    • Pradeep Neela

      which smartphone you are talking about?

  • santhosh

    Hi there!my phone is celkon A86 android 2.3(Ginger bread).I want to upgrade it to Ice Cream Sandwich…my question is:Can I able to upgrade with my android version which is ginger bread(2.3) ?if not what will be available to my phone??plz kindly answer me….thanx in advance.

  • rahul thind

    Hi i want to upgrade my karbonn A7 android 2.3.66 version to ice cream sandwich version more than 4.0

    • Pradeep Neela

      officially there are no updates

  • Ajit Lawand

    I Wan’t To Update my Galaxy y s5360 who i can do (to jelly bin Or snadwich)

  • chetan chaudhary

    I want to upgrade my htc explorer (Android 2.3.5.) To ICS…………..IT IS POSSIBLE? If Yes then HOW?

  • rohit

    hey , i’ve galaxy tab 7.0(p1000) , can it be upgraded to ICE CREAM SANDWICH ?????/

  • devasish

    I own an Samsung GT-I9220 phone and this seems to run on Gingerbread.XXKL3. I want to upgrade to Icecream sandwich (ICS). How can I do it. Also There are a lot of factory installed applications that I don’t want but I cannot uninstall them as the uninstall option is not highlighted. Kindly help

  • Sharath

    Can we upgrade galaxy ace s5830 to ics..?? the upgrade officially available..??

  • vineeth

    does samsung galaxy ace plus (gt-s7500) gets ics update ??? am eagerly waiting for it since many months !!! plz reply me ..thanks in advance

  • Mariselvam

    plz tell the flash tool password sir please quickly

  • Gordon

    ICS is awesome, I just upgraded my Samsung GT-P1000 from Froyo to ICS 4.0.4, It looks and feels cool……..

    • chetubc

      I want to upgrate mine also to ICS.. please let me kno the xact steps u went thru or the link u followed
      and secondly is ur cam, wifi and every things are workin fine or any problems are there..?
      thanks in advance.

      • Pradeep Neela

        which phone you are using??

  • Prashinraj

    i have a galaxy y  can i upgrade it to  ICS.  plz help…..

  • Rajat Rox

    plz help me too 

    i have a samsung galaxy y 
    can i upgrade it to ICS

  • Artūrs Bērziņš

    i have a problem i have samsung galaxy s5363 and kies program say it run,s on latest firmware but can i update it to ICS 4.0 or i can only download themes and stuff?

  • Jay Soren

    respected sir i am Jay and i have a phone that is karbonn a1 anrod with 2.2 fryo os and i want to upgrade to any other next version e.g…2.3….can i upgrade it …..sir please help me…….

    • Pradeep Neela

      as of now karbonn mobile doesn’t have the ICS upgrade

  • Khwaja A Muqeet

    I have a Samsung galaxy infuse can i upgrade it to ice cream sandwich?

  • shaddy

    My phone is Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18. Is it compatible with the phone if i upgrade to 4.0 or 4.1? . Please help me as i’m planning to upgrade it.. Thanks in advance!

  • Ponmalar

    I’m having Samsung Ace GT – S5830 with version Android 2.2.1 can i upgrade this to 4.0 or else?

    • Pradeep Neela

      Android 4.0 version is not yet out

  • Krish

    Hi, As seen from the above article, SGH-T859 is compatible to upgrade to ICS 4. Could you update (when available) the procedure to update the same pls..Krish

  • Andrew

    Can I upgrade my VPAD7 from android 2.2 to any higher version?
    Memory Type NAND Flash
    Internal Storage 512 MB
    Processor Speed 600MHz
    CPU Qualcomm MSM7227

    If yes please give me the procedure.
    Thanks for you support in advance!

  • khemraj

    how to upgrade android 2.3.6 to 4.0 for my sony ericsson live with walkman
    please tell me fast

  • nozar

    update orupgrade my mobilr

  • shauvik

    Pls tell me the process or whether galaxy fit can be upgraded to ICS. So far it is now running on 2.3.6 gingerbread.

  • tryvichika


  • Ankit Agrahari

    How To Upgrade Android 2.2 Froyo to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich?
    My Tablet(Beetel Magiq bmq-01) Spec Are As Follow:-
    Processor- 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor
    RAM- 512 MB
    Operating System- Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo)

  • Nyein Lin

    I would like to know if the samsung galaxy y s5360 will get android version 3.0 or 4.0?

    • Amit Bhawani

      Most probably No!

  • yaj

    can i update or upgrade my samsung galaxy mini s5570 to ice cream 4.0 or android 4.0??

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can update the device!

      • yaj

        where can i get the firmware of android 4.0 or ice cream sandwich??and how can i update it??

  • Naser @ Tech Blog

    My Galaxy Fit is not fit for this upgrade yet. Hope it will be :)

  • anbu


  • Abhishek

    I have a Samsung Galaxy y Duos(GT-6102). can I update it to ICS? thanks in advance, your site is great, I hv learnt many things here.

  • ilah

    can samsung galaxy y (ginger bread) be updated to ICS?

  • Abhishek

    I have a Samsung Galaxy y Duos(GT-6102) running Android version 2.3.6. can it be upgraded to Android version 4(officially/unofficially)? please let me know.

    thanks in advance.

    • Amit Bhawani

      As of now the answer is NO for this

  • Rohit

    Can my lg optimus E400 be upgraded to ICS..??

    • Pradeep Neela

      no, as of now its not yet released!

  • Rohit

    can i upgrade my lg optimus E400 to ICS?

  • Gaurav

    I am using Micromax A60 with Android 2.1. Do you have any updates for my phone?

    • Pradeep Neela

      there are no updates as of now!

      • Gaurav

        Hi Pradeep,

        thanks for response. Dose it means it is under process of validation (then i have a reason to be happy) or it means that it is not yet planned… :(((

  • Teferi

    what will be latest version of android available for samsung galaxy w (GT-I8150 currently running 2.3.5) in the future? what about its GNU info. please ?

  • Michael Gonzales

    I have a Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 from T-Mobile. Will there be an update anytime soon to 4.0+ ICS ?

  • Ram

    I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus (GT-S7500) which has 512 MB RAM, Adreno 200 GPU chip and 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 mobile processor with this specifications can I upgrade to newer versions of Android such 3.0 or 4.0

  • niko di angelo

    i have a samsung galaxy ace GT-S5830 and it is running on 2.3.5 it has 278 mb ram and 800mhz processor i was wondering if i could update it to ics!

  • smit vora

    will ice cream sandwich support samsung galaxy 551? it has android version 2.2 froyo

  • visitor

    uuhm.. hi. i would like to know if i could upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Q (SGH-t589) it has an android 2.2 OS. i just wanna ask if it can be upgraded to ice cream sandwich 4.0.?

    thanks in advance. :D

  • Deekshith

    i hav a dell veneue with Android 2.2 Android 4 suitable for my cell phone to be updated… if not which better version suits it..if yes were can i get it updated.. do i need to get it done from a service centre o i can do it myself

  • Rishabh

    I have htc explorer with android 2.3.5 gingerbread …..please tell me whether it can be upgraded to honeycomb or ics?? waiting for reply asap..???

  • Kirana

    I upgrade my Mini to Gingerbread with Kies… In the middle of prcess, Its still working but there’s an alert said ‘Firmware upgrade is stop working’ Woaaaa… Help me T.T I can’t even upgrade my android.. Asap… Thanks~

  • KenL

    hi, what firmware is latest version for galaxy i5510? can galaxy i5510 upgrade to 3.0 or 4.0?

  • mohan

    hi i have htc droid incredible 2 currently runing froyo.
    can i upgrade to ICS ?

  • Parth Gajjar

    Is it possible to update galaxy ace 2.3.6 to 3.0 or 4.0 version?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Android 4.0 update will not come for Galaxy Ace.

  • shivu

    is it upgradable galaxy y os gingerbread to ics?

    • Pradeep Neela

      no not officially!

    • Pradeep Neela

      no not officially! but you can install the custom rom firmware!

  • andy

    what will be latest version of android available for samsung galaxy y in future/can u p/s give information on its GPU ?

  • Himanshu

    i have sony neo v
    there is ics update available for it..
    but i have read somewhere that it runs slow on it..
    should i update my mobile

  • Prashant

    I am using Spice CSL MI 410 right now OS 2.2.2
    hardware : 1GHZ CPU, 512 ROM , 4INCH screen.
    Can i Upgrade os 2.2 to 4.0 or 4.1 ICS
    Please Reply me

    • Yogesh Patel

      Officially there will be no update.

  • Gagan

    I have a HTC Explorer running Android 2.3.5 and wanted to know if it can be upgraded .Please let me know.

  • French

    I have a Samsung Vitality running Android 2.3.4 and wanted to know if it can be upgraded AND if there is a version it cannot be upgraded past due to HW limitations? Please let me know.

    • Amit Bhawani

      If its available we will update in this article itself.

  • Nitish

    will ever besamsung galaxy y be upgradable more than that of gingerbread..or it will use the same boring gingerbread interface..:(

  • faroz

    Hi Yogesh,

    can i upgrade my HTC Desire Z to ICS?

    If yes can u tell me the procedure???

    awaiting for ur reply

    • Pradeep Neela

      you can apply the update but un officially!

  • Austin Fields

    i have a question!
    i just bought my first android a couple of days ago and its the Samsung captivate glide. now i know for a fact it is be compatible with ICS but is there a way that if it doesn’t come preloaded that i can update it to ICS?
    its coming in the mail tomorrow.
    please reply

    • Yogesh Patel

      No, Pre Upgraded ICS phones doesn’t come now and Captivate Glide will never come with that, you need to do it at your end.

  • AndoidXCommunity

    Please dont ignore this?…▐▐▐▐▐

    Any ICS Update for Following Phones::::?????????????????

    Galaxy Y S5360 (290 MB RAM, 830 MHZ ARMv6, Android 2.3.5)


    Galaxy Y Duos S6102 (384 MB RAM, 832 MHZ ARMv6, Android 2.3 )


  • venth

    how can i update my mobile(galaxy pop) andriod os in official way plz tell me thanks in advance

    • Neela Pradeep

      ICS wont be available for the device!

  • Jimmy


    I currently have android 2.3.5 (HTC Desire) and I want to upgrade. Can any1 please let me know how do I do that?

    • Neela Pradeep

      yes you can apply the update with the ics one1

  • Bharat Vegad

    can i change android operating system in my htc desire s please sugest me other newer & better for me …

  • Ankit

    I have Sony Ericsson X10 mini Pro with android 2.1.
    I have been using this phone since one year and now i want it to upgrade the version of android it supports. Can you guys help me on this?

  • arpan

    can i upgrade android 3.0 in my samsung galaxy I5510

    • Amit Bhawani

      Bookmark this link where you can find all the updates about your Galaxy Y Phone

      • KenL

        Hi, the galaxy y Pro b5510 and galaxy i5510 what is different? or they r the same version
        Thank you very much for your topic.

  • Imran

    can i upgrad 3.0 on galaxy y ?

    • Pradeep Neela


  • Hassan

    I am using SonyEricsson Live with Walkman WT19i
    can i upgrade its 2.3 Gingerbird android software to latest 4.0???
    plz let me know :)

  • Felani

    I have galaxy W, Can I upgrade my samsung galaxy W to android ICS??

  • gobindapoddar

    can i upgrade my galaxy y into icecream sandwich 4

  • katie

    can my samsung galaxy s2 be upgraded from gb to ics? if so how and what benefits will i get from this?

  • jayson

    mine is alcatel Ot-980 , can i upgrade my 2.2 froyo to 4.0 ICS?

    • Neela Pradeep

      we are looking into your request and will soon come up with the same if possible!

  • Anurag

    I am using Spice MI 720 Tab in which 2.2 installed.
    Can you please update me any possibility of using Icecream Sandwitch.
    I would really appreaciate for your expert comments and advice.

  • pinakin miyani

    I have HTC wildfire S. can i Upgrade Android os to Honey comb or Ice-cream sandwich?
    Is it free to upgrade Aos i gallery?
    if you have any site then tell me
    Thank You.

    • Yogesh Patel

      please refer to the above table.

  • Deep Umesh Dwivedi

    Hii. I use galxy pro gtb7510. It has a hardware conf of 256mb ram and 800mhz processor can my phone run ICS if yes fromwhere can i get its rom? Thanx

    • Neela Pradeep

      as of now its not possible!

  • bharani

    is it possible to update my os from gingerbread to icecreamsanwitch? my mobile model Galaxy ace….

    pls reply me…

    • Neela Pradeep

      yes its possible but unofficially!

  • Ramy

    Any news about upgrading samsung galaxy note to ICS ?

    • Yogesh Patel

      No information available yet.

  • amel

    could I upgrade my android gingerbread (galaxy fit ) to ICS 4.0,?
    I’m so interesting about it,please tell me the way to do it!!

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can apply the update!

  • arun

    i am thinking to buy coming soon samsung galaxy ace 2 ,but i don’t know that it will support android 4.0
    can u please help me abut this

  • ajbeckley1982

    samsung galaxy y w/ support for flash?

  • kaspars

    Well you ( moderators ) come to point that you got spear minute to answer me – can you please shoot out answer.

  • cung

    Hi.. i have samsung galaxy S wifi 5.0. can i upgrade my android OS From Froyo to ICS? Thanks before..

    • Yogesh Patel

      No it can’t be.

  • bryan

    what is the latest firmware for galaxy ace s5830?…

    • Pradeep Neela

      you can refer to the galaxy ace section from the site

  • kaspars

    well, i want to get adobe flash player into my galaxy ace ( android 2.3.3 ) to be able watch video does here are any chance to upgrade my gingerbread to be able download adobe flash player and watch video? if here are any upgrades available post link please IF HERE INST ANY UPGRADES AVAILABLE tell us and state why we ace users can not upgrade, coz for upgrade requirements you stated :
    Ram : The Ram of your device should be of a minimum of 256 Mb which would handle the large applications.
    GPU : There should be decent enough GPU on your device to process all the queries in the background.

    and i got decent enough GPU and more than 256 Mb ram

  • kaspars

    Hi can i upgrade my samsung galaxy ace s5830 2.3.3 gingerbread version to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS? or other newer version which are compatible with adobe flash

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can apply the same!

      • kaspars

        yes you can apply the same?????????????????????????????????

  • MohdSalman

    Thanks a lot for your information. Excellent help

  • Saul

    can i upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 on the samsung galaxy prevail??? O.o

    • Pradeep Neela

      no, not as of now its not available for Prevail model

  • Damien

    I have a google nexus s and it currently is at 2.3.7 and rooted with one click root. im trying to get IC but when i go to system updates it says that my system is currently up to date. How do i fix this?

  • manish kumar

    can i upgrade my galaxy Y to honeycomb

    • Pradeep Neela

      honeycomb is only for tablets!

      • manish kumar

        thanks. what about ics 4.0

  • Santosh


    How can i upgrade my samsung galaxy note Android 2.3.6 to 4.0, is it an offical one.

    Thanks in advance

    • Pradeep Neela

      its not yet official version!

  • manish kumar

    I want ask, Can Samsung Galaxy Young upgrade to honeycomb ????

    • Pradeep Neela

      Honeycomb i only for tablets and not for phones!

  • kevin

    when it come to i9003 ??

    • Pradeep Neela

      it will come very soon, beta versions are out!

  • ahmed raza

    zeepad containing
    ram 512mb
    processor 1gh
    using os 2.2 android
    can be upgraded to 4.0 icecreem cake
    reply please i need it

  • Laptopi

    Any news about a possible ICS Update for Galaxy W Wonder?

    • Pradeep Neela

      we are working on the same! we will come with the same!

  • Prakash sunny

    can i upgrade my galaxy Y which is presntly runnimg on 2.3.6 to ICS???

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes why not you can very well update but the update is unofficial one!

      • vivek

        @Pradeep Neela: If you have some site that actually helps us with update can you pls put up the link

        • Neela Pradeep

          which is the phone?

  • eko

    what about samsung galaxy mini..? where i can find the link to download Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 firmware..?

    best regard

  • eko

    what about galaxy mini…? where i can download that Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 firmware.

    thanks for the advice

    • Pradeep Neela

      you can from

  • bhagavan

    i want the upgrade to 4.0 ice cream sandwich for samsung galaxy s plus

    • Pradeep Neela

      we are working on the same and ics should be covered on GALAXY S PLUS VERY SOON!

  • karthik

    hiiiii . wanted to know whether my galaxy R I9103 is eligible for the ICS update. is yes then when can i expect the update to be coming. and the ways to update my fone. as of now my fone has got gingerbread 2.3.5, is this the latest update untill date or am i lacking behind? please help…. thanks in advance

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes its eligible unofficially but there is no word on official ICS Update! we will be covering the ICS for Galaxy R very soon as in when it arrives unofficially!

  • john

    hi, i just bought a Samsung Galaxy ACE and it come with Android 2.2, waths the newest os e can upgrade it to?

  • Ahmed essam

    i have xperia mini pro can i upgrade it to Android 4.0 ??

  • Ahmed essam

    i have sony ericson xperia mini pro can i update to android 4.0 ? and is it avaiable or not ?? …thank you

  • John

    i bought a Galaxy ACE i will recive it on thursday, its my frist android mobile (i have de Nokia N95 8G). it comes with android 2.2 to witch latest software i can upgrade it to, where i can find out how to do it?

  • Suraj

    How I install android 4.0 on my galaxy ace

    • Yogesh Patel

      No ICS for Galaxy Ace.

      • nio blue ACE

        everybody with a samsung galaxy ace this ‘yogesh patel’ guy has been lying to you! the samsuntg galaxy ace is compatible with ics and it works perfectly, i have seen it first hand on my buddies galaxy ace which was previouly 2.3.3! to update the ace you will need to root your device (see youtube on how to) and reset/reboot your phone and a few other things and voila you will have ics on your samsung galaxy ace!

  • Anupom

    Can I update my HTC Mytouch 4g to ICS… If yes thn how can i do it.

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can update with this firmware!

  • Matías

    Can I upgrade my Motorola Pro into Android 4.0? It has Android 2.2.

    • Pradeep Neela

      no, not as of now! but as soon as it comes, we will cover the same!

  • Pratik


    I have galaxy s plus with 512 Mbof RAM and 1Ghz Processor speed. Can i upgrade it to ICS?

    • Pradeep Neela

      no, not as of now as the update is not yet available!

      • Pratik


        Thanks for your reply.

        But I can see from this document that, samsung s can be upgrade to ICS. And the configuration of galaxy s plus is higher than galaxy s. Can you please tell me whether its technically possible to switch galaxy s plus to ICS.

        Thanks advance.


        • Pradeep Neela

          as of now there is no update but soon we will guide you to update with the same!

      • Pratik


        Thanks for your reply.

        I can see from this document that, galaxy s can be upgraded to android 4.0 . The hardware is more advance than galaxy s then can you please tell me, whether technically is it possible to upgrade the galaxy s plus to android 4.0?

        As well as is there any possibility that samsung will include the support for android 4.0 with galaxy s plus?

        Awaiting for your reply.


  • khldoon

    i had galaxy y dous witch come with android 2.3.7 , it had 384 MB RAM and 832 MHz ARM6V cpu could i update it to ICS ???

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can update with the ICS FIRMWARE

  • Amit

    I have samsung galaxy ace…..the os is android 2.3.4……Can it be upgraded to any other version???
    Thanks in advance

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes why not, you can easily update!

      • abhishek

        If yes, which version & how..???
        plz suggest the link & procedure to be followed…thanks

  • jear

    hi .. can my sony ericson xperia mini upgrade to ICS v4.0?please ans. thanks..

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes you can update your mini to android 4.0 beta firmware

      • mahesh

        Hi ,i am Mahesh,i have samsung galaxy ace,i just want to know can i upgrade my froyo to ICS or not?

      • mahesh

        Hi ,i am Mahesh,i have samsung galaxy ace,i just want to know can i upgrade my froyo to ICS or not?can any one tell me the answer.

  • florin

    hello update for samsung ace to ….4.0 ?

  • shakeel

    anything out for samsung galaxy fit?
    help plz…
    i saw that custom roms are out for it…but with some bugs….

    • Pradeep Neela

      no, not as of now!

  • Brad

    Is the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy Y compatible with ICS?

    • Yogesh Patel

      NO its not compatible for ICS update.

  • Ankur

    will an official ICS update will be available for Galaxy ACE?

    • Yogesh Patel

      No, Galaxy Ace hardware is not compatible for Android 4.0 update.

  • varun

    how cn i update my samsung mini S5570 to android 4.0 ?/

    • Pradeep Neela

      as of now there is no article for the same!

  • Tanmay

    Is Android 4.0 ICS OFFICIAL update available for Smsung galaxy SL I9003 ????? If yes when??
    and if not will a custom ROM for ICS be available ??

    • Yogesh Patel

      There is no update from Samsung on Samsung Galaxy SL whether it will receive ICS or not

  • janfabs

    Samsung Galaxy Mini will get an update??? or will not?

    • Pradeep Neela

      as of now it won’t get any update!

  • Balakrishna

    Hi Yogesh, can i update my MICROMAX A85 to android 4.0 ice cream sandwich

    • Pradeep Neela

      as of now there is no update for the same, as in when it arrives, we will intimate you!

  • anas

    please guys help me wit my question ????

  • anas

    can i update my SAMSUNG GALAXY FIT to android 4.0 ice cream sandwich

    • Pradeep Neela

      no not as of now!

  • Hari Prasanna

    Hi Neal
    I’m Using Samsung Galaxy SL I9003..Can I upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich??

    If its possible please give me link and instruction for that. Waiting for u r replay Neal.

    • NeaL Pradeep


  • adnan

    hey friend one boy install demo of sandwich ice cream in samsung galaxy y young i think it may be work with it ….

    • NeaL Pradeep

      it will be a very unstable build! we will come up with that one though very soon!

      • Anjo Abu Dhabi

        Good day Neal

        I am just asking when the ICS 4.0 be available for Samsung galaxy s 2?

        Thank you….

        • NeaL Pradeep

          it will be there in 2012 Q1

  • adnan

    yogesh one boy was install demo of ice cream sandwich in his samsung galaxy y young ………it may be work with samsung galaxy y yong……

    • NeaL Pradeep

      as of now ics for galaxy y is not yet launched, but as in when it gets launched we will surely cover the same!

  • adnan

    i think first we should upgrade owr phone to 2.3.6 which was released i am installing this software in my samsung galaxy y young many people installed in samsung galaxy y young see video on youtube …

    • Andy

      as galaxy y has got a powerful 832Mz processor it does support ICS 4.0 and also i asked my big bro / (uncle- his nick name) he said that yes it will be .
      so be patient and dont upgrade to 2.3.6 unofficially as it will cuase trouble Upgrade from official site/kies actually my bro is one of the software developers team of samsung and he only said so !!
      although samsung will hav to work on making this ics to work on galaxy y but they will as in history of samsung it is 3rd or 4th best sold device and has got a higher trp than s specially in india!!!!!

  • Sanket

    I am using samsung galaxy GT I5510 with android 2.2froyo. will ICS 4.0 be available for my smartphone.

    • NeaL Pradeep


  • Ahmed

    can the Galaxy gio. can you please tell me if the ICS will work on it when it comes out

    • NeaL Pradeep

      ICS wont be launched for Galaxy gio officially. we will try to cover the un official version!

  • Sagar

    I am having Galaxy Y with Gingerbird 2.3.6, want to update.
    Please let me know the uddate.
    Will ICS works?

    • Yogesh Patel

      ICS willnot work for Galaxy Y phone.

    • Andy

      it will but be patient as galaxy y has got a powerful 832Mz processor it does support ICS 4.0 and also i asked my big bro / (uncle- his nick name) he said that yes it will be .
      so be patient and dont upgrade to 2.3.6 unofficially as it will cuase trouble Upgrade from official site/kies actually my bro is one of the software developers team of samsung and he only said so !!
      although samsung will hav to work on making this ics to work on galaxy y but they will as in history of samsung it is 3rd or 4th best sold device and has got a higher trp than s specially in india!!!!!

  • Dolce

    hi, ive got Samsung Galaxy Note, can i upgrade it to the latest version (Ice Cream Sandwich), if yes, is it available now and how to do it? i have no plans changing my note to nexus just because the latter has its ICS version, i dont think its practical.

    • Yogesh Patel

      Its not yet launched for Galaxy Note

  • michael

    hi uhh is the galaxy note getting the update? if so when is it coming out and how do u do it?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Not yet announced from Samsung.

  • Gideon

    How about for Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360?Is it upgradable to ICS?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      no, unfortunately not!

  • Roflro

    Of course that’s the answer to “bharat” and NOT to NeaL :P

  • Roflro

    Hey, NeaL!!!

    (Link removed by moderator)

    There you can find some easy fixes for your SGZ….

    I had battery drainage like You, before but now my battery lasts about 3-4 days :P

    Solution… Rooted the phone and UNINSTALLED most pre-installed apps with Titanium Backup…

    I also have a much more responsive phone…
    My \quadrant\ score now is about 4K.
    Before ROOT(and app removal) it was about 1,5K….

    Hopefully that helps you a bit.

    Good Luck, friend…

  • Shourya bose

    When can we expect ICS (Custom ROM or Official) for Galaxy ace S5830?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Its confirmed that Galaxy Ace will not receive the Android ICS update.

  • praveen

    i own nokia 701..
    it satisfies the 2 basic requirements of ice cream sandwitch (android 4.0)
    it has 512mb ram,and GPU.. can i install ice cream on my device???
    how and where can i install android os???
    will android market works there after for my mobile with android 4.0????

    • Yogesh Patel

      Nokia 701 runs on Symbian Belle OS and so installing Android on it is not possible.!

  • Chongsmotor

    Hi,may i know will Samsung Galaxy S Wonder can update to ICS?What is the diff if we custom rom the OS to ICS and with the official 4.0 OS released by the Samsung.Thanks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      there is no info as of now!

  • hammad nadeem

    i have a samsung galaxy pro b7510 . it has android 2.2 but the samsungs manual has ginger bread written on it . it has 279 mb ram 800 mhz processor and Adreno 200 GPU. It should be compatible with ICS. i hope samsung releases a firmware update .

    • NeaL Pradeep

      We too are hoping for the same!

  • Eduard

    Will Samsung Galaxy Gio get 4.0 update?

    Thanks in advance!

  • manish tamang

    i am using Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510!and tq fr reply!!!!

  • manish tamang

    hy can any1 tell that can upgrade my os that is 2.2 froyo to any other version like 3.0 ginger bread or 4.o if avalable to my samsung galaxy pro.and what is
    GPU plz tell! Plz reply to me i would b very thank full..

    • NeaL Pradeep

      which phone you are using?

  • Anjo Abu Dhabi

    Anybody knows how i can donwload the android 4 because i want to upgrade my samsung s2

    • NeaL Pradeep

      its not yet there till now, it will soon be coming up!

  • mr. xperia arc


    • NeaL Pradeep

      as of now ics is in the aking by several developers for ARC! It will soon be covered on

      • mr. xperia arc


        • NeaL Pradeep

          may be in First quarter of 2012

        • mr. xperia_arc


          • NeaL Pradeep

            we cant say exact date but yes it will be coming!

  • siva

    Is ICS ready for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 yet? Thank you for all your attentions.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      no, not yet it will soon be unveiled for Galaxy 7 Plus!

  • Jop

    Hi! May I ask if I would be able to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Young’s OS which is Gingerbread to Ice Cream Sandwich?
    If yes, what would be the processes? Another thing, where can I find the info regarding my phone’s GPU and RAM? Thank you!

    • NeaL Pradeep

      as of now we dont have info on this, but as soon as it arrives we will let you know about the same!

  • Anas

    ICS for galaxy551? Or cyanogenmod?
    It has 286 mb ram Andreno 200 gpu and 667mhz processor.

    • Yogesh Patel

      No announcement from Samsung yet.

    • niko di angelo

      thats really slow i dont think that ics would work

  • Ashu

    Can i upgrade my samsung galaxy y android version 2.3.6 with latest version 4.0?

    • NeaL Pradeep



    my galaxy ace can be upgraded into 4.0??
    please reply fast..thnx in advance..n by wen v will have 4.0 on iur phones??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      as of now theres no such update, as in when it arrives we will let you know!

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  • Coban

    Can I upgrade my galaxy tab froyo 2.2 to ICS

    • Yogesh Patel

      No comments on when would ICS update will arrive for Galaxy Tab.

  • Satish


    Can i upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 to ICS 4.0?

    If Yes, Please let me know…..

    • NeaL Pradeep


    • Satish

      Hi Neal / Yogesh,

      I got it that we cannot upgrade Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 to ICS 4.0…. I wanted to find out to which version can i upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 without any problem or to which version is tested… is it 2.3.4 or 2.3.5. or 2.3.6 or 2.3.7.


      • Yogesh Patel

        As of now we can’t comment on when or what requirement the ICS update will come. Yeah, its for sure that ICS update either official or unofficial one will arrive and we will providing the tutorial for the same.


  • Sukhpreet Singh

    can i upgrade my samsung galaxy fit to ICS 4.0?
    Please let me know.

    • NeaL Pradeep

      Hey sukhpreet, as of now we dont have any updates on the same, just in case an optimized version arrives we will surely come up with the same!

  • Vighnesh.k

    Hey.. Hav u got any info about the upgrade of SAMSUNG GALAXY FIT to ICS . Bcoz it has a ram of 280 and decent gpu (i guess).

    • Yogesh Patel

      No update as of now available for Galaxy Fit.

  • Anton

    I want ask, Can Samsung Galaxy Young upgrade to ICS?

    • Amit Bhawani

      As mentioned earlier, if it can be upgraded to Gingerbread then the chances are positive for ICS~

  • afra

    thanks alot .. time to upgrade my galaxy ace to galaxy S .

  • Pandas9899

    Will the update be available for Samsung Galaxy mini? If so can you give me a link to the rom?

    • Amit Bhawani

      If the mini can be upgraded to Gingerbread then yes it can be upgraded to ICS too. We will be posting about the same continuously.

  • koala

    Im thinking of buying Galaxy W. Can it be upgraded to ICS? Is it confirmed yet, or at least a hint it will receive the upgrade.

  • AL

    I have bricked on Galaxy Tab 7″ and now has anyone or does anyone know of any kind of update for Froyo 2.2 Firmware,
    but it has to work on a Tab P1000NUBJM2 Kernel Version root@SEI-27 #1

    Thank you so very much as I cannot afford to brick my Tab 7″ again! Very expensive to repair !!!!

    • NeaL Pradeep

      Which version you were on and from where you updated your tab?

  • Chris

    Hi, I have a SE Xperia X10i and my friend has a Xperia Play, are either of these phones compatible with ICS?


    • Yogesh Patel

      Read the post carefully to know the compatibility.

      • Chris

        I did, and noticed SE weren’t mentioned, is one to assume that’s my question answered?

        • Yogesh Patel

          As I see SE Xperia X10i specifications, the hardware supports for ICS update. The custom firmware should be out soon and we would scribble it here on once it arrives. We are eagerly waiting for Ice Cream Sandwich update for many other models. Keep watching ! Thansk

  • kike

    Can i Upgrade My galaxy ace To ice Cream Sandwich ?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Yes, but may take few month for ICS to arrive on Galaxy Ace.

  • Anno Alex

    Do you think my wildfire s can be upgraded to ICS? Kindly advice

    • NeaL Pradeep

      Yes it may or may not support, we have no updates on this!

  • Sami

    Will it be available for samsung galaxy s II I9100 ?

  • Mike

    Hi. The ICS update will be available for Samsung galaxy S, Samsung galaxy SL and Samsung galaxy ace ?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      yes it will be available!

  • Janfabs

    Also, do Galaxy Mini will get honeycomb?? thx!

  • Janfabs

    will it be available on Samsung Galaxy MINI ?? thx!

    • Amit Bhawani

      If it can be upgraded to gingerbread, then yes the chances are that it will get ICS too.

      • Janfabs

        I’ve just updated it to gingerbread yesterday . . I hope so, SGMini will get an update too..
        haha.. probably by later next year . . before 2012 ends.

  • Janfabs

    does this mean, Galaxy Mini will not gonna get the update??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      as of now we can’t say anything!

  • Anonymous

    And I’d really like to know if ICS will ever come to my Optimus 2X… Seems LG have forgotten their (kind of former)flagship… But seriously, the thing has a Tegra 2! Why the hell wouldn’t it get ICS?!

    • Yogesh Patel

      It will arrive on Optimus 2x phone sooner or later.

  • bharat

    HI yogesh , i have HTC Desire Z with 2.3 os can it will be upgraded with latest os, can you let me know what is battery life of desire z mine battery last for 8 – 6 hours with normal usage just phone call and music for 1hour.
    can u let me know .

    • NeaL Pradeep

      Yes its normal!

  • HArry

    Im using samsung ace..Can i upgrade my phone to ICS 4.0??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      yes you can but for that you need to wait for it!

  • Mostafa

    First of all Great Article and site :) .. I would like to ask if Samsung Mini or Fit gonna have chance in getting Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade because I want to buy one of them but afraid of not getting ICS update ..

    Thanks In Advance .

    • NeaL Pradeep

      thanks buddy for your appreciation!

      • Mostafa

        Well you did not answer my question :D .. Samsung galaxy fit or Mini can Handle ICS ?

        • NeaL Pradeep

          no, these both as of now can’t support ICS but lets see if it gets in future! No details as of now!

  • Itender Rawat

    Thanks Neal Pradeep…:D

  • Itender Rawat

    Like it……

  • Itender Rawat

    Awesome article dude……………will it for galaxy s

    • NeaL Pradeep


  • Tushar Agarwal

    Android 4.0 interface looks demanding on GPU, CPU and Ram. The new Android devices will have better specs accordingly. In the near future the processor and the ram specs of a smartphone will match with our current PC configs. The only thing to worry about will be the battery backup. :)

  • Ankit

    will it be there for galaxy ace??

    • NeaL Pradeep

      yes ankit it will be coming for the galaxy ace!

      • Ankit

        Glad 2 hear that
        keep us posted on it
        eagerly waiting for ICS

  • Abhi

    will it be available for Samsung Galaxy S i9000?

  • Technofreak

    Hi…Thanks for the Answer….:) really appreciate it
    Can I know Which is the last version of Android OS apart from ICS (4.0)?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

      • nabeel

        Android 3.0 honeycomb

  • sai kumar

    can i upgrade my samsung galaxy ace s5830 2.3.4 gingerbread version to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 OS?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      not as of now but when its available we will come up with the procedure!

  • Vinod


    Since there is no updated in Kies about the firmware upgrade for Samsung GT-I5510.

    Please let me know how to upgrade from Android 2.2 to next immediate version.

    Best Regards,

  • raf

    i want to buy galaxy sII epic but it has ginger soft. when ics comes out you would be able to update it to it? nd be able to use features appropriately ?

  • Max

    Thank you verymuch

  • Nishant Gupta

    I have LG-Optimus 1 i.e LG P500 mobile.. Is it upgradable to ICS?? Please let me know…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      yes it can be upgraded to ICS!

      • Ashish Bagaddeo

        thanx a lot…

  • Rajesh Choudhary

    Will update available for Samsung Galaxy SL I9003?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Yes, it will be available in few months.

      • Jeba

        Any update on it yet ? A link may be ?

        Thanks :)

  • Johan

    Can Galaxy 10.1 be upgraded to ICS and if so how do you do it?

    • Yogesh Patel

      Yes, you can upgrade but as of now its not available.

  • Prasath


    • Amit Bhawani

      Glad we could help you!

  • Techzek

    Really great answer,, keep update us with ics 4.0

    • Yogesh Patel

      Yes, we will keep you update!

      • andy

        what will be latest version of android available for samsung galaxy y in future? and does it support ICS????!!!!!!!

        • Pradeep Neela

          no it wont receive

          • Andy

            ok then p/s say about- what will be latest version of android available for samsung galaxy y in future?will it get any update to honeycomb?

          • Yogesh Patel

            No Android 4.0 updates would be available for Galaxy Y.

          • Andy

            what about honeycomb andrid 3.0 ?
            as i want to play gta 3 on galaxy y and it supports sgy 2.3.7 or higher.

          • Andy

            oh yes i wished to say u that many samsung employers say that galaxy will get an update to ICS
            actually my uncle is one of the software developers team of samsung and he only said so !! when i scanned other sites they also had same information.

          • Andy

            as galaxy y has got a powerful 832Mz processor it does support ICS 4.0 and also i asked my big bro / (uncle- his nick name) he said that yes it will be .
            so be patient and dont upgrade to 2.3.6 unofficially as it will cuase trouble Upgrade from official site/kies

          • Yogesh Patel

            But officially it won’t come as Android 4.0 hasn’t arrived officially for Galaxy S even though it has good features, then how would Galaxy Y get it. And now word by Samsung on the same.

          • Andy

            although samsung will hav to work alot on making this ics to work on galaxy y but they will as in history of samsung it is 3rd or 4th best sold device and has got a higher trp than s specially in india!!!!!


      I would like to know if the Galaxy Tab 7inc will get the ICE CREAM SANDWICH ????

      • Yogesh Patel

        It will but no update from Samsung about it.