Galaxy S I9000

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 with ICS 4.0.3 RC2.1 Firmware

Ice Cream Sandwich LogoIts Happy New Year 2012 for Samsung Galaxy S users at AndroidAdvices as it was first in the year 2011 when we saw on how you can enjoy the RC1 release of Ice Cream Sandwich but in this article we will check out an all new release which is dubbed as RC2. Please note that this is not an official release or Value Pack for Samsung Galaxy S released by Samsung Electronics but is a beta release which is made and released by PaulForde from XDA. To make things simple, here we will discuss on how you can apply this in your phone.

For your simplicity you will have to go through the list of pre requisites followed by which we will see the procedure on how to update your phone with the same.

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.

We will also see on what are the things which work in this version of release so that it will help you to decide on whether its worthy enough to update with or not. So, let’s get started with the things which work, list of pre requisites to be followed.

Things which Work in ICS RC2:

  • Calls / Texts / Data Works perfectly,
  • Audio / Touch / Wi Fi works,
  • Both Internal and External SD Card works,
  • Android Market Works,
  • Contacts & Calendar Sync,
  • Camera (Video Recording & Pictures),
  • Face Unlock,
  • GPS, Bluetooth, Wired tethering works,
  • FM Radio / Wireless tethering works

Rest all things if at all doesn’t work then do let us know in the comments section as the same will be forwarded to the developer of this ROM as it will further help them to solve the bugs.

So, before proceeding to the procedure to update Galaxy S with the ICS release, you need to follow all the List of Pre Requisites so as to ensure that the phone is updated successfully and safely. We have summed up all the important things in the pre requisites which includes the data backup / restore tips, special instructions to the custom ROMSs users and also few other small tips which are very important.

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