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Android 4.0.4 is rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S II in some territories

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Android 4.0.4 is rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S II in some territories
Already, most Samsung Galaxy S II owners are relishing on all of the wonders that come along with the recent Ice Cream Sandwich software update, but for those holding onto the GT-i9100 international version, it’s actually seeing yet another one.

As some people will recall, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S II was based on Android 4.0.3, however, this new one bound for the international version is sporting a slightly newer 4.0.4 firmware. From the sound of it all, the 4.0.4 firmware was finalized not too long ago – more specific, this new “XWLPM” firmware was built on July 5th. Furthermore, it’s currently available as an over-the-air update and through the conventional Kies process, though, it’s being made available to unlocked Russian handsets initially.

Although it’s a very minor bump, this new version includes a new radio firmware as well – but beyond that, there isn’t anything else prevalent with it. Nevertheless, if you own the handset, it’s best to keep on checking for that update. Seeing that the international version is typically the one to see new updates first, it’s only a matter of time before carriers will get the update to test out on their handsets – albeit, it can be a lengthy process for some.

source: Sammy Hub via Android Central

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posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:17 5

1. iWorld (Posts: 84; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


What a crap? My friend updated from GB to ICS official update and only one thing he found updated i.e firmware version(4.0) LOL... Rather i preferred installing a Custom ROM & I can really taste the flavor of ice cream sandwich.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:18 1

2. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 660; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


y ICS .......... y not JB .............. plz Samy

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:31 2

3. iWorld (Posts: 84; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


y JB..............y not ICS...............thanks Sammy

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:40 1

4. infernal88 (Posts: 113; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


cuz google didnt release the JB source code for OEMs just yet ...they update nexus series first to giving it a lil advantage over other handsets ...and after a while they release the source .... even then the OEMs will need some more time to modify it ...to add all their enhancements ,launchers .. and stupid bloatware

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 13:32 3

7. DePenguin (Posts: 22; Member since: 13 Jan 2012)


No offense but you sound quite pathetic. It doesn't take much effort to type everything out.

This is meant to be a reply to Wiki_jaan

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 17:18 1

12. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2871; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


I'm afraid he has the Captain Kirk syndrome.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:49

5. Gemmol (Posts: 441; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


Wheres my Galaxy Note ICS for AT&T.....smh....well its not really needed since the phone use tablet and phone apps already but it be nice to see the other features everyone so happy about

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 13:29 3

6. AhmadAlsayegh (Posts: 240; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)


screw samsung arabia, we still did not receive ICS! but the note received that anyway

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 14:37 5

11. infernal88 (Posts: 113; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


start learning how to use odin :P

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 17:24

13. asalah0923 (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


try updating through odin , and use any keyboard app for arabic typing .. we 'll not have an official update I guess :( , yeah screw samsung arabia and screw middle east , we don't recive updates , we are one year late I guess :( .. egypt now is 2.3.5 !!! ****tt
anyways 4.0.3 is way better than GB , been using it for a couple of moths now .

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 17:31 1

14. infernal88 (Posts: 113; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


there is already arabic ROMS ... Iraq and UAE...he should search in firmware section at sammobile

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 13:58 1

8. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


u haven't received your ics update for sgs2??

can'T believe!

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 14:16

10. AhmadAlsayegh (Posts: 240; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)


nothing yet!

posted on 10 Jul 2012, 13:52

16. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


yes simply flash the offical stock firmware through odin...iT'S SAFE..NO YELLOW TRIANGLE OR BINARY COUNT.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 14:07

9. pistolashtc (Posts: 29; Member since: 28 Dec 2010)


I'm happy with a Galaxy SIII ROM on my Galaxy SII, wich actually is based on ICS 4.0.3.

posted on 09 Jul 2012, 18:06

15. Riven (Posts: 25; Member since: 25 May 2012)


I Heart me some XDA ...Sprint SG2 running Calkulin's 4.04 iCS ROM is sweet

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