Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update goes live in Germany
2. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
Don't be so exited. I got the ics upddate for my galaxy s2. I don't like it. The phone is very bad now.
I have disabled the update on my galaxy note. I am very happy as it is. I don't want ics
4. CharlieAtInfinity (Posts: 253; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)
It looks EXACTLY the same as Gingerbread!! no use!! Disabled updating on my note too :) Happy with as it is too!!
6. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
I would like to know how to remove the ics from my galaxy s2 and get back the phone I liked
12. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
I got stock 4.0 on my e4gt. thank god for XDA
15. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
what problems are you having mate,my s2 with stock samsung ics fw is working great,faster better battery etc...i have read that some ics fw released were messed so maybe you should try another...
18. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
After ics the s2 becomes slow reponsive. You must tap many times to get anaction.
Then gmail, talk are now ugly, very bad user interface a very big step backward
16. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
agree it does look like gingerbread 99% but like me you can install nova or apex launcher and get stock ics launcher look.also you do get the slide notifactions away and the new task bar and the data manager and all so all the work done in the ics codes.still think they could have changed the look even slightly.
19. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
Do you know how to remove ics from my s2 to get back the version I got when I buy it ?
Should I go to service ?
21. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
if you are rooted/jailbroken in anyways dont go to any services as you will have voided your warranty...to go back to gingerbread is not that difficult you need odin and the 2.3 firmware whatever your carrier is but if you have a unbranded phone then you can pretty much use any gs2 firmware..this is the site that i use and explains very clearly and the comments sections is helpful and the replys are fast.
20. estreito (Posts: 15; Member since: 11 May 2012)
I really don't know why you are saying this, maybe you didn't install it correctly?
I'm saying this, because my gs2 flyes with ICS, the browser is at least twice as fast, and all the animations/scrolling is much smoother. (More FPS)
3. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)
It would be nice if the phone companies did the haedware end and besidea the operating system it would be nice if rhe carriers had the tje people that where acrualy in to pishing the envelope on what the hardware can do. Or atliest went along with it and where more
5. Iphone4 (unregistered)
every new update just slow you phone down. either is android or IOS. i never updat unless is just bug fixes or very small updat not like from 2.3 to 4.0 or IOS4 to IOS5.
7. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)
The galaxy note is perfect as it is. There is no bug. No need to change something
8. RobotMan (Posts: 145; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
I always update my phone. My HTC desire S from 2.3.4 to 2.3.5, more then 8 months now after the update the phone never hang or crash. Before the upgrade, in two weeks, one time it restart by it self after making call ( one time crash after installed map software download from internet ). The speed is fast compare to 2.3.4. My Asus Transformer TF101 also been update. This is to ICS and it become very smooth now. This tablet never crash already one year. So it is difficult to believe a lot of you having problems after the update.
( yes, from Gingerbread to ICS , the change is not much on the look of it but it make the device running more smoothly )
For all of you waiting for the update, just update it when you received it.
9. fariswhitenote (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 May 2012)
when it's gone to be available in other countries?
10. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2257; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
What about us?? With The att galaxy note :-)
13. SunMa_ (Posts: 7; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)
I wonder if this update has as quick camera with no shutter lag as S3?
17. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
no am guessing as the s2 with ics is still the same speed...my guess is lag free shutter will be for 2012 high end phones only.(i know the note just came out but was officially available in 2011...am sure the note and s2 can also run the latest s3 softwares but again why would they do that lol
14. TROLL.ISAHA (banned) (Posts: 535; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)
Just bought the NOTE in white yesterday, I can't take my hand's
of it. Have an S2, but this is better..... can't wait to root
This. Its running on 2.3.7.