Update your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II to Android 4.0.3

Update your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II to Android 4.0.3
You might want to take a minute to try to figure out why T-Mobile and Samsung consider the Android 4.0.3 update now available for T-Mobile's version of the Samsung Galaxy S II an 'optional' update. Granted, not everyone might want to update but we'd bet the percentage of those who do is pretty high. Anyway, as a result of this 'optional' designation, the Ice Cream Sandwich build of Android for the handset is not coming via an OTA update and will require users to use Samsung Kies. The whole update news isn't much of a surprise, since we told you earlier Monday that the update was coming.

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II

To update the T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy S II (Whoops! We almost added another roman numeral I there), you need to have downloaded the most up to date version of Kies on your desktop. Once you hook up your phone to your PC using a USB cable, the Kies screen should pop up. Follow the prompts and you will be on your way to enjoying Android 4.0.3 on your device. Besides the usual Ice Cream Sandwich improvements, the new firmware will enhance Wi-Fi calling, the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), and user voicemail.

After you've completed the update, let us know how it all went down for you and you can even leave us with your impressions of Android 4.0.3 by typing out your comments in the box below.

source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral



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  • Display 4.5" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1850 mAh(7.00h talk time)

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9 Comments

1. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Sprint next, please.

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

T-Mobile is sending me one in the mail today so I'll update it as soon as I get it. :)

3. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Why'd you get the S2 if you could've gotten the One S?

4. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

Because Sense is lame

7. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Ah. True dat. Laggy ol' Sense. :P I hate Touchwiz more, though because they don't put the sexy ICS favorites dock in ICS. They have to put the apps drawer at the end and make it look fugly.

5. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

The update is nice and we get to use Google Chrome

6. trejo007

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

Update was smooth and easy. Looks good so far.

8. alvaroamdo

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

i like it a lot but two thing got me thinking..ram use is much higher. And does anyone know how to shrink the power saver widget?Top 10 things to know about the update http://www.careace.net/2012/06/14/t-mobile-galaxy-s-ii-gets-android-4-0-3-top-10-things-know-update/

9. rcheliman56

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 11, 2012

please send a email so i can updaye t mobile samsung galaxy s2 please i want to upadte it to andriod 2.3

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