Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich now available for Samsung Galaxy S II

13 March 2012 by
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According to plan, Samsung has now announced the availability of an Android 4.0 update in Europe and Korea for the Galaxy S II flagship model

Samsung Galaxy S II now with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

In December last year, Samsung promised that they would release an Android 4.0 update for a range of existing Galaxy smartphones. The popular Galaxy S II being one of them. The availability for Ice Cream Sandwich was said to be ready during first quarter and owners of Galaxy S II in Europe can download the update from today. Today's announcement did not mention the Galaxy Note, but this smartphone should receive the update within first quarter as well.

The official Samsung Mobile twitter account said Korea, in addition to Poland, Hungary and Sweden should have the update available today. We received an email from Samsung Nordic about the availability of Android 4.0 for Norway as well, so we expect customers in more European countries to receive the update shortly.

Some of the feature the update will bring to the Galaxy S II:

  • Face unlock
  • User can set limits on data usage
  • Cloud services
  • Recent Apps button lets users jump instantly from one task to another using a list in the System Bar

To install the update, connect the Galaxy S II to a PC using a USB cable and start Samsung Kies to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich. Operator locked devices might have to wait a little longer for an update.


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skblakee12 years, 3 months ago
Hobbs12 years, 3 months ago
Installed and enjoying.Thank you Poland for your firmware.
Leyland12 years, 2 months ago
Tried yesterday but still no update for us in the UK.
etaab12 years, 2 months ago

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