Gingerbread a popular Android flavor, is still proving its hold over Android smartphones as the latest released Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has managed to grab only 3 % of the total Android devices. Wide-ranging Gingerbread is being used on the majority of Android devices, i.e. 63.7%. Simultaneously, Android 2.2 or Froyo is used on 23.1% of devices.
These stats are terrifying for hotly anticipated firmware which was Android 4.0 ICS, now the talk about the Android 5.0 (named jelly-beans) has increased to a large extent over the internet. On the other hand, the active ICS users are also not happy with the performance of the latest firmware on their devices. People are talking about the bugs and flaws present in the ICS and mentioning that it drains their battery out too quickly (pointing towards the Samsung Galaxy S2), over a fair number of forums.
In case you are also not happy or if your device is not performing according to your expectations, after the acquisition of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. We can provide you with a solution.
- Download Odin3
- Download Firmware
- Go to settings.
- Hit ‘About Phone’ and find your Galaxy s2’s kernel version.
- Shut down your device, and wait for a few seconds.
- Press and hold down Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time.
- When the warning prompts out, hit the volume up button download mode for Odin will be launched with your above-mentioned action.
- Connect your phone to your computer via USB cable.
- Extract the firmware and open Odin.
- Click on the PDA option and Select .tar (extracted firmware file).
- Then click start, and wait.
- After the completion removes the USB cable.
Remember if your setup wizard creates some problem (probably because of the mixing of previous and newer firmware files) just power off your phone and perform a deep factory reset (hold Vol-Up + Home + Power).
This will surely sort your problems out. Below is a step by a step video tutorial to clear things out.