Friday, March 30, 2012

Update Android 4.0.4 ICS On Nexus S

Google pushed out 4.0.4 update for its Google Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus and Xoom users.

Here is info for updating your Nexus S without voiding your warranty.

Before you go into this check for update if available by dialling *#*#CHECKIN#*#* (*#*#2432546#*#*)

Also you can go in Settings -> About Phone -> System Updates

If it ain't there .. no worries it is here :D above steps were just to save you from all these steps :)
Download the update from here
Step 1: After downloading the update file, rename it to “”. (So it's easy for you to find it during the process)
Step 2: Copy this file to the root directory of your Nexus S
Step 3: Power off your device
Step 4: Keep pressing Volume Up button and then while holding Volume up press Power button.
Step 5: By using your volume keys for navigation, go to “Recovery” option and select using “power” button.
Step 6: You’ll see an exclamation mark on your screen. Hold the Power button followed by Volume up button
Step 7: From the Recovery menu, select the update from SD card option and browse to the that you have copied in step 2. Select the power button to confirm.
Step 8: Now select “reboot system now” option. That’s all you need to do. 

Voila, your Nexus S will now taste the new and amazing Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Samsung ICS Update - Force It :)

Don't tell me!! You didn't get the NEWS!!
Yes Samsung rolled out the official build of ICS for its SII series. The rollout has been for Europe & Korea and is expected to land other countries soon...

Check the Facebook!!

But for my Tech Hungry friends... waiting must be an issue....

So here it is.. Thanks to our Friends @ XDA now you can use the official ICS on your Samsung SII.

I9100XXLPQ (Official Final Build) 
Base Firmware: I9100XXLPQ (4.0.3)
Build Date: 9th March 2012
Modem: XXLPQ
Change List: 223505
Kernel Version: 3.0.15

DOWNLOAD (FileFactory) | Mirror (HotFile) MD5: 013D99661014CCFF2404C273D70D212D (Thanks To SamMobile) (DO A WIPE BEFORE FLASHING!)

Stock Kernel:

Stock Modem:
So now you have all the tools for big Magic... Now what?

- With 1 File In The Package:
  1. Extract the firmware
  2. Open the included Odin
  3. Put your device into Download MODE (Home + Volume Down + Power)
  4. Click PDA and select *.tar.md5
  5. Then finally click START! -With 3 Files In The Firmware Package:
Extract the firmware
  1. Open the included Odin
  2. Put your device into Download MODE (Home + Volume Down + Power)
  3. Click PDA and select I9100_CODE_*.tar.md5
  4. Click PHONE and select MODEM_*.tar.md5
  5. Click CSC and GT-I9100-MULTI-CSC-*.tar.md5
  6. Then finally click START!
Yepp, you are all done...  Now enjoy with your ICS :)