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Thursday, December 1, 2011

ICS Beta 2 Release for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000

After the first beta release, xda developers are back with the beta2 release of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 Beta 2 for Samsung Galaxy S GT i9000.

Warning: This release is only for the International version of SGS GTI9000

Any one interested in installing the beta2 ROM on their devices can download the ROM & Kernel from here.

In case your phone is not rooted, you need to root it first. (Warning: Rooting as well as installing this ICS update will void your warranty)

In order to install theICS you need to first ensure that you have the latest superuser 3.0.6 installed on your rooted device. You can get the superuser from here.

Once you have downloaded the superuser and copied it to the root folder in the sdcard, switch off your device, enter into recovery mode by pressing the Volume Up, Power off and Home key at the same time. Then, navigate to the "Install zip from sdcard" option. In this, navigate to the "Choose zip from sdcard" option and select the file and flash it.

Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 Recovery Mode Screen Capture

Next, copy both the rom and kernel files to the root folder of your phone and do as follows:
If all the above instructions are followed correctly, you should be able to run ICS Beta 2 smoothly on your device.

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