Monday, November 21, 2011

Samsung Galaxy S gets unofficial Ice Cream Sandwich port

The Android modding community has already taken advantage of the release of the Ice Cream Sandwich source code by delivering unofficial ports for the Samsung Galaxy S II and the LG Optimus 3D. Now we can add the original Samsung Galaxy S to the list. 

The ported ROM works only with the international version of Samsung's phone — owners of US variants like the Captivate and Vibrant will have to wait — and is clearly still in the early stages. Calling, SMS, and Wi-Fi are all functional, but other basics like 3G data, the camera, and GPS are still a no-go. Given the dedication of Android developers, it's no doubt just a matter of time before these obstacles are hurdled, and with Samsung silent on the status of an official ICS update, this may be the only option for Galaxy S lovers. If the port sounds like it might be for you, check out the source link below for instructions on how to upgrade.

Via | The Verge


  1. my suggestion is to wait, that version is really unstable, the guys working on that version are making fast progress on ICS, check this video