Friday, February 3, 2012

New Android 4.0.3 leak by Samsung for SGS2: I9100XXLPB


Another leak by Sammobile, this time, version I9100XXLPB, and this is how you can install it. Before the instructions, I want to remark that this version is still an Alpha Release and it's not recommended for daily use. According to Samsung, the final release will be released in Q1 2012 (in 1 or 2 months). So no more talk, let's start!

Update: This post is outdated, find an official Android Ice Cream Sandwich FW here.   


Changes
  • Interface: Kind of 3D effect when scrolling.
  • Battery: Lots better than early ones.
  • Faster: Feels the same as LP6
  • Touch: Same as LP6.
  • Overall: Better score in our eyes than LP6.
  • Facelock: Same as LP6 working fine.
  • Task: Same as version LP6. 

Pictures
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Video



Downloads
  • Download I9100XXLPB [Password: samfirmware.com] [mirror]
  • Chainfire's CF-Root XXLPB (Rooted Kernel - THREAD): DOWNLOAD

Instructions For Flashing ICS
  1. Extract the firmware 
  2. Open the included Odin 
  3. Put your device into Download MODE 
  4. (OPTIONAL) Click PIT and select u1_02_20110310_emmc_EXT4.pit
  5. Click PDA and select I9100_CODE_I9100XXLPB_CL72050_REV02_user_low_ship.tar 
  6. Click PHONE and select MODEM_I9100XXLPB_REV_02_CL1097526.tar
  7. Click CSC and GT-I9100-MULTI-CSC-OXXLP3_RST.tar 
  8. Then finally click START!

Instructions For Rooting ICS
  1. Extract the Rooted Kernel
  2. Open the included Odin
  3. Put your device into Download MODE
  4. Click PDA and select CF-Root-SGS2_XX_OXX_LPB-v5.2-CWM5-PROPER.tar
  5. Then finally click START!

*Instructions For Installing Trebuchet (CM9 Launcher)
  1. Download Trebuchet.zip
  2. Make sure you're running a proper working CWM (you should if your device is rooted)
  3. Copy Trebuchet ZIP to your internal SDCard
  4. Boot into Recovery
  5. Flash Trebuchet.zip
  6. Reboot

* Recommended as this improves the stability of the rom

If you want to use it as your daily driver, my suggestion is CM9 instead of this one. You can find the install instructions for CM9 here

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