Latest Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware For Galaxy S2 of Nordic Countries
Samsung has released another Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware version XWLPG for all Nordic countries such as United Kingdom, Hungry, Austria, Germany and other. The update comes with numerous changes.
Yes, this firmware is just for Nordic counties but can be installed on every Samsung Galaxy S2 model number GT-I9100 manually, follow the below guide to install the firmware but first charge the device battery and USB drivers should be installed on PC, download the from here and make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the XXLPQ firmware from here to computer and unzip it into a single folder.
Step #2: Download the Odin 1.85 from here and unzip into a folder.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into download mode by pressing the Volume Down + Home + Power button simultaneously. Your phone will then show you a warning. Simply skip the warning by pressing the Volume Up button.
Step #5: Now plug the device to your computer using USB cable.
Step #6: Once you’re in download mode plug the device to PC using USB cable. Odin will detect the device, ID:COM will turn yellow and a message saying ADDED will appear.
Step #7: In Odin, you’ll see a button labeled PDA and select the I9100XWLPG_I9100XXLPX_I9100NEELP4_Home.tar.md5 from the folder where you unzipped the firmware contents.
Step #8: At this point, click on a button labeled Start, it’ll start the installation of the firmware, after the installation the device will reboot automatically and Odin will show a message saying PASS.
Step #9: If your device stuck at logo, and not boot up, turn the device off and reboot into recovery mode by holding down home, volume up and power buttons until device turn on, there select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. Then select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, a simple procedure. If you’ve any question about this guide, you can comment below.