I guess it was in this week just a few days back we broke the story that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich AOSP or source code has been released to the developers and we can expect much more momentum for the community-driven firmware ports of the ICS at least for the popular devices such as Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S and many HTC devices such HTC Desire, HTC Sensation and Android device from other manufacturers. From that time on developers have been hard at work to make working port of the Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII). In particular, now a developer named @xplodwild has released teaser video of of his successful port of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Galaxy S2. This video has been embedded below for the interested readers. As you can see the graphics look super smooth on the SGS2. Although there is still a lot of work that needs to be done such as on the audio and modem functionality in ICS port. For this reason this Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich port can be considered at an alpha stage at least at this time. But it does give us a taste of what to expect in the very near future from a full-fledged port for our favorite device.
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For the interested users you can download the alpha build of the Ice Cream Sandwich ROM port from here. Apparently, you just need to flash it from the CWM by booting in to the recovery mode. However, make sure to wipe data, cache and factory reset before flashing. For some strange reason it appears that this ROM needs to be flashed twice to make it work. You can have a look here for the detailed instruction provided for the installation of this ROM port of ICS on Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII).
You might also be interested to have a look at the Samsung Galaxy S II section on our website where we have covered a large collection of tweaks, tips&tricks and rooting and custom ROM installation guides for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII).
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