How to Update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Latest XXLPJ ICS 4.0.3 Firmware

For all those who are still waiting for a Global Official release of ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware may have to wait for a bit longer period of time as after some of the carriers have already rolled out the ICS updates for Galaxy S2, pressure mounts on the Korean giant to release the Global update sooner than later. So, on the sidelines we have just come across an all new firmware for Galaxy S2 which is a beta release of ICS dubbed as XXLPJ Android 4.0.3.Over a period of this article, we will not only check on what are the quick pre requisites you need to follow and then followed by the detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware. Please note that this is not an Official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics and also we have no exact ETA on by when there will be an official update of ICS.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Applying this firmware doesn’t need you to root the phone and just in case if your device is rooted, after applying this firmware the rooting access will be revoked. We will soon be coming up with an article wherein it will help you to root your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 on XXLPJ Android 4.0.3 firmware version.
Quick Pre Requisites:
  • Backup all the data present in your Galaxy S2 with the help of below mentioned instructions. Don’t use PC Suites to back up the data as PC Suite doesn’t recognize the phone in the beta firmware.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Charge left in your device should be a minimum of 60% so that your phone doesn’t give up in the middle of firmware update.
  • Enable the USB debugging in your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked.
  • Turn Off all the antivirus as well as Firewall tools in your computer as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update. Also, additionally you need to uninstall all the security suites in your
  • Let’s head to the next page where we have summed up the detailed instructions on how to apply this firmware in your Galaxy S2.
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