Finally after a long wait, people from Samsung has begun to release the official update via Kies awaited Android 4-1-2 for the Galaxy S2 GT-I9100, which comes with new features such as Google Now, Project Butter and Nature interface Samsung TouchWiz UX that is present in the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S3 Mini, Galaxy Note 2 and the latest Samsung mobile devices with Android.
For now the official update has started in Spain where the firmware is released I9100XWLS8 compilation, but you can already manually installed on your Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 latest firmware via Odin the stock of Jelly Bean.
Now available a new official firmware Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2 for Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 released by Samsung for the Nordic countries with the compilation: (I9100XWLSS).
I9100XWLSS firmware details
Base Firmware: I9100XWLSS (Android 4.1.2)
Country Nordic Countries
Build Date: 22 April 2013
Change List: 1156082
Download | I9100XWLSS_I9100OXXLS9_I9100XXMS2_DNF.zip.
New Android 4.1.2 for Galaxy S2:
Great stability and fluidity, the project Butter.
Nature New TouchWiz UX interface, the same as the Galaxy S3 and Note 2.
Access to cloud services from Samsung
Improved battery performance
Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play
New widgets for Galaxy S3
Two types of home screen
New menu Notifications
New lock button on the screen, with more customizable options
How to install Android 4.1.2 firmware on your Galaxy S2:
Run Odin3 v3.04.
Reboot your Galaxy S2 in download mode (Home + power + vol down)
Connect your smartphone to your PC and Odin will turn a yellow or blue.
Brand PDA field and places the file. Tar.md5 downloaded firmware.
You must make sure that Re-Partition field no such marking.
Star Click and wait for it to install the new firmware Jelly Bean on your Galaxy S2.
If at the end of the process do not restart your smartphone normally, you must press the Home button + Power + Vol + to enter the stock recovery mode and do the wipe data and wipe cache, then reboot and you will have Android 4.1.2 on your Galaxy S2.
As rootear I9100XWLSJ firmware without risk of brick:
For now you can make sure root for Android 4.1.2 official firmware (I9100XWLSN) on your Galaxy S2 with Philz Touch v5.00.4 Kernel Safe Stock Kernel + Root + exFAT CWM6 + + ext4-LSN
By Odin | philz-cwm6-XWLSS-OXX-5.00.4.tar.md5.
On the Recovery | philz-cwm6-XWLSS-OXX-5.00.4-signed.zip.
Install by Odin:
Put on your Galaxy S2 download mode, run Odin, sync your Galaxy S2 via USB and select the file philz-cwm6-XWLSS-OXX-5.00.4.tar.md5 PDA field, make sure the Re-Partition field not this checked, and click Star
Install the Recovery:
Download and save to the microSD card of your smartphone file: Philz-cwm6-XWLSS-OXX-5.00.4-signed.zip.
Reboot into stock recovery mode (volume up + home + power)
Select “apply update from external storage”
Select the file philz-cwm6-XWLSS-OXX-5.00.4-signed.zip and flash it
Your Galaxy S2 will Philz kernel v4.93.6.
That’s all you’ve installed a kernel safe to root your Galaxy S2 without the yellow triangle.
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