How To Install Android 4.0.3 XXLP2 Firmware on Galaxy S2

January 17, 201215 Comments

If you are one of the fortunate owners of the Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone, then you have lots of possibilities to update your smartphone with new features and improvements. The Galaxy S2 has become a flagship smartphone for the Samsung and with the growing sales for the phone, there are plenty of options for customization available for this phone.

Install XXLP2 Galaxy S2 How To Install Android 4.0.3 XXLP2 Firmware on Galaxy S2

On the other hand, the Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android has not been released yet for Galaxy S2. However, using custom firmware, you can get it on your phone anyways. You need to keep in mind that once you install custom firmware, your phone’s warranty gets voided. There are also chances of getting your phone bricked. But if you follow the guide given below properly, you should not have any problems. As always, proceed at your own risk.

Here, we will show you how you can update Galaxy S2 to XXLP2 Android 4.0.3 firmware. An XDA developer has developed this firmware and it has brought some noticeable improvements in the phone’s performance.

In order to apply this update to your Galaxy S2, you need to go through this guide and at the end, you will have an updated phone with better performance than before. Make sure that your phone is Galaxy S2 I9100, and apply the updates only on this phone. First, you need to obtain the files listed below, download and save them on your computer. Here are the files that you need.

Pre-Requisites:

When you are finish downloading above files, then move to the steps given below and follow them.

Disclaimer: Android Lookout will not be held responsible if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.

Steps to Install Android 4.0.3 I9100XXLP2 on Galaxy S2 Smartphone

  • Make sure that the downloaded files are not corrupted, sometimes when a download fails and you resume the download, the corrupted file gets downloaded.
  • Now, just extract the files from the XXLP2 zip archive onto your desktop for easier access.
  • On your Galaxy S2, enable USB debugging by going to Settings>>Applications>>Development>>USB debugging, and check the box.
  • Open the Odin software on your computer which you downloaded earlier, and then connect your phone to the PC using a USB cable.
  • When you connect the phone to the PC, the ID:COM box of the Odin will turn yellow. That’s the sign that your phone is connected correctly. If don’t see yellow, just try to unplug and then reconnect the phone.
  • Here, you need to select the files from the extracted archive to be flashed to the phone. In Odin, you need to select the files as described below.
    PIT – u1_02_20110310_emmc_EXT4.pit
    PDA – I9100_CODE_I9100XXLP2_CL57619_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5
    Phone – MODEM_I9100XXLP1_REV_02_CL1095381.tar.md5
    CSC – GT-I9100-MULTI-CSC-OXALP2.tar.md5
  • When you have selected all the files in Odin, click on Start to begin the process of flashing. It will take from a few seconds to a few minutes, usually it doesn’t take much time.
  • When Odin completes flashing the firmware, it will restart your phone. When it boots up, you are ready to go with new firmware.

We have now finished updating your Galaxy S2 with Android 4.0.3 firmware and you will see the different in performance of the phone.

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  1. Ryan says:

    Hello,

    I cannot find u1_02_20110310_emmc_EXT4.pit in the archive ….

  2. Me says:

    I can’t download the files :(

  3. basheer says:

    i download this XXLP2 zip but this rar fil askking password pls
    whatis the password?

  4. jubaily says:

    i can not download odin can update the link please

  5. krupal patel says:

    the file is password protected what is the password for the file….

  6. krupal patel says:

    thx a lot

  7. jubaily says:

    i did everything put nathing happen

  8. jubaily says:

    this massge shown (ahh threads completed susseed0/ faild 0/ what this mean and the phone did not restart

  9. yusuf says:

    i am unable to get my phone in download mode and hence im unable to flash the XXLP2 firmware my current baseband version is I9100XXLPQ. please help me thanks in advance.

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