Ice Cream Sandwich available through KiesGeneral


  1. S Chonson

    S Chonson Well-Known Member

    Just updated my firmware through Kies and BOOM Ice Cream Sandwich is on my Galaxy S2 i777. :)

    BTW my phone has never been rooted.

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  2. dgreening

    dgreening Member

    I read your post and decided to connect to Kies - and for the first time I actually have an update available. I am hoping for the same result - ICS. I will update the post when it has completed the update but I am getting excited.

    After it sitting on 55% for over an hour I finally removed it and started the emergency restore but it upgraded my S2 to ICS anyway.
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  3. chaotic_zx

    chaotic_zx New Member

    Updated my phone through Kies. It updated to 4.0.3. :D
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  4. angel71rs

    angel71rs Active Member

    Will be monitoring thread to see if it does better than the problematic 2.3.6. Thanks to all taking the plunge, hope it goes well for you.
  5. th3goob

    th3goob Well-Known Member

    my little brothers galaxy s2 says this device doesnt support being upgraded via kies.
  6. BigCiX

    BigCiX Well-Known Member

    I'm jealous
  7. jimmylavino

    jimmylavino Member

    I opened up Kies and dont see any update. Where would it be shown?
  8. hobobanana

    hobobanana New Member

    Got an i777 but Kies says I have the latest firmware. Anyone got a work around for this?
  9. Edge1978

    Edge1978 Well-Known Member

    I wonder if it was removed. Because I see a few posts on different forums about the update not being there. I updated mine about 7:30-8pm EST
  10. sircolby45

    sircolby45 Well-Known Member

    Mine shows that I have the latest firmware in Kies as well as when I do an OTA check.
  11. wolfyboy359

    wolfyboy359 Well-Known Member

    mine says ota there's an update but the servers are busy. trying kies....

    keys is updating.

    ooh i was so excited i misspelled kies. No update yet for me.... =(
    patiently waiting...
  12. TwinSac

    TwinSac Active Member

    Im trying to figure out how to open Kies. Do I need to install it on the computer or will just plugging in the phone via USB make Kies available? I plugged in the USB and searched for Kies and didnt find anything.
  13. wolfyboy359

    wolfyboy359 Well-Known Member

    you gotta download kies from samsung website. scroll all the way down and make sure software is selected.
    edit: hit see all downloads first.
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  14. FlyingPigL

    FlyingPigL Well-Known Member

    Found under tools. It takes a while but it's worth it!
  15. FlyingPigL

    FlyingPigL Well-Known Member

    so far so good. Seems to freeze, but this could also be GO launcher which I'm trying out.
    Also, from a power usage standpoint, jury is out. I was reorganizing my home pages and downloading apps, and power went down from 70% to 30% in 2 hours.
  16. FlyingPigL

    FlyingPigL Well-Known Member

    just upgraded mine with Kies.
  17. th3goob

    th3goob Well-Known Member

    hmm, imma try one more time, but if not i have the file downloaded from samsungs website so can i just flash it via odin?
  18. SoxFanNH

    SoxFanNH New Member

    No luck here, Kies is telling me I have the latest firmware.
  19. hunhyung

    hunhyung New Member

    Also showing that I have latest firmware... anyway around this?
  20. wolfyboy359

    wolfyboy359 Well-Known Member

    i don't see anything in tools. i tried the options but none of them upgraded my phone. one wanted to reset it. looks like a false start. this sort of stuff happens.
  21. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum Moderator

    Many times the rollouts are limited by region or range of MEID/ENS numbers so the servers don't get overload with downloads. It's promising that some people are seeing the updates. I would be optimistic that everyone should be able to update by the end of the week.
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  22. pkoutoul

    pkoutoul Well-Known Member

    Same here. I hope it becomes available for me later today. I saw this message on the Samsung support site:

  23. wolfyboy359

    wolfyboy359 Well-Known Member

    maybe they are updating on friday for ics? maybe?
  24. Rockk

    Rockk Member

    Says I have the latest firmware :(

    and I was so excited...
  25. wolfyboy359

    wolfyboy359 Well-Known Member

    don't fret. read lunatic59's post. seems to be about right.
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