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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rodofgod, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. rodofgod

    rodofgod Member
    Thread Starter

    Ok, I'm currently running Revo 6 with Siyah Kernel and fancy trying ICS and noticed that O2 seem to have an ICS update kicking about. Thing is I'm confused as to which one I need. Most places I've checked tell me to connect my S2 to Kies for the update, but Kies doesn't recognise my phone. Presumably because it's rooted??

    The CSC is: I9100XEUKD1. Does that mean I need the XEU version of ICS or will any do.

    Apologies if this has been asked before, but it comes across as an absolute minefield to me. :thinking:
     


  2. ironass

    ironass Extreme Android User

    You are correct in saying that because you are rooted you cannot update via Kies.

    If you want to try a stock, official, ICS ROM then XEU, generic, for the UK, is fine.
     
  3. simes6600

    simes6600 Well-Known Member

    if you're running checkrom6/siyah and are about to update to a stock ICS firmware, you will notice a fair difference in battery life and performance (stock ICS being poorer).

    since you have CWM, make a nandroid backup and flash a custom rom which gets rid of all the guff that sammy has put into ICS. i recommend D4 rom, see here [ROM][4.0.4][AROMA][OTA Kitchen] D4 Rom v9.0 - D4 Theme Engine v4.0 [26/04/12] - xda-developers

    just download the d4 zip and gapps package, put them on your internal sdcard, and flash thru CWM recovery (do a full wipe first, dalvik/cache/data).
     
  4. rodofgod

    rodofgod Member
    Thread Starter

    Cheers mate. I installed AndyxRom last night, wasn't too impressed at first, especially when it automatically added every app I have to my home screens. :thinking: Once I got into it though I found it not too bad, that was until this morning though, when on a 10 mile run the music player was going mental and kept skipping tracks soon after they started. Also it used 80% battery in 90 minutes of running. Granted I was using the music player and Endomondo but 80%!! :mad: So I was just about to try Wanamlite. Might give D4 a go too.
     
  5. iT0mm0

    iT0mm0 Android Enthusiast

    im a big fan of ubermusic ( just because of the skins and icon lol) i flashed the beatsaudio.zip and i use skullkcandy headphones

    https://play.google.com/store/search?q=ubermusic&c=apps

    ive used it for well over 2 months now and whilst running/cycling it has never skipped a track
     

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