Samsung Galaxy S2’s came up with the Android 2.3’s (Android Gingerbread 2.3) installed. The next few higher source codes (Gingerbread 2.3+) Google rolled out, are as well compatible with the device, and now the new Ice Cream Sandwich as well. So when you have enjoyed to the fullest, the Gingerbread versions, its time to move on to the next flavor, the Ice Cream Sandwich.
The new Android Ice Cream Sandwich bundles with it pretty good features. Compared to the earlier flavors, this upgrade gets you a much easier multitasking. More to this, you have the Face Unlock, rich notifications that are customizable to your ease, again customizable home screens, flexible widgets, a data usage application, and the Android Beam. The deep interactivity and powerful sharing and communicating features ICS offers gets you an all new experience on your Galaxy S2.
Now getting your Samsung Galaxy upgraded to Android Ice Cream Sandwich is fairly simple. KIES would help you with that with not much effort. During the roll out of ICS for Galaxy S2, the Samsung upgrade via KIES as usual was not available globally. The first phase for Europe, including Poland, Hungary, Sweden and UK, Korea came. The Sim free updates came little late, but the O2, Three, Vodafone and T-Mobile went on air lot early.
Now that the months of wait are over, you have the upgrade ready for your phone. Upgrade your Galaxy S2 Android OS to Ice Cream Sandwich by visiting the Samsung website and then installing the KIES software on your computer.
The upgrade steps are as well simple as the above. Soon as you have the KIES installed, just connect the device and follow the instructions. If you have any concerns or trouble, this would help with it all.
Though the upgrade would only touch the installed operating system on your Samsung Galaxy S2 leaving the other data as contact, videos, music and pictures intact. Still to be on the safe side with any possible problems, you can have your important data backed up before you start off the upgrade. Make use of the KIES backup and restore feature to do it simple.