Download & Install Android 4.0.3 ICS XXLPH Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2

Download! Come on, download the latest beta Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich XXLPH Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S II now. Again, SamMobile leaked the engineering version of Android 4.0 ICS XXLPH Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2. Rumour said that we can get official Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.0 ICS firmware on early March 2012. Woo… Really can’t wait for that to come. ICS lovers, don’t hold yourself and install latest ICS firmware now.

Android 4.0.3 ICS XXLPH Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S2

As usual, I did not try this beta Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich XXLPH Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 as well. Based on XDA Developer, ithehappy first impressions. This firmware is a daily usable ROM. Check out all the XXLPH Firmware new features and changes here.

Download Android 4.0.3 ICS XXLPH Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S2 here.

  • esyad

    when i download the ics XXLPH…there is no pit file? how?

    • Pit file is optional. Don’t install it if you are not sure.

  • esyad

    how to root this ICS?

  • Vlad

    Can someone explain me pls how is it better or different to 2.3.6? Even looks the same

  • ton

    Vlad, you got that right.!! I also don’t know what the fuss is about. It does not even look or feel or even perfect like 4.0.3 on Google Nexus and I have had a test run with Nexus already and know what is supposed to be knside ICS. Beside, it can not pickup gprs signal in Thailand, so no point in flashing it.

  • ton

    I know that Samsung has got Asian ICS done already but they are delaying the releases, why? I don’t know. If they can program firmwares for Nexus to be sold in most region then what is the delay for getting firmwares to other mobiles range? Does not make sense when they can prepare firmware to release at the same time as Google Nexus why not for other phones? Maybe to keep Sammobile or site like that in bizzz ha?

    • exlek

      Nexus from google.. S2 from Samsung…

      • ton

        True But Google don’t make phones. So where are they getting the hardware made by?

        • exlek

          Samsung made hardware, google made software

          • ton

            exactly. So why is Nexus from Google then, if they do not produce hardware?

          • ton

            Samsung Nexua prime is Google’s? If Google make their own phones why bother attaching Samsung’s commercial logo with the Nexus. Would not it be profitable for Google just to have Google Nexus On it?

  • ton

    I can bet you right now for a new Google Nexus, that even when they officially release the d… ICS, it won’t be foolproof. I am sure there will be a catch or some miss coding line. Who knowa they might even delayed the remease for 2 or 3 more months. We might be getting it in late 2nd quarter! Don’t forget that Google is waging marketting war with iOS which they won’t beat them because Apple still hold the high cards.

  • Souvik Das

    Dear Jayce Can You Please Tell Me That Is This Rom Works Or Not In India ??

    • Sorry, no idea as I do not live in India.

  • mendez84

    hi there….
    i have S2 and i want this version but my question is if this one if stable or not!?

    • Not sure as I did not try it. Anyway, it is not 100% stable since it is still a beta version.

  • Azrin

    After flashing XXLPH and rooting the device, seemed contacts and Google+ keep crashing, anyone have similar issue?

  • Hi Folks,

    Even i had installed the previous version ICS 4.0.3 in my S2 but the version was too bad like weak battery life, data pocket not working, WI-FI and etc., so that switched to GingerBread 2.3.6 and its awesome like anything.

    so please suggest me the New version ICS 4.0.3 XXLPH and explain your reviews to understand who coming to see in this blog.


  • Nazim

    hi jayce

    after install XXLPH on my I9100, my phones lock screen doesn’t come. when press power button to unlock my phone it opens directly home page i checked all settings, i changed it to face unlock it doesnt work either…

    plz help

    • Sorry Nazim, I did not try this ICS firmware. No idea at all. Please consult others at XDA who tried it.

      • Aravind

        Use unlock method as swipe in security settings then ur problem resolved

  • joe

    hello jayce i want to change my htc hd7 from windows phone to android??

    • Sorry, I don’t think HTC HD7 has Android ROM for the moment.

  • Heartless Spirit

    Recently updated samsung galaxy s2 to 4.0.3 now usb not working? HELP!?
    recently updated samsung galaxy s2 to 4.0.3 now this happens below

    I can’t connect even with debugging mode turned on. before my PC would recognize the tablet’s two drives immediately and mount them. now no matter what I do, I cannot get them recognized. I don’t ave any other way to connect the sd card to my computer to change to a different firmware, so I feel stuck. is there anyway to reformat the card from the tablet or some setting i’m missing??

    I get no recognition from either the tablet or my laptop that the USB cable is plugged in.

    Windows cannot recognise my fone as a usb storage or an android phone, I have the drivers installed already on pc

    • You can install firmware through Odin which does not need SD card.

  • Heartless Spirit

    yes i have tried putting it in downloade mode, but odin doesnt even recognise my phone on any usb COM port

    • Look like that you need to try on other PC. Or format your Windows then try again.

  • Michael


    May i know if this can be installed on my phone?

    PDA: I9100XXKI4
    Phone: I9100XXKI4
    CSC: I9100OXAKII4

    Can i change to different baseband that has ICS support?

    Thank you in advance.

    • You can install it as long as your SGS2 is I9100.

      Yes, if you are using ICS firmware.

  • Jibraan

    Hey Jayce, do i need to root the phone first?

  • Nazim

    hi frndz

    i have a problem with my galaxy s2 i9100, whenever i install any ICS firmware updates like XXLPH, XXLPB and later my screen unlock doesn’t work. when i press the power button to unlock the screen its come on directly without slide and when i press power longer my phone shut down it does not five any option like restart, shut down or silent

    Its working good with Gingerbread

    plz help me…..

    • This might be bata ICS issue. Wait for official final version.

  • Hello Mr. Jayce:

    I would like to ask you that. Is there any method to upgrade SGS II firmware via Samsung Kies by selecting firmware which we downloaded ready and no need to download again and again? And between using Ordin and Samsung Kies, which on is better?

    Thank you in advance for ur kindness.

    Sanal Ry

    • No with Samsung Kies but Odin can. To me, Odin is better.

      • Thank you for your reply. 🙂

  • Martin

    I have installed it, but sont think it apply to it. How do I remove the program from my phone?

    • Remove what program?

      • Martin

        The “CF-Root-SGS2_XW_NEE_KI8-v4.3-CWM4.tar”.

          • Martin

            Will it make it possible to download updates in Norway?

            • Yes, just install Norway firmware (if have).

              • Martin

                Than you, it worked.

                Could u help me with something else?
                My kernel verson now is “ # 2”.
                I can’t remember if that was the original one. Do you believe it is a root?
                I have searched and downloaded a new kernel ready to instal: “Kernel_I9100XWKI8”
                Could that more possibly be the original?

                • No, unless you root it manually.
                  No idea…

  • ics not instaling on my galaxy s2 coz kies was there……how to over come this problem?????

    • Just close Samsung Kies before use Odin in this case.

  • Wan

    Hi there, i need info.

    I’m using SGS2 2.3.6v #2″ it rooted.
    My problem is the phone it can reboot itself or when ever i change the phone battery and start up it can keep reboot for few times or when i reboot the phone it can keep on and on rebooting and sometime it keep on rebooting untill the phone battery getting very low to 13%?
    I thought of flashing back again the same CFW with mobileOdin.

    • What info do you want?

      • Wan

        Why the phone keep on rebooting?
        does some software could cause the rebooting?
        can i or should i reflash the phone with the same CFW again with mobileOdin?

        • Hard to tell. You can try restore to stock firmware. Factory reset it. If issue still happen, then it is hardware issue.