The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been pushed for Galaxy S2 devices in Europe and South Korea. It was announced on Samsung’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts early morning.
The official update was launched today, March 13th and it can be applied only if you’re living in Hungary, Poland, Sweden or S Korea, while the other markets should receive the update in the next couple of days. For the moment it has been stated that this update will be available only for Samsung Galaxy S II and that soon the Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 update should be launched soon for several other Samsung devices, such as Galaxy S 2 LTE, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1.
Along with the announcement of ICS update, Samsung a new firmware update for Gingerbread users, which brings support for Face Unlock, Photo Editor, Snapshot and multiple other new features that will work for Samsung Galaxy S and S Plus, Galaxy Tab 7-inch, Galaxy S Super Clear LCD and for the Galaxy W that was recently released.
If you’re based in Europe or South Korea and the update wasn’t rolled out this morning, then the only thing that you can do is to wait until your region, carrier and wireless connection meets all requirements that will allow you to successfully update your Galaxy S2 to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Keep an eye on our website to learn when the new ICS update will be rolled out for all other Samsung devices.
South Korea’ SK Telecom carrier launched the update at 10AM and the users of Galaxy S were the ones that installed it first. The Korean carrier announced on their twitter account before Samsung that the upgrade will be rolled today. However, the tweet has been removed, as Samsung wants to be the only source for such announcements.
In conclusion, if you’re device currently displays a message that tells you that a new update has been rolled out, then allow it to perform all the changes it needs and then wait until the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been successfully applied on your Samsung Galaxy S2. If you have any other questions use the comments sections to post them.