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Any specific roms to recommend?


edit: I'll just wait. lol.
 
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Any specific roms to recommend?


edit: I'll just wait. lol.
it's trial and error, you find what you like most :) take a backup of your original rom just in case
 

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Which version of the GS2 do you have entropy? Can't really help right now but once my company leaves I can walk you through it. Got Gtalk? jrracinfan@gmail.com

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it really is up to personal preference. do you want a nearly stock rom that's just tweaked to be more stable and efficient? do you want a cool rom with extra features and shiny things? it's up to you.

unfortunately i don't have a GS2 so i can't recommend one ;)
 

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Once you root, if you got 3G, you can tether. Unsure if you have a data cap or not though.
 
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...I need an SD card? :twitch:

Anyway, I don't see anything specifically pertaining to upgrading to ICS on those two threads though...unless I'm missing something there. :laugh:
 

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I can't even start rooting because I can't go to "Download Mode", the phone always take a screenshot. lol

EDIT: Oh I reboot it first and then press that combination of buttons? We'll see, since the "read this thread" first never mentioned anything about rebooting the phone. lol
 
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Yeah, I eventually figured that out LOL

Now, to wait for 4-6 hours for the ROM you linked to. :laugh:
 

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LOL

Sorry. Maybe you can cancel it, log on to the forums on the GS2 and download that way.
 
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ICS cant be done ota so you need to download Kies Air for your pc then plug in your phone FULLY CHARGED and then the update will take place :)
 
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ICS cant be done ota so you need to download Kies Air for your pc then plug in your phone FULLY CHARGED and then the update will take place :)
That would only happen for you (Australia) and people in the UK. I checked for updates using Kies and all it got was 2.3.3 to 2.3.6. :laugh:

Do I get ICS by flashing that Foxhound ROM?
 
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That would only happen for you (Australia) and people in the UK. I checked for updates using Kies and all it got was 2.3.3 to 2.3.6. :laugh:

Do I get ICS by flashing that Foxhound ROM?
If you have confidence in flashing roms then look around XDA for some ICS roms, just make sure you get one that works in the Philippines, or wait for an official rom :)
 

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The instructions are this:
1. Boot into recovery mode
2. Format System / Factory Data Wipe
3. Wipe cache and also wipe dalvik cache
4. Install FoxHound ICS zip file. You will get install completed message.
5. Select to Restart System Now and let the phone boot up to an Android setup screen.
6. Setup the phone as requested including Google setup.
7. Once Android Setup is complete, Reboot the phone into Recovery Mode again
8. Wipe cache and wipe dalvik cache again
9. Select to Restart System Now
10.Now if you want install AOSP package

Steps 1 and 7 are the only steps I understand and know what to do. :laugh: Help? lol
 

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The instructions are this:
1. Boot into recovery mode
2. Format System / Factory Data Wipe
3. Wipe cache and also wipe dalvik cache
4. Install FoxHound ICS zip file. You will get install completed message.
5. Select to Restart System Now and let the phone boot up to an Android setup screen.
6. Setup the phone as requested including Google setup.
7. Once Android Setup is complete, Reboot the phone into Recovery Mode again
8. Wipe cache and wipe dalvik cache again
9. Select to Restart System Now
10.Now if you want install AOSP package

Steps 1 and 7 are the only steps I understand and know what to do. :laugh: Help? lol
I can show you how to use the recovery, 2 secs I'll make a vid for you :)

Hope this helps.. : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7h3mUfgp8M&feature=youtu.be
 
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Finally done with upgrading to ICS (4.0.3), rooted already as well. Although it's LPQ firmware...is my firmware compatible for this one? No problems would be encountered due to that?
 

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LPQ firmware? Link me if you can.