gs2 fan, 11 Feb 2013Can someone please bother to respond to my post from earlier (also below). thank you so much ... moreIf you are happy with GingerBread, stay there until the latest versions are stable and save your time and energy. The new updates also introduce new defects and the last thing you want is an unreliable phone.
I bought this phone in Dec 2012 for its Android OS, fantastic look and feel, deep black screen etc. The phone came loaded with Android Ice cream Sandwich 4.0.4. Within a week of buying it started having the notorious "Sleep of Death" (SOD) problem. The phone doesn't wake up from sleep mode when I press the home or power button. This problem happens randomly when it has been left idle. This has been happening almost everyday since I've been using this brand new phone and even happens when the battery is 100% charged. This is a very frustrating problem as I won't know when the phone has died. Therefore I'm unable to receive important calls and cannot make outgoing calls when I urgently need to. What is the point in having an unreliable phone?
Doing a search on internet I realised how widespread this problem is. It seems as if every 2nd person who bought this phone in last 6 months is facing SOD. Its shocking how none of the big reviewers like GSMArena, CNet etc. seem to highlight the SOD issue, there seems to collective silence from everyone concerned.
I have sent it to Samsung Support and customer support guy acknowledged it was a known issue and said it will be resolved. But going by the popular online feedback Samsung is unable to fix this even after repeated service requests. I will post an update is a few weeks time.
In the mean time, if you are thinking of buying Galaxy S2, my advice is DON'T. The problem might get resolved eventually or might get worse after the latest Android update. Having no phone is better than having an unreliable one in my opinion.
wang, 12 Feb 2013Heyy guys Im from Mumbai,India There is an OTA update available of 19 MB Go to Setting»... morethat update is probably for the exynos exploit reported. its definitely not the JB update.
Heyy guys Im from Mumbai,India
There is an OTA update available of 19 MB
Go to Setting»About Phone » update» xheck for update
Im updating now it will take about 1Hour on 2g
Kamal@S2, 12 Feb 2013The Update is still showing Android Version - 4.0.4, and my earlier version is also the same, ... moreThanx Kamal, but I've just confirmed with Samsung India, they said no official update for JB. Even my S2 running on ICS 4.0.4, not showing any update when I check for OS update. Please advice.
I have a Samsung Galaxy Sii 19100. When I receive text messages that have "download" on them and I click on the download button, I cannot find where the pics or whatever the download is has gone to. Can anybody assist please?
The Update is still showing Android Version - 4.0.4, and my earlier version is also the same, but it looks some updates are made, but it not look JB update. Baseband version is also changed I9100DDLPC and release date showing Oct 26 2012.
ddas, 12 Feb 2013No m not getting any update even after connecting to kies, just few minutes back. I'm frm Pune... moreJust know i got update in Kies, i am from India and JB update is rolled out for India. Guys just connect the phone to Kies and see that Internet (Fast One) is connected to PC / Laptop.
i am also not able to update jb in indian s2 . its shows 4.0.4 is latest and newest to me in india
guys, anybody plz tell me the steps to upgrade my s2 to jellybean..i am from nepal.
bhummer, 12 Feb 2013when did you get it? has anyone else got it yet?No m not getting any update even after connecting to kies, just few minutes back. I'm frm Pune & awaiting for the update.
i have been using JB rom from Spain on my indian galaxy S2. today morning i got an update of about 29MB. i have not checked the changes but it has added a new music player 'play music' whcih is available on the lock screen. the earlier music player could not be accessed from lock screen.
I have upgraded the latest version today from Kies but phone still showing 4.0.4 How to ensure that it is upgraded to jely bean? Kies showing PDA:LQ2/PHONE:LPC/CSC:LPD(INU) Same as current and latest.
s2 lover, 11 Feb 2013yippieeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! got my JB update......!!!! its fab...... am from bangalore city, Indi... morehi unable to update JB
pls help me with the website where i can download and install JB. i have tried through kies but no use
can this phone use its secondary cam for vid calls such as skype?plz ans.very important factor 2 me if am goin 1 buy it.thanks
yippieeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! got my JB update......!!!! its fab...... am from bangalore city, India.... guys... start rocking.... Indian s2 holders.... connect to KIES n start updating...
Can someone please bother to respond to my post from earlier (also below). thank you so much
can anyone please tell me what is the advantage of JELLY BEAN and has anyone upgraded?
Mine still is original ginger bread and I am really happy, but like to know what extra do I get with this upgrade!?
seems once you upgrade, you can't go back to original version!! right?
look forward to your responses