This phone works good with official jellybean 4.1.2 with some tweaks:
((1))__Install I8160XXNB1 Netherlands (No Operator) ROM from sammobile (2014-06-02) [I8160XXNB1_I8160XENNE3_XEN];
((2))__Install the 624 MB MOD;
((3))__Root the phone;
((4))__Uninstall Google Play Books, Google Play Games, Google Plus, Google Magazine, Google Play Music, Google Play Movies, Google Drive, SNS, Chaton, Samsung Apps, Music Hub, Game Hub, Go Samsung, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance;
((5))__Do not install Facebook App neither Messenger, but use Facebook via web browser;
((6))__Once updated all apps with google play disable all automatic updates. Update manually an app only if it's stricly mandatory;
Tweaking the os, this is a list of applications i uninstalled safely after rooting the Ace 2 with the stock 4.1.2 Netherlands ROM (with System app remover (ROOT)):
Google Play Books,
Google Play Games,
Google Play Music,
Google Play Movies,
alex, 26 Mar 2015I wouldn't recommend this phone. It crashes all the time. Also its touch keyboard is not reliable. So true!
aaisha, 02 May 2015where do we get cover for samsung galaxy ace 2Try ebay loads of cases for cheap.
S Wave type cases are usually reliable and are available in different colours.
I dont really understand the memory of this phone. i cant even danload enough or anything else than everything is full , plus theres a memory but its still the same issue!
URBANFLEX, 11 Apr 2015Definitely not a superb bargin as they're a better models selling at the same sort of price &a... moreThis is not an user-friendly phone. My phone, which was obtained for texting only, will not keep its charge. I had the battery replaced April/2015 and it still won't work
The upgrade to 4.1.2 was a terrible idea from samsung,4.0.3,4.1.x and 2.3.x are the laggiest operation systems which I have used.I recommend CM11(kitkat) the phone is powerful enough to handle it.
dash, 05 Jan 2015what the **** check out carphone warehouse only £160 pound what a bargain why not get tw... moreDefinitely not a superb bargin as they're a better models selling at the same sort of price 😎
Asif, 06 Apr 2015Yaa I have a same problem too. no zoom option. and no upgradable.the zoom option is available... but only on android 4.1.2, but i strongly recommend not to upgrade to that android, as it will lag the phone so hard, that it will randomly restart
rafay, 13 Feb 2015upgrade your mobile software How I upgrade my mobile? It always says upgrade is not available.
Ilirian, 17 Feb 2015What are you talking about? Of course you can zoom when taking Pictures.Yaa I have a same problem too. no zoom option. and no upgradable.
My phone is always lagging..how could I prevent It? It seems that it wants my OS to change. How to change OS by the way?
I wouldn't recommend this phone. It crashes all the time. Also its touch keyboard is not reliable.
Great phone, Gingerbread runs great, Jelly Bean is freezing and lagging, I suggest to update to CM10.2. Still using the phone, since 2012.
I had this phone for only 1.5 until it suddenly crashed and never rebooted again. It already crashed often and it got even worse when I updated to the newest firmware. I would not recommend anyone to buy this phone.