The long wait is finally over! US Cellular Galaxy S2 owners must all be pleased to learn about the latest roll out of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) system update for Galaxy S2 variants. The carrier has just confirmed the update release in its official Facebook page on Friday. The ICS version is obtainable by following a series of easy downloading and installation procedures available in the carrier’s official website.
There is nothing users have to worry about, as the installation process is fairly simple and quick.
In order to download the Android 4.0 ICS update, a Simple Upgrade Tool would be necessary. Users have to download the Simple Upgrade Tool first, as this tool is required to download the update and proceed with the installation process correctly.
Those who choose to switch from Android Gingerbread to Android 4.0 ICS however would need much time to go through numerous easy steps to complete the download and installation process, and finally have the ICS work on their device. Once the update is installed, Gingerbread will automatically be supplanted by the Android 4.0 ICS operating system, along with several new features added to the handset.
After upgrading to the ICS software, users will be prompted with a new interface that is far better than with its forerunner Android Gingerbread.
Among the Android 4.x ICS features besides the new user interface include the upgraded notifications and re-sizable widgets, enhanced spell check and typing functionality, and a new world apps that users would surely love.
Home screen folders, Rich web browsing and a new Favorites tray are also among the major features integrated into the new platform.
Overall, the new user interface from Android 4.x ICS encompasses the things people love most about the Android system. Great new ways of communicating and sharing are also supplemented. In addition, web browsing is made more convenient with the Android Browser that gives users a browsing experience similar to that of a desktop browser. Users will now be able to sync and manage Google Chrome bookmarks from all their accounts instantly. Switching to favorite content is also made faster.
These are just a few of the many features depicting a deceptive renovation from the prior version of Android running on the Galaxy S2 variants by the U.S. Cellular.
While the update has just rolled out, many US Galaxy S2 owners are already asking when they could possibly get the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There have been speculations that the Jelly Bean update will arrive in the next couple of weeks. However, it will likely become not available at that time, considering the fact that the ICS version has just rolled out in the past few days.
The carrier will reasonably let the new platform age a bit on the variant before unveiling the next Android version, of course. So instead of wondering about when the next update would be out, users should rather take advantage of the many amazing features offered by the Android 4.0 ICS to their handsets for the moment. Rest assured the next version will be introduced by the carrier some time later.
Owners of Samsung Galaxy S2 handsets who wanted to get a share of the Android 4.0 ICS update are accordingly advised to log on to the U.S. Cellular’s official website for manual installation instructions.