In past we shared custom ROM Avatar that able to push Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on your Galaxy S2 I9100. However, many Android user prefer to run official firmware and for those we have a good news. Samsung recently rolled out official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for Galaxy S2 I9100. The firmware we talking about is I9100XWLS8 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean that rolled out in Spain and should be installed in other region too. This firmware now available on Kies in Spain as well as can be downloaded from OTA update in Spain. However, if you live in other country or prefer manual installation then read through this guide to install I9100XWLS8 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy S2 I9100 manually.
In this article we will guide you to install I9100XWLS8 official firmware update in Galaxy S2, model number I9100. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 firmware in Galaxy S2 I9100. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.
Key Features of This Update:
- Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
- Full User Interface Revamp (Same UI as of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II)
- TouchWiz Nature UX
- Samsung’s S Cloud services
- Improved Camera features
- New Lockscreen With Many Customization Options
- New Features like Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play
- New Widgets (From Galaxy S III)
- 2 Home screen modes
- New Notification bar With More Notification Toggles
- Google Now
Android 4.1.2 XWLS8 Firmware Details:
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
This tutorial is only for Galaxy S2, model number I9100. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash Jelly Bean XWLS8 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy S2 I9100.
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