SAMSUNG GALAXY S II Posts on XDA

ICS Official Firmware Release for the SGS3 and SGS2 I9100G

What an exciting ride it has been for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The device was first rooted by XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire sight unseen and well before release. Then, as you may recall, we reported on the firmware leak for the device.Subsequently, we saw a plethora of porting efforts that used the newly acquired leaked firmware to bring joy to...

Samsung Galaxy S III Launcher Ported to Galaxy S II

With the Galaxy S III firmware leak, it was expected to see some of it ported to other devices. It began with the porting and removal of S-Voice, only to see its triumphant return. With the trouble that has brought, perhaps its time to check out a less dramatic, but still totally awesome port. Samsung Galaxy S II I9100 owners now...

Easy Recovery Switcher Simplifies Choosing Your T-Mo SGS2 Recovery

For many devices, getting a custom recovery installed can be tricky business. Sometimes you have to flash it in the bootloader, other times you have to flash it over ODIN, and other times yet you download a recovery-flashable update.zip. While none of these are inherently difficult, it would be nice to have an easier way. Thankfully T-Mobile...

This Week in Development Quick Take: Samsung Galaxy S III – XDA TV

In today’s Quick Take of This Week in Development, Jordan covers all the noteworthy articles from the XDA Portal. As Jordan discusses, the most important articles were about the Samsung Galaxy S III. This weekend the Galaxy S III was rooted, official stock firmware was leaked, Samsung S Voice was ripped, and the first custom ROM...

Samsung S Voice Ripped for the World to Enjoy

It's almost assumed that when the stock firmware is released for a highly anticipated device, developers will jump through hoops to make it work for their devices. As is the case with the Samsung Galaxy S III firmware, which was leaked yesterday. Developers have been getting their hands on it to give the users of...

Hard Brick Bug on Galaxy S II and Note Leaked ICS Kernels

Since the latest leaks for the Samsung Galaxy S2 line up have been hitting us left and right, people have been jumping between ROMs---mainly between buggy, pre-release ICS builds and very stable GB. This is, after all, what we do on XDA as a habit: We see a leak, we flash it, we use it,...

Mount NTFS Drives with NTFS Mounter

While mounting NTFS may not be the first feature users line up for when buying an Android phone, it can certainly be useful at times. For those out there who may be thinking of mounting an NTFS USB key or hard drive to their Android devices, you actually now have an app for that.XDA Forum...

TouchWiz 4.5 APK Repository for the AT&T Galaxy S II Adds ICS Version

As the new versions of Android keep on coming, so do newer versions of OEM software and skins. With HTC's release of Sense 4.0 and Motorola always tinkering with the Motoblur software, it's only natural for Samsung to follow up with a newer iteration of what could be their best yet, TouchWiz 4.5.Most Samsung devices,...

Modified APKTool for Troublesome System APKs on ICS

Users and developers alike are still getting used to Ice Cream Sandwich. And while the adaptation period has taken a little longer than with prior versions of Android, progress is being made in getting used to the new OS and its new tools. Developers and themers alike often have to compile and decompile apk files in...

MIUI Launcher on Non-MIUI ROMs for Galaxy S II and Possibly Others

While many folks seem to enjoy the MIUI look and feel, not everyone wishes to run the actual ROM itself. Often times, users end up going back to the ROMs designed more specifically for their phones. However, some end up missing the look and feel of MIUI. These problems have been eased by porting the MIUI Music...

AT&T Skyrocket Fix For Galaxy Note Radio Woes

While many members come to XDA to flash the latest and greatest ROMs and kernels, and perhaps find a cool mod or theme, there are some members who enjoy living on the bleeding edge of development who flash just about anything from experimental leaks to radios from other devices. Of course, keeping up with all...

ExTweaks for Galaxy S II Gives Users Access to More Advanced Kernel Options

Kernels are wondrous and, for many, mysterious pieces of software to install. By just changing the kernel, users can have access to overclocking, battery saving, undervolting, a number of schedulers, and other fun features. If a kernel is messed up, it can affect anything from the battery life and camera functionality, even down to WiFi...