Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Updated Gingerbread Leak for the SGS2; AOS Bug Goes AWOL
Another day, another leaked ROM here on XDA, and the Samsung Galaxy S II is no exception. Thanks to XDA forum member ficeto, a new Gingerbread leak for the SGS2 has appeared.
This updated release ushers in various bug fixes, including a fix for the dreaded “AOS” bug. The leaked ROM has been deodexed and can be flashed through ODIN or CWM.
Thanks to our awesome leak guy, we have Android 2.3.4 for Samsung Galaxy S 2
There is the full stock firmware to flash with ODIN
There is a CWM flashable DEODEXED BASE ROM (flash SuperCore 1.0 to get CWM)
Everything in the BASE ROM is stock and deodexed! No overscroll, tv-off, extended power menu or anything else!
Continue on to the leak thread to get your fix. Be sure to leave your thoughts in the thread while you’re at it!
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