How to Galaxy S2 Update Officially

For all Samsung galaxy devices they provide galaxy s2 update officially to a some extend. After that they stop sending updates as the device gets old. But however they giving us the best updates for the phone. So the galaxy users are so lucky. In this article I will show you how to update your Galaxy S2 officially to the newest version. There are many benefits of updating a phone like Better RAM Utilization, updating stock apps, Minor battery tweaks, many of the bugs will be fixed with the update. So it is better to update the device to the latest version. As this a official update you won't void the warranty.

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Pre Requisites for Galaxy s2 update Officially

It is better to have backups of your data before Galaxy s2 update. In some cases there may be a of chance of loosing data. So before any of the update try to make backups. Actually it's for the safety of your data.

  • SMS - Use "SMS Backup & Restore"
  • Contacts - Synchronize with the official GMAIL app
  • Call Log - Use "Call Logs Backup & Restore"
  • 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"

1st Method of galaxy s2 update officially

  • 1. It is better to connect the phone to Wi-Fi because sometimes the file may be a large one.
  • 2. Go to the "Settings" menu of the phone.
  • 3. Scroll down and find the tab "about phone"
  • 4 .The find "software update" and open it.
  • 5. Then a screen will pop up the confirmation.
  • 6. After that phone will automatically finds the latest update and install it.
  • 7. Phone will reboots with all new features.

2nd method of galaxy s2 update officially

  • 1. First find the suitable firmware according to your country from this website Sam Mobile
  • 2. Then download it and extract it.
  • 3. Then download Odin 3.10
  • 4. Switch off the phone and enter to the download mode by pressing Volume down + Home + power button together.
  • 5. Connect your phone to the computer with the USB cable.
  • 6. Open Odin 3.10 and check whether it has a blue sign.
  • 7. Choose the file downloaded above to PDA and keep the rest as it is.
  • 8. Then click start.
  • 9. After finishing it switch off the phone by removing the battery and enter to recovery mode by pressing volume up + Home + power button
  • 10. Then Wipe data factory reset and Cache partion, and then reboot the phone.

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