Getting firmware updates on our device is one of the most welcome things to happen purchasing it. The very new of the arrival of a new version thrills us. And why not, new updates bring new features, improvements in performance and stability. Our device manufacturers keep rolling software updates at intervals. In most cases software updates are minor in nature but sometimes they might be major. Big updates come at long intervals and they are meant to bring a lot of new changes and bump the firmware version to a greater one.
Such a big update has finally started making its way to the Galaxy S2 Plus GT-I9105 as the users of this phone in Russia are reporting receiving Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware today. Most of us were waiting for this huge update since it first rolled out for the GT-I9105P variant of the device earlier this month.
As we already mentioned above, the updated is already being served in Russia for now and it will soon turn it face toward other countries. However, if you have the Galaxy S2 Plus with model number GT-I9105 and you are not from Russia, you can still taste the new flavor of Jelly Bean on it. Being an unbranded firmware, it can be installed on any Galaxy S2 Plus that is not locked to a carrier.
What to Expect?
Here is the lost of some major changes that you will notice after updating your Galaxy S2 Plus GT-I9105 to Android 4.2.2:
- All new lockscreen with multi-pages and widget support
- New Daydream feature found under display settings
- Totally revamped Setting UI with all options classified under tabs
- New Move to SD Card option in Application Manager for moving third-party apps to SD Card storage.
- Two pages in Notification panel with list and grid view.
- Improved TouchWiz and performance optimizations
- Better stability and more.
Download the Android 4.2.2 firmware for Galaxy S2 I9105 from below. As new firmwares for other countries hit the scene, we’ll keep adding them to the list.
How to Install:
To install the firmware, follow the procedure given at this tutorial.
Having installing the firmware, do not forget to share the screenshots of the new features or any bugs that you discover. Cheers!