[Install+Update] Samsung Galaxy Note i9220 Android 4.0.3 ICS Firmware

Posted on Feb 20 2012 - 10:00pm by Kent

What a double treat for those who are hoping to get their Galaxy Notes running on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich! You see, we have this new ICS firmware that will not only upgrade your phone-tablet’s firmware version but will also reclaim your rooted slate’s voided warranty. Furthermore, this ROM can be installed on Galaxy Note i9220 and Galaxy Note N7000. Still, we cannot guarantee the 100% success of this installation. Flash at your own risk and we are not liable for any damages that could happen to your phone-tablet. If you have an unrooted device, you won’t need to worry. This process won’t root your Note and will therefore allow you to keep your precious warranty.

Just don’t forget to create a backup of your important files such as your call logs, contacts, audio tracks, video recordings and messages. Plus, make sure that your phone-tablet’s battery level won’t go any lower than 60 percent. If you’re all set, read on.

Step 1: Download the Galaxy Note ICS Firmware at this link. Download the Odin file at this link. Save both files to your computer.

Step 2: Open the Odin executable file in your PC. Turn off your device then reboot to download mode by pressing the Volume Down key while holding the OK and Power buttons.

Step 3: In download mode, use a USB data cable to connect your phone-tablet device to your computer. You’ll know when your device has been successfully connected to your PC because the ID: COM section in your Odin will turn yellow.

Step 4: In Odin, click on PDA then locate and select the file called “I9220LP1-N7000-ICS-REPACK-1.tar”. After you have done so, click ‘Start’.

Step 5: Wait until the firmware update gets completed. Your device will reboot on its own. After which, remove your Galaxy Note from your computer then turn it off to reboot to recovery mode. You can do this by pressing the Volume Up key while holding the OK and Power buttons.

Step 6: In recovery mode, select ‘wipe data / factory reset’ then choose ‘wipe cache partition’. You will also need to select the advanced option for ‘clear dalvik cache’. Once done, reboot your Galaxy Note.

To check whether the Android 4.0.3 Firmware has been successfully installed on your device, just go to Settings > About Phone then scroll until you see the option for Firmware Version.

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