Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 getting Jelly Bean update in India

Samsung has started rolling-out the Android 4.1 update for Galaxy S2 smartphone today. The update is available both over-the-air and via Kies galaxy s II

Samsung Galaxy S II was originally launched in 2011 with Gingerbread and since has already received Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and the latest update taken the phone to Jelly Bean. As all updates are rolled-out in phases, don’t get anxious if you don’t get it right-away.

Here are the update details:

  • PDA – i9100XWLSK
  • CSC – I9100ODDLSA
  • Android Version: 4.1.2

Samsung Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update change-log:

  • Android 4.1 with Touchwiz  – Google Now, enhanced notifications, Direct Call, Smart Stay, Pop-up Play, new Nature UX similar to Galaxy S III.
  • Richer content & services
  • Social hub to be removed
  • Real-time mail delivery won’t be supported, but email client will still support EAS, IMAP and POP access.
  • Email, SMS and SNS in social hub can be used a separate apps
  • Polaris Office, Photo Editor, and Video maker will be downloadable via Samsung Apps.

If you have updated your Galaxy S II smartphone to Jelly Bean, do let us know in comments.

Thanks Adithya G, Rohan

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22 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 getting Jelly Bean update in India


    (April 9, 2013 - 12:46 pm)

    Shame on Samsung for not providing Jelly Bean update in India to its Galaxy S II GT-I9100G


      (April 9, 2013 - 5:33 pm)

      I found on Sammobiles , that JellyBean 4.1.2 is available for 9100G in India.


    (April 7, 2013 - 10:22 am)

    i have updated my phon but the jelly bean stock video player is missing any1 facing this problem??


    (April 5, 2013 - 7:57 pm)

    i dont know if this update is draining my battery only or other people are suffering too..i am losing more than 5% of battery every hour just on standby i.e no usage at all

    Abhinav Kushwaha

    (April 5, 2013 - 7:48 pm)

    do this update brings multi window feature in Galaxy S2 ?


      (April 5, 2013 - 7:58 pm)


        Abhinav Kushwaha

        (April 5, 2013 - 8:30 pm)

        very bad , samsung is giving multi window feature in non-flagship budget phablet
        galaxy grand then why not to hugely successful galaxy S2


    (April 4, 2013 - 11:05 am)

    what is the size of the update…?
    i have 700 mb 3G data left….
    isthat sufficient..?


      (April 4, 2013 - 12:39 pm)

      Hi Hagimaru,

      Try to get it install via KIES only, as any file missing during OTA could result in failure of upgrade and you will loose your costly 3G as well.


        (April 5, 2013 - 11:44 am)

        I done it through over the air update, it performed well installed and using it…


      (April 5, 2013 - 11:42 am)

      400 MB


    (April 4, 2013 - 9:44 am)

    then what about I9100G..?????

      Gaurav Shukla

      (April 4, 2013 - 10:43 am)

      @Mnnu the update for GT-I9100G will probably be released on a later date. Nothing official right now.


    (April 4, 2013 - 2:35 am)

    This update is not working through Kies. Something is wrong. After downloading some files, it keeps crashing. Thought of taking it to service center tomorrow. Same issue for anyone?

    I might have tried 10 times in different systems.


      (April 5, 2013 - 11:47 am)

      Try to update over the air go to settings> about device> software update> update


    (April 3, 2013 - 7:37 pm)

    I flashed “i9100XWLSD” and have been using it for some time now.
    This “i9100XWLSK” will be different from it? hmm..

    BTW, official jelly bean on S2 is really nice, go for it! Don’t even feel the need for any custom rom with it.
    Especially love the smart stay feature.


      (April 4, 2013 - 10:59 am)

      I too was using XWLSD and flashed to INU ver. no more features… all just the same


    (April 3, 2013 - 5:51 pm)

    Hey Mohit,
    I have that i9100 model , So is it available to us to download the new version?
    Does it requires our phone to be connected to PC, or it will be downloaded and installed just like any android app.


      (April 3, 2013 - 6:45 pm)

      Hi Vishal,

      Currently it is available only via KIES (PC Suite for Samsung) ; No OTA (Over The Air) available as yet.


        (April 3, 2013 - 7:09 pm)

        ok thanks


    (April 3, 2013 - 5:21 pm)

    Unfortunately it is just for i9100 model not i9100G.


      (April 4, 2013 - 6:00 pm)

      I did nt find it for 9100 also on kies.

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