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Install Android 4.0.4 ZCLPL on Galaxy S2 I9100, Official Firmware Available

After the leak yesterday, Samsung has finally started rolling out Android 4.0.4 to selected countries officially. No more leaked ROMs. Yesterday, Android 4.0.4 XXLQ5 for Galaxy S2 I9100 was leaked and can be installed on your phone. Now, we have the official Android 4.0.4 ZCLPL firmware.

Android 4.0.4 I9100ZCLPL is a China based firmware and has some carrier bloatware on it, but you can still install it on your Samsung Galaxy S II to try out the latest official firmware from Samsung. Let’s get to some requirements and installation tutorial below.

Galaxy S2

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Samsung Galaxy S II Firmware Details:

Base Firmware: I9100ZCLPL (4.0.4)
Region: China

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S I to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy S2 USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update your phone to the latest Galaxy S2 I9100 4.0.4 firmware.