AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket users rejoice! An Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM (official) has been leaked for the device which can be flashed in a few simple steps. Those of you interested can check out our easy-to-follow step-by-step guide right after the jump!
DISCLAIMER: Redmond Pie will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this guide. Proceed at your own risk.
In case you’re wondering, this procedure doesn’t require rooting. ODIN is able to flash a new firmware without requiring root access. Just be sure to do this with a sufficiently charged device and remember to backup all your sensitive data since this procedure, according to reports we’re hearing, will completely delete data such as contacts, texts, photos/videos, music, apps and their data and system settings.
Step 1: Download the .exe file from here [RootzWiki Thread]. It is a one-click solution which includes ODIN, the popular firmware flashing tool for Samsung devices.
Step 2: Once download is complete, double-click the .exe to launch ODIN.
Step 3: Turn off your AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket, take out the battery and put it back in again.
Step 4: Press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down and simultaneously connect the phone with your PC. Do not let go of the buttons while connecting the phone or it won’t boot into Download mode.
When your phone goes into Download mode, it should be detected by ODIN.
Step 5: Click Start in ODIN and let the flashing commence!
If you followed the steps correctly, your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket will now boot into a leaked version of the official Android 4.0.3 ICS ROM.
As far as I can tell from the screenshots, it’s similar to the Android 4.0.3 ICS upgrade for the International Version of the Galaxy S II which looks more-or-less exactly like the stock Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM that the device comes with. This is both a good and a bad thing: you get the familiarity of Gingerbread, but the delicious functionality of Ice Cream Sandwich.
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