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Mapservicesamsung Has Stopped Error After Ics Upgrade - Samsung Galaxy S2


When deleting multiple texts, a notification called "mapservicesamsung has stopped" error appears from time to time. Has anyone encountered this after ics? It has no major effect on the phone but it's a hassle when you want to delete multiple messages fast.

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Notification And Ringtones Missing After Upgrade To Ics - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have just upgraded to ics and i noticed all the phones ring tones and notification tones are missing! I backed up my phone before upgrading but it wont let me restore the back up! It keeps saying communication error so restore was stopped! Anyone have any idea how to get the notification tones back as i had several different tones for different apps!

Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Ics Upgrade On Unlocked Orange France Samsung Galaxy S2

I think i've worked out that rooting is not what i am after, and i think i have determined that my phone is unlocked but not unbranded, but i'm still short of understanding what i need to do to upgrade my gs2 to ics 4. 0.

1. Unlocked: i have an orange france gt-i9100, for which i purchased a plan. After three months i was allowed, via a tool on their website, to unlock it so that i can put my (non-french) sim in it. This works fine.

2. Unbranded: the phone came with a bunch of orange. Fr applications and widgets on it, which i would generally prefer not to have and just have native android (or samsung's own additions) if possible.

I'm not sure in this instance, where i should expect to get an upgrade from - samsung, orange, or? I have downloaded and installed kies with the idea that this might identify availability of an upgrade for me. It has found an available update.

About phone:
Gt-i9100
Android 2. 3. 3
Baseband i9100bvkg2
Kernel 2. 6. 35. 7-i9100bvkg2-cltest_i9100bvkg2 root@dell127#2
Build number gingerbread. Bvkg2
Finally, using check for updates on the about phone menu says none are available.


Posted On: 2012-04-20 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Cannot Disable " Data Background Services " After Upgrade To Ics - Samsung Galaxy S2

Since upgrading to ics (ice cream sandwich) with my galaxy s2, one of the changes is you can no longer disable "data background services". When i bought my phone a couple of months ago i was told in the o2 shop to disable data background services to enhance the battery life. I did this and the battery lasted really well as i only enabled the service when i needed to. This facility has now gone and i am finding my battery life really quite poor.

I don't use the mobile network for internet as have wifi at home and work so my phone is connected to that. I notice it must be doing things in the background as i get alerts for facebook, twitter etc so i presume it is working hard in the background and that is what using the battery. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how i can improve the battery life. It is really annoying that this has gone with the upgrade as it certainly made a big difference.


Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 20 Replies .

Uk - Getting Ics On Three - Samsung Galaxy S2

It's apparent that ics is available via kies on three. However i've booted up kies, updated it, and still it says i'm on the latest firmware - no update is available. Is there anything else i need to do to get ics on three?

Posted On: 2012-04-03 . View Related Posts . . View 18 Replies .

Not Receiving Emails After Upgrade To Ics Orange

I have up graded to ics orange, i followed instructions and backed up phone before up grade. Everything seems ok accept i not receiving emails! I cant see an option to add virgin.com in the add accounts.

Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

No Support For Bluetooth Streaming Or A2dp After Ics Upgrade

Can anyone tell me how i can get my sgs2 to stream audio back to my pc or even get it to connect to a vw golf's bluetooth hfs, without it stuttering and disconnecting. Before the "upgrade" with gingerbread 2. 3. 4 this connected & streamed to the pc without any problem & connected to the car without problem. Bluetooth usb dongle devices on pc can be either v2 or v3, they are not plugged in at the same time, it's either one or other, both devices are a2dp (stereo) capable. I don't want to risk flashing the phone via odin as it's under warranty and with my luck i'll brick it, like i did with a crappy nokia.

Posted On: 2012-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 29 Replies .

Facebook Browser Interface Has Changed After Upgrade To Ics

I just upgraded to ics and noticed that when using the browser to go to facebook the interface has changed. Before when i used the browser to access fb the interface looked more or less like the app. Notifications on top, profile pics etc. But now its changed. Anyone notice this?

Posted On: 2012-04-23 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Is Ics Worth It ? Samsung Galaxy S2 (international)

As ics is now available for my xeu sgii, the question is - is it worth it? What are the benefits and have there been any major issues with the release? I have been through the forum and seen a couple of issues but nothing major.

Posted On: 2012-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 44 Replies .

Cannot Screen Capture Anything After Ics Update - Samsung Galaxy S2

I updated my sg2 when the ics update came about (im on 3 btw!) Ever since i have been hit with a fair few issues and i wanted to know if you guys can help. I can no longer screen capture anything on my screen, holding down the lock button and the home button no longer does anything, also when i am trying to take a picture now i get vertical wobbly lines down the screen.

Posted On: 2012-04-10 . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

Gt-i9100p Wont Update To Ics - Samsung Galaxy S2

I decided to make an account here as my provider (o2) has proved unsuccessful in helping solve this issue, hope you guys are smarter than they are! For some reason when running kies software my phone will not update to ics, it claims the latest firmware is already installed (i current have gingerbread 2. 3. 5). Ive been on live chat with o2, i told them my csc number and they told me my phone can update to ics so i dont know why it wont do it. Ive got the latest kies software and have tried it on both my pc and laptop but it just wont work. Has this happened to anyone else and is there a solution?

Posted On: 2012-03-10 . View Related Posts . . View 32 Replies .

Slow Charging Time Since Ics - Samsung Galaxy S2

Does anyone notice charging takes longer to complete since ics?

Posted On: 2012-04-21 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S2 International - Updating Sgs Ii To Ics

Im from sri lanka. I have the international model - gt-i9000. Im now on the 2. 3. 5 firmware version and my build number is gingerbread. Xxki4, and it is rooted. Some days back my phone asked me to update it to the new firm. I just canceled it, now i need to update it to the ics via kies and is it the standard way ? And can i know the pros and cons of ics. Is it necessary to update the phone to ics? If im updating via kies do i need to backup everything? Or just update it without doing anything to my files or contacts? Will it be the same after the new update?

Posted On: March 20th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S2 Gti9100 Vodafone Spain Ics Update

Does anyone know when samsung galaxy s2 gti9100 vodafone spain will be getting the ics update. Also i recently paid for a unlock code and unlocked my phone, will this effect my update?

Posted On: 2012-04-06 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Yellow Tint Appeared After Uk Ics Update - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have updated to the latest xeu official update 2 days ago. Whilst using my phone today for the first proper time since update i have noticed a yellow tint all the way down the left of the screen. I can't believe this has happened. In all the time i have had the s2 it has never shown this. Its visible on the keyboard and white backgrounds.

Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Ics - Roaming Indication On Home Network - Samsung Galaxy S2

Recently upgraded my galaxy s2 to ics using a guide at cnet.co.uk. All appears to work fine apart from one thing - sat at home, my signal indicator shows that i am roaming and a warning notification reports "you have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off". To clarify, i'm at home, a three network customer and never saw the roaming indicator at anytime before in the uk. I also have data roaming turned off for the usual obvious reasons. Has anyone encountered this and does anyone have any ideas how i can remedy this situation?

Posted On: 2012-03-15 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Signal Improves After Upgraded To Ics - Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket

Well our house hold has two skyrockets. One just updated to the leaked ics and one on gingerbread. And lemme tell you, i have been doing some testing and i have noticed two major improvements. Number one, my signal on the ics is double sometimes than on gingerbread! And the battery is also slightly better. I put the phones side by side, right on the couch and watched the signal meter for like fifteen minutes and the phone running ics was always way better signal, very interesting.

Posted On: April 6th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

1 Text Message To Read Notification - Ics Issue - Samsung Galaxy S2

Just moved over from the easy life of blackberry to android (not even been a week yet) and all was going well till i upgraded to ics. I have a gt-l9100 running 4. 0. 3 the issue is, i receive a new text message, i read and reply to it yet i still see '1' in a circle over the message icon at the bottom of the screen. I went in to the messaging section in applications and cleared the cache and that just created more issues (all sms failed to send from then on), i rebooted the device and the icon was gone and i was able to send sms again. I did try to search for a solution, but with no luck.

Posted On: 2012-04-16 . View Related Posts . . View 33 Replies .

Firmware Upgrade Stayed At 0% - Samsung Galaxy S2

I was trying to do a firmware upgrade on my galaxy s2 via kies and i clicked the upgrade firmware and it showed the window of the "prepare for upgrade" and stayed like that for a hour at 0%! Can you please let me know how much time it generally takes for an upgrade?

Posted On: February 16th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Access Gmail & Exchange Folders - Ics Social Hub - Samsung Galaxy S2

Ok ics is installed and seems to be (generally) running well. Some of the new features i like about the ics social hub like deleting messages from the list screen without having numerous button presses. Other things like it always opens in feeds and i can't access my folders in my accounts really suck!

As i use gmail and exchange mail and want push all from one app i am stuck using the hub, so no other apps won't do the same within one app. Anyone managed to get the hub to open on messages rather than feeds? More importantly, anyone know how on earth i can access my gmail folders and my exchange folders?


Posted On: 2012-04-17 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Phone Vibrate Problem With Text Message After Ics Update - Samsung Galaxy S2

I just updated to ics (vodafone) 2 days ago, i for 1 liked that when i had my loud profile for messages/calls that it would vibrate when some 1 texts me but after this update i cant get it to vibrate when i receive a text. Can any 1 help?

Posted On: April 15th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Phone Never Turn Back On After Flash Ics Rom - Samsung Galaxy S2 (t-mobile)

I recently just got the phone and then i flash ics rom on the phone for some reason after i rebooted it it never turn back on i guess its brick now i call customer service and lied to them that i drop the phone into water then they told me i gotta go through my insurance asurion if i go threw them and lied thats a fraud right and they will figure out it was rooted i dunno what to do please help what should i do.

Posted On: February 3rd 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Latest Firmware Upgrade Crashed - Samsung Galaxy S2

I was trying to upgrade my ssg2 to the latest firmware using kies it stopped upgrading at 3% i tried the emergency recovery but it fails to work. I get the message "failed to convert to upgrade mode". The phone is unlocked on 02. I would be grateful for any help please.

Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Considering Upgrade To Samsung Galaxy Nexus From Htc Incredible

I have had an htc incredible (adr6300) for about two years now, and i think it's about time for me to jump on to the 4g bandwagon. As is usually the case with anyone even remotely tech savvy, i'm hesitant to actually "pull the trigger" on a new device for fear of picking the wrong one, or missing out on the bigger, better device coming out in the imminent future.

I understand that if i was just to wait for the "next awesome device" to launch, i'd never get a new phone since they're always coming out with new ones. But i'd really like some peace of mind when it comes to picking a 4g android vzw device from the current market. From what i've read, the galaxy nexus looks to be quite a solid phone. I like the idea of ics, as well as the potential for software updates not taking forever-and-a-half as it did with my incredible. And based on friends in my area with 4g devices, the service is available in many of the locations i spend time in.

Would you say that going from an incredible to a gnex is a positive jump? Rooting is important to me, if for nothing more than the ability to appease my short attention span when it comes to software in general. I don't need a physical keyboard - between swype and swiftkey i've become accustomed to touchscreen keyboards with no problem. That said, i have heard the rumors of the htc incredible 4g - though i'm not convinced it's worth waiting for because 1), who knows when it will actually be released, and 2), there's no guarantee that it will be able to be rooted.

Right now i'm considering the galaxy nexus vs the motorola razr maxx. The battery life on the razr maxx is of course awesome, but as long as the gnex is at least equal to what i'm getting on my incredible now, it's fine. I'm rarely in a situation where i am using my phone heavily and have no access to a charger. All in all, i suppose i've already made my mind up for the gnex, but i guess i'm really just looking for people to validate my opinion or give me some first hand experience that might sway me away from the gnex, if necessary.


Posted On: 2012-04-21 . View Related Posts . . View 32 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S2 - Cannot Restore Phone Data After Upgrade To 4.0.3

I have had 4 failed attempts or restore my phone data which i backed up with kies before i upgraded but on my phone i have my apps and pictures and i had to default phone and contact icons for my phone and contact icons so i replaced them with the phone icon and contact icon that was in my menu, but i didn't have all my contacts so i synced all my stuff from gmail on the phone and i have the missing numbers back, but i am still trying to complete my restore on kies just in case i haven't got everything i backed up, anyone had this problem?

Posted On: March 27th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Is Ota Upgrade Of Android Version Possible In Samsung Galaxy S2?

I have a sgs-2 and i have a windows vista home os on my laptop and i have kies version when i try to upgrade to the latest android version 2. 3. 3, it says updating and the end it says update failed. I have tried all permutations and combinations. It just does not upgrade to the latest version of android. Like the iphone can android version not be upgraded over wi-fi or over the internet connection ota without using a usb cable. The kies version on my machine is ver. 2. 3. 0. 1

Can it be a windows vista problem ? I would prefer if it can be done ota. When i try upgrading the android version from my phone ota it says connection to the server failed.


Posted On: April 9th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Battery Life Decreases After Upgrade To Firmware 4.0.3 - Samsung Galaxy S2

After upgrade my samsung galaxy s2 to newest firmware 4. 0. 3 with samsung kies battery life decreases approx 100%. Before upgrade my phone on full battery charge can work 48 - 72 hours. After upgrade my samsung galaxy s 2 can work only 12-18 hours. Is this bug in firmware?

Posted On: 2012-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 33 Replies .

Cannot Find Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Link - Samsung Galaxy S2 (international)

I want to update to the latest ics but i cannot seem to find anywhere to download this. Has samsung given us a link for this or is it still "unofficial". I plan to root the device as well so i was not too sure what version i should go with. Can anyone help me?

Posted On: March 19th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S - Getting Error Message While Connecting To Airtel Gprs

I bought it like 2 days ago. Until yesterday night the internet settings were working fine. Even until today morning they were fine. But while i tried to use it in the afternoon, i am getting the error "can't connect to internet, please check your network settings". While it was getting connected with the same settings earlier. I tried to set them to default, even checked the wi-fi & phone settings from the internet. They just seem fine, just coudn't figure out the problem and not even sure whether its a phone problem or settings problem.

Posted On: 10-06-2010, 07:34 AM . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Fail To Install The Mtp Driver Error On Samsung Galaxy S2

Yesterday i flashed the xwlp8 firmware onto my galaxy sii. I factory reset the phone before and after the flash. Now samsung kies will not pick up my phone via usb. It fail to install the mtp driver (?). I have uninstalled kies 3 times, uninstalled my phone in device manager and even rolled back my version of kies. Is there anything else i can do? I really need to restore my phone from the backup i made. It has some important photos in it.

Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .