Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 users can now install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update via a custom ROM! A new custom firmware based on Google’s latest mobile operating system has been released, allowing the Samsung Galaxy S2 owners to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on their handset device.
Based on the specs list posted on GSM Arena, the latest and official update made available for the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
But fortunately, custom ROM developers were able to create a firmware based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat update compatible with the 2011 flagship smartphone of Samsung.
Particularly, users can install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S2 using the CyanogenMod firmware or the CM11 M10 ROM.
The firmware is available for the GT-I9100 model of the device.
According to a report on International Business Times, the new CM11 M10 custom ROM available for the Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I99300 is based on Android Open Source Project or AOSP version 4.4.4 KitKat OS.
The post further noted that the firmware is said to “…bring customisation options to boost device performance, new visual interface, easy access to key apps and loads of personalisation options…” See the list of features available on the CM11 M10 custom ROM and learn the detailed instructions on how to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S2 by heading over to this IB Times post .
But prior to proceeding with the installation process, there are some requirements and conditions to satisfy first.
Install the appropriate USB drivers of the Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 on the computer so the Android device will easily connect with the PC during the process.
Make sure that the Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 has 80 percent battery level or more before installing Android 4.4.4 KitKat update.
Make a backup of the data and settings stored on the Samsung Galaxy S2 using either ClockWorkMod or TWRP.