The another variant of Samsung Galaxy S II that is Galaxy S II WiMAX with the model number ISW11SC made avilable in Japan via KDDI network operator. The Galaxy S II WiMax users are getting Gingerbread update but it wasn’t clear to which version is upgrading. Please note that this update will take 20 minutes. Today in this article, I will tell you that How To Update Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC To Android 2.3 Gingerbread Firmware.
Samsung Galaxy S II WiMax Specs:
The Samsung Galaxy S II WiMax is similiar to Galaxy S II HD LTE and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. It is powered by 1.4 GHZ dual core processor and comes with 4.7 inches Super AMOLED HD capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 1280×720 pixels.
The phone packs with 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera with full HD video recording. Other features are Wi-Fi, bluetooth, WiMAX, GPS, microSD card slot, NFC support and 16GB internal memory.
- Fixes the error SMS automatically received as email
- Fixes issues while you are connected to WiMAX network
- Wi-Fi connectivity and mobile hotspot.
Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android device contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Make sure Your Android device is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off.
- Please check for the state radio in your area. If the radio reception is poor, then you might not be able to update with this update.
- Please do not remove the battery while the software is in update state.
Update Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC To Android 2.3 Gingerbread:
There are two methods to update Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
- Update via Wi Fi
- Update Via WiMax/3G/PC
Update via Wi Fi
Updating the software via Wi Fi will take 5 minutes of time to complete the task and will not cost anything. To update this method, you need to have an WifI SIGNAL accessed on your phone. Once ready, you have follow some steps:
Step 1: From your mobile phone, go to Settings > About Phone and select the option Software Update.
Step 2: Tap on check for update and it will check whether update is available for you or not. If its available click on download button to proceed via OTA download of the files required for the update and it will be downloaded in a maximum of five minutes. You need to agree the terms and conditions.
Step 3: Once the files are download, you need to install the updates. Click on Install button.
Step 4: Your phone is restarted automatically and it will be installing the update.
Step 5: Once the files are installed, your phone will be again restarted and once it is done, you will able to use the new firmware.
Update Via WiMax/3G/PC
Update the software via WiMax/3G/PC will take 20 minutes and moreover you will be charged according to your data plans. The process via WiMax or 3G is that of the above update via Wi Fi. The only thing is that you would be using your data plans and incurred lost accordingly.
To download the software via Samsung KIES using the following steps which is mentioned below:
Step 1: Samsung KIES should be installed on your computer. Open the program once installed.
Step 2: Connect the phone using USB data cable.
Step 3: As soon as you connected, you will get the notification that the updates are available to you just you need to click on install button.
Step 4: The update will be downloaded to your phone and it will automatically do rest thing.
Step 5: If you weren’t able to update with this software, please the re run the software again.
Congracts! You have successfully Updated Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC To Android 2.3 Gingerbread Firmware.