A big shout for Samsung Galaxy Epic 4G Touch users as a fresh ICS update has rolled out. This new ICS Android 4.0.3 update is also known as E4GT and it supports all the goodness of ICS Android 4.0 version. This new firmware comes with a number of features and enhancements on the visual front. It is to be noted that this is not the official firmware released by Samsung Electronics but is the leaked version.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Epic 4G Touch smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other models of Samsung Galaxy Epic 4G or in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.
You ought to backup all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to easily backup and restore all your data.
Steps to Update Android 4.0.3 Firmware in Samsung Epic 4G Touch:
Step-1: Download Android 4.0.3 Package from the Must Have section to your computer and enable USB Debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Make sure to tick the USB Debugging option.
Step-2: Connect your smartphone to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Copy the downloaded zip file to your phone and make sure not to place this zip file deep into any sub-folder in your phone. After copying is over, remove the connected USB Cable and power off the phone to enter into Recovery Mode.
Recovery Mode can be entered by pressing the Volume up rocker key + Power button simultaneously. If the device boots into Normal mode then re-try to enter into Recovery Mode by the same process till you are finally there. In Recovery mode select “install zip from SD Card” > “choose zip from SD Card” then locate the ICS Android 4.0.3 Firmware zip file placed in your phone and select it by pressing the Power button.
Step-4: After the firmware is successfully updated, the device will reboot or land up in Recovery screen again. In Recovery mode screen select the option of “++++ Go Back ++++” > “reboot system now” to reboot the phone in ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware. If the process gets stuck somewhere in the middle then, pull out the battery, re-insert it and re-apply the instructions again from the beginning.
Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy Epic 4G Touch smartphone with an all new Android 4.0.3 version by following the steps mentioned above carefully.