There is good news for the proud owners of Acer Iconia Tab A200. You can now obtain the much awaited ICS Android 4.0 update in your precious tablet. Acer Iconia Tab A200 is the second tablet to receive the ICS update after Motorola Xoom. We have already covered the detail procedure on how to root Acer Iconia Tab A101 and now we will see the simple tutorial on how to update Android 4.0 firmware in Acer Iconia Tab A200.
There are no change logs provided by Acer about the update but it will be supporting a number of offering and features of Ice Cream Sandwich. Further it will bring a lot of changes in the operating system and enhance various features. Many users in European countries like United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Germany have already received this update. Users in United States have already checked for manual updates but they receive no update response. Users who haven’t received any update till now are advised to wait for the update to be available in couple hours or may be in day or two.
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 for Acer Iconia A200 tablets that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other models or in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.
Backup all the user data present in your tab since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.
Steps to Update Android 4.0 in Acer Iconia Tab A200:
Step-1: In case you have received any OTA notifications then pull down your notifications bar and tap on Download button to proceed with the installation.
Step-2: After downloading of files is complete, install the updates and your tablet will restart twice to check whether the update is running successfully in your tablet or not. In case you encounter any error then re-try to update your tablet again.
Step-3: Users who haven’t received any notifications can manually check by navigating through the path Menu > Settings > About tablet > System update and tap on Check Now.
After the tablet is updated with the latest Android 4.0 firmware you will see the following details in About phone located in Settings > About tablet
Android Version : 4.0.3
Image Version : Acer_AV041_A200_1.037.00_PA_CUS1
Kernel Version : 184.108.40.206+
Build Number : Acer_AV041_A200_1.097.00_PA_CUS1
Image P/N : FM.S16A0.024
Thus you can easily update your Acer Iconia Tab A200 with the latest Android 4.0.3 firmware by following the steps mentioned above carefully.