How do I get back to ICS on Samsung Galaxy S2X?

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So I updated to 4.1 using kies a while go and now I want to go back to ics because I am disappointed of jelly bean and I am having issues even after reset like battery, etc. Does Koodo do this or could I do it myself but I don't want to modify my phone.
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Koodo probably won't help but


  1. if you backed up your phone rom before you could go back?

  2. root the phone and install another 3rd party rom from the net

  3. Contact Samsung



I'd choose 3
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Apparently you're not the only one

http://www.sammobile.com/forum/showth...

and it can be done in Samsung Kies
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Are you closing apps by holding down the home button and when the recent apps list pops up swiping them left or right to close them?
Are you clearing your cache and freeing up RAM?
There has to be a reason your experiencing worse performance.
What phone do you have and what version of Android is it running?
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I am using a garbage collection program to close non used items. it's ok. Motorola's Droid v1 was an EXTREMELY popular phone, but when it went to Android 2.3 was littered with complaints due to slowness.

Again, let's agree to disagree.
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A garbage collection program what?
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Paul,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garbage_...
Many apps do this calling themselves Memory Freeing, Memory Killer, or otherwords to that nature. Now many items in Android are written in Java, a language that supports "Automatic" garbage collection. Problem is Automatic isn't always efficient, and it harms software design.

Perhaps that is not something that makes a newer version BETTER.
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You said you were using a "New version 4" so I thought you were using something running Android 4.0 or the Nexus 4, I didn't know you were using whatever phone running something below Android 4.0. In that case yes a task killer is the way to go IMO. From 4.0 and above its not needed since they made an entire overhaul of the OS and redesigned the entire thing.
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Go to samsung's website. Download Samsung Kies. Install. Plug in Device. Click search for updates. BOO BAM SURPRISE your done son! Two sales reps did it and it worked just fine.

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