After the launch of the stable firmware of Galaxy Nexus and after some leaks and getting thrown, XDA and other developers started creating ROMs for other devices, till now we have covered the guides on installing Android 4.0 on Kindle Fire, Galaxy S, and many more devices, as the number is increasing day by day, we’re writing about them at our rapid speed.
Face Unlock Feature
The face unlock feature will be a very great addition to the Android OS. When, it was announced initially, people got very excited about getting it on their mobile phones. But later on many defects were detected, the problems reported were that the face unlock feature isn’t fool-proof and the app fails to function as expected. Though, it would be better if you use a PIN Code or maze lock on your Android.
Installing Face Unlock on Galaxy S2
Before you proceed, make sure that the following things are already on your mobile phone.
- S2 is rooted.
- It should have ClockworkMod Recovery installed.
- Should be running Android 4.0.3 ICS, firmware build XXKP8.
If your phone is ready to with these things, then you can surely proceed.
- Download the face unlock file and copy the downloaded zip to your SD Card.
- Turn off your mobile phone to bring it in the recovery mode, to do this “Press Volume UP+OK Button” both at the same time along with the power button.
- If you’ve booted into the recovery mode, then proceed by selecting “Wipe data/factory reset” and “Wipe Cache Partition“.
- Reboot device by selecting “reboot system now“.
- Reboot the device again in recovery mode.
- From the menu, select “install zip from SD Card“, then “choose zip from SD Card” and then choose the face unlock zip file which you had copied earlier on your SD Card. After that installation will start and begin.
- After installation, you device will again move to the recovery screen. Select “reboot system now” and the device will reboot. This time your device will take more time to start.
Congo! You’ve successfully setup Face Unlock of Galaxy S2 running Android 4.0.3 ICS XXKP8 Firmware on IT.
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