Update Samsung Galaxy S2 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Samsung Galaxy S2, the phone which brought Samsung to top of mobile brands in year 2011 when it was launched, is not yet opted for KitKat update, it may be possible that it won’t be getting it in future because of its old hardware, and few other aspects. But who cares whether Samsung roll out an update or not, there is a manual way to get it. We should be very thankful to developers who regularly brings tons of Roms, mods, and other tweaks to update, and improve our devices.
For Samsung Galaxy S2, a custom Rom named ‘SuperNexus‘ has been distributed by a recognized developer of XDA named “Faryaab”, at XDA forum. Current version of the Rom is v4 and it might be getting up in future. Now lets discuss about this Rom in brief, this Rom is based on official Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware, and it’s almost untouched. So, you’ll be having a complete stock firmware with some modifications for enhanced, and improved user experience.
It’s actually look what its name suggests. It will give you a complete Nexus 5 experience on your Samsung Galaxy S2 along with many useful advance utilities. To make it more lighter, all bloatware (useless) apps has been removed from the firmware, and also no 3rd party apps has been added to it. It comes with pre-root, so you don’t have to root it anymore.
For more information regarding to this Rom, and its features list, you must visit XDA thread here. Read all the pre-requisites listed below very carefully, and prepare your device according to them.