T-Mobile USA Galaxy S II getting Ice Cream Sandwich tonight

T-Mobile have posted details about an upcoming Samsung Galaxy S II upgrade headed their way tonight. The upgrade will bring Ice Cream Sandwich, surprisingly enough, making them one of the first US carriers to get the upgrade for that phone. Expect TouchWiz to remain present, but don’t expect any of the new features found in TouchWiz 4.0 to make their way to the handset.

Other improvements will include WiFi calling, voicemail, and CMAS (Commercial Mobile Alert System). It’ll be made available through Kies so be sure to have the app downloaded to your computer. Look for it to arrive there starting at 11PM eastern tonight. Head to T-Mobile for more details. [Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

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  • Jeffrey Evans

    WTF Sprint!

  • TheCaprican

    Finally!!!

  • id10terrordfw

    It takes weeks longer to type out the full name of the Sprint variant, of course.

  • sw4gd4ddy

    yay! When is jelly bean going to be released? Tomorrow oh good. #nevercontent.

  • TBN27

    If only the bleeding kies would work.

  • http://www.facebook.com/damien.delatorre.5 Damien De La Torre

    My damn kies isn’t working properly, I don’t see where to check updates for firmware :{

  • Magnus100

    This is a very welcome update but to say I’m not impressed is the under statement of the year

  • black hole

    Sucks that Samsung phones gets update so late because a new Samsung will be out in couple of days!

  • William

    Congrats T-Mobile GSII owners. The GSII seemed like a good phone, but as a happy Nexus S fan, I may never go with a non-Nexus phone ever again. I got ICS in DECEMBER! Admittedly, the Galaxy S III is making me rethink that, but I’ll likely hold off until the next rumored Nexus drops in (rumored) November.

    Viva La Nexus!
    (…oh, and definitely getting a Nexus Tablet)

  • Vaishakhi Lahoti

    Finally… I never thought this day would come. It took a total of 2 hours to get it through an hour and 40 minutes to install kies the right way and 20 minutes to deploy the upgrade.

  • Jon

    Got it!

  • http://twitter.com/bradshartung Brad Hartung

    great update….very responsive and smooth…..even seems more vibrant on the screen