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Update your Galaxy S2 Android phone to Android 4.0!

It turns out there is a simple setting, that is off by default, to auto-update your phone. I had assumed that the reason I didn’t receive upgrades for the last year is that “something was broken”, but it appears the fix is simply to create a “Samsung Account”, and enable auto updates. You can reach this option via the oh-so-discoverable Settings–>About menu.

Upgrade today, Android 4.0 fixes lots of bugs. The upgrade process was super seemless, and all my data and apps were preserved (except shortcuts, but let’s not nit-pick).