AT&T Rolls Out Small Update for Galaxy S II, Fixes Shutting Off in Idle Mode Issue

Only devices upgraded to Android 4.0 ICS are eligible for this update

AT&T customers who still own one of the best-selling Android smartphones of all time, the Samsung Galaxy S II, may have already noticed there's a new update available for their old, but still reliable devices.

According to AT&T, this update is meant to address an issue that affected Samsung Galaxy S II devices immediately after upgrading to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

The carrier confirmed that “the update includes fixes for devices that may become unresponsive and/or power down while sitting idle on rare occasions.”

In addition, the minor patch for Galaxy S II smartphone is also meant to enhance security, and to protect against malware vulnerability.

Keep in mind that only Samsung Galaxy S II devices already upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform are eligible for this update.

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