Resurrection Remix ICS AOKP ROM for Galaxy S2 i9100! [UPDATE][v.1.8.1] [Best ICS ROM]

Here’s an update on the best ICS ROM for Galaxy S2 i9100, Resurrection Remix ICS AOKP ROM has been upgraded to version 1.8.1

UPDATE: Please see updated version 1.9.1!!!

Some notable changes included, better Wifi, long-press back button to kill apps, BIOS style animation, better battery life, GPS lock improvements, faster bluetooth/data connection, and much more.

I think this version is probably the best I’ve used so far so give it a go and let me know what you think of the new version and mad props to XDA user Westcrip for developing this awesome ROM!

Download ROM:

Download Resurrection Remix ICS ROM

If you want overclocking, also flash Siyah kernel. (How to Flash Kernel video)

Download Siyah Kernel

Credits – XDA

Don’t know how to install a ROM?
For all Galaxy S2 GT-i9100, please see Galaxy S2 FAQ here for all rooting, backup, install guides.

Missing FM radio? You can re-install it by downloading this FM Radio APK, then set Method to “Galaxy S2 Test” under Settings->Audio in the app.

Not all versions are created equal, you can see previous versions if this one doesn’t work for you. (My favorite is now v.1.8.1)
v.1.7
v.1.2
v.1.1
v.1.0
v.9.6
v.9.4

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279 Responses

  1. Achyuth says:

    Wow, I just upgraded to Resurrection Remix ICS 1.7 yesterday. yet you got one more new version. yeah i dont know when you uploaded the previous one.

    any how i am not able to connect Wifi in Resurrection Remix ICS 1.7 version. can you help me. its keep on saying obtaining IP, i was able to connect before with gingerbread 2.3.6 and once upgrading it to ICS i again revert back, it worked. please help me.

    or do you want me to upgrade to 1.8.1 now, do you think flashing twice would do the problem. I love to do these things but i need to reinstall all the apps, that is the problem.

    thanks a lot.

    • Josh says:

      Dude, just update the ROM. It says there are improvements for WIFI issues.If updating doesn’t work then you might have a problem.

  2. Achyuth says:

    yeah, i have installed this and still i am not able to connect my mobile to wifi, its keep on saying obtaining ip… but not connecting. any help. thank you in advance

  3. Luis Baquerizo says:

    Is a good rom but I have noticed that in this version of Aokp aftafteer trying different kernels like neak or abyss or dorimanx the rom becomes real unstable and it’s a shame. It’s not only on those rom because I have noticed the same issue in Hydrogen. So my guess it’s the Aokp base. So going back to slim rom that I believe it’s more stable than any of the Aokp roms

  4. kevin says:

    the best rom i have ever used…… wifi stable and quick connection…. everything is jst like i expected….. great rom….

  5. Vivek says:

    I am really loving this ROM version..Just one concern I had issues with Swype keyboard on 1.7 Version…Will this be fixed in this version..Please advise 🙂

  6. chris says:

    It’s telling me all the time that android keyboard has stopped

  7. steffen says:

    Hi, it is the first custom rom i’ve ever used and it’s awesome.
    Only one issue: I can’t download from the internet browser at all. Can I fix it somehow?

  8. CKPE says:

    How can you say that it is the best ROM with all the issues it have?

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=25667914&postcount=28597

    FAQ for v1.8.1

    INDEX:

    ⊗ General Issues ⊗
    Extended steps to install the ROM
    I’m have a several battery draining ¿Why?
    ¿Where are the Call Recording?
    ¿Where are the Radio FM?
    The lights of capacitive (menu and back) buttons doesn’t work properly ¿What can i do?
    The vibration intensity for pulsations it’s to hard ¿How can reduce that?
    I’m set the ‘Honeycomb’ lockscreen and now i can’t unlock the phone ¿What can i do?
    If i set the lockscreen pattern my lockscreen wallpaper dissapear ¿What can i do?
    ¿How can i change the bootanimation?
    ¿How can i change the font of the ROM?
    I want a different theme for the ROM, ¿Where i can find one?
    About USB mass storage and MTP connections
    ¿Where are the files of my External SD?
    ¿Ok, but then how set my external SD like “external_sd” instead of “emmc”?
    ¿Why the dock audio setting it’s not included?
    Titanium Backup says: “Not Enough Space” ¿What can i do?
    AdAway it’s not working ¿What can i do?
    ⊗ Issues of v1.8.1 ⊗
    My Wi-Fi can’t connect to channel 13 ¿How can i solve that?
    I want save my pictures of the stock camera on the External SD ¿How can i set that?
    On the PC my screenshots show 0 bytes ¿How can i solve that?
    I can’t purchase apps on the Play Store ¿How can i solve that?
    ¿Where are my GTalk app?

  9. ndubuisi says:

    no radio.no shortcut for data transfer on and off

  10. Gandalf says:

    I had version 1.2 installed but I had to reinstall stock ics rom cus I coudlnt get my number from simcard in ontacts. So now i want to install this version, do I also have to install syiah and navigation button fix like on version 1.2?

  11. Ali-Ahmed says:

    What is the result in quadrant

  12. Max says:

    Hello,
    Thanks for the new ROM, BUT I have serious issues.
    I installed the new rom (ics resurrection 1.8.1) and now my phone is not working. Maybe I used the wrong procedure, probably cause I’m pretty much a noob at this… I installed it using odin through pda. The phone starts to boot and suddenly the screen goes black. It can go into download mode, but it will not boot at all.

    I tried flashing other roms (stock rom) and kernels but I still get the same result: black screen after the Samsung logo.

    Please helpme out on this.

    Thanks.

    • Lerato Ramatsui says:

      You need to root your phone and install from SD. Read instructions first in future. Download a stock rom and flash it, then go and read the instructions(guide)

  13. Anoop says:

    After downloading this rom, my Whatsapp can’t work. When I first open the app to verify my phone number, they say ‘Unable to connect.Please check that you are connected to the Internet and try again’…but my connection is perfectly fine!

  14. Terrance says:

    two porblems so far that sux can’t get on my high speed data and whatsapp is freakin out
    has any one solved this as yet

  15. LucasT says:

    Very nice rom, but I can only choose two custom applications for my lockscreen… How did you manage to get 4?

    • Tusharpande29 says:

      Brother…u simply go to settings..in that go to Rom control…in it go to lockscreen options….in it tap on lockscreen styles…now for four apps..simply tab on quad..the second option…after that go down in the lockscreen options menu only nd there u will find LOCKSCREEN TARGETS…there u can set ur 4 apps that u want on ur lockscreen…now if u want 8 apss…do the same procedure nd underlockscreen style check on octo…then go down and select ur 8 apps…its too good…try it out…enjoy..:)….btw i m using honeycomb lockscreen style…looks great nd is an awesum eyecatcher too…enjoy..:-)

  16. Quan says:

    It wont get past the blue android loading screen.
    It just keeps blinking.
    What do?

  17. ckpe says:

    why is my post from 6 am, removed from the site.?????
    May I not be critical of a ROM full of mistakes?

    • Sam says:

      I wanna know them all… I spent three weeks without my phone and i don’t want it dying or like not working how it should… I want to be able to update my phone without freaking out before!! Could you please post ur comment again? 😉 thanks, dude.

  18. Ask636 says:

    I would like to how how to flash this ROM without wiping all my apps and data.
    Please help.

  19. Mark says:

    Does anybody know what swagger does haha?

  20. Jean says:

    Whoa this rom would be perfect if only mobile internet was working it won’t even display the 3g status icon, it can make calls but it wont load pages over internet. It wont work unless I use wifi and I caan’t figure out was wrong with it, is there anyone who’s having the same problem?

  21. Shams says:

    Hi,

    Brilliant ROM. one question. How do I get the Task Manager up? I tried by holding down home button, but it’s not there. Please help

  22. A7med -1 says:

    Guys why I can’t see any notification in the notification bar, I’m using V1.8.1.
    is there any option that I’m missing?

    • Ali-Ahmed says:

      Means you do not even see abbreviations such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and GPS, this is a problem must reinstallation or work wiped, والله العالم

  23. Eminem says:

    I have installed this rom successfully but why is that my custom app for the lockscreen is only two? From your video it has four targets that you can set?

    • LucasT says:

      Same problem here 🙁

      • Tusharpande29 says:

        Brother…u simply go to settings..in that go to Rom control…in it go to lockscreen options….in it tap on lockscreen styles…now for four apps..simply tab on quad..the second option…after that go down in the lockscreen options menu onlynd there u will find LOCKSCREEN TARGETS…there u can set ur 4 apps that u want on ur lockscree…now if u want 8 apss…do the same procedure nd underlockscreen style check on octo…then go down and select ur 8 apps…its too good…try it out…enjoy..:)….btw i m using honeycomb lockscreen style…looks great nd is an awesum eyecatcher too…enjoy..:-)

        • Nag says:

          Hi I’ve also facing same problem
          I cant find rom control option in setting
          can you tell me where can I find it
          and one more problem is I cant open IM (Instant messenger)
          when i try to open it, it just saying connecting but still I cant access it even once
          please help I’ve to login with my yahoo id
          Thanks

  24. andy says:

    i just upgraded to v.1.8.1 but after i have done it, it does not get connected to Kies anymore.

    it keeps showing “connecting”

    is there a solution?

    Thanks.

  25. Kai says:

    Hi everybody

    Can anybody tell me, if this rom supports MHL to HDMI?. I have been trying every resurrection remix since their release and I have always had to return to v9.6 because it is the only one that seems to work with MHL. v9.6 is nice but buggy and not as stable as the later ones 🙁

    Any help would be really appreciated!

    Thanks for your replies!

  26. Patrick says:

    1.8.1 is fast man! Awesome rom. I have one problem with Wifi though. I can see all my neighbours networks but mine. My wifes phone recognizes it normally.

    • Hazim says:

      Solution: Router Advanced Setting-> Advanced Wireless, wireless mode change to 802.11 n/g/b, bandwidth change to 20mhz

      I also facing the same problem, cannot detect my own wifi on my phone on this rom and my laptop (ubuntu), after some reading some bb,iphone and androids cannot detect 40Mhz of some router, so change to 20Mhz, works great for my phone and my laptop which using ubuntu and also wifi can reach greater distance..

      try it

  27. Jean says:

    is there anyone who could help me with the mobile internet issue i’ve encounter?

  28. Branwen says:

    Where can I set the Haptic feedback? (vibration intensity) It use to be under sound settings in Resurrection 1.2

    It was labelled “vibration intensity” and had a slide bar so you could adjust it. In 1.8.1, I only see an option to enable or disable vibrate on touch.

    Please confirm if this setting was moved under another option of if it has been removed altogether???

  29. daniel says:

    hey i love this rom and everyting works exept messaging, i try to send a message and it just says unfortunately messaging has stoped working. plz help

    • Branwen says:

      Same problem here. Not able to send a sms. I’ve also noticed that if I try to send a sms I loose connection to my network until I manually delete the sms form the outbox. Once I delete it my connection is restored by with no 3g. I have to disable and enable 3g to get it working.

  30. Corrytrevor says:

    I can confirm that cell reception and wifi reception are both improved over stock Gingerbread on my Virgin Mobile Canada Galaxy s2. In areas where I had 0 reception, I can now at least get a text message out. In areas of my house where I had barely any wifi reception, I can now stream movies.

    This is the best ROM for ICS on the Galaxy s2.

  31. Lerato Ramatsui says:

    I used V1.7 and really loved the customization. I had a small problem which for me was a deal breaker, no fm radio! I like my morning FM news and I just couldn’t enjoy the phone without FM. Put back the FM radio option and I promise I will be your slave.

  32. Ehab Mohamed says:

    The ROM is great however there are some applications missing as radio ??!! memos ??!!! and the task manager in addition to the motion option in settings ??!! is there any solution to these ?

  33. Tusharpande29 says:

    good rom….but i belive that resurrection remix v 1.0 is the best till now…this one has a few issues …some of which are…bluetooth not fumctioning…hav even tried using oder file explorers too..but still not working…also the file manager sux…the earlier file manager was too good..this one’s too complex to use when i am using my pendrive wid otg cable and i m wanting to tranfer stuff from it onto my phone…waiting eagerly for the next release for all these petty bugs fixed….

    For those of u having troubles like android keyboard not working and gapps reportedly crash…simply go to recovery mode( u may all know how to go there i assume!!!)….next simply remove all the data from the phone i.e. reset ur phone completely and then install this rom and flash the kernel if u want to for overclocking…but i didnt do tht…coz wen i did flash the siyah kernel .,….my phone simply got bricked…nd by god’s grace nd a lil bit brain use,,hehehe 😛 I got my phone bak to life…now running this version…greatt….good rom but more expected from next release till then …tc..:)…ya nd forgot to add aftr doing the above steps there will be no error whatsoever and also aftr u have removed everything the phone will start from scratch i.e. u will hav to setup everything which is good fr u i believe…**** and dont worry simply as when u reset ur phone from recovery nothing will be lost from phone’s internal memory…alll ur songs videos,etc will be there,…only the installed apps will be removed..but the apk’s that u will be having in downloads nd etc will also not get removed..so dnt worry…enjoy…:) nd simply chek if ur bluetooth is working or not…if yes then good fr u..but mine’s nt working…tc..:)…bt still luv the rom…:p :p…bye.:)

  34. Reinier says:

    Love the rom! Only thing is i can’t get wifi to work… It’s connected only no data, everything works fine on 3g and H. Any idea’s?

  35. roberto says:

    Good rom, but I don’t like that it cant sync my facebook contacts/calendars. My power button flashlight also doesn’t work sometimes. The biggest problem that I have is that I cannot access my external SD card. The phone picks up all my songs, apk files etc., but theres no way to access them, not even when I plug my phone into my PC. Any help please?

    • steph says:

      I still can sync my facebook contacts. and you can acces to your external sd card with the folder named emmc

  36. Bruno says:

    I’ve just installed it and so far it seems much better than my previous ROM (Resurrection 9.6).
    There’s one thing strange going on, GTalk has vanished.
    On my previous ROMs I had to install a Google app pack, but this one seemed to have all the apps out of the box, except Gtalk.
    Has anyone had the same problem??

  37. Zinou says:

    Hey guys,

    i have installed Resurrection Remix ICS AOKP ROM , but the thing is i cant add my google account to the phone !
    it gives me this msg “Can’t establish a reliable connection to the server…” any solution for this ?

  38. tusharpande29 says:

    can sum one pls tell me how to use d Bluetooth feature in the from..
    Pls pls pls tell…help needed very urgently..
    🙁

  39. Zinou says:

    i find this ROM amazing, but i was shocked with the battery life, the battery was dead in 4 hours !! i was like WTF..

    I think am doing something wrong, i will install it again and i’ll see, if there is any specific configuration to make the battery life longer let me know.. still shocked with the 4 hours battery life haha

  40. jure says:

    I instal Karnel before ics and i make a huge mistake!!! Can u help me pleas! Becouse the phone can not run!!!??What i have to do to reset karnel to previous and then instal ics and than karnel??:)HELP HELP PLEAS!!!!!!!!

    • Tusharpande29 says:

      hmmm…..simply flash the kernel using odin…should be a .tar file…then simply go to recovery mode..by pressing home power and volume up button at the same time…keep pressing until u go into recovery mode…der u install ur rom and then reboot…bricked phone will start working…note that the recovery mode should be cwm mode..and not android recovery mode…enjoy!!!….:)

  41. Kuhne says:

    I installed this and I love it but I have an issue, BLN is the most important feature for me and the kernel in this rom doesnt support it. I installed siyah kernel and everything worked fine except the phone now can’t access the sdcard, not with the included file explorer or root explorer, it’s as if it isn’t there.

    Any idea how to fix this? Or which kernel to use that does support BLN?

    Thanks

  42. richard says:

    hi peeps,

    after a lot of tries and updates to several Resurrection Remix roms i discovered that is all grappy and lagging a lot and a lot of things dont work, so my phone works the best on UltraToxic ROM 8.1 – Lite’ning Themed, the phone is verry stable and the kernel is overclockeble it is verry fast and its in my opinion the best rom ever made cos everything works and its easy to install compare to ics so i highly recommand that rom for daily use for everybody and w8 until the ics is getting stable cos its now not reliable enaught for daily use for now.
    here is a link where u can download it from: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1334124

    thnx max for ur time and good job but u forget to say anythings, like when u install the newest roms u deffinatly got to wipe dalvik cache cos if u dont u get a boot loop or dousnt instal is right, but after all a good job max thumbs up! 🙂

  43. Kai says:

    I was wondering if Jese Rodriguez, as I see he is helping a lot of people, would also know if this rom supports MHL to HDMI. I would like to connect my phone to my tv and be able to watch internet live stream. Have you ever tried this?

    Thank you very much for your help!

  44. Palo says:

    Hi Max,
    I realy like all your new Roms , I tried it everytime and they are realy pretty cool and working so nice, so fast , but
    on everyone I have same problem whith my SMS. I cant open my old SMS restored by Titanium backup and I cant
    open some new one. Can you help me plz?

    I like your side , your videotut. You helped me many times. Thanks for all

  45. jure says:

    i have problem with SD card I cannot access to it!!!!this is huge problem:)

  46. Austin says:

    After installing , I cant find my music or apps .

  47. Kuhne says:

    Seriously, does anyone have a workaround for the SDcard problem? After installing the siyah kernell my phone doesn’t access the sdcard anymore (tried with booth the included file explorer, astro file manager and root explorer) The phone detects the card fine but i cant access the files.

  48. brunswick says:

    I installed this ROM for a buddy on his GS2. It makes me want my own GS2. This site is an absolute must for any GS2 owner. Found the simplest / clearest instructions here for Root, and Recovery. Everything went off without a hitch. The only thing I might add to the write up is in regards to APN settings. May want to let “noobs” know that they should copy down their apn settings before flashing so they can input them themselves post installation. Great job on the site and kudoo’s to the developers for a job well done on this ROM.

  49. manley says:

    this rom is great, except one thing. ive import my contacs from vcf file on sdcard and after couple of days all my contacts disappeared. ive had to import them all over again. any ideas why?

    sorry for my english

  50. Lars says:

    Great ROM.

    What I miss:
    – FM Radio (big time!!!)
    – Panorama in good quality – I think the panorama function in the ‘original’ camera app is better

    Keep up the good work !

    /lbt

  51. alex says:

    Hi all,
    Thanks for this ICS edition.
    How can I video call with this version of ICS?
    Thanks !

  52. paul says:

    Max if you reveiw these roms why do you not get problems like the others ? very odd i too tried it based on the size compaired to stock ICS Thought hey saves me more storage ,, the phone just hung and hung and hung for over 30 mins with the andriod bot showing ,,, before i got to the home scream ,,, looks good but i dont know what to start with it ,,,might be good idea if you could add in your videos that once you do anything to your phone Kies wont update your phone ever again even if you was to go back and use a stock ICS Kernal and Stock ROM .
    which im sure upto now you have not done ,,, forgive it this dont make sence ,,as i type this im HIGH ON CANA Er ANDROID ….,,
    PS please try to make some replies to there who really need help .. you are their first port of call … now im going to bed
    Thanks
    Paul

  53. armedzerox says:

    Bro, love it your vids man. imma try it.
    but did i need to wipe?
    coz currently im on v. 9.6
    it’s a humongous leap, i know~
    just don’t want to lost all my contacts again…
    so, any advice?

  54. emanuel silva says:

    is the best room that i ever have but… i can’t activate data is only wifi, can anyone please explain me how to fix that

  55. Nagendra says:

    Hi
    I just installed this version but phone is not working
    when I go and try to select mobile networks it just stopped setting also
    then I installed official stock rom XXXLPQ on my phone but I want to install this
    can you give me step by step details and download (links if any other files required)
    Thanks
    Nagendra
    sgs2 I9100 – India

  56. Nagendra says:

    I’ve previously installed Resurrection Remix ICS PRO Edition v1.0 for Galaxy S2 i9100
    and it works fine but this time I just installed this version but phone is not working
    when I go and try to select mobile networks it just stopped setting also
    then I installed official stock rom XXXLPQ on my phone but I want to install this
    can you give me step by step details and download (links if any other files required)
    Thanks
    Nagendra
    sgs2 I9100 – India

  57. S2user says:

    Well here’s the thing, I love this ROM. It has so many features that I really love. It’s my first custom ROM since I upgraded to ICS and I think it looks and feels fantastic. But there are 2 “major” problems for my S2.

    1) low quadrant score (even if I’ve already overclocked it)
    From scoring 3800 to 4000 in Quadrant standard benchmark test while using the stock ICS 4.0 ROM, I got a score of 2800 to 2900 (overclocked). This bothers me a little bit, but since this ROM has some killer features in it, I was willing to overlook it. With this problem, I was ok to live with.

    2) Can’t read my external SD card
    Well for this problem, I can’t overlook. First of all, all my important files are in my external SD card. My internal SD is already full because of the games and images so I can’t just transfer my important files to my internal SD. I use these files all the time and I view them using my S2, so not being able to read my external SD card is not an option, and a problem I can’t ignore.

    Believe me, I’m a big fan of this ROM, but because of the 2nd problem, I just can’t seem to recommend it. I’ve already tried it twice, but it still has the same problems. I would really love to get some suggestions on how to fix these 2 problems ( A fix to the 2nd problem would be good enough) because for me, it is the best ROM out there.

    Thanks in advance!

    • Optimus Prime says:

      For your external SD Card problem,
      Get Astro File Manager,
      Open it and click manage my files,
      It should bring you to /mnt/sdcard,
      on the top bar click up,
      Then it will bring you to /mnt,
      Here, click on emmc, this is your external sd-card

  58. izzuan1412 says:

    The rom is great!!
    Update more please to be the best ..
    Make it have beat audio n bravia engine .. 🙂

  59. Shrihari says:

    I can’t access my sd card after connecting to the PC.. And for others who aren’t able to access their sd cards using file explorers, go to your root location and look out for the folder “Emmc”

  60. Shrihari says:

    Someone please help me on this.. I can’t access my external sd card.. Theconnection mode is mass storage mode and still I’m not able to access in my PC

    • rison says:

      Hi,
      i cant find solution for this, in USB mass storage mode external SD dont mount in Windows XP (in win 7 too). MPT mode works in win 7, i can see and copy file from/to external and internal SD, but in windows xp MPT mode doesnt work (somewhere i read, that i must install windows media player 11) ill try it next time on father in law´s computer WXP (i have photos from old hdd backed up on external SD).
      I tried USM1.0.apk and Multi mount SD-Card Lite, but in WXP mounts only internal SD.

      ROM is pretty good customizable, have ICS blue look, some apps have not very good readable text on black backgroud. I had SensatioN ROM 3.4 ICS by Crysis21 before, but there was problem with freezing wifi connection. Turning on wifi sometime (50 %) halts with message in settings “Turning wifi on…”. After 2 minutes was sometime wifi alive and connected, sometime phone freeze).

      I had also problem with com google.process.gapps, i wiped dalvik and cache, but that process stops at startup. I cleared uder data/factory reset and no problem (only i have to install all apps again).

      Little issue was with CLIR, settings for Call are no more in settings menu, you must run application Phone and make CLIR setting there.

      And last, Clock app is very simplified, you can only show clock or set alarm. I like touchwiz clock – there is Alarm, World clock, Stopwatch and TIMER! (timer im using daily). Here is ported TW Clock apk http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1639750

    • rison says:

      Hi,
      i cant find solution for this, in USB mass storage mode external SD dont mount in Windows XP (in win 7 too). MPT mode works in win 7, i can see and copy files from/to external and internal SD, but in windows xp MPT mode doesnt work (somewhere i read, that i must install windows media player 11) ill try it next time on father in law´s computer WXP (i have photos from old hdd backed up on external SD).
      I tried USM1.0.apk and Multi mount SD-Card Lite, but in WXP mounts only internal SD.

      I had also problem with com google.process.gapps, i wiped dalvik and cache, but that process stops at startup. I cleared uder data/factory reset and no problem (only i have to install all apps again).

      Little issue was with CLIR, settings for Call are no more in settings menu, you must run application Phone and make CLIR setting there.

      And last, Clock app is very simplified, you can only show clock or set alarm. I like touchwiz clock – there is Alarm, World clock, Stopwatch and TIMER! (timer im using daily). Here is ported TW Clock apk http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1639750

      ROM is pretty good customizable, have ICS blue look, some apps have not very good readable text on black backgroud. I had SensatioN ROM 3.4 ICS by Crysis21 before, but there was problem with freezing wifi connection. Turning on wifi sometime (50 %) halts with message in settings “Turning wifi on…”. After 2 minutes was sometime wifi alive and connected, sometime phone freeze).

  61. Jason says:

    I followed your instructions to install this ROM, but I only ever got as far as turning on the phone, it tells me loading, and the silver android comes up. Phone just seems to sit there.

    Left it for 20 minutes thinking maybe it was just configuring or something, but no joy. Eventually reinstalled my stock ROM.

    Have I missed something or done something wrong perhaps?

  62. Just_AN_consumer! says:

    I have 3 Galaxy s2 devices 1 is mine and 2 others 4 Maintenance, i tried out this ROM and i love the way it is implemted, but i had an extream battery drain ONLY WITH WIFI ON, tried so many fixes, i thought maybe my SDcard and the External SD is the source of the problem so i tried on both other devices completely
    formated without any External SD and SIM card, and i have the same problem right after installation.

    Tracing out the problem, i found two processes sends a download requist every 2 sec. and a responce with a message “can not determine the size,giving up!” and the device was over heated! so the only thing that stopped these processes from doing that is to clear up there data and force stop, and clearly i could see the wifi indecator stopped transferring and the device cool down, tested the battery 3 days suspend and internet use for ~ 8 hours, and if i tried to download any thing the problem come up again!

    i tested the darkyrom hd ver 1 and i dont have such thing happening! strange right? i think its a kernel thing or maybe a deffected GAPPS needs to be revised

    im now on the stock ICS 4.0.3 rom and its extreamly stable!
    if a fix come out the i definitely coming back to ICS Resurrection ROM.

  63. iamJibzzz says:

    HI MAX
    have the rom Installed for 3 days works great no bugs there . But one isse i am facing is that it does not read my external sd card. Any idea to make it work ?

  64. LordofGrieve says:

    Awesome ics rom 🙂
    but i can’t see font changing setting 🙁

  65. LordofGrieve says:

    can’t change to zawgyi one.ttf
    🙁
    can anyone guide me how to do ?
    (font changer isn’t working in this rom )

  66. Sandy Super User says:

    i installed this ROM today, but the phone is not reading the Micro SD card, i wiped cache partition and dalvik as well, but nothing happens……
    help if you can

    • hidde says:

      The files of the SD-card are placed in .emmc instead of .sdcard/externalsdcard
      To see them, go to OI filesmanager and select the ‘mnt’ button in the upper screen, now select ’emmc’ and there you have

  67. Christer says:

    Love the rom.. BUT. We are missing Gtalk !!

    I have tried multiple .apk’s without any luck. Please release a fix for this

  68. emanuel silva says:

    love it at all but i don’t have data how i can fix this

    • hidde says:

      You have to set your APN-settings manually.
      Go to -> Settings -> More -> Mobile Networks -> Names accesspoints -> menu and set new APN

  69. Rodrigo says:

    No funciona bien la red 3g cuando busco paginas en google no las encuentra aparecen puros geroglificos y la pantalla giratoria se pega. Arreglenlo!!!

  70. Titus says:

    Hi, please help! After I flashed this rom, I started to face issues with playing youtube videos over my mobile network. The videos play fine on wi-fi but whenever I switch to mobile network, the videos just get stuck on the loading screen. I’ve tried flashing various roms after this, such as the previous resurrection releases and other ICS roms on your site but all of them caused me to get the same error. I restored to my previous rom and youtube’s working fine again. is it just me or are other phones having the same issue? Please help!

  71. ||| says:

    I upgraded from 1.8 to 1.8.1, Is it normal that it still says 1.8 and not 1.8.1?
    I also did all the wipes!
    An answer would be very fine.

  72. emanuel silva says:

    i set the apn and work great in f1rom, but i change it to resurection and cant put the apn because mcc and wen i set un it the apn not apear in the list

  73. myd says:

    I use now 1.0 and I like it but I want to ask is 1.8.1 has just one file ( where are other files like 1.0 and 1.1 like gapp)

  74. Rodrigo says:

    Y estimado solo le instalo esta la 1.8.1 o el kermel de Syrah tambien, sera ese el problema??, gracias
    saludos

  75. Matt says:

    Tried most roms and all are unreliable apart from Cyanogenmod 9. Why they don’t review it her I don’t know.

  76. Rodrigo says:

    Y estimado como hago “wipe factory stats”?? ayuda…

  77. Rodrigo says:

    Estimado me sale problema al instalar la rom desde la sd la verifica pero sale error en rojo y aborta la instalacion por lo que tengo que reboot y volver a ICS 4.0.3 que puedo hacer para que me la reconozca?? la meto en la memoria interna y no en la sd?? ayuda por favor

  78. Matt says:

    Using CM9 nightly 511 at the moment and found this so much more stable than Res or foxhound ! They review those shoddy roms but not CM9 which is so much more solid ? Go figure. Res kept crashing on me and foxhound way just cheap looking.

  79. Marcel says:

    I have installed the 1.8 version on my Galaxy SII as recommended here.
    Everything works fine, except downloading files through mobile data what is annoying me.
    There is a good chance that I have changed something in my settings, but I have no idea how to go back.
    I have tried almost everything related to mobile data configuration, without success.
    Anybody could help me with that?

    Cheers

  80. Marcel says:

    First of all I would like to thank for the great job!!!

    I have installed the 1.8 version on my Galaxy SII as recommended here.
    Everything works fine, except downloading files through mobile data what is annoying me. I can browse and sync my mails, but when I click on a link to download something it does not work. The same occurs to google play, where I can browse the applications but when I want to install one of then, it is not possible to do on top of the 3G connection.
    There is a good chance that I have changed something in my settings, but I have no idea how to go back.
    I have tried almost everything related to mobile data configuration, without success.
    Anybody could help me with that?

    Cheers

  81. Mittens84 says:

    I installed this kernel just as you had said so in your video.. and now my phone is stuck in the siyah boot screen.. what should I do max? Please help me 🙁

  82. myd says:

    Should I first download official ROM and download 1.8.1 cause I have 1.0 and its gave me error when I flash it.

  83. Kai says:

    Muchas gracias por tu ayuda Jese Rodriguez. Como puedo leer que también contestas en español, pues te escribo en español. Realmente haces una tarea titánica ayudando a tanta gente, y muchas veces repitiendo las sugerencias que ya habías hecho a personas que quizás no leen todos los “posts” y sólo piden ayuda directamente. Quizás se debería poner al inicio de todos los “posts”: “Please read all posts before asking because it is highly probable that you’ll find the answer to your problem” 🙂 De todas maneras. Muchas gracias Jese por tu paciencia.
    Te cuento que MHL funciona con este ROM con CM9, pero solamente para transmitir a tu TV con HDMI vídeos o fotos ya grabados en tu móvil. NO FUNCIONA en el caso de “live streaming” desde internet (a diferencia del antiguo ROM v9.6 que sí lo hacía), ya que en este caso lo único que muestra la pantalla de la televisión es una pantalla azul :-(… De todas formas. Todo lo demás está perfecto en este ROM. El v9.6 me parece un tanto inestable y definitivamente mucho menos personalizable que éste.
    Bueno, ya no te quito más tu tiempo. Hasta la próxima!
    Kai

  84. chris says:

    Hey,

    this rom is really really cool.

    but i have one fucking problem! i can´t send sms after updating this rom.
    If i want to send a message, the signal lost until i delete the “sending sms”.
    But i can receive sms with no problem. T- Mobile dont know why and said i should do an official samsung update.

    But now i go back to ressurrection 1.0 which is the best rom for me and the sms are already ok.

    please do some fixes or i dont know what.
    I want the version 1.8.1

    Please help me

  85. dejay says:

    Hey nice rom, i have a problem with overclocking? i updated and flashed the kernel and installed the rom but when i go to the cpu speeds etc the max it will slide to is 1200 which is standard? anyone know what to do? also i cant add folders in the app drawer so i got like 30 apps all in a mess on the app drawer any way to make folders? Help please! 🙂

  86. Maxim says:

    Just a quick question.
    If I’m using Resurrection Remix ics v1.7 now and want to update to v1.8.1. Do I follow the same steps as the first time with wipe data and all that or do I just install the new zip?

  87. Amunarjoh says:

    Installed it, but hit problems right away.
    I have tried installing several times, with the same result.
    The touch sensitivity was very off. In some cases it was perfect, and other I had to hit over and over again to make it react. I’ve done all the wiping ahead, but still problem..
    The photo app was also weird. Taking a picture and changing to review last photo, the flash goes off. In some cases the app closed.
    Uninstalled.

  88. csaez says:

    Jese veo que respondes en español, el unico problema que tengo con la rom es que no puedo enviar sms desde la aplicación nativa, actualmente uso handcent sms para suplir esto, pero me gustaría usar la app original, sabes como arreglar esto?
    Seguí un mensaje en que sugerías usar el fix de RR 1.1 y se congeló al inicio luego de aplicar el update, y al volver a gingerbread (con un backup) funcionan nuevamente los mensajes, asi que es algo de la rom.

    Gracias de antemano!

  89. John says:

    I downloaded ROM Manager and installed CWM on my phone last night. On CWM, I followed the extended steps to install the ROM on my phone. These are:

    Reboot into recovery
    Wipe Data / Factory Reset
    Wipe Cache Partition
    Install the Main ROM
    In recovery go to Advanced
    Wipe Dalvik Cache
    Fix Permissions
    Wipe Cache Partition
    Reboot
    If at the first boot you can’t do the configuration of the google account, skip this step and continue
    When you boot into the system, it’s probably that you don’t have data enabled (3g, H+) just reboot
    When you boot again into the system the data will be enable and you can do the configuration of Google Account (if you don’t do this before)
    This is the moment for install all the extras like themes, fix’s, kernels, etc.

    I put the ROM file on my phone and installed the update through CWM by locating the file on my phone. I tried re-booting my phone and it started the BIOS start up and loaded the Android logo and then froze. I then tried installing Siyah through Odin (make sure the COM part is yellow whilst phone is plugged in in download mode, click PDA and select the Siyah file and then ‘start’). I re-booted my phone after this and still there was nothing.

    What am I missing? Any help would be massively appreciated.

    • John says:

      Also, the phone is rooted already.

      • Benedict Tan Shan-Wen says:

        John,

        As per the instructions of the ROM you should in order;
        1. Reboot into Recovery
        2. Wipe Data/Factory Reset
        3. Install the Main ROM
        4. Wipe Cache Partition
        5. Wipe Dalvik Cache
        6. Reboot

        On the FIRST boot your phone should stop at the silver robot during the boot animation for some time. Mine was 5 minutes, some people have experienced 20. Everything is fine, just watch some youtube and chillax 😉 It’s also the reason your phone should always charge your phone to at least 50% before installing a new ROM.

        My guess is that you aren’t giving the ROM enough time to configure.

  90. Cosmin says:

    Do I have to root my Galaxy S2 before installing this ROM?

  91. Palo says:

    Hi Max ,
    This rom is pretty good , bad I have problem with my external SD card.
    I have something there, but rom is telling me : your ext.sd card is empty, no file there .
    what can I do?

    thanks

    • Benedict Tan Shan-Wen says:

      This ROM doesn’t use the External_SD directory, it uses a directory called EMMC that points to your SD card.

      Their FAQ on XDA Developers has instructions to change it back if you want to.

  92. chris says:

    can i load resurrection remix rom on my tmobile galaxy s2 or is it strictly for the i9 version.

  93. Kuhne says:

    I used to have a preset key for the opera browser that had the “www” and also the “.com” I lost that when I installed this. Any ideas?

  94. Mukul says:

    Installed this ROM.Just LOVING IT! Would recommend to many friends.During the boot I had a problem of the screen being frozen at the silver android logo for a VERY long time.It was more than 15-20 mins and my heart almost stopped beating as this was the first time I was rooting an android.lol.I have a query though.
    I loved how swipe over the contacts and messages used to call my contacts.How to activate that for this ROM?Or what other apps are there which I can install which would make the function usable again?Thanks.

  95. shaju says:

    wats print screen key?

  96. Benedict Tan Shan-Wen says:

    Going from 1.1 to 1.8.1 I note that there are ups and downs.

    The Bad;
    1. No task manager. Rather annoying, Using ES Task Manager will have to do.
    2. Video recording at 720p and 1080p is noticeably choppier. Timelapse will force close the camera App.
    3. Stock note application removed and no note application of any sort included. If you switch to this ROM better preemptively backup your notes to a 3rd party app.
    4. This is a biggie, they changed the way that the external SD card paths. This means that a LOT of apps will be broken. BE WARNED! If your recovery app is sensitive to this then you may have trouble restoring your apps if you switch to this ROM. (Titanium Backup is supersafe.)
    5. Some of the AOKP settings may need a little coaxing to behave (toggling on and off until they get with the program.).

    The Good;
    1. Aesthetic improvements; The boot animation is no longer fugly, the Black Theme is also pretty sexy
    2. Very smooth and stable ROM overall!
    3. Where there were some rough spots before like the screen power off animation flashing it’s now near flawless.
    4. Relatively easy to get working just the way you like it.
    5. Having had the Rom for a little over 24 hours the battery life appears to be good. Whether it will match 1.1 which often gave me 2 days on a single charge time will tell.

  97. Joule says:

    Guys, i installed resurrection 1.8.1 to my SGS2 with XXLPQ rom and i haven’t notice any issues so far… Its been 2 days now…

  98. Dave says:

    I am currently on rr 1.0 would i have to install all the ones inbetween or can I just flash this one

  99. emre says:

    Hi, im using new resurrection versionand siyahkernel. you know, i see that yellow triangle at starting. I want to keep my s2 rooted but i dont wanna see that triangle. Is it possible with this new versions?

  100. Zii says:

    RR ICS 1.8.1 works great on my S2. Just about the only thing that doesn’t work is Google Play purchasing…. Is it the ROM or Google to blame here…?

  101. Jake says:

    Is there a way to change the cropping box? Being limited to that size is annoying

  102. emre says:

    is it possbile to deactriavte vibration while writing text msg in this new version?

  103. MD alamin Bangladesh says:

    Resurrection Remix ICS AOKP ROM for Galaxy S2 i9100! [UPDATE][v.1.8.1] have lots bug like Gameloft HD game Crash, Lock Screen Vibration on/off option disable. Ext SD card not work properly.

  104. emre says:

    how can i use FMradio of my phone after this update?

  105. kv says:

    Where is the download link for v 1.8.1 ???
    couldnt find it anywhere
    and im a 14 year old kid who got a gs2 yesterday as a quiz prize frm vodafone
    how do i flash a ROM (Rr v1.8.1 on my stock but rooted gingerbread 2.3.5)
    a video link should be fine
    thanks a million in advance

  106. Mykone says:

    Anybody having issues with SMS or Email Vibration Notification? I can’t seem to get it to vibrate. Used to work with my stock Samsung 4.0.3, now it’s not working with this ROM. I even turn off Silent, and turn on Vibrate, but still no lock. It vibrates on an incoming call but not on a SMS or Email. Before it used to vibrate on Phone, SMS, or Email messages, and also notifies even when in lock mode.

  107. Jacky says:

    UPDATE TO 1.9!!!!!!!

  108. Onejester says:

    The only issues on my s2 were the sd card. I got by with:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=24759949&postcount=20953
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1638991

    The speed of this rom for me make fixing these little quirks tolerable. The battery life settles down after you stop pissing about with the settings.

  109. Grant says:

    Can I put this on my t989?? I really want to.. All the others for t989 cannot compare..

  110. Gautam R Kumar says:

    Hello, This is the first ICS rom ive used and its literally blown me away. But i face this one problem in scrolling. When i scroll down i don’t feel the sticky scrolling but when i scroll up, it sticks a lot. Can someone please help me with this? Thank you

  111. Stephen says:

    How do you drag photos / music from your SD card to the phone ?
    I may been trying to figure it out for the past hours…

  112. Nacirizakaria says:

    In this Room , can i Find moore langague ? ( Frensh For exemple )

  113. Paul says:

    Max it seems that your followers are wasting there time in telling you of there problems ..180+ reply posts and you reply to none … you ask people to post there thoughts but a lot need your HELP man … im not following your posts anymore ,, the roms might be going and might make you loads of cash with all the members you have but you need to take the time to reply .. its crazy man ..there are so many need help

  114. dimanto says:

    Superb ROM but,
    – No FM Radio (its a must in my opinion)
    – No Greek language keyboard (you can solve this by buying one from Google Play, but its missing from ROM)
    – Super fast GPS locking.

    Thank you!

  115. Achyuth says:

    I have tried doing clearing the delvik cache, wiping data, flashing the rom after update to remix 1.7, 1.8, but no luck, still wifi isn’t working. I tried couple of times, no good. when I restore back to gingerbird version the one came with the mobile, Wifi is working fine. except a message after rooting, flashing the room which is google services framework “process com.google.process.gapps” has stopped unexpectedly whever i restart, i need to force close ( thats only the option i get there) i don’t know what problem its causing.

    please help me, i really love this remix version. also i wasn’t able to upgrade the update released by vodafone(australia) or ics. its downloding but after some 14-20% stopping installation and restarting with the previous version.

    thanks in advance guys,

    • anurag says:

      i had the same problem.. ” this app has stopped ” and this was being shown for almost every app.
      no idea what to do

  116. boyboyjc says:

    something is wrong,,

    I’ve rooted my phone,
    I’ve copied the zip to ext sd card
    I’ve chose “install zip from sdcard” – picked the file
    then its installed,
    after that, we should “reboot system now”

    but when booting, it stops at the black android logo
    pic at 4:53 on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTuy6yPH0uk

    it should start the system,,
    but mine is stop at the black android logo..
    just stop like that,, no error message or so

    so what should I do ?

    -thank you 🙂

    • boyboyjc says:

      erh,, sorry my bad..

      I didnt wait long enough..
      I thought its a hang or crash..

      I just need to wait longer..
      my bad,, ignore this post

    • admin says:

      Did you wipe?

      • Maximo says:

        hello,
        i tried first without wipping, and two times wipping everything. the black logo stays there for more than an hour without any changes, besides the phone overheating…
        i had to take of the battery and flash through odin another rom to get the phone to work.

        what did i do wrong?

    • Maximo says:

      hello,
      the same thing happened to me the three times i tried to use this rom.
      good to now i’m not the only one….

  117. Pawel says:

    Today I flashed 1.9 release and it’s much better but still two issues:

    1. Send/receive MMS problem.
    2. Can’t save pictures to external SD.

    Beside these two evereything is running smoothly.

    Hopefully also these minor issues will be solved with another release.

  118. anurag says:

    hey plz help me max.

    i just downloaded this rom. and used titanium backuop to restore my apps and data and everything.
    the problem is that now that i have restored everything, whenever i open an app, it says ” this app has stopped working”
    and its happening every time..
    what do i do???
    plz help plz! 🙁

  119. anurag says:

    its being done now… i hope it works

  120. burning_afd says:

    hey guys do you recommend this rom? I’m using the andyx rom and had enough with the battery and performance prob of it. a pure, nice and stable ics rom will be good and hope i’m at the right place.whats your suggestion on this rom?

    • Mukul says:

      The ROM is pretty solid and stable.Not very sure of the battery backup as I do have some concerns over it.

  121. Mukul says:

    Not sure why the battery backup of this is worse than the gingerbread 2.3.6. Any idea or suggestions max?

  122. Ron says:

    Hi,
    I have installed v1.8.1 but my phone is not starting up, from last 45 min a stupid android man is on my boot screen…what to do ? Is this ROM takes this long fro first startup ?

  123. mukul says:

    lol just wondering how do i unsubscribe from this comment thread now 😛

  124. Gandalf says:

    Hi, I installed ics resuruction 1.8 and I cant’t find how to turn off the vibrate function when I write a message. It never vibrates unless i get called (which I want) but when I write a message on every key stroke it vibrates, i want to turn it off but i cant find the option in the menu. can n e 1 help me out please

  125. Leon says:

    URGENT SMS PROBLEM

    I see there are a lot of people that have this issue. When you send an SMS it disconnects the 3G/Network Provider until you delete the message from the outbox. Some people said they downloaded alternative applications for SMS and it worked for them, but even when I install a different SMS app, same story.

    Any urgent help would be nice. Resurrection ROM 1.9.1

  126. Hiren Rathod says:

    I am having some serious issues with wifi!!! PLZ help!!!

  127. Fraser says:

    Revolution remix is awesome! Mostly.

    I rooted the fone, and then installed RR. All went smooth as silk, except now I have some issues.
    1) Wifi not working at all
    2) Camera shortcut no where to be found
    3) SD card not found/recognised at all

    Have I made a n00b error somewhere? Any help would be greatly appreciated

  128. Carter S says:

    I just installed v2.6.1 today and when I make calls I can’t hear anything from the caller. How do i fix this?

  129. X Y says:

    In the syiah kernel to deactivate the T9, without having to use some other sms apps to modify the settings, do as the following.
    1. Enter the message center
    2. write any message to someone, at the bottom near the space bar there is the MIC symbol
    3. if you press only once it starts recording voice commands, just long press that and an options windows will appear
    4. press android keyboard settings
    5. scroll down to autocorection
    6. press turn off autocorrection, Voile
    Happy texting, this is suposed to work on all syiah based roms/kernels

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