Nov 21 AT 2:55 PM Edgar Cervantes 17 Comments

Android 4.0 is coming soon to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 thanks to Cyanogen


It certainly did not take long for the CyanogenMod team to get working on Android 4.0. Soon after the Ice Cream Sandwich source code was released, Cyanogen’s official Twitter account informed us that work had begun. We never thought results could show up so early, though.

Steve Kondik (aka Cyanogen) posted something very exciting on his Google+ account last night. It reads as follows:

ICS on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is pretty great. Coming soon to a CM mirror near you :)Steve KondikCyanogenMod

This pretty much means that the port to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is at least close to being ready. Steve does state that the experience “is great,” so he is definitely getting a taste of some Ice Cream Sandwich right now. Expect the port to be available soon. As he states, they will be offering the files through their mirrors, so you might be running ICS on your tab very soon.

Try not to crack your knuckles or pull your hair too much. Let’s just wait and see when the CyanogenMod team can get us some ICS fun. We sure hope more devices get it soon, too. Who will be flashing ICS to their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

Via: Android Police

Source: Steve Kondik (Google+)

Hello, I am Edgar Cervantes. I am an avid Android fan, and keeping myself updated on the topic is part of my daily life. I will always work hard to give the best of me to our community of Android enthusiasts, and I am very honored to be part of this ship. Hopefully we can all enjoy sharing our knowledge and opinions!

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  • ben dover

    Hopefully the transformer won’t be far behind!

  • The Fresh Addict

    With the revelation that ICS does not support flash, I doubt I will be flashing my tablet…I LOVE what the OS has 2 offer but I use my tablet for media consumption more than anything and unfortunately alotta sites i visit rely on flash video…So I will probably just wait until the official update is released and flash is baked in…As far as my phone i hope VZW gives a release date soon 4 the Galaxy Nexus.

    • ben dover

      Adobe has already said they are updating flash to work with ICS before they kill it off.

  • RBI411

    Hoping to see some Xoom love as well.

  • Nathan

    sweet but I’m looking forward to flash it on my parents phones though, so I’ll wait until then.

  • jenskristian

    I’m absolutely going to flash this on my Galaxy Tab 10.1!

  • charliethesuperturtle

    I will be flashing to HP touchpad when its released

  • Alankrut Patel

    Hope the Acer Iconia isnt far behind

  • mikeluongo15

    This is awesome!! Now i just need to get one(: next one on my list.

  • Connor

    Can someone help me figure out how to root my tab 10.1 wifi running 3.1 with the touchwiz update? If someone helps me out… ILOVEU KTHXBYE

    • Mike

      Go here

      I highly suggest you do a bit of studying how to do a nandroid backup, wiping data and cache, and flashing new roms before preceding to put a new rom on your tab. You can go to xda developers for all of this info.

      Also take a little bit of initiative you could have gone to youtube or google and did a search to find this.

  • PatricF

    I would if I had one..


    two tablets with ICS can be expected before the year ends. But i would still prefer the faster quad-core processor in ASUS Transformer Prime. :D

  • thepza

    Ooooh! Great work #TeamDouche! Is it nasty to say I can’t wait to taste ice cream sandwich on my TP?

  • cakonopka

    Im getting the old xoom ready. I’ll clear out and backup all. Its exciting…

  • klcow92