Samsung Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Leak – Download and Install Instructions for I9220LP1

by: Richard GutierrezFebruary 17, 2012
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Samsung Galaxy Note owners can now update their device to Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), thanks to the Chainfire Team, which has managed to repackage the leaked ICS firmware of the China-variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-I9220 so that it can be flashed to an international Galaxy Note GT-N7000 via Odin.

Just follow the simple steps below.


  • Make sure that your device’s battery is charged to at least 60%.
  • Backup your device data into your computer.
  • Turn on USB Debugging, on your homescreen tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development. Then, make sure that “USB debugging” is checked.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
  • USB data cable
  • Samsung drivers installed on your computer: 32 bit (x86) Windows | 64-bit (x64) Windows


  1. Download I9220LP1-N7000-ICS-REPACK.tar (790.45 MB) from here or here.
  2. Download Odin (198.58 kB).
  3. Extract Odin to a new folder on your computer (you should get the Odin3 v1.85.exe)
  4. Turn off your device.
  5. Place your phone in Download Mode: press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power, after that you’ll get a ‘Warning!‘ screen just press Volume Up to continue to enter download mode.
  6. On your computer, double-click the Odin 1.85.exe to run the program.
  7. Connect your device to the computer using your USB data cable.
  8. The Odin program will recognize your device and you will see that the ID : COM section will turn yellow, which will mean that all the drivers have been successfully installed.
  9. Click the PDA button in Odin.
  10. Select I9220LP1-N7000-ICS-REPACK.tar
  11. Make sure to select the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time check boxes in “Option”.
  12. Click the START button. Odin3 begin to update your device.
  13. When finished, your device should restart by itself. Restart it manually if it doesn’t.
  14. Wait for the Samsung logo before you remove your phone from the computer.
  15. You have now successfully updated your device firmware to Ice Cream Sandwich.

To install Google apps follow the steps below:

  1. Download gapps-ics-4.0.3-20111217[1].zip
  2. Copy the ZIP file to the root directory of your phone’s SD card.
  3. Place the phone in Recovery Mode, by pressing and holding down these keys together: Center/Home key + Power + Volume Up until the screen turns on, then let them go.
  4. From the recovery main menu, select install zip from SD card > choose zip from SD card. Then select gapps-ics-4.0.3-20111217[1].zip to install the Google apps.
  5. Go back to main menu and select reboot system now.

You can now enjoy your newly updated Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000.

  • Itsme_junaid

    plz help me i cannot open Odin 1.85.exe file.

    • Elmer M.

      Have you tried unzipping the archive before running Odin3?

      • Ahmed_ewida

        i have a big problem which is i have done all what you said but odin.exe is accepting only extention files .pit & .xml and this s.w. doesn’t have this files in its components
        please reply as fast as you can because this matter really iritates me

  • Bbhavin249

    cant download I9220LP1-N7000-ICS-REPACK.tar this file no download option..

    • Findme-786


    • The actual download links on the Mirorii page are actually a bit down the page, right below the text that says “Pour télécharger le fichier, cliquez sur un hébergeur” (To download the file, click on a web host).



  • has the dark url bar in browser been fixed and the stock video player working?i have rooted my note and have yellow triangle which means i cant get official update(i think lol)so would be nice to get a fully working rom…

  • Designerart

    thanks alots….god bless him….al de best fo futur life

  • Findme-786

    is it’s in Chinese language only?

  • Winter
    • Elmer M.

      Post has been updated with more direct download links to the sites included in Mirorii.

      • Winter

        thx q, i’ve downloaded it

  • Winter

    don’t ever try to install this one bcoz this one can’t play movies/videos

  • Winter

    don’t ever try to install this one bcoz this one can’t play movies/videos

  • thanks my phone complet

  • Mostafafato7

    how to add Arabic Language to KeyBoard

  • Mostafafato7

    i can’t setup any account????

  • Did the whole shebang! It worked fine. Thank you!

    The ZIP file did also help,
    I can now access the market from CHINA !!!!!
    Using a VPN on this mob I can also get FB.
    But I still have lots of junks in Chinese by default which I cannot change and also no FRENCH KeyBrd.

  • One problem – I have on my PC the latest version of Kies as well as New
    PC Solution from Sam, and known can recognized my mobile! ???????

  • One problem – I have on my PC the latest version of Kies as well as New
    PC Solution from Sam, and known can recognized my mobile! ???????