Archos G9 Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich major firmware update available now


Archos has finally released the long time expected Android 4.03 Ice Cream Sandwich fimrware update for the Archos Gen9 devices (Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9, all models)
Running the update on your device should take less than 10 minutes, all your settings and data should be preserved.

According to the release information, the following changes have been implemented:

Version 4.0.4 – March 8th, 2012

  • Initial Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 firmware release
  • MediaCenter Video: support for MKV3D on TV with automatic switch to best 3D mode
  • MediaCenter Video: allow to disable system notifications in video player
  • MediaCenter Video: collection of VOB files from DVD are now gathered into a single movie item
  • MediaCenter Music: integrate Music control panel in Lock Screen
  • MediaCenter info dialog: allow to edit the name used for performing the Movie and TVShow online search
  • File Manager: display a notification when file copy continues in background
  • File Manager: improved drag and drop support
  • File Manager: new option to prevent indexing of some storage/sdcard folders by multimedia library
  • Applications: more robust video conferencing support (Google talk, Skype etc.)
  • USB file transfer: a samba server is now activated on the tablet when using USB network tethering for easier file transfer on non Windows based hosts
  • Archos widgets: new USB network tether widget
  • External Keyboard: french layout has been expanded to handle AtlGr keys for special symbols
  • Accessories: Xbox gamepad support
  • Archos G9 4.0.4 Firmware download

    Archos 80 G9 & 101 G9 (all versions)

    firmware_archos_it4.aos (190 Mb)

    Firmware update procedure at


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