Galaxy S GT I9000 – Steps to Install Super Stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS New logoTime for some action for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 users as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install an all new version of Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware update which is rock stable and comes with no bugs what so ever. This firmware is built on the JRO03L Jellybean built and ropes in the latest Jellybean 4.1.1 RC12.1 firmware version. Full credits to the recognized XDA developer iall5tar who has come out with this update. This firmware version has now been optimized for daily use.

Unfortunately, Samsung won’t be coming up with the official Jellybean 4.1 firmware update and this is the best ever Jellybean 4.1 firmware which almost looks like the Stock / Default firmware of Galaxy Nexus smartphone. In the last few articles we saw on some of the Jellybean 4.1.1 based firmwares but they weren’t that stable when compared with this one. You can revert back to the original / Stock firmware at any point of time, to o back you can follow the instructions mentioned below to roll back to XXJW4 firmware version. Let’s proceed to check out the screen captures on how this firmware looks like.

Update (16/10/2012): This new Jellybean 4.1.1 is based on the Final Version of Code Name build and is one of the super stable Jellybean builds.

Screen Captures of Jellybean 4.1.1 RC12.1 Firmware:

Features (Updated on 16/10/2012):

  • Codename-Android-3.6.5-i9000-Final.This is final version of 3.6.5.
  • Latest source build(not so many changes)+implemented some code from cm10.CNA repo now follow changes from cm10 in some areas(hardware,libs,system).
  • APN fixed
  • Semaphore kernel 2.3.0
  • Semaphore app as system app.
  • New simple and effective bootanimation.
  • Small build.prop changes (Mod version display).
  • This version is no wipe if you coming from previous version.Flash gapps after rom flash

All the data present in your phone should be backed up with the help of below steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t use KIES to back up the data as KIES doesn’t detect the device in the custom ROM firmware.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

  • Minimum battery life should be more than 40%. You will have to make sure that your Galaxy S device is rooted. To check, download “Root Checker” app from the PLAY Store and check on whether the device is rooted or not. Please note that just in case if you haven’t rooted your device, then with the help of below links you can easily update and root the device.

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

How to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.

187 Comments
  1. Reply berbestany May 24, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    Ty

  2. Reply Pradeep Neela August 28, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    and same as we at androidadvices :)

  3. Reply jennings June 3, 2013 at 10:22 am

    Hello pradeep neela i went through rooting process of Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 but ur link has no files there. please help

  4. Reply William February 23, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    After installing its working great. My only problem is the ‘menu’ key and the ‘back’ key is not working. Any help.
    Thanks

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 4, 2013 at 6:28 pm

      thanks for your feedback

  5. Reply Amit chauhan February 18, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    Dear Neal,

    Can you please help me for make root my samsung galaxy s (GT-I9000).Details as follows.

    Firmware version 2.3.6
    Baseband Version I9000DDJV7
    Build Number Gingerbread.ddjvb

    Appreciated if you can help…

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 9, 2013 at 3:14 pm

      upgrade to the Jellybean and then root the same, my opinion

  6. Reply dark knight November 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    My Bluetooth is not working and my device is not recognizing external sd cards …. rest all is working gr8

  7. Reply David November 25, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    I have not yet rooted my phone or installed a custom rom. I have the official Gingerbread.xwjvn build on my SGS I9000. But now there’s a stable JB version, I’d like to upgrade. My qn is – how great is the risk of bricking my phone if I follow the procedure outlined? How can I get my phone back to its current (working) state if I run into a problem? Before I go ahead, I’d like to have a rescue plan. Can you pls point me to a webpage that explains how to do a rescue if I need to? Many thanks.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela November 25, 2012 at 5:13 pm

      you can upgrade or downgrade as per your choice

      • Reply David November 25, 2012 at 5:40 pm

        How do I go back?

        • Pradeep Neela February 16, 2013 at 4:53 pm

          to which firmware you wish to go back

  8. Reply Florin November 20, 2012 at 4:28 am

    I put “How to Update Galaxy S I9000 with Jellybean 4.1.2 C-RoM Mix v5.0 Firmware” but I’m not satisfied.

    What I like about this “Super Stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware” is keyboard and stable, but not working install Viber from Play Store and room update when I turn on your phone.

  9. Reply Kareem G. Diab November 19, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    hey,
    can i use this android version on Galaxy S5670, and if yes “does it eat the battery” because i tried the Ice cream sandwich android a while ago and it was eating battery when the phone on stand-by.

    • Reply Kareem G. Diab November 22, 2012 at 5:48 pm

      Anyone have any idea? or tried it?
      come on neal tell me if i can use it on S5670 and does it drain battery like the ICS 4,0 mod?

      Thanks in advance!

    • Reply Pradeep Neela February 16, 2013 at 3:34 pm

      yes you can apply this update

  10. Reply naveen November 15, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Hi pradeep i installed this rom on my handset it works very fine. but i faced some issued which i would like to discuss with you,first of all i installed it over the darky rom. it installed with a little fuss but installed. worked very fine and google app store was also working fine and started installing my application automatically after the gamail login. but i faced some issues because of which i have to uninstall this rom

    1. not able to backup my contact from sd card
    2. not able to backup my message from sd card
    3. single is missing in 2g mode, working only in 3g mode

    is there any way to fix those bugs please do tell me. i am waiting by previous ques was still waiting for moderation, bro how much time your site take for moderation. do answer me cos i love this rom and really looking forward to install it on my mobile if those bugs got fixed

    thanks in advance

    Naveen kumar

    Reply

  11. Reply naveen November 15, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Hi pradeep i installed this rom on my handset it works very fine. but i faced some issued which i would like to discuss with you,first of all i installed it over the darky rom. it installed with a little fuss but installed. worked very fine and google app store was also working fine and started installing my application automatically after the gamail login. but i faced some issues because of which i have to uninstall this rom

    1. not able to backup my contact from sd card
    2. not able to backup my message from sd card
    3. single is missing in 2g mode, working only in 3g mode

    is there any way to fix those bugs please do tell me. i am waiting by previous ques was still waiting for moderation, bro how much time your site take for moderation. do answer me cos i love this rom and really looking forward to install it on my mobile if those bugs got fixed

    thanks in advance

    Naveen kumar

  12. Reply Amit_chauhan November 12, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Dear Neal,

    Can you please help me for make root my samsung galaxy s (GT-I9000).Details as follows.

    Firmware version 2.3.6
    Baseband Version I9000DDJV7
    Build Number Gingerbread.ddjvb

    Appreciate if you can help

  13. Reply Amitchauhan November 12, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Dear Neal,

    Can you please help me for make root my samsung galaxy s (GT-I9000).Details as follows.

    Firmware version 2.3.6
    Baseband Version I9000DDJV7
    Build Number Gingerbread.ddjvb

    Appreciate if you can help

  14. Reply Florin November 8, 2012 at 3:08 am

    It has Xperia keyboard ? where I can download this keyboard?

  15. Reply Amaechi November 5, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Hi, I currently have installed a kernel version that says “3.0.45-Semaphore_JB_2.3.0″.
    The problem is that the data goes off intermittently and i have to restart the phone to get it back up. Also, the bluetooth doesn’t seem to accept/transfer files from/to some phones (particularly, Sony Ericsson Cedar).
    I have now decided to install this final 3.6.5 final ROM but the google apps package link takes me to an adf.ly page with a subscription form and no download link. Could anyone please help me with the proper download link for the google apps package? Thanks a lot.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela November 5, 2012 at 7:35 pm

      a new release has arrived which clears out issues with semaphore kernel

  16. Reply Darren Mortimer November 3, 2012 at 5:58 am

    I have installed the codename android 3.6.5 on my rooted network 3 samsung galaxy s gt i9000 and all works fine except the imei has been changeg and I have tried everything in the last 24 hours to restore it from the backup I tryed repairing the backup also in case that was the problem and no success and I cant make or receive calls at all because of this AGAIN PLEASE HELP !!!! I AM IN DESPERATION.

  17. Reply Darren Mortimer November 3, 2012 at 5:57 am

    HI PLEASE PLEASE HELP

    I have installed the codename android 3.6.5 ROM on my rooted network 3 samsung galaxy s gt i9000 and all works fine except the imei has been changeg and I have tried everything in the last 24 hours to restore it from the backup I tryed repairing the backup also in case that was the problem and no success and I cant make or receive calls at all because of this AGAIN PLEASE HELP !!!! I AM IN DESPERATION.

  18. Reply Gus November 1, 2012 at 8:33 am

    My Phone is looping, and i cannot get to cwm recovery screen!!

    What do i do? Please help!

  19. Reply ashwen October 29, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Hi and thanks for this awesome rom. looks amazing and feels amazing…

    few things that i encounter:
    1. battery life is bad – did wipe the stats and put in a full change but still the same. Any recommendations?
    2. the phone does not do a media scan, why?
    3. is there like a guide on jellybean?

  20. Reply istanbul guide October 23, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Hi,

    I have a Galaxy s plus on gingerbread 2.3.6. Can I use this rom? thanks

  21. Reply naveen October 23, 2012 at 7:58 am

    Hi pradeep i installed this rom on my handset it works very fine. but i faced some issued which i would like to discuss with you,first of all i installed it over the darky rom. it installed with a little fuss but installed. worked very fine and google app store was also working fine and started installing my application automatically after the gamail login. but i faced some issues because of which i have to uninstall this rom

    1. not able to backup my contact from sd card
    2. not able to backup my message from sd card
    3. single is missing in 2g mode, working only in 3g mode

    is there any way to fix those bugs please do tell me. i am waiting by previous ques was still waiting for moderation, bro how much time your site take for moderation. do answer me cos i love this rom and really looking forward to install it on my mobile if those bugs got fixed

    thanks in advance

    Naveen kumar

  22. Reply roderick viado October 22, 2012 at 6:05 am

    The best rom ever

  23. Reply roderick viado October 22, 2012 at 5:16 am

    This is the best android rom ever. The combination of this jelly bean rom plus voodoo sound and mx player makes my galaxy s i9000 better than my galaxy s2 and galaxy s3. I think my phone is the best one ever. Believe me guys. Ive been an android user for more than 2 years. Try it and its up for you to find out

  24. Reply Asad October 21, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Which is the most stable ROM for Samsung Galaxy S I9000 till now.

  25. Reply karty October 21, 2012 at 11:42 am

    my device is rooted n runin on miui can i just do the part of installing from sd card part or i have to put on xxjw4 ?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 22, 2012 at 4:58 pm

      yes you can easily apply this update

  26. Reply Cam Sheister October 21, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Will this work for the GT-I9000M?

  27. Reply Onur C October 19, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    Yes, i got it it works after installing XXJVU with odin. After i will root on XXJVU. Then i will go 4.1.1 again.

  28. Reply dr007 October 19, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    hi congratulation for your 2nd b day you guys are just very honest and really hard working.its only because of androidadvices.com that i was able to upgrade my galaxy gt i9000 from froyo to gingerbread and now i have the super-cool super stable jellybean running on my galaxy s. it was only because of u people that i did not upgrade to galaxy s 2 and s3 as your out of official update gave new lease to galaxy s. And not only me but every android lover wud love your work. i will not forget to credit xda members but their language is very technical and many of us do not follow it thanks neel pradeep for putting things in simple and nice way. you guys are doing a wonderful job my best wishes to you people that we all together celebrate many many anivarsarary of this great site

  29. Reply Onur C October 19, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    URGENT !!! hi Neal;
    I was on XXjw4, than rooted on xxjx4, than installing this ROM(4.1.1 ssJellybean), everthing worked well. Then i wanted to remove my gmail account. So i did “factory reset” and checked “erase sdcard”. Finally my phone isn’t opening. Now, “Samsung” appears on the screen but i am waiting 30 minutes for open the home screen. But it never ends.
    What can i do?
    i did wipe partition,cache,, Then i reinstall XXjw4. But it starting only the “Samsung” screen, not fully open to home screen.
    what can i do? please help… i am waiting for you…:(

  30. Reply Vijay October 18, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    Hi Pradeep,
    After applying this ROM, my battery not even with stand for 2 hrs, please advice.

    Advanced Thanks,
    VJ

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 22, 2012 at 4:59 pm

      just clear the battery stATS

  31. Reply Swapnil October 18, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Plz provide substitute link to upgrade the firmware and root the same with XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware. Link provided by you is not working and many user are complaining about same I don’t know why you are ignoring such mail

  32. Reply Wayne Lloyd October 18, 2012 at 1:32 am

    I applied the update to my GT-I9000 no problems following this guide but had to roll back as after receiving first phone call with bad echo the mic and loud speaker stopped working. Too bad it was very stable.

  33. Reply JAQ October 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Thanks… Works great with my GT-i9000 No problem found till now.

    • Reply naveen October 23, 2012 at 6:10 pm

      does your mobile showing singal in 2g mode

  34. Reply naveen October 16, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    this firmware is not able to identify the 2 g singal is there any way to correct it showing signal only in 3g mode

  35. Reply sheminith October 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Cant download XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmwarerootpackadge zip!
    Error message: This file is either removed due to copyright claim or is deleted by the uploader.
    Help?

  36. Reply naveen October 16, 2012 at 9:05 am

    neel i have a custom darky rom on my handset do can i directly install this rom on my handset or i need to go back to rooted xxjw4 for installing this rom

  37. Reply iasonp October 16, 2012 at 2:02 am

    After every boot I’ve got an invalid IMEI message.
    Any solution for that problem?

  38. Reply jyothish October 13, 2012 at 7:32 pm

    Updated to this firm ware. Now when i am trying to install applications,for most most of the applications google play says the device is not compatible. please advice

  39. Reply Ishara Perera October 12, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Hi,
    I’m currently running “Jellybean 4.1.1 RC12.1″. In OTA updater it shows there is a ROM update “JRO03R RC13 V3[OFFICIAL STOCK ROM](4.1.1)[29/09/2012]()version JRO03R_v3)”. But I cant continue the update due to a downloading error. Is there any solution to update the current version to latest..

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 12, 2012 at 1:41 pm

      as of now there is no resolution

  40. Reply BLADYFM October 9, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    radio is not working !!!!!

  41. Reply Dave October 8, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Dear Pradeep,

    Thanks for this. I’ve managed to update my i9000 to this ROM after some wiping and reinstallation.
    I noticed 2 things that I would like to change, I was hoping if you could help:
    1. The stock camera that comes with it isn’t really user friendly with minimal function. The old Gingerbread stock is better. I couldn’t find where/if I could set default to have pictures taken saved in the SD card. How can I change the camera app to a better one. Any recommendation?

    2. I notice the bluetooth connection isn’t very stable. After a while, it doesn’t turn on. Had to restart the phone to get it working again. Is there a bug that’s being worked out at the moment?

    Thanks again.

  42. Reply SHAZ October 7, 2012 at 1:34 am

    AND PLZ TELL ME IS TEHRE ANY ROM WHICH DONT BLINK WITH POWER BUTTON…I HATE CUSTOM ROMS BECAUSE OF THAT PROBLEM

  43. Reply SHAZ October 7, 2012 at 1:31 am

    YAAR ITS TOO SLOW ON MY DEVICE WHTS THE MATTER

  44. Reply aldrin October 6, 2012 at 10:49 am

    hey Pradeep
    Finding update package…
    Opening update package…
    Verifying update package…
    E:failed to verify whole-file signature
    E:signature verification failed
    Installation aborted.
    My fone is rooted….
    galaxy i9000 XXJVT 2.3.5 can i update to this version?

  45. Reply siraj October 3, 2012 at 1:14 am

    hi i have samsung gt i9000 and i have recently updated with 2.3.6 firmware
    base band
    i9000xxjvt
    kernel version
    2.6.35.7-i9000xwjvz-cl762604 root@dell145#2
    and i want to up date it to latest version will that be possible plz reply me

    • Reply siraj October 3, 2012 at 1:15 am

      if yes plz tell me how

      • Reply siraj October 3, 2012 at 1:26 am

        build number
        ginerbread.xwjvz

        • Stefano October 17, 2012 at 1:05 am

          Hi Pradeep,
          I tried to install this ROM from XXJW4 and my phone got soft bricked. In order to try to unbrick it I installed some PIT file through ODIN but after that it got completely dead, I cant turn it on. Do you think JIG would help? If I manage to get it back to life could you tell me what I need to do before I install again Gingerbread version?

  46. Reply Dr. Anees October 2, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Dear Pradeep,
    How can I completely remove this Jelly bean so that I can install another ROMs?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela October 3, 2012 at 4:20 pm

      you can install XXJVU firmware

      • Reply Vishal October 27, 2012 at 12:32 am

        Pls help unable to register on the network pls help

        • Pradeep Neela November 19, 2012 at 5:55 pm

          any issues with the update?

  47. Reply harinath October 1, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    hi pradeep,
    no matter hw many times i reebot my phone the internal sd was not able to get accessed. all my contacts, apps, pics and videos were in that. plz let me know the solution.it shows its mounted but not dislpaying the pics and music all other data in sd card. mine is galaxy s gt i 9000 and updated from xxjw4 to jellybean 4.1.1. urgent plz

  48. Reply Bas October 1, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    Yo Neela,
    which semaphore kernel version is best for this update?

  49. Reply Rainier October 1, 2012 at 8:11 am

    Hi Neal, I want to use the Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware. But the XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware link has been removed. Can you give me another where I can dowload it. Thanks..

  50. Reply ankit September 28, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    pradeep, i have flashed latest version of this rom which is jr003r rc 13. I am waiting for you to start link for that ,so that i can discuss the problems and solutions with you. please do as soon as possible.

    • Reply Balaji October 2, 2012 at 12:14 pm

      Hi Ankit,
      Im about to update to JRO03 RC13. Could you please tell me what problems are you facing.

      Balaji

  51. Reply Niraj Kapadia September 28, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Hi All

    I applied the MOST STABLE Jellybean update on my SGS I9000 – it runs so fast as never before and is really very stable.

    I did find that everything was shrunk to a very tiny size so I changed the DPI setting from 210 to 200 and saved using root explorer “\system\default.conf” file & reboot.

    After restart, phone is back to good size fonts and working magnificient so far…

    Good work guys

    Thanks and regards
    Niraj Kapadia

    • Reply Niraj Kapadia September 30, 2012 at 8:05 am

      Hi All
      Sorry for the typo above – I changed the DPI setting from 210 to 240 – anything greater than 240 and you will end up with “Soft-bricking” your phone and it will remain stuck on the “X” screen and wont boot up to the home screen. I recovered from that using Android Explorer & phone in recovery.

      So do not experiment with randome DPI values for SGS-I9000 – the min and max values are 180 to 240.

      Regards,
      Niraj Kapadia

  52. Reply Deepak September 28, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Hi Neal,
    I am currently on official version 2.3.3 ddjv9. I would like to update to Jelly bean. I am unable to update to XXJW4 2.3.6 as the file has been removed. is there any other way of updating the same. please help me.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 28, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      no, you will have to manually update the device

  53. Reply Azfar September 28, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Superb! installed without a hitch except for boot loop thingy for which i reinserted the battery…lets see how is the performance and the rest

    • Reply Azfar September 28, 2012 at 1:26 am

      uh oh… google apps aint working what do i do

      • Reply Azfar September 28, 2012 at 6:13 pm

        Pradeep Neela….any comments?

        • Pradeep Neela September 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm

          comments on what?

        • Azfar September 29, 2012 at 4:48 pm

          comments on my problem….cannot access google play from Jelly bean

      • Reply Azfar September 28, 2012 at 6:15 pm

        google play wont load…even though browsing is working fine

  54. Reply ankit September 27, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    pradeep , there are many newer roms available like jr003u , jr003r rc 13 , aokp 2. which is better?

  55. Reply Antonio82 September 27, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Thanks for this ROM…..but
    Most apps in google play isn’t compatible any more, and this minus is more bigger then all pluses of this ROM.
    Is there any solution?

    p.s. please, dont filter this message, many people have the same problem. (as you can read here)

  56. Reply Antonio September 27, 2012 at 1:24 am

    Thanks for this ROM…..but
    Most apps in google play isn’t compatible any more, and this minus is more bigger then all pluses of this ROM.
    Is there any solution?

    p.s. please, dont filter this message, many people have the same problem. (as you can read here)

  57. Reply Bob September 26, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    I noticed with this update you cannot install alot of the apps of Play
    Any work around except the obvious get the apk’s from another compatible device??
    Still very nice update really good job

  58. Reply keith September 26, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    I have updated with this rom and its fantastic bar one issue which is the earpiece not working during a phone call can anyone suggest a way to debug this maybe with logcat or something cause im kind of at an end as to how to fix it another minor issue is that the touchwiz UI will not load icons for apps on the SD as it loads before the sd is fully scanned a work around is to force stop touchwiz ui after initial boot forcing it to reload app icons with the sd mounted and also be sure to overclock to 1200 using the semaphore app on the phone once installed

  59. Reply Girish September 26, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Hi Neel,

    My SGS I9000 is running on DDJVB 2.3.6 firmware which was the last official update by samsung in india. I want to know if i can use the CF-root to root my phone and upgrade the the Jelly Bean as per the procedure you mentioned…..?
    If CFRoot is not the one. then which rooting software should i use to root my phone..?

    Firmware details:
    Baseband version : I9000DDJV7
    Kernel version: 2.6.35.7-I9000DDJVB
    Build Number: Gingerbread.DDJVB

    Plz help…?

  60. Reply kofi nana September 25, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    My mobile data is not working. I have set my APN setting correctly by kind courtesy of my service provider but still it not working. My gingerbread had gsm/wcdma fucntion at the network mode which the jelly bean does not have…I think the problem is from there..Can this be fixed…..Any help.thanks

  61. Reply kofi nana September 25, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    by mobile data is not working. I have set my APN setting correctly but still it not working. My gingerbread had gsm/wcdma fucntion at the network mode which the jelly bean does not have…I think the problem is from there..Can this be fixed…..Any help.thanks

  62. Reply harinath September 25, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    even tried again…but the same happens shows the content , but dosent open to use….urgent plz

  63. Reply harinath September 25, 2012 at 8:36 am

    hi pradeep,
    no matter hw many times i reebot my phone the internal sd was not able to get accessed. all my contacts, apps, pics and videos were in that. plz let me know the solution.it shows its mounted but not dislpaying the pics and music all other data in sd card. mine is galaxy s gt i 9000 and updated from xxjw4 to jellybean 4.1.1. urgent plz

  64. Reply Ivan September 24, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    just installed, google maps don’t work, please fix

    • Reply Abhishek September 25, 2012 at 7:43 pm

      Had the same issue here I installed Jelly Bean ROM only and then went to Play store , all the compatibility issues were solved and I was able to install google apps from the app store including maps.

  65. Reply Abhishek September 24, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    Hi
    I am on firmware 2.3.5 , my baseband version is 19000xxjvt and build number is gingerbread.xwjvu. My phone is aready rooted.

    Can I upgrade using the above method?

    Thanks for the good work

  66. Reply Fábio Belo September 24, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Hello, just want to say that my gt-i9000 in the camera, i can take pictures with the front and back camera, but when i change to video to the back camera i get a black screen and the recording button turns red…i change it to the front camera and the image is ok but can´t recorde anything and get the error ” sorry but an error occurred in gallery”. can anyone hlep-me ?! Thanks…so far that is my only problem.

  67. Reply sherwin September 24, 2012 at 10:10 am

    oopss… hi! when charging the phone while the phone is turned off, there is no battery charging animation…but still charging but no animation.. is it just me or a real bug of jellybean? if there is a fix please tell me asap..

  68. Reply Dave September 24, 2012 at 7:53 am

    Dear Pradeep,

    Thanks for this. I’ve managed to update my i9000 to this ROM after some wiping and reinstallation.
    I noticed 2 things that I would like to change, I was hoping if you could help:
    1. The stock camera that comes with it isn’t really user friendly with minimal function. The old Gingerbread stock is better. I couldn’t find where/if I could set default to have pictures taken saved in the SD card. How can I change the camera app to a better one. Any recommendation?

    2. I notice the bluetooth connection isn’t very stable. After a while, it doesn’t turn on. Had to restart the phone to get it working again. Is there a bug that’s being worked out at the moment?

    Thanks again.

    • Reply Dave October 4, 2012 at 1:52 pm

      Any help please??

  69. Reply Deepak September 24, 2012 at 7:23 am

    Hi Neela,
    Why are my comments not accepted ?

  70. Reply Marwan September 24, 2012 at 3:02 am

    Hello.. i have updated my Galaxy S, all went fine, and the ROM is very fast, but i have problem with installing some APPs from Google Play, for example i can not download Facebook, it says ur device isnt compatible with this version?
    Can u advice me wats is the reason?

    Thanks very much in advance…

  71. Reply sherwin September 23, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    this is the best rom for i9000 simply the best

  72. Reply Jan September 23, 2012 at 12:40 am

    I was going to use this on a daily basis but the following essential apps dont work: GMail, Navigation with voice, GTalk. It is VERY fast though. I hope the issues with the Google apps get fixed in the future and then I will reinstall. For now flashing back to 2.3.6…..

  73. Reply Robert September 22, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    Nice very stable so far, but the majority of my apps when i try to install it says ‘Your device is not compatible with this version’ Is there a simple solution to this as this is a BIG problem

  74. Reply Christopher Conrady September 22, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Hi …
    Great firmware :) However, it seems to have changed my IMEI number which has resulted in periodic to permanent losses to my signal. Please can you suggest how I can return my IMEI to that that is prescribed on my phone behind my battery ?

  75. Reply Dr. Anees September 22, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Awesome App ! Here’s my Pros and Cons about this Jelly Bean 4.1.1
    The best advantages I have seen:
    # Fastest ROM
    # Stunning Performance
    # User friendly and GUI is simple and awesome
    # Gmail, Facebook and other apps run faster than any other previous ROMs
    # Sound and display looks cool with various user options

    Disadvantages:
    ——————
    # GPS and Google maps not working
    # Facebook contacts and their numbers doesn’t get sync
    # Old Keyboard (no enter)
    # Battery drains very fast …

  76. Reply Dinesh September 22, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Bro..just updated to this awesome JB rom. found out that facebook app (the latest one) and 3g watchdog app is not supported when i try to download them from Play store. Any fixes?

  77. Reply SHAZ September 22, 2012 at 2:26 am

    WHICH IS BETTER W4 OR THIS ONE LATEST CUSTOM JB

  78. Reply Christopher September 21, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Hi could you please help :0

    I installed the OS and everything seems to be working perfectly except for the S Voice app but that okay. One issue is that it has changed my IMEI number and every so often my simcard is disabled and my signal is lost. I then have to reset my phone to fix this. Is there any way to restore my IMEI number to that that is shown on my device, behind my battery? Why would it have changed it when I installed this update? Thanks though, have loaded maaany OS versions and this truly is the best :)

  79. Reply ankit September 21, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    pradeep,
    Google now application doesn’t have offline voice data download option which is very much necessary for fast working of google now. would you like to solve this problem.

  80. Reply nsic September 21, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    got problem with the imei. how to fix that one?

  81. Reply Bill Su September 21, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    I think we can install google maps through apk file (not in google store) by download in http://www.iapktop.com/ . My phone works well on google maps, facebook and etc…

  82. Reply ankit September 21, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    pradeep, internal storage for apps has decreased to 500 mb from 2 gb. how can it be increased because i m facing lot of trouble in installing new apps. it always show insufficient memory. please suggest a solution.

  83. Reply Bartosz September 21, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    I have problem. I did everythink but i forgot to wipe. Now i have bootloop even if i try to enter Recovery Mode. Help me please. What i have to do? Meybe downgrade to 2.3.6 and then again upgrade to 4.1.1 ? But how to make this?

  84. Reply Deepak September 21, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Hi Neil , I am not able to access my external memmory card. Is there any solution ?

  85. Reply Vibushan September 21, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Does Viber work on this? Because we had this issue with the mic in the ICS mod.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm

      yes it works on this firmware

  86. Reply Vigilante43 September 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Hi Pradeep, great work on this one and I am highly interested in flashing with this rom, however, I would like to know if this is already rooted or will we have to wait for root instructions for this?

  87. Reply Fábio Belo September 20, 2012 at 3:04 am

    Hello, i have a bit of a problem…my brothers phone is a gt-i9000 (galaxy s) and i can´t enter no ringtones and i´m getting the imei error message…can anyone give me a little help :) thanks

  88. Reply Tom Oon September 19, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    After updating there is no valid IMEI Number on my Phone. What can I do?
    And: Barcoo is not running. clicking on scan: Bye bye

  89. Reply niteshsunka September 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Pradip bhai. In semaphore i checked the fm module but i dont have the app in jellybean. how can i install the stock app of fm radio. without internet connection. PLs reply
    Thanks NItesh Sunka

  90. Reply jovial September 19, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Nice rom but most of the apps are not compatible..

  91. Reply rick September 19, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    Google map and some other apps are not compatible kindly post a fix otherwise best ROM a of now

    • Reply themaCman September 19, 2012 at 9:49 pm

      I spent the whole day experimenting with this, I think I got it working by simply doing a factory reset and Wipes in Recovery mode the re-installing Rom from SD and rebooting WITHOUT installing the Gapps separetely, the rom comes with the proper Google play app version 3.5.16 which is fully functional and allows installation of all apps.

    • Reply deepak September 20, 2012 at 7:22 am

      Many of my favorite apps cannot be installed. Google play gives ” Your device isn’t compatible with this version” . These apps were working perfectly with xxjvu. Will downloading the apk of these apps and installing be possible ? However i am not able to download them using apk downloader extension for chrome or apk leacher software for pc. May be because they ask for the device id to log on to google play and google does not allow the downloading , seeing that galaxy s is not compatible. An example of the app i am trying to download is Mobislenotes. Kindly help

      • Reply Deepak September 21, 2012 at 7:44 am

        Hi I was able to install an app using the apk file that i downloaded from 4shared.com. Google play had told that the app wont work in my device.
        You have to install ‘apk installer’ app from google play. Next, place the apk file of the app you want to install in a folder in internal memmory card.Open apk installer and navigate to the apk file and click install.
        So this is just an error which google play generates. However i am looking for a way to get the apk file from google play as this would more safe and you would get the latest version. If anyone knows please share….

        • Deepak September 21, 2012 at 1:20 pm

          Hi I used this method to download the apk from google play. I signed in with my friend’s device id and gmail account, into apk downloader extension in google chrome browser . After this you can download all the apk files of your favourite apps. Make sure that you enable “install apps from unknown sources ” option in your phone. It was already enabled in mine. Everything is working now including skype. This rom is terrific. Hats off to the developers.

  92. Reply themaCman September 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    The best one yet and most functional, adds on Samusung apps.
    I have one remark though: Most of my apps in google play are not compatible with the firmware like Gmail,Fancy,etc
    Is there a work around for this?

  93. Reply rikesh September 19, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    first its hanged. so i removed my battery and reinserted and carried the steps. now its installed and its working perfectly. thanks….

  94. Reply Vikriti September 19, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Hi Neal,

    I have updated it successfully but without the google apps package. I just wanted to know wat extra feature will I have after installing this pacakage. For now the only thing is missing for me is google talk app.

    Would like to thank you for your help..

  95. Reply Ari September 19, 2012 at 6:44 am

    Hi Neal,

    Thank you for the great tutorial mate, i did flash my S1 yesterday and all worked well and stable.. few apps lag but thats ok
    I’m still new to all this android mods, my questions is how do i get my gps and maps function back?
    thank you soo much for your help mate
    much appreciated

    regards
    Ari

  96. Reply jovial September 19, 2012 at 12:08 am

    hello pradeep
    i have installed jellybean software in my galaxy s i9000 its working gud but the problem i faced is skype video call is not working n viber is also not working. please reply if there is any solution.
    regards

  97. Reply td888 September 18, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    I have I9000 with XXJVU firmware (4.0.3). I can download the zip ‘[jro03l]_android_4.1.1_Rc12.1_samsungnized.zip-signed.zip’ and apply this one?

    Also, I assume I have to apply the firmware first, reboot and then apply the gapps.zip?

    Or can you apply them at the same time?

  98. Reply niteshsunka September 18, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    As per promise. its absolutely Stable..i found Battery issue a bit not satisfactory. Battery drains very fast.
    Rest every thing is superb..

  99. Reply castro September 18, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    i cannot download apps from play store…it tells me incompatible apps…i live in ghana west africa …please help

  100. Reply Pradeep Neela September 18, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    yes you can upgrade the same

  101. Reply Skunkfumaster September 18, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Hi,
    This firmware gives not compatible with some ‘apps’ for example mobilevoip, google maps, google streetview. I have to downloaded the apk’s to installed them apart.

  102. Reply Jigar September 18, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    Hi,

    I have a i9000 2.3.3 XXJVO. Can I install this firmware directly?

    Thanks,
    Jigar

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 18, 2012 at 6:04 pm

      yes you can install directly!!!

      • Reply Vishal October 27, 2012 at 12:30 am

        After successful installation, network is not available my network is idea, pls help

  103. Reply Anthony September 18, 2012 at 11:59 am

    i could not get the links to XXJW4 firmware to load. could you help?

  104. Reply Mihai September 18, 2012 at 11:34 am

    This firmware is already rooted or we need to wait for another root package?
    Thank you

  105. Reply yelo September 18, 2012 at 11:25 am

    thanks for this update pradeep! finally made it to jellybean! works perfectly!! no issues!!

  106. Reply Yuan September 18, 2012 at 10:05 am

    why there wasn’t maps app? Google maps at Goole play is not comparitable.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 18, 2012 at 6:05 pm

      its very well compatible

      • Reply billyrave September 20, 2012 at 10:07 pm

        i have the same problem as yuan. no google maps and a whole lot of previously installed apps are now saying it is incompatible with the device on google play.

      • Reply Antonio September 27, 2012 at 1:14 am

        It looks like BOT answer

  107. Reply yelo September 18, 2012 at 9:43 am

    hi pradeep..i followed all the instructions provided but when i was installing the update from the recovery mode, i got stucked in the andriod logo with “powered by semaphore” message..any idea? thanks!

  108. Reply Ephraim Thet Win September 18, 2012 at 7:28 am

    Can I use bluetooth and wifi after I’ve upgraded this version?
    Is there any problem with this version?
    My phone is on 4.1.1 custom ROM.Can I upgrade this version?

  109. Reply aldrin September 18, 2012 at 7:19 am

    Can i update my Gingerbread XFJVA 2.3.5 to this firmware?

  110. Reply joe September 18, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Is it necessary that the GTi9000 should be 2.3.6 version? or can 4.0.4 also directly update to 4.1.1

  111. Reply Fábio Belo September 17, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    Installed and so far very stable like the previews version..thanks.

  112. Reply Vikriti September 17, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    Works great n a very exciting look.. Thank for all the help and support. Keep it up ; )

  113. Reply Shaun September 17, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Hi there, can I apply this update in South Africa?

  114. Reply ankit September 17, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    there are lot of files available which one to download, please help

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:03 pm

      you can download any version

      • Reply ankit September 17, 2012 at 8:28 pm

        neela, rom is very nice but when i installed it over cm10 jelly bean, phone didn’t get reset, is this any new feature with this rom?
        once again thanks for such a wonderful rom.

  115. Reply Goku Supersayan September 17, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Hello, do i need firts to install the Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware package and once the phone reboots, install the Google Apps Package ?, i think both at the same time is not possible.

    Regards

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      no, you can install on the cwm recovery

  116. Reply Skunkfumaster September 17, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Hi, Is there any problem with this firmware? Thanks !

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      as of now there is no issues with the firmware!!

  117. Reply ANTO September 17, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    invalid imei . how to restore IMEI?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      find the file called nvdata.bin

      • Reply ANTO September 18, 2012 at 10:09 am

        FROM WHERE I CAN FIND THIS FILE AND AFTER THEN WHAT I HAVE TO DO? PLS GIVE ME FULL INSTRUCTION. I`M NEW OF FIRMWARE UPDATE.

        • Pradeep Neela November 19, 2012 at 11:26 am

          everything is mentioned in the article

      • Reply nsic September 20, 2012 at 5:10 pm

        what to do with nvdata.bin? got the same problem

      • Reply ANTO September 20, 2012 at 7:48 pm

        after install this update i lost my IMEI number. pls tell me how to restore my original IMEI number. mu email address is antonyjgeorge@gmail.com

  118. Reply Bafana September 17, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    The links are not opening for download

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:06 pm

      KINDLY CHECK THE SAME, LINKS ARE VERY WELL WORKING

      • Reply Bafana September 18, 2012 at 6:38 pm

        Ok thank you. Does this update have theme chooser?

  119. Reply krishnakumar September 17, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Dear Pradeep
    May i request you to help me out?.i have a samsaumg S2 with Android version 4.0.3. the kernel version on my phone is shown as 3.0.15 1900 xwlp7-cl340913 dpi@DELL134#3. Is it possible for me to update it to jellybean ?…
    Thanking you

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:07 pm

      yes you can very well upgrade from 1900 xwlp7-cl340913 dpi@DELL134#3

  120. Reply ANTO September 17, 2012 at 11:30 am

    i couldnt update this. when i try to update, following msg is coming. pls help…
    symlink: some symlinks failed
    E: Error in /sdcard/[jro031]_android_4.1.1_Rc 12.1(Status 7)
    Installation aborted.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:06 pm

      ON WHICH ROOTED FIRMWARE YOU ARE ON?

  121. Reply vivek September 17, 2012 at 10:32 am

    nice post

  122. Reply muhib September 17, 2012 at 6:43 am

    Hi Neal,
    Can this firmware installed directly on the XXJVU 2.3.6 rooted firmware ?

    Regards,
    Muhib

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:05 pm

      yes you can very well download on XXJVU

      • Reply Nagarajan September 18, 2012 at 5:22 am

        How to root XXJVU ? There is no tutorial.

        Even I tried to go back to XXJW4. There in no files in Hotfile.com

  123. Reply Derek September 17, 2012 at 4:53 am

    I have a SGS GT-I9000, I have done everything to the book, but when I do the apply update from SD card I get the following on both files
    E:failed to verify whole-file signature
    E: signarure verification failed
    Installation aborted

    The files I downloaded: [jro03l]_android_4.1.1_rc12.1.zip-signed & gapps-jb-20120726-signed

    Please help urgently

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:06 pm

      YOUR DEVICE IS NOT ROOTED, ROOT THE SAME AND UPDATE

      • Reply rick September 17, 2012 at 9:18 pm

        the link you provide to root i9000 shows that post is deleted due to copy rights …. any other link

      • Reply Derek September 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm

        It is rooted and I have checked it with root checker, I also have applications running that require root.

    • Reply Jeff October 18, 2012 at 5:58 am

      root using CF-Root.. Don’t use Unlock Root or Super One Click Root… It will appear problem when u want to update custom ROM….

  124. Reply shahzad September 17, 2012 at 4:11 am

    Hi please reply that can I flash this version of jellybean on my samsung galaxy i9100g device which is rooted and currently cayanogen rom 9 I am using

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:05 pm

      YES YOU CAN VERY WELL APPLY THE SAME

  125. Reply Sanchit Goyal September 17, 2012 at 1:31 am

    My phone has gone into a bootloop and I am trying to recover by flashing xxjvu.

    http://androidadvices.com/valuepack-update-samsung-galaxy-face-unlock-i9000-xxjvu-236/#.UFYvz666Dsk

    In this article you have mentioned that repartition should be “unchecked” but shouldnt it be CHECKED when we are using a pit file?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 17, 2012 at 8:05 pm

      UPDATE WITH THE SAME AGAIN AFTER WIPING THE DATA AND CLEARING THE CACHE FROM RECOVERY MODE

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