Galaxy S I9000

Manual Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Gamerz ROM – Guide

Jellybean 4.2 LogoSamsung Galaxy S GT I9000 users can now make the most of their smartphones as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the Jellybean 4.2.2 based Gamerz ROM which comes with enhanced capabilities packed with solid battery life which has been reported by the users who have been using this from last few days. So, before we proceed on to check o what are the instructions with which you can apply with this update, you will need to follow the list of quick pre requisites which are mentioned below;

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the essential data in your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 should be backed up including the WhatsApp data and all the data which is mentioned below;

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

  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode in your computer from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • As this is a custom ROM, you need to make sure that your phone is rooted and installed with the custom recovery image. Just in case if your phone is not rooted, you need to root the same from the below mentioned steps;

Procedure to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Firmware

Procedure to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Firmware

  • Once you have rooted the device, download the Root Checker app from the Google PLAY Store to check on whether the device got rooted successfully or not.

Let’s proceed to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update with a simple to follow guide.

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  1. NItesh Sunka

    August 31, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Galaxy gt i9000 .Battery drains within 5.20 hours….not as comitted.Thumbs down just for battery concern the firmware is much sttable fast and smooth.

    I there really any firmware like gingerbread…with better battery life

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 1, 2013 at 12:13 pm

      you will have to replace the battery. Just check if your battery is swollen? iF Yes then you will need to replace the same asap

  2. amir sohail

    August 26, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    camera and gellory is not working by updating this firmware. please help me. otherwise this gamerz rom is best

    • Pradeep Neela

      August 28, 2013 at 8:10 pm

      these issues are known and will be addressed by the Gamerz ROM in the next release, as quoted in their excerpt

  3. janaka

    August 16, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    this is very good but i cannot fund live wallpaper how to add


    August 13, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    The link is broken 🙁

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