Update Galaxy S PLUS GT I9001 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy S Plus S I9001Samsung Galaxy S PLUS GT I9001 smartphone can now be updated with the latest Jellybean 4.2.2 version of firmware. With customizable themes, more apps support, better speed and optimization powered with an all new UI which is actually awesome. Unfortunately, Samsung won’t be pushing the Jellybean 4.2.2 release officially, but all thanks to the Cyanogen Mod Team who have come up with this firmware update of Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware.

So, before we proceed to check on what are the detailed instructions with which you will have to follow before proceeding to apply this firmware update. Applying this update will void the warranty, but the best part is that by updating with the below mentioned firmware, the warranty can be reclaimed as it is an Official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics.

Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your device should be backed with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t use KIES or any other tools for backing the data as it won’t help you restore the data.

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 firmware, you will have to root your device. To check on whether the device is rooted or not, you will have to download the Root Checker app for checking the same. Just in case if the device is not rooted, you will have to root the same with the help of below mentioned steps.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device which is very unlikely if you follow the instructions carefully mentioned in this article.

Let’s head to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how you can apply with this firmware update.

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  1. Nice… except buletooth …. arrr … I can’t find the option to on debugging mode in CM10…
    Help pls…….

  2. it works fine for me,except i cant use google play services :(

  3. My phone is not starting in recovery mode. If i press the switch then RAMDUMP MODE is displayed. How to do??

    • how you are trying to enter the device in the recovery mode? you can make use of ROM Manager for entering the device in recovery

  4. everything works fine except for bluetooth.

  5. Eats battery need to remove plz advise

  6. above there’s link to d/load the package.
    click it, enter the code and need to send sms?
    sms sent then what?
    need guide please!

  7. I just want to know whether this ROM can be installed by using stock recovery on galaxy S Plus.
    and I also came to know that the camera doesn’t work with this ROM, is that true.

  8. but it is very nice

  9. Bluetooth does not work

  10. I have updated vd this package…..but Bluetooth is not turning on….not wrong…plzz tell wat to do??????????

  11. WHen I try reboot to recovery mode my mobile shows below

    Cause: Force Load

    And it never gets me the recovery boot options

  12. Is this rom stable or it just a nightly build

  13. thank you

  14. Bluetooth does not work,any ideas?

  15. Ok, cool, I am going to try this on my GT i9100 DDLPC
    Build version: XWLQ2…), and update if it works fine…