How to Update Galaxy Y S5360 with Jellynoid 4.2 Custom ROM Firmware

Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 Android smartphone can now be updated with the latest version of Jellybean 4.2.2 Android firmware which is dubbed as Jellynoid custom ROM firmware. Though this is not the official firmware released by Samsung, this update can be updated manually with the help of simple instructions. So, let’s check out on how you can install the firmware after following the quick pre requisites mentioned below;

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Note: This is the custom ROM firmware & not the official firmware released by Samsung.

Quick pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your Galaxy Y GT-S5360 device should be backed up with the help of below mentioned manual steps. Make sure that you are not backing the data with the help of KIES as it may not detect the device till this firmware is rolled out in your country.

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
  • Since this is the custom ROM firmware, make sure that your device is rooted. To check on whether your phone is rooted or not, download “Root Checker” app from the PLAY Store and check on whether the device is rooted or not. If your phone is not rooted, with the help of below step you can root your Galaxy Y S5360.

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Assuming that you have rooted the device, you now need to proceed to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed instructions with which you can update your device.

Procedure to Update Galaxy Y S5360 with Jellynoid Custom ROM Firmware:

  • Disconnect the device from computer and turn Off the device so that it can be entered in the Recovery Mode. In recovery mode, select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition”. If the device starts normally, then you will need to re try the process of entering the device in the recovery mode.
  • Recovery mode can in Galaxy Y can be entered by pressing  Volume UP Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. Now, in recovery mode, select “Wipe data/factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition” so that all the cache data will be cleared.
  • Up next you need to select “install zip from sd card” and choose the Jellynoid Custom ROM Firmware Package which you have placed in your phone along with thge Google Apps package. It will take around 3 -4 minutes for applying the update.
  • Once the firmware is updated successfully, you will get to see the message “install from sd card complete” and then select “go back” with the help of volume rocker keys and select “reboot system now” for rebooting the device ion the normal mode. The whole process of firmware update might take around 4 – 5 minutes.

Tip: If your Galaxy Y S5360 doesn’t power up or say it gets into the boot loop mode, you need to re insert the battery and then re try the process of firmware update by following the above steps.

So there you go, you have now successfully installed the latest firmware of Jellynoid Jellybean firmware in your device. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update.

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27 comments

  1. Do I need to download gapps file?

  2. I upgarded the version to Android 4.2, but i think it is actually Theme only as it shows in About Phone the same version of Android as existing one. Anyways, what can i do if i wish to get back to its original version???

  3. I updated the Version & thanxx for dat. But what if i wish to get back to its original version.

  4. my cell is not getting restarted after the update…….it gets hung on the welcome screen..kindly suggest the alternative way or way to roll back to original android 2.3.6

  5. my cell is not getting restarted after the update…….it gets hung on the welcome screen…kindly suggest alternative or way to roll back to original android 2.3.6

  6. Sounds great but could you tell me why I need to install Google apps? — your procedure does not use it after it is installed on the SD card

  7. Network of simcard not working. Please tell me how to solve it.

  8. stuck on boot… what to do?

  9. I m using Samsung Galaxy Y Gt S5630 .I did all the above things as u said but my device hang on boot screen….pls help

  10. I m using Samsung Galaxy Y Gt S5630 .I did all the above things as u said but my device hang on boot screen….pls help

  11. Can we use this for galaxy mini GT-S5570

  12. while rebooting it got stuck up …what do i do….

  13. my cell is nt getting restarted after the update…….it gets hung on the welcome screen

  14. my cell z nt getting restarted after the update….it gets hung on the welcome page….

  15. I get the following massage
    File Blocked for Violation.
    when i want to download.
    please rectify.

  16. Thank you! Unfortunately I keep getting stuck in boot start up screen. I’m going back to Jellyblast Rom. Thanks anyway though, perhaps I’ll try it again.

  17. download link for mediafire is not working

  18. error no se puede descargar el firmware

  19. please correct download link

  20. where is the gapps file?