Update Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 users have now got one more reason to rise up to joy as in the due course of the article we will be guiding you so that you can apply the latest update of Jellybean 4.2.2 custom ROM firmware. It was just recently that Galaxy ACE 2 got the Official firmware Update from SAMSUNG but it seems that Samsung won’t be coming out with the Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware update citing hardware limitations. In our sense, Samsung should actually come up with the optimized version of Jellybean which it earlier came up with Value Pack for some low end devices in Gingerbread era.

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Though, the one which is not an Official Jellybean update for Galaxy ACE, it’s one of the best and stable custom firmware for Galaxy ACE.

Before heading to the detailed tutorial on how to apply with this firmware update, you need to make sure that you don’t miss out the detailed list of pre requisites which are mentioned below;

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your device should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps. Make sure that you are not creating the backup with the help of KIES tool as it may not help you restore the data into your phone.

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” in your Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830. 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, you will need to make sure that you have rooted the device. To check on whether your Galaxy ACE is rooted or not, you can download the “Root Checker” app from the PLAY Store and check. Just in case if the device is not rooted, you need to root the same with the help of below mentioned steps.

Procedure to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with Official DDKQ8 Firmware

Procedure to Root Galaxy ACE S5830 on Official DDKQ8 Firmware

  • After rooting install the “ROM Manager” app from the PLAY Store and install the custom recovery image in your device by selecting the option of install recovery image.

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.

Assuming that you are done with the above mentioned steps, you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.

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