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Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 – Steps to Install ICS Cyanogen MOD 9 Android 4.0 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS LogoWe love Ice Cream Sandwich, isn’t it? And our love for this has been complimented by Google in the form of an OS version named after Ice Cream Sandwich to mark the arrival of Android 4.0 version. Over the last few days, we have been getting tremendous comments for a working and a usable port of Android 4.0 ICS for Galaxy S GT I9000 but since it’s still in the early stages, it will be difficult for us to find and come out with an article featuring the stable ICS build. Not to worry, we just want to thank brilliant efforts of some developers who are dedicatedly working on launching a new ROM which has similar traits that of an ICS build. Please note that VPN Still doesnt work in this version of firmware.

So, on the similar lines in this article we will check out the latest version Ice Cream Sandwich in the form of Cyanogen MOD 9.0 which will be launching very soon to the public with the beta and stable versions very soon.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully. This update should only be updated to the phones which are unlocked and also only to the phones which have the model number as I9000 and not even I9000B / i9000T etc.

Caution: This article is not for the basic users and is only recommended for the advanced level users or the developers. Though we have taken extreme measures so as to make this article as simple as possible that even a starter can follow it, it’s highly recommended to follow all the instructions properly or else you may also end up bricking up the phone.

Before proceeding you first need to follow the list of pre Requisites instructions which are mentioned below and then you need to proceed to the next page where we will see on procedure to apply this on your Galaxy S.


  1. This also can root for Galaxy S2 right?

  2. Hello guys, i buy my galaxy S like 4 months ago, always update by kies.
    I want this version, but never change nothing in android.

    For me who never do flash in this device, it is like he come from the store.

    I just need this tutorial for change my android?

    Or need do things like odin, flash , these things?

    Thanks for help…

  3. Installed it over darkys rom, had to install twice to get phone working, but it works.

  4. All,
    Can you recommend whetehr or not to get the ATT SAmusnung GAlaxy S II and will it now have the better processor that is addressed in this post.?
    Thanks in advance, Pete

  5. Hi Neal Pradeep ,

    Need your urgent help.. after successfully installation of ICS Cyanogen MOD 9 almost like after week suddenly start getting error like
    unfortunate market has stopped
    unfortunately the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped
    unfortunate exchange service has stopped

    and many more

    please help me

    do i need to install ICS MOD 9 again

    thanks in advance

  6. Hi Neal , I have installed 2 or 3 times the cyanogen, but I set network APN and dont work the internet 3G. What can I do to repair that????

    Help please, thank.

  7. chaitanya chaphalkar

    hey neal.
    Can i proceed with the update while i mon xfjva rooted?

  8. i have installed this ics 4.0, works fine in my samsung gt i9000,the problem is camera can use in video mod but for the moment i will use XWJVX 2.3.6 and wait for the stabile mod thanks.

  9. very important comment!!

  10. hi NeaL , tq for sharing this ics 4.0,sorry just reply it…..:D
    can i ask the face unclock can use ?bcoz when i try the face unlock is not capture my face…..
    and the camera abit not nice……..hope fix soon,tq Neal ^_^

  11. i have installed another build 8 of same version, WiFi worked very fine..

  12. Same here…Wifi is not working.

  13. Hey neal, i tried to install the zip file but it says that the signature verification has failed…. i also allowed 3rd party applications to be installed but still it says the same thing…

  14. neal is the next ics update fr the galaxy s gonna come in Jan?

  15. Neal, What about the mass storage mode.?
    How to activate it .
    Is there any external app?

  16. Hi Neal,

    I have a problem in this installation.Its been working fine from the day of installation.( I installed this on the same day you posted this update here). Today morning onwards my google apps stopped working. I restarted and kept mobile for a while for poweroff. But still problem is same. what could be the problem?

    Could you please reply. My phone is functioning properly.My wifi is working and I can even browse.



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