With Samsung just stepping in with its 5.3 inched monster named the Samsung Galaxy Note which almost looks similar when it comes to size at least with that of Dell Streak 5 we are sure that you guys would have asked for more from Dell in the form of updates. Since it’s very unfortunate that Dell has secretly discontinued not only the production of the device but also refused to talk about the future updates. Not to worry as we are here to guide you so that you can make the most out of your device. This all new custom firmware which we will be seeing is dubbed as the Simple Streak Custom ROM firmware.
In the due course of this article we will not only see on how you can easily install the latest version of Clock Work Mod recovery but also we will see on how you can install the latest version of ROM which is not only stable but also has some path breaking features which will help you to get the most out of your device. So, in the due course of this article we will see on what are the list of pre requisites you need to follow after which we will see on how to update the Dell Streak 5 with the custom ROM which is named as “Simple Streak ROM”. The best part of the ROM is its one not only one of the popular ROMs for the Dell Streak but also its one of the ROMs which is having the highest battery backup and also gives the fluidic touch interface with host of other benefits. Please note that this update should only applied to the devices whose model numbers are dubbed as the Dell Streak 5 and not to any other similar handsets.
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 Dell Streak 5 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.
Please note that Dell has a strict policy wherein it will not accept the device for any repairs until and unless you give them the device loaded with the default firmware. So, to ensure that you have taken a back up of the current official ROM, we have too included this procedure in the article.
- Ensure that you have taken a backup of all the data present in your device so that just in case if any data is lost, the same can be restored after the firmware update. For your convenience, we have mentioned the tips below with which you can backup and restore the data.
Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Also, ensure that the device is left with the battery charge of minimum 60% so as to ensure that the device don’t get turned Off in the process of firmware update.
So, now let’s proceed on how to first install the recovery mode in your Dell Streak 5 and then followed by the procedure to apply the update.