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How to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with Most Popular APOCALYPSE Custom ROM Firmware

By Pradeep Neela / February 1, 2014 / Galaxy Ace S5830 1

Galaxy ACE LogoMost loved, Most Adopted custom ROM firmware in the recent days has now made it as our current firmware for your Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830 smartphone and now in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can easily apply this custom ROM firmware dubbed as APOCALYPSE in your device which is based on the Cyanogen Mod 7. In the last few days we saw various custom ROM firmwares and this one just adds up the list of custom ROM firmwares. Putting forward the chosen custom ROM firmwares to you is our main motive and we will continue to do so as to help you experience the best.

In the process of this article we will be checking out on what are the various pre requisites you need to follow and then followed by the detailed instructions on how to apply with this firmware update. For your convenience we have also mentioned the screen captures and features of this custom ROM firmware below,

Features and Screen Captures of APOCALYPSE Custom ROM:


  • ICS-Style Settings Menu
  • modded ICS Transparent Theme
  • centered clock
  • status bar supports transparency
  • 50% trans-black lockscreen styles (sliding tabs, rotary, lens)
  • bubble locksreen style by Team Carbon/Steel Blue Theme
  • blue lockscreen buttons by Team Carbon/Steel Blue Theme
  • contacts list image by Team Carbon/Steel Blue Theme
  • usb mount image by Team Carbon/Steel Blue Theme
  • sansation font

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damagecaused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Since this is a custom ROM firmware, the data in your Galaxy ACE might get erased or deleted, so to make sure that all your data is safe, you will have to make sure that the same is backed up with the help of below mentioned steps manually.

DANGER: Don’t backup the data with the help of ROM Manager app as it may brick your device.

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

Check whether your Galaxy ACE S5830 is rooted or not, to check you will have to download “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store. Just in case if the device is not rooted, you can 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

Head over to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830. Also make sure that the minimum charge left in your phone is minimum of 40% or else there is a risk of device getting powered off in the middle of firmware update.

So assuming that you are done with the above steps you can now head over to the next step where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.

6 thoughts on “How to Update Galaxy ACE S5830 with Most Popular APOCALYPSE Custom ROM Firmware”

  1. Completely a bad piece of work, you even can’t mention which version of Android It is
    Jelly Bean Or ICS

    Really a bad Copier..

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