Galaxy Gio GT S5660 – Guide to Update with MIUI 2.4.20 Custom ROM Firmware

MIUI LogoFinally, the Final version of MIUI 2.4.20 for Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 has arrived and in the due course of this article we will be checking out the same. Please note that you will have to make sure that your Galaxy GIO device is rooted before you proceed for following the instructions. To check on whether your device is rooted or not, head over to the Google PLAY Store to find and download the app called as “Root Checker”. If your device is rooted, then download the “ROM Manager” application from the Google PLAY Store.

We have also summed up a detailed features which work in this firmware, essential pre requisites and also we have mentioned a detailed guide in the next page. Follow all the instructions mentioned so as to apply this update safely. This update should only be applied to the Galaxy GIO devices which have the model number as S5660 device which you can find from the path “Settings > About Phone”. In the past few days we saw various custom ROM firmwares but this is the one which comes with the goodness of Jellybean stock wallpapers and stock theme of Jellybean which is on the similar lines as that of found in the Galaxy Nexus device.

Backup all the data manually present in your phone to make sure that just in case if the data get lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup the data with the help of KIES as it doesn’t detect the device in the custom ROM firmware.

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

Features of MIUI 2.4.20:

  • MIUI
  • RIL
  • Audio
  • Dsp Manager
  • Sensors
  • Full 2D/3D/HW acceleration
  • Camera/Camcorder
  • Touchscreen
  • SD card
  • Native Android app2sd (.android_secure)
  • WiFi
  • BLN
  • Bluetooth
  • Browser
  • Mass storage
  • Live wallpapers
  • GPS (Use fasterfix to set your region)
  • Deep sleep
  • FM radio
  • Wifi and usb tether (using an app from Play store)
  • And all is working in cm7 or in MIUI

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions. It is very unlikely that there will be any damage to your device if you follow all the instructions.

Turn Off all the security suites installed in your device as these tools will interrupt the process of firmware installation. Also, ensure that the battery charge left in your phone is not less than 50% so as to make sure that it doesn’t get turned off in the middle of firmware update.

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So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply the firmware update in your Galaxy GIO S5660.

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