When almost every Android smartphone is getting an update then why should be the users of Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 users should feel dejected? So, in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the latest Jellybean looking firmware in the form of Cyanogen mod 10 firmware. Unfortunately, Samsung won’t be coming up with any firmware updates in future and also just in case if you have rooted the device then you can make use of custom ROM firmwares so as to get the most out of your Android. It was the last time when we saw on how you can update with Cyanogen mod 9 firmware update.
Though this firmware is still in the beta stages, this works butter smooth. For your convenience, we have mentioned below a detailed list of things which work and the things which are yet to be ported. This is not an Official firmware package released by Cyanogen mod but very soon there will be an all-new update of CM 10 which will be rolled out very soon. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on what are the express pre requisites and then the detailed guide in the next page.
- RIL (full – GSM/SMS/EDGE/3G/SIGNAL etc)
- Small speaker
- Sensors (strange issue with proximity)
- Project Butter (100%)
- Full 2D/3D acceleration
- SD card
- Native Android app2sd (.android_secure)
- Bluetooth (really, really buggy)
- Mass storage
- Live wallpapers
- GPS (people saying it working fast)
- Deep sleep
- FM radio (as in CM9)
What isn’t Working:
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused 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.
All the data in your Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 should be backed up so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t use KIES to back up the data as it will not detect the custom ROM firmwares.
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”
From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, you need to enable the USB Debugging Mode. Also, you need to ensure that the minimum battery charge left in your phone is not less than 40% or else the phone may get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
So once you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply the Cyanogen mod 10 firmware update in your Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 device.