Galaxy S I9000

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with AOKP based Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware

Galaxy S ICS New logoSamsung Galaxy S GT I9000 users can now rejoice as in the due course of this article we will be guiding you so that you can then upgrade the firmware to the latest Jellybean 4.1 firmware, all credits to the nasif619 user of XDA developers for porting this fantastic update on Galaxy S GT I9000. Please note that this update can only be applied to the devices which have the model number as I9000 and not for any other similar devices like I9070 or say I9003 as it may even brick the device.

Over a period of this article we will be checking out on how this custom ROM firmware looks like in your Galaxy S and also the instructions which you need to follow so as to apply this update. Before you proceed, you need to ensure that you follow the pre requisite instructions. Unfortunately, there won’t be any Official firmware update of Jellybean 4.1 for Galaxy S. In the next few coming days there are many more custom ROM firmware arriving which will be coming up very shortly.

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Pre Requisites:

  • All the data in your device should be backed up with the help of below instructions so that just in case if the data gets deleted / wiped off, the same can be restored with the help of below steps.

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

  • Your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 should be updated with the XXJW4 firmware and also your Galaxy S should be rooted on the XXJW4 firmware. You can update and root with the help of mentioned links. Once the device is rooted, the warranty will be lost. To get back the lost warranty, update with XXJW4 by following the instructions.

Minimum battery charge left in your device should not be less than 40% or else the device may get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Disable all the security suites in your phone. Minimum battery left in your device should be at least 60% so as to make sure that Galaxy S doesn’t get turned Off.

Disclaimer: Please note that this is not an official firmware and it’s a custom ROM firmware. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions mentioned.

Let’s head to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000. We hope that you have followed all the above mentioned essentials.

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  1. herky

    August 29, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    if someone is missing the android apps – just take a closer look at what can be downloaded over here ->

    works great with this rom. BIGGEST THANKS!

  2. Muhaimin

    August 26, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    I am not able to connect to network or to make call using this rom and the latest JB rom you provided.. please give any fixes if any for that?

  3. Zain RoXx

    August 16, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    i have install it its working but one problem is that this version is noot opening my sd card storage..wat should i do knw??

  4. yong

    August 1, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Ask password for decrypt storage???
    (after install)

    • Pradeep Neela

      August 2, 2012 at 12:22 am

      yes it asks for the password

      • vicky

        August 28, 2012 at 8:14 pm


      • faizan

        September 9, 2012 at 9:07 pm

        what is the password..??????

  5. Rufu

    July 28, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    i installed it, i cant find the google play or any google apps. How do download google apps to it ?

  6. Ialohcin Oznerol Uddabac

    July 28, 2012 at 11:05 am

    what is new in this version?

  7. Loving Born

    July 27, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    this rom is better than the other?

  8. Loving Born

    July 27, 2012 at 8:42 pm

     this rom is better than the other?

  9. Qode

    July 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    im on rooted 2.3.6  XXJVU…will dis update work??

  10. Qode

    July 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    im on rooted 2.3.6  XXJVU…will dis update work??

  11. Suraj Stuntaddict

    July 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

    what is the password????  i succesfully installed it…

  12. Dogback

    July 26, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    dude, its clearly written that one should be on rooted “JW4 “

  13. Johan Weigl

    July 26, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    the rom gifs no excess tot google play…

  14. Anush

    July 26, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    will this firmware work with GT I9000 XXJVT version?

  15. Ashwen

    July 26, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    must the phone be on 4.1.1 in order to update this….or it does not matter which firmware im currently on?

  16. mahmudk69

    July 26, 2012 at 1:43 am

    Jelly Been with a look of ICS! Everything is working except mounting the External SD when connected to PC.

  17. Noel Cardoza

    July 26, 2012 at 12:35 am

    looks good

  18. Lynz

    July 25, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Hey there. Anyone have any idea what works and doesn’t? I don’t want to go through the effort of getting one that isn’t that stable. Thanks. 🙂

    • Belthaz0r

      July 30, 2012 at 2:56 am

      Very stable, but no google apps, no file manager is about all that’s missing from the standard software package.

  19. Atish Singh

    July 25, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    Please provide working and not working list………….

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