How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Jellybean 4.1 Firmware Update

Jellybean LogoJellybean 4.1 Alpha version of firmware arrives for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 and in the due course we will be checking out on how you can install this all new release easily with the help of a detailed guide which we will be checking out. Please note that if you are the one who wishes to taste the latest Android OS in their device then you can test the same and report to us and to the developer. Unfortunately there won’t be an Official release of Jellybean 4.1 release for Galaxy S GT I9000 device. Since this is a beta firmware there will be some components which will work and some won’t work as of now. All the things which are working and not working are listed below.

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. Don’t apply this update in your network locked devices or else it may lock the devices or may even brick the device.

4.1 on Galaxy S


  • Touchscreen
  • GPU
  • Softkeys/Hardkeys
  • Butter
  • ADB
  • USB
  • Internal SD
  • Camera
  • Audio
  • WiFi
  • HW Video Acc

Not working:

  • Bluetooth
  • Call/SMS/Data
  • GPS
  • External SD
  • Google Now

All the data in your Galaxy S GT I9000 should be backed up so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets deleted or corrupted, the same can be restored back. Once you back up all the files, you need to move all the target files in your computer.

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

  • Minimum battery life should be at least 50% plus so as to make sure that your Galaxy S GT I9000 device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Enable the Samsung KIES Mode, which can be enabled from the Settings option and also you need to enable the USB Debugging Mode too from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”.
  • Download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store and once downloaded, you now need to open the same and check whether the device is rooted or not.
  • If your device is not rooted then you need to follow the below mentioned instructions to root the device or else you can also alternatively root your current version of firmware for which you will find the rooting instructions in the Galaxy S GT I9000 section.

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJVU 2.3.6 Value Pack

How to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJVU Firmware

So assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update manually.

  1. Reply Trilochanpoudel July 26, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    hey what is the samsung galaxy i19000 gt android google net password

  2. Reply mahmudk69 July 18, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Now everything is working except mounting the ext-sd to PC!

  3. Reply Jimmy_1494 July 18, 2012 at 8:31 am

    hey, it is asking a password to decrypt storage. what is the password?

    • Reply Ravituran89 July 28, 2012 at 8:57 pm

      hi mate
      have u got the answer for ur question

  4. Reply Youho July 18, 2012 at 3:36 am

    [jRO03C] OFICIAL ANDROID 4.1.1 (JELLY BEAN) GNEX STOCK ROM (16/07/12) best JB rom out there

  5. Reply Eugen Aurelian July 17, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    cant conect data

  6. Reply Columbus Chris Daniel July 17, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Is it official one?

  7. Reply Gameplayer575 July 17, 2012 at 3:29 am

    is this an official release or an rom?

    • Reply Tushar July 17, 2012 at 5:12 pm


      galaxy s i9000’s latest official firmware is 2.3.3 gingerbread!!!!

    • Reply Wewewe July 17, 2012 at 5:13 pm

       Disclaimer: Please note that this is not an official firmware and it’s a custom ROM firmware.

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