Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Jellybean 4.1.2 Codename Android Firmware – Guide
Codename Android for Samsung Galaxy S GT I900 is here which come along with the magic of Android 4.1.2 firmware. Unfortunately Samsung won’t be coming with any further firmware version updates officially but all thanks to the custom ROM makers for coming up with frequent firmwares so that you can make the most out of your device. In the next few days we will come up with more such custom ROM firmwares. For your convenience, we have also mentioned the video tutorial on how to apply this custom ROM firmware.
For applying this firmware update, you need to make sure that your Galaxy S I9000 is on the rooted firmware. To check on whether your device is rooted or not, you will have to download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store. Just in case if the device is not rooted, with the help of below instructions you can root the device.
After rooting, download the “ROM Manager” app from the Google PLAY Store to select the option of “Flash Clock Work Mod Recovery” in the ROM Manager app. Thanks to malcho for coming out with this custom ROM firmware. So, let’s head to the detailed pre requisites to be followed after which we will be checking out a detailed guide which will help you update with this firmware.
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.
Since this is the custom ROM firmware, you will have to create a backup of data present in your phone with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup with the help of KIES as it won’t detect the devices in 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”, enable the USB Debugging, ensure that the USB debugging option is ticked. Battery left should be more than 25%. Disable / uninstall all the security suites installed in your computer s these tools may interrupt the process of firmware update.
So assuming that you have backed up the data and followed few other above mentioned steps, you can now head over to the next step where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply with this firmware update.