How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware – Video Tutorial

Jellybean LogoFor all Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 users, here comes the good news for you as in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can install the latest version of Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware in your Galaxy S GT I9000 device. All thanks to the recognized XDA developer aways who has come up with this firmware update. Please note that this is not an Official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics and unfortunately after the recent Value Pack of Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware officially, Samsung is in no mood to either push the ICS or Jellybean 4.1 update for Galaxy S which was the first flagship device of Galaxy Series by Samsung.

In the due course of this article we will be checking out on what are the brief features which come along with this update along with the screen captures of this firmware. This custom ROM firmware is one of the most stable custom ROM firmwares and also it comes with all the features, apps and other user interface jolly in an improved format. For applying this update, you will have to root the device, we will be guiding you with the detailed list of instructions on how to apply this update.

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 S GT I9000 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”, enable USB Debugging Mode in your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000. 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.

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Please note that just in case if you haven’t updated rooted your device then with the help of below links you can easily update and root the device.

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

How to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

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 C-RoM TeaM Jelly BeaN firmware in your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 smartphone.

Tutorial for this Upgrade


  1. Re-forwarding the comment.

    Hi Pradeep,

    I am using Device GTI9000, Rom version RC_12_S(Aug 30, 2012 10:00 AM), ROM JR003L
    OTA Updater ID elitemovil.

    I am receiving OTA uploader but not able to update custome rom.
    Please help.
    It is giving message download fail. Available update is showing following message.
    New Updates: [JZ054K] 4.1.2RC 14 [Official Stock ROM] (4.1.2) [10/10/2012] (Version JZ054K)
    During download it is giving message (“There was an error with the download”)

  2. Hi Pradeep,

    I am using Device GTI9000, Rom version RC_12_S(Aug 30, 2012 10:00 AM), ROM JR003L
    OTA Updater ID elitemovil.

    I am receiving OTA uploader but not able to update custome rom.
    Please help.
    It is giving message download fail. Available update is showing following message.
    New Updates: [JZ054K] 4.1.2RC 14 [Official Stock ROM] (4.1.2) [10/10/2012] (Version JZ054K)
    During download it is giving message (“There was an error with the download”)

  3. links are dead … neither of the hotfile links mentioned are working :(

  4. links are dead…

  5. Very nice, and very stabe this. One small problem with external card. Thanks.

  6. i have upgraded to jellybean of this version but the videocall function was not available. please help me out.

  7. can i install it on my galaxy s korean(shw-m110s)???

  8. i have updated to this update and my phone is not picking up any network..

    i tried reverting back to XXJW4 but it did not work…

    i am stuck on this version and there is no network..
    please help me out.. :(

  9. mY phone is not able to get mobile network.. please assist

  10. how to root s1

  11. Which is the best rom till now?

  12. I have upgraded my phone with this rom yesterday, i am sad to say that it is not stable at all, my phone randomly reboots itself. also it does not pick my sim card up at all either

  13. just re apply the update from the recovery mode, it should fix the issue

  14. This update is not stablen problems and phone freezes so on..

  15. I told you AWAYS is not a developer, he is a professional thief, he always gets the works of others and claiming his… He was banned in XDA-S2 and now he is in XDA-S1, beware

  16. all of ROM that out and from AWAYS, beware, it is not him, he just copied it and claiming it was him, he was banned in S2 now he is S1… BEWARE of his dirty works

  17. full of bugs……

  18. Luckily i had backed up my efs folder. After flashing this rom it erased my imei.

  19. Hi follow instruction from
    mahmudk69 it works. flash and root wwjvu, then flash and root xxjw4. then installjelly bean and google apps. restart and network is working.

  20. no network ,sitll trying to find out how to solve the problem

  21. i just flashed a new rom based on the same kernel and build no fantastically stable

  22. I have used 3 days this rom and i have installed 4 games and also used fb then after this rom is very slow. sorry for my previous comment. I am really upset. :(

  23. Data works Wifi Works gallery wont show old pics, music player not work. Network no showing and not able to receive or make calls. FIX IT please

  24. My sim card not working? is this normal?

  25. Those who come from any custom ROM may have network or some other problems after installing this JB update. I had also the network issue. Then I did a factory rest and wiped cache and through Odin updated GB XXJVU and rooted with the root package of XXJVU. After that again through Odin updated XXJW4 and rooted with its root package. Again did a factory reset and cache wipe and installed the Jellybean 4.1.1. My SGS GT-I9000 is working now now without any problem.

    • Hi well it’s a long process to update this..but can youlet us know if the phone slows down? Does it give better performance than ics Rom?

  26. damn even i am facing network issues from yesterday night..;(

  27. how to change default system font????
    Help me!!!

  28. Same here network not working, everithing else is fine!

  29. i am on this rom only but once u setup google now then, it crashes very stable build everything works…

  30. No network ..Please help ……..

  31. can i install it on my galaxy s (shw-m110s)???

  32. Not getting the network, phone is not working as a primary device to make calls!!

  33. Well installed today and so far everything is 110%…nothing to report…best cfw ROM so far, batery is not dairning…same current time when i was running gingerbreath 2.3.6…regards and keep doing the very best for all the android community.thanks

  34. Where have developers gone ? They should respond to comments. After rooted and deployed jelly bean, network is not seen. And also by re-installing gingerbread, phone is unable to even start. Its restarting infinitely. Now what to do ?

  35. This is as stable as other jelly bean roms like cm10 ,TAJB ,Helly bean, Slim bean, ………

  36. Good, but flash player not working

  37. YOU guys are doing a great job .God bless you all as well as XDA-developers.. i have acouple of questions. 1. i installed the ICS4.0.3 almost 4months ago…but i again went back to my official ginger bread..the reasons were two….. a. the file manager was quit awekward… b. the radio was absent…. now do u know whether these issue have been targeted in this version????

  38. Jelly bean looks awesome..but this update slows down the phone drastically..did try increasing the ram to 302 but still no change in performance.. Have gone back to ics stable rom update which works brilliantly anf gives nearly 200 mb ram free..

  39. can anyone help me? after i installed this ROM i cant play games like asphlat 6 keep displaying i dont have enough memory space. but in my internal memory still have more than 4GB, pls help me

  40. Neal, I wanted to go back to XXJW4 (network wasn’t proper), and I applied the XXJW$ update via odin, now at the boot screen the samsung logo is being repatedly appearing and i am not able to get through. I also tried wiping cache and rest data using recovery mode and tried applying the update again (after removing batttery). Still stuck at the same screen. Please can you reply. URGENT!

    • Hi, before you can update this version of jw4, you need to be on gingerbread rom, I suggest that you first update to jvu and than to jw4

      • Thanks I flashed back with another data file since my
        Db was corrupted. More back to xxjw4. I am still facing antenna issues. Any idea?

    • Try to install via odin v1.81 a diferent version and apply the root of it…and them try to install this custom rom ;) hop it help.

  41. awesome rom and cool feature I like very much,,, Nice work I am waiting for v2 ;)

  42. not able to find my network, tried everything.. help appreciated.

  43. I am stuck at the animation screen. Need help urgently1

  44. wht is not working in this stable

  45. wmt is not working in this stable

  46. How do you call this stable while it’s based on cm10 alfa repeat alfa alfa …..

  47. awesome.. hope to have one of this phone nice features n cool

  48. I was stuck at c-rom animation. Had to flash back to XXJW4