Galaxy S I9000

How to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with Tirami Slim ICS Custom ROM firmware

Galaxy S ICS New logoTirami Slim Custom ROM firmware for Galaxy S GT I9000 arrives and is one of the most sort of the range custom ROM firmwares as it promises to give a perfect ICS experience with a huge feature list. So, in the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can easily apply the same with the help of a detailed guide and pre requisites which you need to follow. Also, note that this is not a firmware which is released by Samsung Electronics and is custom ROM firmware released by third party developer.

Features of Tirami Slim Custom ROM firmware:

  • BASED ON SLIM 3.9!
  • Many bugfixes and improvements in Aroma
  • Updated Kernel Semaphore to the version 1.2.2s
  • Removed From Rom All themes (100 mb smaller)
  • Moved power amp in the music section
  • Fix the Phonek.apk integrated Default!
  • Added Contacts moddata to get the T9 Dialer!
  • Both genie widget (normal and inverted) are available as an option
  • Debugging Section back online and running!
  • Fixed a bug in the installation of charging phone off animation
  • New GAPPS!
  • Fixati some problems with the inverted GAPPS
  • Added Inverted Talk!
  • Added youtube HD mod by default with both normal and reversed!
  • Added keyboard HTC
  • Updated Launcher GS3
  • Fixes some languages ??in the Aroma File Manager
  • Added Samsung Task Manager as option in Aroma
  • Updated Samsung TW Clock to version 2.2
  • Added 6 BootAnimation!
  • Added Sony Walkman Player!
  • Now Rom have 2 Official BootAnimation!
  • Removed almost all Modems except 3 JVT-JVU-ZSJPG you can find a great selection in Update_Me
  • Added PCB Keyboard
  • Updated Facebook
  • Updated Titanium Backup
  • Updated Hd Photo Contacts
  • Updated Lightning Launcher
  • Updated Nemus Launcher
  • Updated Quick Pic
  • Updated Apex Launcher
  • Pulled Samsung Keyboard
  • section so that you can revert back to the same.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of updating Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000. It is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions to the point which are mentioned in procedure.

Express Pre Requisites:

Note:Before proceeding to apply this update, you need to ensure that your Galaxy S GT I9000 is on the XXJW4 Rooted firmware. Just in case if you haven’t updated or on the rooted the firmware, then you will have to update and root the same with the help of below mentioned steps. (You can also update this custom ROM firmware on any of the rooted firmware.)

Procedure to Update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Firmware

Procedure to Root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Firmware

  • We should not be blamed for any data loss happened in the course of applying this update. For your convenience, we have summed up a quick guide on how to back up the data safely so that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be easily restored with the help of below mentioned 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

  • 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”.
  • Ensure that the minimum battery level is 50% and also you will have to disable the antivirus as well as firewall tools tend to disrupt the firmware update process.

Rooting your device is must, so before proceeding you need to ensure that you are on the Rooted firmware. You can check whether your device is rooted or not with an App called “Root Checker” which can be downloaded from the PLAY Store.

So 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.

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  1. AnthonyChow

    July 30, 2012 at 6:15 am

    i realize the video portion is not working. camera still shots are ok. Anyone else having this problem?

  2. Ashabniazi

    July 28, 2012 at 8:15 am

    will this work on rooted xwjw6 too?

  3. Pravegm007

    July 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    After applying this update i am not able to connect my mobile to the computer via the usb cable. although it shows the charging sign but the device does not show up on the computer. Please help.


  4. Nisarg Patel

    July 10, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    team remics or tiramislim which one is best

  5. Nisarg Patel

    July 10, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    team remics or tiramislim which is better???

  6. trishank

    July 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

    NEED URGENT HELP! SGS not going ahead of S logo. whenever i try to flash an update or anything, its giving an error “Failed to mount /dbdata”! PLZ SM1 HELP!!!

    • Pradeep Neela

      July 5, 2012 at 11:10 am

      kindly clear all the data in your Galaxy S from the recovery mode and then follow the instructions of XXJVU to update the same

  7. trishank

    July 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

    NEED URGENT HELP! SGS not going ahead of S logo. whenever i try to flash an update or anything, its giving an error “Failed to mount /dbdata”! PLZ SM1 HELP!!!

  8. soe thu

    June 29, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Hi Pradeep Neela, my device is i9000 2.3.6 xxjvu rooted with cwm.
    Can I update by the process mentioned above.

  9. evert

    June 29, 2012 at 4:05 am

    Flashed the file successfull on galaxy s gti 9000 but unable to connect/search for mobile networks. netherlands telephone is unlocked. followed the procedure. Also tried other ICS4 flash image, same result. how can I update my modem once flashed to solve that last problem? ICS4 looks very slick….

    Please advise…..

  10. Balakumar

    June 27, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    Hi Pradeep Neela,

    Thanks much bro, I could able to update TiramiSlim Final V. 1.0 without any issues. its Awesome !!!

  11. Johan

    June 27, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    install this the Tirami Slim Custom ROM firmware rom.

    It was really hard to install, because the touch screen is not working well.

    After installing this rom, my phone can’t start up.

    So, this Rom is not working!

  12. Aruj

    June 27, 2012 at 10:42 am

    when ever I am trying to install this rom I am getting an error.. Can Any ! please tell me the steps taken while installing this rom??

    I did

    Wipe data/factory….>>Wipe partition>>Wipe Dalvik Cache>>reboot Recovery>>Install from SD>>browsed to file…
    tried installation.. What next??? I mean what all options you have selected to install this rom?

  13. jai

    June 26, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    Hi all,

    Those who find problem in installing this RoM. You can update this ROm from FK4mod custom Rom.
    Reboot to recovery
    wipe to factory reset
    wipe cache partition
    advance- wipe Dalvik cache
    reboot to recovery
    Install from Zip–Browse for Zip(Tiramislim)

    It opens the Installation screen after some time.
    Select Demon installation( hope it is option number 3)
    Then select the prompts.
    Select default installation when it prompts.
    Finally select the install tab to get install.

    When i tried to install by XXJV4 i get the same error which is mentioned by others and was not able to select the option while installion by the screen. I had to do it by the side keys. Now you can do by the screen itself.

    • mickaboo

      July 3, 2012 at 12:15 pm

      Thank you Jai! You RocK!

  14. Tayyab

    June 26, 2012 at 1:48 am

    Im on 2.2.1 can I update it to this rom?

  15. Tayyab

    June 26, 2012 at 1:29 am

    can i apply this rom on 2.2.1?

  16. mahmudk69

    June 25, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    Yes I also had the same experience. But I succeeded after many failed attempts. I was on GB XXJVU. In order to get the smooth installation of this update, I think, it is necessary to be on any ICS firmware. Being on GB XXJVU rooted, I installed first the F4K MOD ICS 4.0.4, then did factory rest, wiped cache and dalvik cache and applied the Tirami Slim ICS ROM successfully. It is so far running smoothly with my device!

  17. sam

    June 24, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    I m on ics333 is this rom is better for me…

  18. vivek pathak

    June 23, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    i had applied this rom very smooth runing my sgs.

    • Aruj

      June 27, 2012 at 10:23 am

      Hi Vivek,

      Can you please tell what all steps you took to install the same.

      I am getting error

      Done everthing exactly the steps given until stuck in Tirami installation…with msg: “asert failed:run_program(“/tmp/”)==0″.

  19. Azmic Ab

    June 23, 2012 at 7:55 am

    Done everthing exactly the steps given until stuck in Tirami installation…with msg: “asert failed:run_program(“/tmp/”)==0″. Please help..

    • vivek pathak

      June 23, 2012 at 5:17 pm

      flash with devil kernal first them apply this rom

      • aruj

        June 27, 2012 at 10:44 am

        I am also getting the same error.
        i followed

        Wipe data/factory….
        Wipe partition
        Wipe Dalvik Cache
        reboot Recovery
        Install from SD
        browsed to file

        In Installation
        1) english language (by stoux2) >> Next
        2)Generic>> Next
        3)Selection option “Revolutionise your device”>> Next
        4)Memorize choices Selected Dont restore or memorize>> Next
        5)Default option>>Next and it stucks @ “asert failed:run_program(“/tmp/”)==0″

        am I doing something wrong here?

    • Saquib Najmus

      June 25, 2012 at 10:46 am

      while installing do not check from the option scrip in the last one

      • Pradeep Neela

        June 25, 2012 at 11:58 am


      • Pradeep Neela

        June 25, 2012 at 11:58 am


  20. Naveen

    June 23, 2012 at 6:13 am

    Has anyone installed this on your mobile phone?? I found that 2 users encountered script error….

    • Gogvo

      June 24, 2012 at 9:37 am

      I had no problem ;>}

  21. jay

    June 23, 2012 at 4:13 am

    getting an error in the installation. assert failed and stucked. Is there an solution for this?
    please reply

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 23, 2012 at 2:51 pm

      please check with the slim ics

      • Tahir Mehmood

        June 25, 2012 at 8:09 pm

        How to check Slim ics? I have XXJW4 installed and rooted I have same problem.

        • Pradeep Neela

          June 28, 2012 at 10:28 am

          you can check the same from the about phone.

  22. sayak

    June 23, 2012 at 2:30 am

    While updating the rom…im getting many errors…..instead of yellow lines …im getting red line…..and this rom sucks like the others…..

  23. Saquib Najmus

    June 23, 2012 at 2:05 am

    it is working and good one to try. The added lock screens and the different launchers that can be launched from apps good job and keep it up thanks

  24. Colpro

    June 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    I am on XXJVR and rooted.
    Can I apply this update?

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 23, 2012 at 2:19 pm

      yes you can apply the update

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 23, 2012 at 2:20 pm

      yes you can apply this update

      • mahmudk69

        June 27, 2012 at 8:39 pm

        Dear Pradeep,
        Directly from the GB firmware, the Tirami Slim ICS cannot be installed. Those who are on any GB firmware should first update with any ICS ROM like F4K. Then only this updating is succeeded. The XDA site also says so.

  25. Qode

    June 22, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    Ok..i did it. Didnt had to do twice and i didnt get any error messages.
    jx followed the tutorial and everything it working.

    I went to advance to wipe DALVIK CACHE too. maybe u guys should do that and try again.

  26. Qode

    June 22, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Well…I got it installed and it rocks that i can change themes.
    i was on F4K MOD custom firmware. all i had to do was Reboot in recovery mode
    Wipe data/factory….
    Wipe partition
    Wipe Dalvik Cache
    reboot Recovery
    Install from SD
    browsed to file…
    Then just follow the Prompts.


  27. Akshay

    June 22, 2012 at 6:17 pm

    Can you add some screenshots ???

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 23, 2012 at 2:17 pm


  28. Qode

    June 22, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Has Any one got this working?… Luks like errybody is reporting a bad script….. hmmmm. i really wanna do this tho. too many bugs on my f4k mod.

  29. Qode

    June 22, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Im On Custom ICS F4k. Do i have to flash back gingerbread before i apply the update. or i should just apply the update via Recovery mode.

  30. Mihir

    June 22, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Hey when official ICS is coming ?…………is there any news abt this?
    Bloody they started series with this model and hasn’t got any official ICS…..: 🙁

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 22, 2012 at 3:10 pm

      there will be no official ICS Update

      • Mihir

        June 22, 2012 at 4:53 pm

        Why but? You mean there won’t be any official ICS ever?

        • trishank

          June 24, 2012 at 2:13 pm

          there will never be official ICS for Samsung Galaxy S

  31. Mihir

    June 22, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    when there will be Ofiicial ICS firmware coming?…….Badly waiting for Ofiicial ICS…….
    is there any news about this ?

  32. nimit

    June 22, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    ah !

  33. Saquib Najmus

    June 22, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    tried to apply the update but after the installation, think which didn’t finish, got the message assert failed run program (“/tmp/”)==0 and get strucked after removing and reinserting the battery returns to gingerbread

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 22, 2012 at 1:34 pm

      any error is shown on this script?

      • kulas

        June 22, 2012 at 6:49 pm

        Its exactly the same here. tried it 4x
        failed run program (“/tmp/”)==0…

    • mickaboo

      June 22, 2012 at 2:57 pm

      Its exactly the same here.
      failed run program (“/tmp/”)==0… then it stops. Wiping everything results into a gingerbread 2.3.6 OS

      • Leandro Figueira

        June 22, 2012 at 11:48 pm

        Tirami Slim (assert failed: run_program(“/tmp/”) problem here too. Device is rooted and running 2.3.6 XXJW4

    • OM BF

      June 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm

      after it starts to update it stops, got the same message. And tried it again but no luck. Cannot installs this, also the touch screen goes awry. i just install back to xxjvu.

    • lasku

      June 22, 2012 at 6:47 pm

      same problem here….


    June 22, 2012 at 10:48 am


  35. Bafana

    June 22, 2012 at 1:48 am

    I’m on ICS f4k mod. Do I need to install firmware and root again?

    • Pradeep Neela

      June 22, 2012 at 1:43 pm

      yes you can follow the steps and apply the update

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