SAMSUNG Galaxy S PLUS GT I9001 users can now benefit from the Cyanogen mod 10 firmware which ropes in the latest Cyanogen Mod 10 firmware and in the latest firmware update most of the bugs have been fixed, we have summed up all the things which work and which are still to be worked upon below. Please note that this is not an official firmware update released by SAMSUNG but is a custom ROM firmware with many added features.
For applying this update, you will have to make sure that the device is rooted. We will give a walk through to you on how you can easily update this firmware. The best part of this is that it comes with all the goodness of jellybean, unfortunately there will be no ICS or Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware update.
- Video (sometimes youtube crashes)
- Receiving and making calls
- Proximity sensor
- USB mass storage
- HW accelerated gui
- HW accelerated video
- 60% project butter
- headset audio
Please make sure that you are not backing up the data with the below steps and not with the help of KIES PC suite as it doesn’t support 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”
With the help of ROM Manager too you should never backup the Current ROM as it may just brick the firmware. Ensure that you have a minimum battery charge left of around 40% or else your device may get turned off in the middle of firmware update. Head over to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging.
To check whether your galaxy S PLUS I9001 is rooted or not, download the “Root Checker” app from the PLAY Store. Once the device is rooted, you will have to download the “ROM Manager” app too from the Google PLAY Store. Also, disable / uninstall all the antivirus apps in your phone as these tools generally interrupt the process of firmware update.
If your device is not rooted, with the help of below instructions you an root the same.
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.
So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you are all here to head over to the next step where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.