Galaxy Ace S5830i

How to Update Samsung Galaxy ACE S5830i with Retribution Custom ROM Firmware

Procedure to update Retribution Custom ROM Firmware in your Galaxy ACE S5830i:

  • Before proceeding, ensure that your Galaxy ACE S5830i is rooted, if its not rooted then you will have to root the same. To check on whether the device is rooted or not, you can download “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store.
  • Download Retribution Custom ROM Firmware package from here to your computer. Once downloaded, connect your phone to the computer and place this zip file in your device. Ensure that you are not placing the file deep into the device.
  • Once the file is copied, you now need to disconnect the device and turn Off the phone so that it can be entered in the recovery mode.
  • The recovery mode in the Galaxy ACE S5830i can be entered by Holding Menu Button and then Power ON the device. If the device turns ON in the normal mode then you need to try again to enter into the recovery mode.
  • In the recovery mode, you need to select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Retribution Custom ROM Firmware Zip file which is placed in the phone.
  • Once the file is selected, it will take 4 -5 minutes for applying this update. Once the update is applied, the device will land back to the recovery mode screen, in recovery mode screen select “reboot system now” by selecting “Go back” option with the help of Volume keys and power button. It will take more than usual time for rebooting the device.

Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

So there you go, you have now successfully applied the latest update of Retribution Custom ROM Firmware in your Galaxy ACE S5830i. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.


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  1. Nikhil

    October 9, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Will I lose all my apps?

  2. tanmay

    September 29, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    actualli ma phn whn i updated it is showing me a error thah sidelock didnt format …………i m hangd up ma phn is dead

  3. alexis

    September 20, 2012 at 5:28 pm


  4. Chand

    September 12, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    after booting this phone stuck at samsung galaxy ace logo and it doesent go to recovery mode what to do? please help

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 13, 2012 at 5:47 pm

      just long press the power button and re try the whole process

  5. Farrukh Afzal

    September 11, 2012 at 7:18 am

    i cannot play music in loudspeaker……though it can be played via earphones…..
    how to fix this ?
    plz help…..

  6. subin

    September 6, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    My s5830i got struck boot screen….bricked!!!!!

    • Pradeep Neela

      September 6, 2012 at 11:47 pm

      just re insert the battery and try re applying the update

  7. Ullas

    September 2, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Its amazingly snappy and crisp. The only problem is there is no support for live wallpaper. 🙁 and the volume works odd. It has to be pre adjusted in Sound option. Anyway thanks oh by the way the freaking ads are all gone great job.

  8. Nikhil

    August 21, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Will this rom support S5830 ??
    bcuz i did flash dis rom on my S5830
    now itz gone blank nothing’s happening !
    how can i fix it ?
    plz help !!!!!!!!!!

    • Pradeep Neela

      August 24, 2012 at 4:19 pm

      no it wont as its for 5830i model

  9. Pankaj Sharma

    August 13, 2012 at 9:27 am

    music not working

  10. AG

    August 12, 2012 at 12:49 am

    My phone went blank after doing all of these.

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