Samsung Galaxy S GT I9100G users can too benefit from the jellybean 4.1 update as now you need not feel left out in the race of the firmware update. Please note that this is not an Official firmware version released by Samsung and also there is no estimated time on by when there will be an official update of Jellybean for your S2 GT I9100G. This release is the test release and very soon there will be a final version. With smoother interface, enhanced capabilities and added applications, this update surely deserves the installation. Unfortunately as of now this hasn’t arrived for the Galaxy S2 GT I9100 devices and other S2 variants. This firmware update is powered by the Cyanogen Mod team and is roped in by the Cyanogen Mod 10 team.
In the process, we will be checking out on what are the instructions you need to follow before you apply this update along with the detailed guide on how to apply this Jellybean 4.1 update for I9100G device. Full credits to the XDA Elite Recognized Developer codeworkx who has come up with this release. For applying this update, you need to ensure that the device is rooted and installed with the custom recovery image. Once the device, is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be regained is by re applying the official firmware update.
Disclaimer: Please note that this is not an official firmware and it’s a custom ROM firmware. Also, we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions mentioned. Don’t apply this update in your network locked devices or else it may lock the devices or may even brick the device.
All the data in your Samsung Galaxy S2 GT I9100 G smartphone should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be easily reversed.
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”
Minimum battery life should not be less than 50% so as to make sure that device doesn’t get turned off in the middle of firmware update. Also, you need to ensure that the USB Debugging Mode is enabled in your device. Disable all the antivirus suites in your device and computer.
So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, it’s time now to move ahead to the next page where we have summed up the detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.