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How to Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with ICS Aura V1 Custom ROM Firmware

By Pradeep Neela / April 12, 2012 / Galaxy Y 0

Galaxy Y LOGOFor all those who are having the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 smartphone can now enjoy one of the finest custom ROM firmwares which is dubbed as ICS Aura V1. In the process of this article we will be checking out on how to apply this update in your phone with a detailed tutorial, features of this custom ROM Firmware and also the pre requisites which you need to follow before applying this update. Please be informed that this firmware update is not an official ICS firmware and also officially there won’t be any official ICS update for the Galaxy Y from Samsung Electronics. This custom ROM comes with a host of features which are mentioned below.

Features of ICS Aura V1 Firmware:

  • Based on DXKL2(testing on DDKK1)
  • De0dexed
  • Zipaligned
  • DSP Manager
  • Auto Zipalign at Every Boot
  • init.d & Busybox Support
  • Sqlite3 added
  • & from ICS
  • (Improves Performance)
  • Removed Samsung Bloatware
  • added miui music player
  • widget
  • miui compass
  • miui themed 10 analog clocks
  • ics google search widget
  • ZEAM launcher

Rooting Information: To update with this firmware, you will need to root your phone and once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which you can reclaim the lost warranty is by re applying the official firmware update.

Disclaimer: Neither developer, nor we should be held responsible just in case if any damage happens to your device in the process of rooting which is very unlikely if you follow all the instructions carefully. Just in a rare case if you come across any issues then we will try our level best to fix the same.

Caution: This update is STRICTLY for the users of Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 only, this one should not be applied by the users of any other similar smart phone devices

Essential pre Requisites:

  • All the data present in your Samsung Galaxy Y should be backed up with the help of below mentioned instructions so as to ensure that all the data is safe. Just in a rare case if the data gets deleted or corrupted, the same can be easily restored easily with the help of below mentioned steps. Please don’t use KIES to backup the data as KIES doesn’t recognize the device in the custom ROM Firmware.

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 charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Enable the USB Debugging in your Galaxy Y from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked as shown in the below screen capture.

USB Debugging

  • Ensure that you have disabled all the antivirus suites in your computer as these tools generally interrupt the process of firmware update.

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed article on how to apply this firmware update in your Galaxy Y.

49 thoughts on “How to Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 with ICS Aura V1 Custom ROM Firmware”

  1. Hi pradeep dude…….im facing problem dude….its unable to rooting …..i hve sucessfully install the aura zip file..but after instaling i rebooted my phone but its continously swith on and off ho rahi hey..pls can u help me how to get my old android firmware pls its my humble request..and if u have any link send to my mail or else gv me msd call to my number 9603131888 pls…..i need old firmware gingerbard version….

  2. Pradeep i instal the process ..but it failed i think dude… phone is continously switch off and on ho rahi hey..canu sugest me how to get my old firmware pls……send me the link to my mail pradeep pls its my humble rquest…..

  3. I am successfully rooted my galaxy y and I want to install repencis 3.5 . So please provide a tutorial for how to update with the above rom and I want to know the procedure for how did roll back to stock rom

  4. hey pradeep,
    all the download links for 2.3.6 firmare version for galaxy y are broken. can you fix atleast one. This version doesnt install properly even if we are following the procedure like million times.. some might be lucky it worked on their phone but its not working on mine. Can you fix atleast one post for 2.3.6 with a proper download link? i hope this is resolved on the latest 2.3.6 post. thanks. i have the same old 2.3.5 on my cell and wanna get rid of it and atleast go one step ahead.

  5. Mine, totally failed! When my phone turns on, messages comes out “Sorry! The application XXX (process has stopped unexpectedly, Please try again”

  6. hey!!!! where is the link??? there is no link!!! I am not blind!!! there is really no link!!! don’t try to fool me where is the link!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. No Links found for the firmware and we can’t find it on procedure section.

    Can you please reply the link through comment ?


  8. there is no link in the procedure section?!? or everywhere… Please give us the link I am really excited to try this..

  9. Give us the link to download the file please.
    There is no download link anywhere here.
    If you still insist that there is a link. Paste it here:

  10. when i select it doesnt root my phone moves to cwm recovery mode giving me option to update from sd card bt again i m unabke to root my phone

  11. i have once rooted my samsung galaxy y and installed cwn recovery mode and i updated its firmware and sucessfully unrooted my phone now i again want to root my phone again…..but unable to root it again….when i enter to andriod system recovery and move to apply update from sd card it doesnt root my phone plz help me what should i do????????

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