How to Update Samsung Infuse 4G i997 with Unofficial Jellybean 4.1 Firmware

Samsung Infuse 4G LogoSamsung Infuse 4G device can now be updated with the jellybean 4.1 version of firmware update.  This is not an Official firmware version released by Samsung but is a custom ROM firmware which is still under the development by the WIP team. Unfortunately, there will be no official release from Samsung for this device. There are few things which work and there are few things which are still under development. In the process of this article we will be checking out on how you can apply the update but before that you need to follow all the list of pre requisites instructions. The best part of this update is that it’s the latest 4.1.1 update of Jellybean. Jellybean 4.1 ropes in many features for which we don;’t have the exact change log but the same can be referred from the source.

For applying this update, the device will have to be rooted. But note that once the device is rooted, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty will get void is by re applying the official firmware update.

Working:

  • Touch Screen
  • Sound(Partially)
  • Vibrate
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Camera (Partially)
  • Normal everyday features

Not Working:

  • Main functions such as calling /wi fi / blue tooth – for now anyways.. Making incredible progress and the same will be

Disclaimer: Neither Android Advices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.

Pre Requisites:

  • Backup all the data present in your device so as to ensure that just in case if the data gets deleted or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t make use of Samsung KIES for backing the data as it doesn’t detect the device in the custom ROM firmware. Move all the target files in your computer so as to safeguard the same.

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. Also, you should have the admin rights in your computer with USB Read / Write access.

So, assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, let’s proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply this Jellybean firmware in your device.

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