If you are in search for a custom firmware for your phone then you have come to a right place as in the due run of this article we will see on how you can taste your phone with the final and stable version of custom ROM called as Amestris ROM which has the version number as 3.5. There are quite a few number of enhancements which this version of custom ROMs comes along which we will see in the due course of this article. While the Froyo was themed and was wet in the blue colour, Gingerbread in the green colour, this Amestris custom ROM is fully filled with the Orange colour which i think is really a nice visually appealing one as shown in the screen shots in page number 2 of this article.
Just in case if you wish to know all the features which this phone comes along then the below listed features might just grow on you to make you move applying this update for your phone. Just like its earlier version of firmware, this version of firmware too is based on the Gingerbread 2.3.4 XXJVR Edition. Also, additionally, note that this ROM Firmware is not in any manner is released by the Samsung Electronics as this is as it’s a custom made ROM built by various developers. Also, this update of Amestris ROM can only be applied by the users who have rooted their Galaxy S GT I9000 powered with the XXJVR 2.3.4 version.
It has been found that several times many users tend to apply the updated for the wrong phone. So, before proceeding to apply this update, ensure that you only apply this update for Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 and not to any other similar phones like Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000M or I9000T or Captivate or even to Mesmerize etc. We take no responsibility in what so ever manner in whole or in parts if you still proceed with the updation of device. So, ensure that you don’t proceed with the instructions if your phone is not Galaxy S GT I9000.
Please note that If you are not sure of whether the version you are On is XXKG6 or not then you need to head to the path from your phone which is Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version where you will find the version of Android OS where it will show XXJVR 2.3.4
How to Check whether the Phone is Rooted or not?
The simplest and the easiest method to find this out is to find for an application called the Super User application in your application list which will be in the skull shaped icon. If you are able to see this application in the application list then that means that the device is rooted and you are ready to proceed with the procedure of applying this update.
Disclaimer: We take no responsibility in any manner if any damage occurs with your phone which is a very unlikely event if you follow each and every single instruction which is mentioned in the due course of this article. Although if at all there are any issues then do report us in the comments section and we will help you in solving the same.
Note: In the process of updation you will be losing all the data which is SMS, Contacts, Music, Videos and Pictures if they are stored in the phone. All the contents stored in your external SD Card will stay intact and no contents will be modified in the external SD card. Additionally, all the APN Settings as well as the MMS Settings too will be erased, so you need to ensure that you are noting all this settings somewhere so that you can then restore the same by configuring it manually once the firmware updation process is done.