It is now possible to update your Galaxy S GT I9000 with the stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware. This article will help you to know the procedure on how to update your Galaxy device. Thanks a million to the XDA developer who has offered this firmware update. This version is not an officially launched and the users have to be very careful before installing them. Samsung Electronics has recently burnt its fingers with the Value Pack of Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware and is not considering to push ICS or Jellybean 4.1 update for its users in the near future. Galaxy S is one of the first and flagship devices in Galaxy series for Samsung.
The custom ROM firmware is considered to be stable which has several other features that will enhance the functionality of your Galaxy S device. It is important to root the device about which we will discuss in detail in this article.
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Take a proper back up of all your data in Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 so that you can revert the settings back in case of any faulty installation of the software. The below mentioned tips will help you to restore the device to the normal functioning mode.
Do not use KIES to take data back up as it will not detect the custom ROM firmware.
“SMS Back Up” – “Use this link to take proper back up and to restore app”
“Contacts Back Up” – “Use this link to sync with Gmail application”
“Call Log Back Up” – “Use this link to take back up of Call Log and to restore”
How to copy images, songs, videos and other files?
APN and MMS Settings – Get the path from “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
From this, “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, it is important to enable USB debugging mode. This is an important step when you update your Galaxy S GT I9000 with Stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware.
Make sure the battery is at least 40% filled failing which the phone might get switched off in the middle of the process.
Quick links to complete your rooting process:
Procedure to update Galaxy S GT I9000 with XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware
Procedure to root Galaxy S GT I9000 on XXJW4 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware
After completing the above said instructions, it is now time to apply the C-RoM TeaM Jelly BeaN firmware update in your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 smart phone device.
How To Update C-RoM TeaM Jelly BeaN in Galaxy S GT I9000:
Make sure your Samsung Galaxy S GT I9000 is rooted before starting the process. There is an application called “Root Checker” which can be downloaded to check for the same. This app is available in Google Play Store.
Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware package is available in Google Apps Package for the Galaxy S GT devices. You can download this to your computer and then connect Galaxy S GT device to your computer. Make sure to use the original USB wire and transfer the 2 zip files to your mobile.
After placing the zip files in the mobile device, you can disconnect and turn off the same. The device will now enter in to the recovery mode.
You can enter in to the recovery mode by pressing the volume up key, center button simultaneously along with pressing the Power Button. Make sure to enter the mobile only in the recovery mode or you can try this process repeatedly to get it correctly.
Once it enters the recovery mode, you can select “Wipe data/factory reset” option. You can also select “Wipe Cache Partition” and then you can reboot the device with the volume control key functions. The complete cache information will be erased off from your device.
Select “install zip from sd card”: You can “choose zip from sd card” and then select the Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware bundle. Now select Google Apps Package to click “YES” option with the help of volume rocker keys and menu button. It usually takes 5 to 7 minutes to apply the changes. Select “Go Back” once the update is over and then select “Reboot System Now” option in the recovery mode.
NOTE: Just in case if the mobile device fails to turn on or hangs up displaying the Samsung Logo for a long time, you can long press the power button to turn off the device and to remove the battery. Now repeat the process again.
How to verify your update process:
You can verify the updation of your Galaxy S GT I9000 with stable Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware with the following details.
Settings → About Phone
This will display information regarding the update of your device. It will be great if you can share your comments on trying this procedure. This will help the other users to update the device correctly.
Video To update your Galaxy S GT I9000 with the stable Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware