Install Official CM 10.2 Stable ROM to Samsung Galaxy S I9000 device [guide]
This present guide will teach you how to install the latest CM 10.2 Stable build for the Samsung Galaxy S I9000 device. This CyanogenMod 10.2 is designed by the CM team, and it is based on AOSP Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM.
As I told you before, the new CM 10.2 for Samsung Galaxy SI900 device is a stable build, that’s means you can use this custom ROM on a daily basis without to receive some issues or problems from it.
This step by step guide is provided Only for Samsung Galaxy S model number I9000 device. Do not flash this ROM zip that you find in this tutorial on any other incorrect Galaxy S devices, as it will end up bricking it.
The Samsung Galaxy S device has to be rooted and also it needs to run the latest CWM Recovery Image. (The TWRP Recovery should work with this step by step instructional guide, but you should to apply the corresponding CWM Recovery instructions in order to success the installation).
A Factory Reset operation is required to be applied if you want to boot your Galaxy S device into normal mode with CM 10.2 firmware after flashing process.
Keep in mind this, the factory reset deletes all your data from installed applications and also the factory reset doesn’t delete the content from internal or external storage.
In the present tutorial you’ll find an NANDROID ROM backup step, you need to do this step in order to be sure that you have a complete backup for your actual ROM.
Backup all market applications by using the Helium tool from here, also be sure that you backup all your SMS and MMS, APN Settings, Call Logs History, Sync Contacts info with your Gmail account, and all your data stored into device’s internal memory.
From the Developer Options enable the USB Debugging Mode.
Ensure that the device’s battery power left status is more than 60 % charge before the Galaxy S device switches off.
Use this guide only if you’re an advanced Android user and do not forget that this post is only for educational and instructional purposing, so do not held liable or responsible in case you brick or damage your device or you lose any important data during the installation process.
If you cannot successfully complete this step by step guide, then you can use our comment section for asking extra help.
Ensure that you don’t skip any step from this step by step guide.
How to install CM 10.2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM for Samsung Galaxy S I9000 device:
Firstly, you need to download the CM 10.2 custom ROM zip from here.
Secondly, download the Gapps for Android 4.3 firmware from here.
Connect the smartphone with your computer by using the USB cable.
Copy and paste (Move) the both downloaded zip files to the device internal storage.
Do not unzip the files.
Disconnect the smartphone from the PC when the files are successfully copied.
Turn off the device.
Boot it into CWM Recovery Mode. To do this you need to press and keep holding the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons in the same time.
When the custom Recovery menu is displayed then you can release the buttons.
Now, create a full NANDROID Backups for your device’s running ROM, so that will be a restore point for the smartphone. To do this select the ‘backup and restore’ option from the CMW recovery menu and store the backup file on the device’s internal or external fee space.
Now, apply a Factory Reset by selecting the “wipe data/factory reset” and then confirm.
Now, install the official CM 10.2 zip file for the Samsung Galaxy S I9000:
To do this select ‘install zip from sdcard’, then ‘choose zip from sdcard’ and find the copied custom ROM zip file and confirm its installation.
After the new custom ROM is installed, select once more ‘choose zip from sdcard’ and then install the other copied zip file, the Gapps for Android 4.3OS.
When the both files are complete installed then, return to the main custom Recovery Menu.
Reboot the smartphone into normal mode.
Note: The first boot process will take more time to be completed, around 10 minutes to load all the necessary files. If this process takes longer or the smartphone enters into boot loop, then you’ll need to repeat the entire tutorial once again without to skip any steps.
Congratulation, you’ve successfully learned how to install the latest CM 10 Android 4.3 firmware on Samsung Galaxy S I9000 device.
For any other questions, issues or problems to complete this guide use the comments section below.