How to Install Android 4.2.1 with CyanoGenMod 10.1 on Galaxy S I9000

Posted on 02 Dec 2012 at 7:38pm

How to Install Android 4.2.1 with CyanoGenMod 10.1 on Galaxy S I9000

Samsung has ended official updates for the Gingerbread version of its mobile Android operating software for the Galaxy S and followed that with a similar finish for the Jelly Bean version. Fortunately, independent developers continue to offer updates with custom ROMs. XDA developer matt73300 has released a CyanogenMod 10.1 custom Rom for the Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) version, for the Samsung Galaxy S (I9000).

Galaxy S users looking to upgrade to Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 (Jelly Bean) firmware may follow this tutorial below.

Pre-Requisites

  • Ensure appropriate USB drivers are downloaded and enable USB debugging mode
  • Ensure back-up of all important data
  • Ensure battery has at least 80 percent charge
  • Ensure device is factory unlocked
  • Ensure device is rooted and ClockWorkMod (CWM) Recovery is installed

How to Install Android 4.2.1 with CyanoGenMod 10.1 on Galaxy S I9000

To Install Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 (Jelly Bean) ROM on Galaxy S (I9000)

  • Download Android 4.2.1 CM10.1 ROM (http://orafle.fr/downloads/)
  • Download Google apps package
  • Connect device to computer using microUSB and copy above files to internal storage
  • Disconnect device from computer and switch it off
  • Enter Recovery mode 9to do so, press Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together)
  • In Recovery mode, create Nandroid backup of present ROM (to do so, select Backup and Restore > Backup) and return to main Recovery menu after process is completed
  • Perform full data wipe by selecting Wipe Data/Factory Reset > Yes and return to main Recovery menu after process is completed
  • Select Install Zip from SD Card using Power button and then Choose Zip from SD Card
  • Browse to Jelly Bean ROM saved on device, select and confirm installation
  • After ROM is installed, repeat procedure to flash Google apps package
  • After installation, return to main Recovery menu and select Reboot System Now
    • Note: To restore previous ROM boot into Recovery, choose Backup and Restore and select desired ROM from list