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Install CynogenMod 10 on Galaxy S, Based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


Not a while ago the CyanogenMod team said that they’ll release CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) soon in near future and CM team is true on their words, the CyanogenMod 10 is now available for the original Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 that based latest Google’s mobile operating system version, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but unofficially.

It’s fully functional and stable build of CyanogenMod, thanks to senior XDA developer member DerTeufel1980. Mostly things are working fine but honestly the ROM is still in development, you might face bugs but users reported that it’s very functional and you just can’t mount SD card to your PC. Read on how to install unofficial CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on your Samsung Galaxy S.

Do note that your Samsung Galaxy S should be on XXJW4 firmware, you can check device detail from Setting>About Phone,  install the XXJW4 firmware by following this guid, it also must be rooted with ClockworkMod recovery install, root and install ClockworkMod recovery on the device here. Make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps and charge the device battery because the device may get turned off during the process.

DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.

Instructions

Step #1: Download the latest version of CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) ROM from here to PC.

Step #2: Download CM10 Fixes.zip and Google apps package to your PC.

Step #3: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.

Step #4: Transfer the downloaded .zip (CM10 ROM file, gapps-jb-20120715.zip, and CM10 Fixes.zip) files to SD card of device.

Step #5: Disconnect the device from PC.

Step #6: Turn the device off.

Step #7: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, power and home buttons until screen turns on.

Step #8: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.

Step #9: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.

Step #10: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.

Step #11: Repeat the last step but now install CM10 Fixes.zip.

Step #12: Once again repeat the step 10 and install gapps-jb-20120715.zip.

Step #13: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”

That’s it, you’re done, enjoy CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on your Samsung Galaxy S, if you faced any issue in above guide, comment below. You can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in step 1 to thanks the developer for this effort.

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