Install MIUI 4.1 on T-Mobile Galaxy S2 – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Based ROM
T-Mobile variant of Samsung Galaxy S2 has received another Jelly Bean ROM, MIUI 4.1 ROM is now available for your T-Mobile Galaxy S2 that based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, thanks to MIUI team for this effort.
The MIUI ROM comes with a unique interface and has its own useful features and tweaks to tweak your T-Mobile Galaxy S2. It gives a stunning look and feel to your device, it features stunning status bar, theme manager (along with many beautiful themes), many home-brewed apps and a lot of other. Jelly Bean also adds numerous new features like it brings a smoother performance, it adds Google Now app, advanced notification bar, advanced keyboard, advanced camera and more.
The ROM is quite suitable for the daily drive and almost of everything is working fine but since it’s under development, you might find something not working.
Read on how to install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based MIUI 4.1 on T-Mobile Galaxy S2, make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your phone, you can follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod. You also need to 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.
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.
Step #2: Place both downloaded .zip files to the internal SD card of your T-Mobile Galaxy S2.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, volume down and power buttons
Step #5: 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 #6: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded SGH-T989_DARKSIDE.SUPER.WIPE_EXT4.zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.
Step #7: After above file installation, once again, repeat last step and install ROM .zip file in the same manner.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, the MIUI 4.1 is now installed on your T-Mobile Galaxy S2, do comment below for queries. You can also visit the original thread of MIUI link given in first step.