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Update Galaxy S 4G to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with CyanogenMod 10 ROM


At long last the CyanogenMod 10 has been arrived for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G that is based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, thanks to senior XDA developer member erikmm who brings this unofficial build. The CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) is packed with awesome customizable feature to optimize the interface while offering all Jelly Bean features such as improved keyboard app, improved notification bar, improved camera app, widgets can be resized, Google now app and more.

However the ROM is still under development and ready for the daily drive, Earpiece for calls, Bln, Wifi not working and camcorder aren’t working currently, but hopefully the developer will fix all bugs soon in near future, so give it a try if you love Jelly Bean.

This guide shows you how to install CyanogenMod 10 for Galaxy S 4G, make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on the phone and you 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 gets damaged following this guide.

Instructions

Step #1: Download the latest version of CyanogenMod ROM from here [XDA Link] and Google Apps package from here.

Step #2: Transfer both zip files to the internal storage of your phone.

Step #3: Turn the device off.

Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode, to do so reboot phone by holding down volume down, volume up and power buttons, when screen turns on leave power button but not volume buttons until it takes you to recovery mode.

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: Perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.

Step #7: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.

Step #8: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded ROM zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.

Step #9: Repeat the previous step and install the Google Apps package in the same manner.

Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.

That’s it, the CyanogenMod 10 is now installed on your Galaxy S 4G, enjoy! If you experience any error, do comment below and you may also visit the original thread of XDA link is given in first step.

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