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The Samsung Captivate is still a powerful smartphone as it has just received an Android 4.2.1 based custom ROM named JellyBean 4.2. The Android 4.2 brought a lot of new and useful features such as improved Google Now app, improved notification bar, panorama mode, gesture-based keyboard app, and more. It’s AOSP custom ROM and also includes some CyanogenMod’s features, thanks to recognized XDA developer member pawitp for developing this ROM. The ROM seems stable for daily use and almost everything working fine, some user reported that Wi-Fi isn’t working but some said it’s working.
Android community has provided us a lot of custom ROMs for the Samsung Captivate, here’s one best of them named Salty Bean that based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean developed by a senior XDA developer member dave71670, he ported this custom from AOKP Jelly Bean that is famous for customization, AOKP lets you customize almost every aspect of your Android device. The Salty Bean ROM brings faster performance to your Captivate with less blotwares. It also gives you a light amoled theme to give a stunning look and feel to your Samsung Captivate.
The AT&T Samsung Captivate i897 has received another custom ROM named AoCP, it already has been ported to Galaxy Nexus too, and it based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. The ROM give a orange look and feel to your smartphone and packed with numerous new useful features, it brings a smooth UI and gives a different Jelly Bean experience, thanks to recognized XDA developer member crt60.
The ROM features a lot of customizations options to tweak your ROM, it adds toggles and weather, you’ll get sunning wallpapers and custom apps, but still being updated and under development, which means you might face some bugs.
The Samsung Captivate i897 has already received many Jelly Bean based ROMs and here we’re with another one, the X-Bean custom ROM that based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean developed by a senior XDA developer member AceofSpades90, the developer packed the X-Bean ROM with a lot of useful features for a fast performance and reliable system.
Captivate’s X-Bean ROM port is built from CyanogenMod 10 (AOSP) that gives you fully stock Jelly Bean experience and has a lot of customizable features to customize different aspects of interface. It’s important to note that some features of stock firmware aren’t included in the ROM like FM Radio and 3G video calling but don’t be worried about that you have to option to use any third-party app to get these functions.
Samsung has stopped supporting Samsung Captivate but Android community is still ready to help you that has recently released MIUI Jelly Bean themed JellyUI custom ROM for your Samsung Captivate, the ROM is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, thanks to senior XDA developer member Arisenhavok91.
The MIUI comes with a unique user interface and has number of useful features such as theme manager, improved privacy protection options, and much more but JellyUI custom ROM also adds some more features. The ROM is still in development, so bugs can be expected.
The Samsung Captivate is really powerful Android smartphone, not a while ago, Samsung Galaxy S3 received Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based Paranoid Android custom ROM that is now also available for the Samsung Captivate, the ROM brings a tablet-like interface on your smartphone, thanks to XDA developer member Ir0nLy0n, it will turn your Samsung Captivate into a phablet like Samsung Galaxy Note. But the ROM is still in beta stage, so bugs can be expected.
Read on how Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based ParanoidAndroid custom ROM can be installed on your Samsung Captivate. Make sure tha ClockworkMod recovery is installed on phone and male 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.
Jelly Bean Based Slim Bean ROM for Samsung Captivate I897 – Trimmed Size ROM, Features Bring Fast Performance
The Slim Bean ROM is becoming more and more popular day by day, with AOSP Jelly Bean codes, developers are porting the ROM to more and more Android device, like just after Nexus S, the Slim Bean ROM is now also available for the Samsung Captivate, thanks to recognized XDA contributor member krarvind. The Slim Bean ROM is based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, Slim Bean is really a lightweight custom ROM, the ROM’s size is just 50MB or 70MB. The developers has added number of customizable features of CM10 and AOKP, it also has number of other useful tweaks, MODs and features, the interface is pretty eye-catching, it supports five different languages, there’s no bloatware in Slim Bean custom ROM. It’s AOSP custom ROM, so it will give you fully stock Android experience, but since Jelly Bean for Samsung Captivate is under development, you may face bugs but the developer will iron out them soon in near future.
The Samsung Captivate i897 has joint the list of devices that has received CyanogenMod 10 (CM10), the CM10 is based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly bean , it brings a smooth performance and new user interface, the ROM gives you fully stock Android experience, thanks to XDA developer member wrsmega.
The ROM is compiled different sources, it’s unofficial build and still in development stage, mostly things are working fine, however the ROM still has some bugs, you can’t mount your external SD card to PC, you might also face some other minor bugs. If you really want to taste Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, take a look at below step by step guide to install CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) on your Samsung Captivate.
Mostly people love to use new things on their smartphones , now they can enjoy tablet-like UI on their Samsung Captivate via CyanTablet 9 custom ROM, thanks to XDA developer “saranhai”. A few days the CyanTablet 9 was released for Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 and now also available for Samsung Captivate.
Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 is a nice smartphone, a new custom ROM “MyUI Euphoria 2.4.13-0143” has released for Samsung Captivate SGH-I897. The ROM based on Based on MIUIAndroid 2.3.30 v2 and has great features such as Aroma Installer, ICS control app, three way reboot, Glitch kernel, QQ launcher in /data and Google apps.
Good news for the owners of Samsung Captivate I897, Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM has been released for their device called “Codename Android”, it’s built with speed, stability, and customizability in mind. Before a few days an Codename Android ROM was released, it roughly translates to official Codename Android ROMs instead of unofficial ports,.
If you are using Samsung Captivate then it’s a new update for you because now you are able to do this below you can see step-by-step guide for this purpose using Android 4.0.3 AOKP Build 27. Before you get started make sure that you have manage your back-up because below steps can damage your valued data. Before you get started make sure that you have a Samsung Captivate model number i897 and fully charged.
Before you get started make sure that you have Rooted Samsung Captivate I897 with ClockworkMod Recovery installed.