Do you have a Galaxy S and want to enjoy the latest news from Jelly Bean? Well today is your lucky day because I bring you a tutorial so you can update your Galaxy S to Android 4.1.1 with a Super stable ROM.

In AndroidADN I´ve already showed you how to update the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1.1. But do not think that I’ve forgotten the Galaxy S. While this smartphone will not receive the official update to Jelly Bean by Samsung, today I bring you a tutorial so you can enjoy the latest version of Android on your Galaxy S with a Super stable cooked ROM.

This Super Stable Jellybean ROM 4.1.1 is based on the final version of Code Name build and is one of the most stable ROMs Jelly Bean on the market.

Characteristics (10/16/2012):

  • Codename Android-i9000-3.6.5-Final. This is the final version 3.6.5.
  • Last source build + implemented some CM10 codes. CNA is now repo CM10 changes in some areas (hardware, libs, system).
  • fixed APN
  • Semaphore kernel 2.3.0
  • Semaphore app as system app.
  • New bootanimation simple and effective.
  • Small changes in build.prop.
  • This version is not wipe if you come from the previous version. Flash the gapps after flashing the ROM.

Previous requirements:

  • All data such as contacts, SMS, photos, music and videos will be deleted if they are stored in your phone. Please do not do a backup of the data with KIES as it creates the backup in the format (. SBU) that sometimes has problems in the restoration or does not recognize the phone. Therefore, is strictly recommended that the backup contacts as well as the SMS is performed by following the steps below:
    • SMS – Use SMS Backup y app Restoration
    • Contacts – Sync with Gmail application
    • Songs, videos, files – Copy to SD card
    • Take note of APN and MMS settings in Applications> Settings> Wireless & Networks> Mobile Networks> APN
  • Make sure that all security solutions like firewalls, antivirus and KIES application are completely closed until firmware update finishes.
  • It is very important to make sure you have ADMIN privileges before proceeding to update the phone and the USB port must be open which means you must have read / write so that the firmware can be applied successfully.
  • Note that you will need to charge your phone at least 90% battery to ensure that does not interrupt the update.
  • Never interrupt the firmware update manually, just in case, if interrupted by power failure there is no need to worry because all you have to do is follow the instructions from the beginning.
  • Whatever firmware you currently using, if you have root access you will lose it because it´s an official firmware.

How to make an Android Backup of SMS, Contacts, Apps and Settings?

Update Samsung Galaxy S Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean (Super Stable ROM)

It should be noted that from AndroidADN no liability for any damage that may occur to your device during this process. It acts at your own risk.

1. The first thing we need to do is download and unzip files that we´lll use to apply the update:

2 – Once you have downloaded both files, connect your Galaxy S to your PC via the original USB cable and place the two files on your phone. Be sure not to place them in the sub-folders.

3 – Then disconnect and turn off your Galaxy S to start in Recovery Mode. To do this you must press Volume Up + Home and simultaneously turn on your device.

4 – Once in Recovery mode, select “Wipe data / factory reset” & “Wipe Cache partition”. Also select “advanced” and wipe the Dalvik cache if you are in a cooked ROM.

If the phone is started in normal mode, you have to try to enter Recovery Mode again.

If you can not do, remember that you can also enter Recovery Mode with the help of the application CWM in ROM Manager.

5 – Then select “install zip from sd card” -> “choose zip from internal sd card” and then choose the ROM Jelly Bean 4.1.1 downloaded in step 1.

6 – Once you’ve selected the files, start the update process. Be patient as it may take a few minutes.Do the same with the Google Apps package downloaded also in step 1.

7 – Ready! You may have updated your Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I900) to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean!

You can check the firmware version of your device by going to Settings -> About device ”

Please tell me your experiences with this ROM in the comments!

Via: XDA

Esteban Cejas

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