Update Galaxy S i9000 with CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) based on Jelly Bean Android 4.1 Build

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CyanogenMod 10 as launched just a day after Android jelly Bean Source code was released to public. This has given users a better way to update their devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS without the Official firmware. CM10 will be bringing Jelly Bean to a dozen of Samsung Android phones and tablets like Galaxy SII, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Y, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Ace plus, Galaxy Tab 2. Right now, CM10 has been released for Samsung Galaxy S. The ROM is stable but has many bugs like SD card mount not working when connected to PC, Google Now apps not working and there may be several other issues. If you are still eager to try Jelly Bean on Galaxy S then go ahead and follow the tutorial below that will guide you through the procedure of installing Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy S.

CyanogenMod-10-Jelly-Bean Android-4.1

Compatibility: This tutorial and ROM is only belongs to Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and is not compatible with any other device. You can check your device’s model through Settings > About phone.

Warning! The procedures discussed here are quite risky and should not be attempt without any fair knowledge. In case, any damage occurs to your device than neither we nor the developer will be liable for that.


  1. In order to apply latest CyanodenMod 10 on your Galaxy S i9000 you need to root it and then install the ClockworkMod Recovery on it.
  2. You must create the backup of important data and apps  such as SMS, call logs, contacts, images, audios, videos, Bookmarks, MMS settings and APN (Access Point Names) settings etc as this process is going to wipe all these data and settings.
  3. Follow the path ‘Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging’ and enable the USB Debugging option on your Galaxy S.
  4. Security suites such as anti-virus or firewall must be disabled from your Galaxy S and also from your Computer to avoid interruption.
  5. Minimum 60% of battery life is required to accomplish this update.

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S i9000 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean [Install CM10 ROM]

Step 1.     If you have already set SIM card lock earlier, than remove it. To do so, you need to follow the path Settings > Location and Security > Sim card lock > (Unselect the) check-box should be clear.

Note: If your device is already running on Android 4.0 ICS ROM then you don’t need to follow step 2.

Step 2.     Then, you need to flash the stock XXJW4 firmware and root XXJW4 to obtain CWM.

Step 3.      Now, you need to download the latest ROM from the official development site.

Step 4.     Then, you may need to download the Google Apps package. This package will be helpful in installing Market, Gmail and other packages which you won’t find in this ROM.

Step 5.     You also need to download the CM10 Fixes.zip file, required to boot the ROM.

Step 6.     Now, place all downloaded zip file to the SD card and turn off the device.

Step 7.     Then, you need to reboot it into ClockworkMod recovery by pressing and holding the Volume Up + Home + power button simultaneously. When it enter into the recovery, leave the buttons.

Step 8.     In order to wipe all the data from your phone you need to select ‘wipe data/factory reset’ and ‘wipe cache Partition’. Confirm your selection by tapping ‘Yes’ on next screen.

Step 9.     Once you have done, you need to select the ‘install zip from SD card’ and then select ‘choose zip from sdcard’ for browsing into SD card and choose downloaded ROM. Please confirm installation by selecting ‘Yes’ and your ROM will start installing immediately.

Step 10.  When installation of ROM completes, repeat the above step by replacing ROM with CM10 Fixes.zip file. Once again repeat the same with gapps-jb-20120715.zip file to flash Google apps package.

Step 11.  After, its completion choose ‘+++Go Back+++’ option and then ‘reboot system now’ to reboot your Galaxy S i9000.

Congratulation! CyanogenMod 10 based on Jelly Bean Android 4.1 is now running on your Samsung Galaxy S i9000.

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