CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S – Installation Tutorial

The folks over at CyanogenMod had recently announced that they would soon released the all new CM10 for some hand picked Android devices, which will be based on the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. Now fortunately, a developer namely DerTeufel1980 has just compiled up a Jelly Bean ROM with the latest CM10 kernel, and has now made it available for the Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000. This is just a developer’s build and is in its initial stage, so there could be many issues you may face within this ROM such as the Google Play Store app is not working and you can’t even mount your external SD card with your computer using a data cable. However, all the essential features or functions are working with this firmware such as Calls, SMS, Data, Wi-Fi, Camera, Bluetooth, GPS etc. Now, if you want to flash this CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM on your Galaxy S, then here are the steps you will need to follow :
Samsung Galaxy S


How to Install CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM / Firmware on the Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 ? 

  • First of all, backup your data, applications, internet settings, contacts, call logs or any other important stuff on your device.
  • Turn off or uninstall your device’s antivirus or firewall.
  • Make sure your phone’s battery is at least 50% charged.
  • Confirm that your device is right now running on an official ICS firmware. If it doesn’t, then flash an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM on your phone before going to install this CM10 JB ROM.
  • Root and install ClockworkMod recovery on your Galaxy S.
  • Download the latest version of CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (JB) ROM from here – Download Here (adfly) or Download Here (adfocus)
  • Download the Google Apps Package from here – Download Here (adfly) or Download Here (adfocus)
  • Now, download this file - CM10, which will fix almost all the issues with this ROM and will let it get started initially.
  • Now, turn on USB debugging on your Samsung Galaxy S from here – Settings > Applications > Development.
  • Connect your device with the computer using a data cable.
  • After that, transfer all the downloaded .zip files onto your device’s internal SD memory card i.e. the ROM, the Google Apps Pack and the CM10 Fixes Package.
  • Now disconnect your phone from the computer and then turn it off.
  • After that, enter into recovery mode by pressing and holding these buttons – Power + Volume Up + Home.  
  • In recovery mode, select – Wipe Data/Factory Reset and then confirm your selection right after that.
  • Now select - Install Zip from SDCard > Choose ZIP from SDCard. 
  • Right after that, choose the .zip file of the CyanogenMod 10 ROM from your device’s internal SD card and then confirm the installation of the firmware by selecting – Yes, Install
  • In the same way, also flash up the Google Apps and CM10 Fixes Package on your device using ClockworkMod recovery.
  • Once you have installed, all the downloaded .zip files on your device, just select – Advance > Fix Permissions.
  • After that, just select – ++++ Go Back ++++ and then – Reboot System Now from the main menu of CWM recovery. 
Congratulations, you have now installed this latest CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) based Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000. You are now ready to rock with the awesome features of CM10 on your Galaxy S.


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