Friday, 14 September 2012

Samsung Galaxy Fit Gets Jelly Bean Nightly Build + Step By Step Flashing Guide

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Jelly Bean is no doubt the most hyped and awaited version of Android. In March, 2012 it was a well searched term over the web and even after months of its release, it is not showing any signs of slowing down. Only few manufacturers have been kind enough to give the users an update for Jelly Bean in their android device and with the big giants but eligible devices, our fear of not getting an official update gets bigger. With dozens of devices getting Jelly Bean ports that, at least show the Jelly Bean interface or we can say Boot there is a high need for the manufacturers to wake up.


Among with many others, the Samsung Galaxy Fit has got an Unofficial Build of CyanogenMod 10 and works pretty well. All courtesy of the XDA senoir member TheWhisp we can now enjoy CM10 in the Samsung Galaxy Fit. The build for samsung galaxy Fit is quite working and there are only few glitches around the navigation. The main problems which on will have to face after installing this ROM are no camera, no USB tethering and echos during calls sometimes. Aside these problems the ROM works quite beautifully and is about ready for everyday use. XDA Thread


What is working?
  • Touchscreen
  • Browser 
  • Some graphical glitches
  • SIM PIN lock
  • USB Mass Storage (UMS)
  • Su permissions (root)
  • Updater-script
  • Sound
  • Video playback (LQ in YouTube working perfectly, HQ laggs a little)
  • Stock and CM wallpapers
  • New kernel - 2.6.35.14
  • Triple buffering in the kernel
  • Voice search
  • Deep sleep
  • Project butter 
  • CM changes (theme support etc.)
  • Signal Bars
  • Lockscreen
  • All sensors
  • Genlock
  • ADB
  • SD card
  • Stock launcher 
  • Bluetooth 
  • Data & Network
  • Improved HWA
  • 3-pin headset
  • Mms.apk user agent and enabled splitting SMS'es



What is NOT working?
  • HQ video playback
  • Camera
  • Native USB tethering

Screen shots:





















How To Flash/Install Jelly Bean On Your Galaxy Fit?

NOTE: All the data present in your Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 handset should be backed up only with the help of below mentioned options. Don’t make use of KIES to back up the data as KIES won’t support the custom ROM firmwares. In the process of the firmware update, You will loose your data.

SMS – Use SMS Backup & Restore app,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
Step #1 (Getting Jelly Bean): 
Download the latest version of ROM from here to PC.

Step #2:
Transfer the downloaded file to SD card of your device.

Step #3: (Rebooting into ClockworkMod Recovery)
To Flash Any Custom ROM you need to be installed ClockworkMod Recovery. Reboot the device intoClockworkMod Recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons together (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).

Step #4: 
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 #5: 
Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset and confirm on the next screen.

Step #6: 
Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.

Step #7: 
Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”

That’s it, you’re done, enjoy the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on your Galaxy Fit and comment below for queries, you can visit the original thread of XDA for more information.

2 Responses so far

  1. jiten41 says:

    i have installed . but after 2 to 3 hour mobile come in starting mode but mobile not start . and starting mode screen always running till i come out battery from mobile please help me what i d

  2. During installation its say..

    "Installation aborted"


    ?

    why

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