Do you own Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and want to taste the Android 4.4 Kitkat firmware on it, then you can now. All thanks to the custom ROM developers for this beautiful ROM based on Android 4.4 Kitkat firmware. The ROM we are going to install on your Samsung Galaxy S I9000 is Super Nexus 4.0. So let’s now proceed to install Custom ROM on your device.
Below are some of the features of the Super Nexus 4.0 Custom ROM.
Features Of SuperNexus 4.0:
- Rooted (Super SU)
- BusyBox Installed
- No 3rd Party App
- ZERO Bloatware
- Android Source Code vastly improved and optimised (i.e. Bionic, Dalvik, Webkit, Framework, libcore, SQlite etc – Thanks to CAF)
- Init.d Support
- Rsync Support
- UserInit Support
- Bash & Nano Support
- Make a complete backup of all your data including SMS, Contacts, Files on internal storage etc., as we are going to install custom ROM which will erase all of your data.
- Make sure your device is rooted, if not rooted, go and root Samsung Galaxy S I9000 by googling.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”.
- Also backup EFS Data of Samsung Galaxy S I9000 Using appropriate method from here. Backing up this may help you in fixing device’s connectivity issues, check more about EFS here.
- Charge your device to at least 75%, to avoid bricking of your device.
How to Install Super Nexus 4.0 on Samsung Galaxy S I9000:
1. Download the Super Nexus 4.0 ROM from here and Google Apps Package from here
2. Copy the above packages on your device’s SD card, make a sure to copy it at root directory (not inside any folder).
3. Power off your device and enter into Recovery Mode by pressing “Volume Up + Home + Power button” simultaneously until you see Samsung Galaxy S I9000 Logo.
4. Now in Recovery Mode select Wipe Cache and Wipe Data and perform the operations.
5. Now select “Install Zip from sd card” and select the Super Nexus 4.0 ROM and install it.
6. Now again select “Install Zip from sd card” and select Google Apps Package and install the same.
7. Now Go Back and select “reboot system now” and wait until your device successfully boots up. Make a note that the first boot may take up to 5-6 min, so please be patience.