How to Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Y
Want to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean taste on your Galaxy Y? Yes, of course you can. Find out details after the jump!
Thanks to S5360 custom ROM for Android 4.1 Jelly bean, now you can update your Galaxy Y to Android 4.1. In this post you will learn how to update your Samsung Galaxy Y to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean using S5360 custom ROM.
Before you proceed, you will need to have fulfilled following requirements:
- You have installed your Galaxy Y USB drivers on your PC.
- You need to enable USB debugging mode which is deactivated by default.
- You smartphone should have 70-80% charge remaining.
- Your Galaxy Y should be rooted.
- This guide is only meant for Galaxy Y GT-S5360, dont try it on other variants of Galaxy Y. You can check your Galaxy Y version in Settings –> About phone.
- Last but not least, backup your important data like Call logs, SMS and other data in stored in phone memory so in case if anything goes wrong, your data is not hurt.
How to Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Custom ROM on Galaxy Y
Step 1) Download Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Custom ROM for Galaxy Y.
Step 2) Connect your Galaxy Y USB to your computer using the USB cable.
Step 3) Copy the downloaded file to your SD card.
Step 4) Turn off your phone and then turn it in again in the recovery mode by pressing and holding the Volume UP + Home + Power buttons. Alternatively you can check this: Enter Any Android Device into Recovery Mode
Step 5) Now you will see exclamation mark on your phone screen. Again hold your volume up and power buttons. Now your Galaxy Y is in recovery mode.
Step 6) Once your smartphone is in ClockworkMod recovery, you are ready to perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM. For that you will need to select Backup and Restore option followed by selecting Backup again in next windows. Once the backup is completed, you are ready to go back to main recovery menu.
Step 7) Now you will need to wipe the previous ROM first. For that select Wipe data/factory reset option and select Yes to confirm the action.
Step 7) Now select Install zip from sdcard and then select choose zip from sdcard.
Step 8) Navigate to Custom ROM file we have just uploaded to SD card in step 3 and select it using power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.
Step 9) Once installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and select Reboot System Now.
Recommended: Before rebooting your phone from CWM Recovery, go to CWM Recovery main menu and select Wipe Dalvik Cache under Advance option to perform the Dalvik cache wiping.
Your phone will now boot for the first time in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, so it might take some time on first boot. Congrats your Galaxy Y is now updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. You can verify it by going to Settings –> About Phone.
Going Back to Previous State: If you encounter any serious problem during installation of this custom ROM, then no worries, you can restore your phone to previous state provided you followed Step 6. To restore your phone to previous ROM, boot your phone to recovery mode and select Backup and restore and then select the backup file from the list.
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