The support for Samsung Galaxy S I9000 finished a long time ago however having a CM10.1 RC2 custom ROM will allow you to update your phone to the latest Android firmware. This tutorial will guide you on exactly how to do that, all you need to do is follow the guide below. You need to make sure that you have a battery life of 50% at least and possess the correct USB Drivers. If you want, you can also make a backup of your data. Finally, ensure that the USB debugging mode is enabled. If you are ready to begin, follow the tutorial after the break.

CM 10.1

  1. Download CM10.1 RC2 Android 4.2.2 ROM for Galaxy S; Click Here
  2. Download Google Apps for Galaxy S; Click Here
  3. Copy the files downloaded in step 1 and 2, and paste them in the root of your SD Card (no folder)
  4. Please ensure that the files are still zipped
  5. Turn off your phone after disconnecting from the computer, wait five to ten seconds and restart in the recovery mode. You can do so by pressing the holding volume up, home and power buttons together
  6. Once you enter the Clockwork Mod (CWM), you need to perform a data wipe by selecting ‘wipe data/factory reset’. If you need to select anything in the recovery mode, you will always press the power button
  7. Also, please ‘wipe cache partition’ and ‘wipe dalvik cache’. You should be able to do so by selecting the corresponding options in CWM
  8. Please head back to the main menu and select ‘install zip from sdcard’
  9. You will now select ‘choose zip from sdcard’ which will explore you sdcard. You will need to select the zip file you downloaded in the first step
  10. CWM should install the file after you confirm it. This should take a while. Repeat select 8 and 9 for the file you downloaded in step two; Google Apps
  11. Please head back to the main screen and reboot your phone. Once the phone boots up, please disconnect it from the computer. You are good to go and flashed!

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