Samsung Galaxy Fit has received Android 4.2 Jelly Bean via Cyanogenmod 10.1 (CM10.1).Galaxy Fit has been a low cost Android device from Samsung.Never did we expect that its hardware will support to run the latest Android firmware ie Android 4.2.
But here we are thanks to the devs at the Galaxy Fit XDA forums they have ported Android 4.2 Jelly Bean via Cyanogenmod 10.1 ROM which is considered as the best custom firmware till date.So thats indeed an awesome news for the Galaxy Fit owners and they surely should try installing and updating to the Android 4.2 firmware though there are some issues with it yet to be fixed, but its definitely worth a try.
Its having good reviews and also this Android 4.2 Jelly Bean CM10.1 ROM would definitely give your ageing Galaxy Fit a performance boost.
Now if you guys want to experience the LATEST Android 4.2 on your Galaxy Fit ,then no worries we have come up with a noob proof detailed tutorial to Install / Update Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Fit .
Jelly Bean 4.2 Galaxy Fit CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM10.1)
Before beginning with the procedure to Install Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Fit you must know that once the procedure in the tutorial is followed your warranty stands void. The given method is risky and can cause your device to brick. It is therefore recommended that you follow the procedure carefully and perfectly. The processes that you carry out on your device are solely at your risk. We do not take responsibility for any damage to your device.
Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:
1.Firstly you must ensure that you have rooted and installed ClockWork mod (CWM) !
2.Minimum 60% of your phone must be charged.
3.Back up your phone data using Nandroid
To Backup apps, use this App ———> AppBak Download
To Backup Messages, use this App —> SMS Backup and Restore Download
4.Sync your contacts with gmail OR what you can do is import the contacts to the SD card wherein you will get a .vcf file which later on you can export to restore the contacts
5.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Install Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Fit Version via CM10.1:
Now firstly, you need to download the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Fit Cyanogenmod 10.1 file.Download it from the link given below
Note :This ROM doesn’t have ALL the features working yet.But yes the the basic features like Call,messaging,Cam,Video Cam etc works like a charm.But yes very soon all the issues will be fixed.
Now also download the google apps coz those apps don’t come with the Cyanogenmod ROM.
Download the google apps(gapps) here
After having done with downloading of the above mentioned files , you need to copy those files into you internal SD card.
Now you need to switch of your device Galaxy Fit . Now the first thing to do after this is boot into the CWM Recovery using 3 button combo.
Now to work around in the CWM recovery , you need to make use of the following keys :
To move Up/down use Volume Up /Volume Down Button respectively
To open a selected option, use Home/Power button.
Now there are series of steps you need to perform before you begin your actual process of installation of Jelly Bean 4.2 Galaxy Fit version.
Select and open the ‘Backup and Restore’ menu from the main menu and do the Nandroid Backup(select yes) to restore your files(Recommended)
In order to have practically no errors or bugs whatsoever , you need to wipe the data and factory reset your device.
So go to the ‘Wipe Data /factory reset’ and ‘Wipe Cache partition’ and then perform these processes
Now go to the Advanced menu , you will see a ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ menu , select and click on yes to do it.
Now to Install Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Fit Build, go to the ‘Install Zip from Sd Card’ menu , now select and open ‘“choose zip from sdcard’ menu , browse for the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean file and then select it and select yes to begin the process to install Jelly Bean 4.2 Galaxy Fit CM10.1 version.
Now just as above method, flash the gapps file that you have downloaded from step 1.But before flashing gapps you dont need to wipe.Just after you finish installing the ROM file,install the Gapps.
Now,repeat the ‘Wipe data/factory reset’, ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ and “Wipe Cache partition” to. Now opt for “reboot system now“ option and wait for your phone to get booted in the Android 4.2 CM10.1 Galaxy Fit .All wiping thing is optional,but if you do so you will encounter practically no bugs.Normally it will take 2-3 mins for the first boot.