Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean(JB) port via Cyanogenmod 10.1 has been made available for Galaxy S2 i9100.Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 is still considered to be amongst the top smartphones, thanks to its powerful specs.Now for this Samsung Galaxy S II i9100,Cyanogenmod 10.1 ROM based on Android 4.2.2 JB has been released and we tell you, its quite stable and all the features work.Needless to say there might be some bugs but thats negligible and yea no reason to worry coz the bugs will be fixed sooner.
Android 4.2.2 brings stability and various tweaks and bug fixes and indeed its the latest Android.Wouldn’t you guys love to have your smartphone SGS 2 running on latest version of Android.
Now I know you guys definitely would want to install latest Android 4.2.2 Galaxy S2 i9100 version.So worry not, we have come up with a noob proof detailed tutorial to Update / Install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 via Cyanogenmod 10.1.
Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 Android 4.2.2 Cyanogenmod 10.1
Before beginning with the procedure to Install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 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) on Galaxy S2 i9100
2.Minimum 60% of your phone battery must be charged.
3.Back up your phone data.
4.Make sure that you have installed drivers on your computer.
5.Sync your contacts with gmail
6.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 via Cyanogenmod 10.1 :
Now firstly, you need to download the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 nightly file. Following is the link where you will get latest Download-> Android 4.2.2 CM10.1 Galaxy S2 i9100 version.
Keep checking the above link for latest releases !!
Now with Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10.1, we don’t get the default Android apps like Maps, Play pre installed. If you need these apps , you need to flash this..Download–> Gapps Cyanogemod 10 Galaxy S2 i9100 file. OR you can visit Gapps site for latest gapps .
After having done with downloading of the two above mentioned files , you need to copy those files into you internal SD card.
Now you need to switch of your device Galaxy S2 i9100. Now the first thing to do after this is boot into the CWM Recovery.We will have to use the 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 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 version.
Select and open the ‘Backup and Restore’ menu from the main menu and do the Nandroid Backup(select yes) to restore your files and previous ROM if something goes wrong with the New ROM. Just to be safe.
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 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100, go to the ‘Install Zip from Sd Card’ menu , now select and open ‘“choose zip from sdcard’ menu , browse for the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10.1 file and then select it and select yes to begin the process to install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy S2 i9100 version .
Optionally , if you need those default Gapps like market ,maps etc. , select the .zip [refer step 2] click on yes to install.
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 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Cyanogenmod 10.1 Galaxy S2 i9100 .Normally it will take 2-3 mins for the first boot.