How to Update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 4.3 Slim Bean Custom Firmware

How to Update Galaxy S1 I9000 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Slim Bean Custom ROM/Firmware. Samsung Galaxy S I9000 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean custom firmware is now available for download as a Slim Bean custom ROM. Samsung won’t be releasing the official Android 4.3 firmware update, but that doesn’t stop developers from porting it to this Android phone. You can update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 4.3 Slim Bean Jelly Bean custom firmware using the tutorial below. Remember, this is not an official firmware update. This is a custom ROM, based on AOSP release of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

In this tutorial, we will tell you how to install Android 4.3 Slim Bean Jelly Bean ROM on Galaxy S I9000 with complete steps using CWM recovery. You will have to wipe your previous personal data and apps as usual when installing custom ROMs so make sure you back up everything before following this tutorial.

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install Android 4.3 Slim Bean Jelly Bean custom firmware on Galaxy S I9000. If you are used to installing custom ROMs on your Galaxy S I9000, then this should not be any different for you.

However, for beginners, you need to root your Samsung Galaxy S and install a custom recovery. Please Google that up if you are unsure and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device.

If you want to Update your Galaxy S I9000 to Android 4.3 CyanogenMod CM10.2 Custom Firmware then go to the following link:

Things to Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing Android 4.3 Slim Bean ROM on Samsung Galaxy S I9000. Please do not try on any other Galaxy S variants.
  • Your phone should be rooted and have ClockworkMod recovery installed from before.
  • This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Proceed at your own risk.
  • Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the recovery mode.
  • Samsung KIES will NOT detect your phone after installing this ROM because it is a custom firmware.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

How to Update Galaxy S I9000 to Android 4.3 Slim Bean Custom Firmware:

Step 1 – Download Android 4.3 Slim Bean ROM and Google Apps for Galaxy S to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Galaxy S USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded Android 4.3 ROM zip and Google Apps zip files to your SD card. Make sure the files are in the SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.

Step 5

NOTE: Screenshots of the ClockworkMod Recovery may change as new versions are released.

Step 6 – Once you are in ClockworkMod Recovery, select perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” as shown below. Use the Power button to select everything while in the Recovery Mode.

Step 6

Step 7 – Then, perform a cache wipe by selecting “wipe cache partition” as you can see in the image below.

Step 7

Step 8 – Now this is optional, but it is recommended to perform a wipe of your dalvik cache as well. You will not get into boot loops or any other errors. From CWM recovery, go to ‘advanced’ and then select “wipe dalvik cache”.

Step 8

Step 9 – Then go back to the main recovery screen and select “install zip from SD card”.

Step 10 – Now select “choose zip from sdcard”. Using your volume keys, navigate to the Android 4.3 ROM zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.

Step 10

Google Apps: Repeat the above step for the Gapps zip file as well and install it on your phone.

Step 11 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back+++++” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the recovery menu as show below.

Step 5

Your Galaxy S I9000 will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.

That’s it! Your Galaxy S should now have Android 4.3 Slim Bean Jelly Bean custom ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

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