How to Install CM7.2 Stable on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i

by Umar Imtiaz on October 25, 2013

How to Flash/Install CyanogenMod CM7.2 Stable on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i. CyanogenMod 7.2 is the only Stable version available for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i. CyanogenMod is one of the most fast and stable ROMs out there for almost every Android Device. This post will guide you on How to Install CM7.2 Stable on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i. Before you proceed, take a look at the important tips and keep them in mind.


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. Proceed at your own risk.

Important Tips:

I have written this detailed and easy to understand step-by-step instructions guide on How to Install CM7.2 Stable on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i. If you are used to installing custom roms on your Galaxy Ace, then this should not be any different for you. However, for beginners, it is recommended that you read the whole tutorial before installing this ROM on your device.

How to Install CM7.2 Stable on Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i:

Required File(s):

Step 1 – Download the above mentioned files for Galaxy S3 to your computer or download it directly to your phone.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Galaxy S3 USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded file and Google Apps file 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.


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


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


Step 10 – Now select “choose zip from sdcard” as shown below. Using your volume keys, navigate to the file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button. Setup will start now.


Note: Use the same procedure mentioned in Step 9 and Step 10 to flash Google Apps.

Step 11 – After the installation completes, Reboot your phone by selecting “Reboot system now” from ClockworkMod Recovery menu as shown in the picture below. It might take a couple of minutes on first boot. So, be patient.


That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i should now have CM7.2 Stable custom ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About Device to verify. Let me know if you had any problem during the installation process.

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