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Galaxy S Plus I9001 Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update with DoomNEXUS ROM [How to Install].

Recently, many Samsung Galaxy devices have received the latest custom ROM Jelly Bean update - Android 4.1.2. The Galaxy S Plus is the newest entrant to join the Jelly Bean party, thank to XDA senior developer and member, Doomsday94.

The DoomNEXUS ROM is still under development, and so may harbour a few untested bugs and broken features such as the camera app, which is currently disabled. Some future updates could fix camera functionality.

Key Points to Note

* The

DoomNEXUS ROM

and the instructions given in this guide are compatible only with the

Galaxy S Plus I9001

model and will not work on any other model. Verify your device's model number by navigating to

Settings > About Phone.

* Make sure that your phone is

rooted

and

ClockworkMod recovery

installed on it.

* Back up your

apps, important personal data and settings

to avoid data loss while performing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update on your Galaxy S Plus I9001

* Verify that your phone's

battery is at least 85 percent charged

to prevent unexpected device shutdown (due to battery drain) while flashing the

DoomNEXUS ROM

or installing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update.

* The instructions provided in this guide are meant for reference purpose only and do not cover any warranty claims involving device damage or issues arising out of using the Android 4.1.2 firmware update. Users are advised to proceed at their own risk.

How to Upgrade Galaxy S Plus I9001 to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with DoomNEXUS ROM

Step 1:

Download the (https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-NPErilnJ2VYmc3b05yVUZpN0E/edit) DoomNEXUS V2 ROM (DoomNEXUS V2 20121012.zip) and (http://goo.im/gapps/gapps-jb-20120726-signed.zip) GApps (Google Apps) (gapps-jb-20120726-signed.zip) for your Galaxy S Plus I9001.

Step 2: Copy both the .zip files

to the root folder of your phone's SD card.

Step 3: Power off

the device and

boot into recovery mode

using a button sequence.

Step 4:

To do so, press and hold down the

volume down

and

power

buttons until the device powers on and boots into

recovery mode

. (

Note:

If you're using ClockworkMod (CWM) mode, use

volume keys

to navigate and

power

button to select).

Step 5:

In recovery mode, perform a

Nandroid Backup

of your current ROM. So that, if something goes wrong with the new ROM then you could easily revert back to your original ROM. To create backup using CWM recovery, choose

Backup and Restore

, and then hit

Backup

again.

Step 6: Perform full data wipe

in CWM recovery first and then tap

wipe data/factory reset

.

Step 7:

Return to main menu by tapping

Go Back

.

Step 8:

In recovery, choose

Install Zip from SD Card

and click

Choose Zip from SD Card

. Now, browse and locate the

downloaded ROM .zip

file that you copied to your phone in step 2. Select the file using

power

button and double-tap on it to begin the ROM installation. Confirm the installation on the next screen.

Step 9:

After the ROM is installed successfully,

repeat the previous step

again to

install Google apps

.

Step 10:

Once Gapps is installed, hit

Go Back

and select

Reboot System Now

to reboot your phone for the changes to take effect.

DoomNEXUS ROM based Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is now successfully installed on your

Galaxy S Plus I9001

. Go to

Settings > About Phone

to verify the firmware version installed.

[Source: (http://www.androidegis.com/how-to/upgrade-galaxy-s-plus-to-android-4-1-2-jelly-bean-via-doomnexus-rom/) Android Egis ]
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