The Unofficial CM 11 build is now available for the Galaxy S model number I9000, the first gen Galaxy S device. Note that this is a guide for advanced users who want to tinker with their device’s operating system. Read this entire tutorial if you want to learn how to update your device without bricking it.
This custom ROM is based on CyanogenMod 11 source and Android 4.4 AOSP. More info about this custom ROM can be found here. The custom KitKat build has been created by ‘pawitp’, an XDA member and developer.
For this new custom ROM to successfully install you will have to take a look at the preparation guide below:
- Use this post only with the Samsung Galaxy S model number I9000.
– don’t attempt to update any other devices with the files you find in this post, as you will end up bricking it.
- The Galaxy S has to be factory unlocked, rooted and running the CWM Recovery.
– without these you cannot flash any new custom ROMs on your device.
- For the new ROM to install correctly, you will first need to apply a ‘factory reset’.
– that process will remove all data from system partition, while the internal storage won’t be affected.
– this step can be found in the tutorial, don’t skip it.
- Create a NANDROID Backup of your currently installed ROM before installing CM 11 test build.
– this step can also be found in the tutorial.
- Backup data from apps that are installed on your device with Helium tool here.
- Backup SMS text messages and APN Internet Settings using these tools for Android: SMS backup & restore When you have every other questions, you then must put up them under within the feedback part.