Thursday, January 26, 2012

Update Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 with Cyanogen MOD 7.2 RC3 Gingerbread 2.3.7 Firmware


For all Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 users who were asking for the Cyanogen Mod ROM, here it is as in the due course of the article we will see on how you can install the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.7 version. This update is basically a custom ROM and not the official or leaked Stock / Default ROM. You need to be very careful as in you need to follow all the instructions very carefully while applying this update or else there is a high probability that you may even brick your phone. We have tried our level best to make this article crisp and short in order to facilitate the faster and speedier update process.

Over a period of this article we will see on what are the list of –
  1. Pre Requisites,
  2. Enhancements in Cyanogen MOD ROM for Galaxy fit,
  3. Procedure to update Galaxy fit s5670 with Gingerbread 2.3.7 Cyanogen MOD Release

Note: Please note that this Cyanogen Mod release if the un official release and still the Official Cyanogen MOD ROM is not yet released, so ensure that you are flashing at your own risk.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner just in case if anything happens to your device which is a very unlikely case if you follow the instructions which are mentioned in the due course of the article.

This update is not the Official update which is released by the Samsung Electronics Ltd. and is the custom ROM which is released by the third party developer. Also, in the process of applying this custom ROM, you will have to root the phone and after which you will be losing the warranty which can be claimed only when you update with any of the Stock releases of Gingerbread Update which we have seen earlier. Soon, a modified version of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 version will be arriving for the Galaxy fit s5670 phone which too will be covered here.

Enhancements in the Cyanogen MOD ROM:

    Camera issue has been fixed in this firmware of Cyanogen,
    Gingerbread 2.3.7 AOSP Build,
    Video Playback has been fixed,
    Headset Button is now fully working,
    FM Radio Works better than ever,
    Fixed Built number GWK74,
    Setup Wizard Fixed,
    Super user application now comes updated by default,
    New kernel based on Ketut,
    Camera Orientation bug has been fixed,
    Compass works perfectly,
    Battery too has been optimized so as to give higher battery life and also the Internet browser is now faster than ever
    Also there are many performance fixes which have been worked around to give better user experience with new fresh User interffit

Pre Requisites:
  • Charge your device to a minimum of 90% as since the procedure is bit lengthy, the phone will consume more battery than the normal usage. Lesser battery will lead to the turning Off of the device in the middle of the firmware update process.
  • Back up all your data which is there in the phone memory, as in an unlikely event if the data gets lost then you can easily restore the backup.
  • Up next is you need to ensure that the USB Debugging is enabled in your phone. The USB Debugging can be enabled from the path of Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Apart from this you also need to ensure that your computer has ADMIN privileges and USB Read / Write Access. It’s not recommended to use computers which have limited access.
Special Instructions to users on Custom ROM:

Just in case if you are any of the custom ROMs then you need turn Off your phone so that you can then enter into the recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume UP Key + Middle button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. You can also refer to an interactive video to know more on how you can enter the same in the recovery mode. If the device boots normally then you need to again try to enter the same.

In the recovery mode, select the options like Wipe data/factory reset, Wipe Cache partition and then select reboot system now to reboot the phone. You can select the options using the Volume keys and can select the appropriate option by pressing the Power button. This basically clears off all the cache data which is there in the phone so that the room can be made to accommodate this all new custom ROM firmwares
So let’s head to the procedure which is mentioned Further..


Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy Ace with Cyanogen Mod Gingerbread 2.3.7 ROM:
For your convenience, we have created different steps wherein you can follow individual step easily.
Step 1: Base Firmware Installation:
  • First up you need to update your phone with the 2.3.x version of firmware. You need to follow the instructions which are mentioned below in the form of Links. Please note that it’s a base firmware and you need to install it.
Procedure to Update Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 to DDKT1 Firmware
Now, once you updated the device.You will need to proceed to install the Clock Work MOD Recovery in your phone which we will see in the next step.
Step 2: Clock Work MOD Installation
  • First up you need to download the beni_cwm-5_ext4_v2.tar.Extract the file and Find Odin 4.38.exe And BENI_v1.0.ops in your Extracted Folder.
  • Now, Switch off Your Fit And Enter into Download Mode By Pressing Power+Menu Button+Volume Down Button Until Downloading Mode Appears.Open S5670_Odin_Multi_Downloader_v4.38.exe.Place BENI_v1.0.ops on OPS tab.Check the One Package Option.Place beni_cwm-5_ext4_v2.tar on One Package tab.Connect the device to PC which you have put in Downloading Mode.Press Start and wait for flashing process is finished.
After this you will have to proceed to the next step which is mentioned Further

Step 3: Installation of Cyanogen Mod 7.2 RC3 ROM
  • First up you need to download Zip file which is mentioned below in your computer
CyanogenMod 7.2 RC3 For Galaxy Fit.zip
          Google Apps.zip
  • Now, once you are done with downloading the above files in your computer, you need to now copy the files in your phone and ensure that you are not placing these file deep into the phone. Please note that you should not modify or rename the files which you have downloaded or else there is a high probability that the file would not be supported.
  • After this Enter in Recovery Mode by Holding Power Off + Menu Button Until Recovery Mode Appears.
  • In the recovery mode, you will have to choose “choose zip from SD”. Now, from the list of files and paths you will need to first select the file which is named as “update CM 7.2 RC3". Ensure that you select the file properly.
  • Now, as soon as the process is over.Select Wipe Data/Factory Reset And Wipe Cache Partition.Again Select “choose zip from SD”and Select "gapps" which You Have downloaded Earlier.After All Done Select "Reboot System Now".
So, there you go as soon as the phone is rebooted you will see that the firmware is updated with the latest version of Cyanogen mod 7.2 RC3 ROM Gingerbread 2.3.7. Let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same.

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1 comments:

Renu Gopal Goud said...

Hi!
i have recently updated my galaxy fit s5670 to gingerbread 2.3.7 cyanogenmod 7.2,its working so good and its performance is also improved but one thing that bothers me is,i can't activate the DATA NETWORK mode as in gingerbread 2.3.4&2.3.6 .so please give me suggestion or the process to activate DATA NETWORK mode,please...........reply me on my mail
thank you...

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