Galaxy S2 i9100G

Android 4.3 is the latest version of the Android OS. It is available for all the Nexus devices, but other devices will receive the Android 4.3 update later. However, the CyanogenMod community has started to make it available for certain devices and Samsung Galaxy S2 is one of those devices. Follow the instructions given below to install Android 4.3 (CM 10.2) on Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100G. Use it only for the Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100G and not on other variants or carriers.

Requirements:

  • Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100G must be rooted
  • Custom Recovery installed on the Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100G (eg CWM or TWRP)
  • CM 10.2 zip file
  • Gapps zip file

Steps:

  1. Make sure that USB debugging is enabled on the phone.
  2. Then create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Download the CM 10.2 zip file and Gapps zip file and place it on the SD card of the phone.
  4. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  5. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  6. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  7. Now go to “Install zip from SD card” and then “Select zip from SD card”. Choose the CM 10.2 zip file.
  8. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  9. Go to ”Install zip from SD card”, then “Select zip from SD card”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  10. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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One Comment

  1. Ariosto Dela Cruz
    Posted August 22, 2013 at 7:20 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the instructions!
    wish to have a smartphone now! :(
    have to win this!:D

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