Update your Samsung Captivate I897 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean by installing Slim Bean Custom ROM. One of the best and lightweight Custom ROM. This ROM has some cool features like Notification drawer Shortcuts, easy Keyboard rotation, quick SlimCenter, etc. Want to try out Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Slim Bean Custom ROM for Samsung Captivate then follow all the steps carefully as well as read requirements and the disclaimer section.
Disclaimer: We have not developed this ROM, so if anything happens to your phone or some functionality are not working then don’t blame us! As this is the latest build so it might happen that you face some problem, try at your own risk.
Requirements to install Custom ROM for Samsung Captivate I897:
1. Charge your battery up to 70%.
2. Enable USB debugging. (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
3. Backup your phone data.
4. Install Samsung Captivate I897 USB drivers from here.
5. Your phone bootloader must be unlocked.
6. You phone must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed.
7. Download files to install following files.
Steps to install Custom ROM for Samsung Captivate I897
Step 1: Copy the downloaded file into an external SD card.
Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot into Recovery by “pressing and holding Volume Up + Power button” for few seconds. In the Recovery mode, use the Volume keys to move up/down and the Power key to select a highlighted item.
Step 3: Now, perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” and then go to “advanced options in CWM Recovery” from there select “wipe Dalvik Cache“.
Step 4: Now, go to the main menu choose “install zip from SD card” > Select Slim Bean Custom ROM (Which you have downloaded and placed in SD card) > give “Yes” for confirmation. The process will take 3-5 minutes to install the ROM so wait for the whole process to complete.
Step 5: Finally, go back to the main menu and select “reboot system” now. The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing Slim Bean ROM for Samsung Captivate. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Slim Bean Custom ROM in yourSamsung Captivate I897. In case, if you face any difficulty then feel free to contact us via comments and we will try to solve your all the difficulties. Don’t forget to leave your feedback. Do share with your friends and hit “g +1“, if you find this guide useful! (Source)