Recently, CyanogenMod team has released the official and the final stable build of CM 10.1.0 for more than 50 Android Smartphones. Besides all, that list also includes Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100G; which is one of the best Android Smartphone. Mostly all are familiar with the name CyanogenMod – one of the best Custom ROM developers for the Android Smartphones. If you are fed-up of using Stock ROM or some other Custom ROM then try it out new and official CyanogenMod 10.1 Custom ROM for Galaxy S2 I9100G.
Today, in this article, I will guide you to install CM on Galaxy S2 I9100G. If you are ready to install latest CyanogenMod 10.1 for Galaxy S2 I9100G, then follow all the steps carefully as well as read requirements and the disclaimer.
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 Galaxy S2:
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 Galaxy S2 I9100G USB drivers from here.
5. You phone must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed.
6. Download files to install this ROM.
Steps to install Custom ROM for Galaxy S2 I9100G
Step 1: Copy both the downloaded files into an external SD card.
Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot into Recovery by “pressing and holding Volume Up + Home button + Power button“. 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 CyanogenMod 10.1 for Galaxy S2 I9100G (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: Repeat the above step again and now select “Google Apps” instead of ROM zip file (Custom ROM).
Step 6: 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 CyanogenMod 10.1 for Galaxy S2 I9100G. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.