Would you look at that, I was hogging over Samsung Galaxy S2 that it has been given the Custom ROMs based on Android 4.4, look what I found, Android 4.4 Kit-Kat based ROM for Samsung Galaxy S I9000. The first mobile of Galaxy Series, whose final official update was Android 2.3 Ginger Bread. now receiving the update of Android 4.4 Kit-Kat all thanks to Mackay ROM. Mackay ROM is based on CM sources and pretty fast for a device like Galaxy S. You can update your Samsung Galaxy S I9000 to Mackay ROM by following our Tutorial. Make sure to read the full article before trying it on your device.
In this Article, we will show you How To Install Android 4.4 Mackay ROM Kit-Kat Custom ROM On Samsung Galaxy S I9000. But before we begin, Make sure that you have battery charged over 60 % and have backed up all your important Contacts, Call Logs & Messages.It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.
Disclaimer: The methods involved in flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking your device,and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is Samsung in our case. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility.
- Your Device must be Rooted and Latest TWRP or CWM Recovery must be installed on it.
- Make Sure that USB Cable is not Connected With PC While The Installation in Process.
- Enable USB debugging mode.
- Make sure that battery level is at 85% or more.
- This Tutorial is Only For Samsung Galaxy S I9000.
How To Install Android 4.4 Mackay ROM Kit-Kat Custom ROM On Samsung Galaxy S I9000.
- Download Android 4.4 Mackay ROM ROM and Google Apps for Galaxy S to your computer.
- Disconnect the cable.
- Turn Off your tablet.
CWM Recovery Users.
- Turn off your phone and open Recovery mode. How? Press and hold Volume UP + Power + Home buttons until you see some text on screen.
- First Choose ‘Wipe Cache’.
- Then Navigate to ‘advance’ and choose ‘Devlik Wipe Cache’ so you won’t get in any bootloop.
- Then finally select ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’.
- Navigate to ‘Install zip from sd card’ another windows will open in front of you.
- Select ‘choose zip from sd card’ from the Options.
- Select the Android 4.4 file and confirm the installation on next screen.
- Wait for the process to over, now Choose Google Apps instead of Android 4.4, to install Google Apps.
- Navigate to ‘++++++++Go Back‘ to return to previous screen.
- Then select “reboot system now’ to reboot your device.
- Tap on Wipe Button and Select System, Data and Cache.
- Swipe the Confirmation Slider.
- Go back to Main Menu and Tap Install Button.
- Locate the Android 4.4 and Google Apps, Swipe the Slider To install it.
- Finally Tap Reboot and then System.
Voila! your Samsung Galaxy S I9000 has been updated to Android 4.4 Kit-Kat Mackay Custom Firmware , Wait for at least 5-minutes for the first run.
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