Update Galaxy Core I8260 To Android 4.4.2 Monster$ Custom ROM

Galaxy Core was released in 2013 and received a lot of positive reviews when compared to is equal devices, with 1.2Ghz processor, 1GB RAM and despite on 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, it delivers one of the best Smartphone experience ever. As you know that such devices will not receive the official update of Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat and in the World of Android updating your device or should I say that experiencing the new version of Android on any device, whether it is compatible to receive an Official update is or not, is not impossible at all. Developers are doing what they can to develop the custom ROMs based on latest version of Android OS and today Monster$ ROM based on Android 4.4.2 is making its way to Galaxy Core.But if you don’t want to then You can Visit our Custom ROM section Or You can update your Galaxy Core to Monster$ Android 4.4.2 by following our Tutorial.This is not an official release from Samsung, but a Custom ROM, you need to install a Custom Recovery on your device to install it and also your device must be rooted.

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But why would anyone goes for a Custom ROM instead of staying on the Stock On, allow me to explain. “Stock and Official ROMs are good, but they are created with keeping in mind the demands of all,some wants performance and some wants speed, some wants looks, some wants features. Putting them all in one ROM can cause Lag, Performance issues and bugs. But Custom ROM in basically designed for either Looks or Performance and Custom ROM gives speed and great performance with Tweaks and System Tools.”

In this Article,  we will show you How To Install Monster$ Android 4.4.2 On Galaxy Core.But before we begin, Make sure:

  1. That you have a Well Charged Battery, 60%-80% is better.
  2. Back-Up all your important ContactsCall Logs & Messages.It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.
  3. Back-Up your Mobiles EFS Data. How To Restore and Back-Up EFS Data On Samsung Galaxy Devices
  4. Check your device model, Go To Setting > About and Make sure that it is GT-I8260 
  5. Do-not try it on GT-I8262 
  6. Enable USB Debugging Mode
  7. Download USB Driver For Samsung Devices: Link

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

Warning:

Here you will find the Step-by-Step Guide On How To Install Monster$ ROM On Galaxy Core. But let me remind you again,Samsung Kies will now Detect your Phone. If you ever want to Go Back to the Official ROM and ClockworkMod Recovery(Older Version) is not recommended when it comes to installing this ROM, Only latest versions of TWRP and CWM Touch Recovery for the Device is supported without bugs. So, if you are using an Old CWM Recovery or TWRP on your device Upgrade it to the Latest version, if you want to go with older version, you are on your own. We are warning you that if you used and Older Recovery and Brick your device, We will not be responsible for anything.

Downloads Required:

  1. Download Android 4.4.2 Monster$ ROM: Link
  2. Download Google Apps: Link

How To Install It.

  • Connect your device with PC.
  • Copy and Paste the Above zip files to the root of your sdcard.
  • Disconnect the cable.
  • Turn Off your Device
  • Open Recovery mode. How? Press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power buttons until you see some text on screen.

CWM/PhilZ Touch Recovery Users.

  • First Choose ‘Wipe Cache’.

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  • Then Navigate to ‘advance’ and choose ‘Devlik Wipe Cache’ so you won’t get in any bootloop.

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  • Then Finally Choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset.

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  • Navigate to ‘Install zip from sd card’ another windows will open in front of you.

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  • Select ‘choose zip from sd card’ from the Options.

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  • Select the Android 4.4.2 Monster$ ROM.zip file and confirm the installation on next screen.
  • Once the Installation is Over Flash Google Apps, Select +++++Go Back+++++.
  • Select Reboot Now to Reboot the System.

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TWRP Users.

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  • Tap on Wipe Button and Select Cache, System, Data.
  • Swipe the Confirmation Slider.
  • Go back to Main Menu and Tap Install Button.
  • Locate the Android 4.4.2 Monster$ ROM and Google Apps , Swipe the Slider To install it.
  • Once the Installation is Over, you will promoted to Reboot System Now
  • Select Reboot Now to Reboot the System.

Solve Signature Verification Error:

  • Open Recovery.
  • Navigate to install zip from Sdcard

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  • Navigate to Toggle Signature Verification and Press Power Button and See if it is disabled or not. Disable it and then Install the Zip without any Error.

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That is it, After a Successful reboot, your Galaxy Core I8260 will be running Android 4.4.2 Monster$ ROM.Wait for At-least 5-minutes for the First run, then go to Settings > About to Verify.


  • SAKSHI 8826

    helo its proper working in gt-i8262……..?

  • Alberto Serrano

    gapps not working and no play store, please support a ggapas Now!

  • Juanra Peña Palencia

    No work for me… Some kind of error when installing… Some like: 4 arg expected, 5 found… Cannot continue… I´ll try again, and I post the exact message. I have a nice brick right now

    • Usama Mujtaba

      @juanrapeapalencia:disqus You can flash stock firmware and unbrick your device right away. good Luck.

  • Begue john steward

    Why Google play is not working on my GT-I8260 with the monster build. I
    tried to install it separately and it’s still not working.

    After installing Google play services it’s freeze the phone and to be
    rebooted.

  • Pitu

    en gt- I8260L sirve????

  • mishoo

    I have no signal … if only that would work! i8360!

  • eduardp

    serves the GT- I8260L please respond

  • Zydnar

    All works, but with this gapps: http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Gapps

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