Galaxy S Plus GT I9001 got updated by CyanogenMod team with Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware. The update is not official rather a third party intervention. Last we have seen the 4.1.1 update on the device and now it is far more advanced upgrade. The latest Jellybean 4.2.2 goodies are put into the firmware package such as new user interface, customized themes, optimized power, proper system speed and apps support.
Unfortunately, this is not the Samsung update hence you have to root the device or this update will root your device. You can get back the warranty by applying the stock ROM i.e. official firmware through odin. Rooting of device leads to many usefully activity doing such as accessing root accessed apps from store and applying custom ROMs. But it stands risking and we will not be responsible for damage or brick of device.
- Rooted Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001
- Computer with internet connectivity
- Original USB cable
- Disable antivirus in computer and uninstall the same in device
- Backup all the files to stay away from losing the data
- Charge battery before going through the procedure
- Enable the USB Debugging by tapping on Settings-> Applications-> Development-> USB debugging and tick the box and untick when update is finished
- Install Root checker app and ROM Manager app in smartphone from Google Play
Procedure to update Galaxy S PLUS GT I9001 with Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware
Step 1: If you have already rooted the device then confirm it with root checker app. If installed with other custom ROMs then wipe out the data cache in recovery mode. Download and install ROM Manager app and then tap on the app. There select the option reboot system in recovery mode. There select wipe cache partition and wipe data/factory reset. Then select reboot system now.
Step 2: Now download the Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware (http://bit.ly/1071YuZ) and Google Apps (http://bit.ly/1071YuZ) from here to your computer. Do not unzip the folder rather place it in desktop to find the files easily.
Step 3: Now again land the device in recovery mode from above option. There select option install zip from sd card and choose the Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware first and flash it. Second choose the Google apps zip file to flash it. Wait for 4 minutes to flash all total. Then select reboot system now if the device doesn’t reboot automatically. The reboot in normal mode will take few minutes so keep patience.
Voila! You have successfully learned the procedure to update Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001 the with Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware. Check it by tapping on Settings-> About Phone-> Firmware Version.