Update Galaxy GIO S5660 with KitKat 4.4.2

By | January 24, 2014

After updating several device with Android 4.4.2, it’s the chance waiting for Samsung Galaxy Gio users to get updated. All thanks to CyanogenMod 11 team for bring the update for us. This is unofficial update and if waiting for the officially pushed into the device then you are wrong. There is no such ETA for the device, so its better to update the device with the link given by the team below.

To apply this custom ROM you need to root. Rooting a device brings loss of warranty and that can be gained back by updating the device with official Odin process. Any damage or brick of device is not Pamandroid’s responsibility. So, be prepare for the worst and best.

Pre-Requisites:

  1. Rooted Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660
  2. Computer with internet connection
  3. Original USB cable
  4. Make sure the phone has minimum of 30% battery
  5. Backup data using backup app
  6. Enable the USB Debugging by settings->application->development and tick the box and later untick it

Downloads

  • Kitkat 4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 (http://get.maclaw.pl/?id=517)
  • Google App pack (http://adf.ly/bhIVf)

Copy the link and open in new tab to download.

Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 with KitKat 4.4.2

Step 1: Follow all the requirements and then check the device model by settings->about phone-> model number.

Step 2: Now download the Kitkat 4.4.2 for Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 along with Google App pack in the computer from here.

Step 3: With the help of USB cable connect the Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 to computer and copy paste both the zip file in the root of the SD card. You must not save it in any sub folder because it won’t get detected in recovery mode. Then detach the cable and hold the phone in hand.

Step 4: Switch off the phone and then press the buttons to enter the device in recovery mode. Volume up key+home+power button and wait for few seconds. If impossible then with ROM Manage app will help you to get the device in recovery mode.

Step 5: Select install zip from sd card and choose the zip from sd card.

Step 6: Then select reboot system now if not booted automatically. For the first time the device can take more than 20 minutes to boot in normal mode, hence keep patience.

Voila! You have successfully learned the procedure to apply the Update Samsung Galaxy GIO S5660 with KitKat 4.4.2 firmware. If you have any doubt then do comment us and if liked then like us in Facebook and Google+ page.

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