Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Carbon ROM For Galaxy S2 I9100

A guide to update Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is now available at Android Jinn. Recently custom ROM Carbon is updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean support. That’s why we will use Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM Carbon for Galaxy S2 I9100 to update this Android device. Galaxy S2 I9100 comes with an impressive hardware portfolio that can run the latest Android 4.2.2 easily. Continue reading this article to know how to update your Galaxy S2 I9100 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean based custom ROM Carbon.

Note: This Carbon ROM that based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, is still under development and may contain bugs and issues. All issues will be resolved as development progress.


CarbonRom Features:

  • Android 4.2.2
  • Comprehensive speed enhancements, including Linaro -O3 and processor-specific optimizations
  • Unofficial Voodoo Sound support on Note 2 and i9300 devices.
  • Option to hide lockscreen hints
  • Carousel lockscreen
  • Customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders
  • Chronus clock widget
  • Customizable hardware and software keys
  • Transparent navbar and status bar
  • Customizable navbar ring
  • Navigation bar widgets
  • Customizable power menu
  • Notification power widget
  • Notification brightness adjustment
  • Customizable quicksettings panel
  • Statusbar mods including center clock and color
  • LCD Density
  • Theme engine
  • Quiet hours
  • Volume rocker music controls
  • Full Rotation
  • Customizable battery and notification light
  • More that haven’t even been mentioned, and more to come!


This tutorial is only for Galaxy S2, model number I9100. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S2 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide].
  5. Your device is rooted [Guide] and have ClockworkMod Recovery Installed [Guide].

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move in the next page of this guide where we compile an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean based Carbon ROM custom firmware on Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100.

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  • jesus salazar

    instalé esta ROM en mi movil y es de lo mas buena pero el movil se reinicia por lo menos 2 veces al dia. ¿que podra ser? yo estaba en con la rom ICS de sansumg cuando me pase a esta. ¿que me recomiendan hacer? ya la e reinstalado dos veces y me sucede lo mismo

  • jesus salazar

    I installed this ROM last week but i have a problem, my smartphone switch of two time a day. what I do?
    I has ICS in my smartphone. what is the problelm? replace the kernel? ( I´m learning english )

  • jesus salazar

    I want to put the siyah kernel, this is compatible?

    • arafat21

      We shared the latest build. Try that first. This should be compatible with Siyah Kernel as Carbon ROM is an ASOP based ROM.