How To Install Android 4.0.4 ICS on Galaxy Mini S5570 via MIUI v4

We already shared Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based ROM CM10.1 for Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 as well as Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based MIUI. Now, few of you may prefer to run full flowing Android 4.0.4 ICS ROM than striped version of Jelly Bean. That’s why we are here with MIUI custom ROM based on Android 4.0.4 ICS. Galaxy Mini S5570 not a powerful smartphone as it comes with just 384MB of RAM and runs on 600 MHz ARMv6 processor. That’s why Samsung never going to release above 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware for it. So, it’s better idea to upgrade your existing Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread to Android 4.0.4 ICS using custom ROM MIUI v4. Read through this article to learn necessary steps to install Android 4.0.4 ICS based MIUI v4 on Galaxy Mini S5570.

MIUI v4 ROM is based on another custom ROM CM9 as well as use various customization of its own. MIUI v4 particularly known for its eye candy design and theme engine. Over 200 ROM customization surely make your life easy. However, as the theme is still under development, ready to face some bugs while running it.

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Known Issues:

  • A few graphical glitches

ROM Features:

  • Based on latest stable Cm9
  • MIUI v4 ICS – 2.9.21
  • 3 way reboot menu
  • Camera and root works
  • Basic GAPPS included [play store,etc]
  • Root, Su

Warning!

This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Mini, model number S5570. 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 the following 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

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. Backup your EFS Folder. [Guide]
  3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Samsung Galaxy Mini.[Download Driver]
  4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]
  5. Your device is rooted [Guide] and should have ClockworkMod recovery installed [Guide].

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move the next page of this guide where you will learn how to flash MIUI v4 ROM 4.0.4 ICS custom ROM preloaded with Gapps for Galaxy Mini S5570.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/brucexyboii Bruce Li

    not sure if it will work still installing :) fingers crossed

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002088582297 Mariusz Szkutnik

    there’s no file to download

    • arafat21

      Updated the download link with latest available build.