Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 not a powerful smartphone that can handle Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean if we go with recommended spec for Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The smartphone 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. However, XDA developer rohan007 not look much satisfied with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread and now released Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean based MIUI v4 custom ROM for Galaxy Mini S5570 that eventually update this smartphone to much secure and smooth Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. As the device lack power you may not experience Jelly Bean as smooth as you enjoy in high-end devices.
MIUI v4 ROM is based on CM 10 ROM 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.
- Default mass storage and tethering not working
- Lockscreen not working.
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.
Backup your data first using the following instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use 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”
- Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- Backup your EFS Folder. [Guide]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Samsung Galaxy Mini.[Download Driver]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]
- 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 4.1.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM along with Gapps for Galaxy Mini S5570.
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