How To Install CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Ace S5830

In this page you will learn how to flash Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based CM10.1 custom firmware on Galaxy Ace S5830. The installation process is pretty simple. First download CM10.1 ROM zip (Google Apps preloaded), and then follow below mentioned guide as it is.


  • Make sure you checked all pre-requisites that we mentioned in last page.
  • This may work with TWRP recovery or any other similar custom recovery but try that at your own risk. We using ClockworkMod recovery as most people have it.
  • This is a custom firmware and neither Google nor Samsung released it.
  • Don’t try to skip any steps mentioned below as this may brick your device.
  • Never skip Nandroid backup as it’s very helpful if this Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based custom ROM CM10.1 not work the way you want in your Galaxy Ace S5830.
  • Give the ROM 5 min after first boot to settle things.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. CM10.1 for Galaxy Ace S5830 [Filename:]

How to Install Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean CM10.1 ROM on Galaxy Ace S5830

  1. Connect your Galaxy Ace S5830 to PC using USB cable.
  2. Copy downloaded zip file to the SD card of your phone. Important: Don’t extract any file.
  3. Disconnect USB and then turn off your phone.
  4. Boot into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Up, Home and the Power button, continue to hold all three until the screen flashes, then release all buttons.[use volume buttons to scroll and Power button to select]. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
  5. Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back. To perform a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
  6. Then perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wipe is completed.
  7. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Now, locate the file that you copied earlier in Step 2 and select it by pressing Home button. Confirm installation by selecting Yes – Install on the next screen. The ROM installation will begin.
  8. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the smartphone and boot up into customized CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 ROM. The first boot will take time, so be patient!
  9. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Congrats! Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean based CM10.1 ROM now installed and running on your Galaxy Ace S5830. Share your Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean experience with us in comment. [Developed by Wayland_ACE]

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  • Amir Hossein Farzaneh

    mine doesn’t work , stuck on CM boot animation for 10 mins

    • arafat21

      Go back to recovery and perform wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik partition.

  • Nikola Begovic

    Can my phone die if i install this ?

    • arafat21

      Any custom ROM can harm your device but we still try to install it with almost 100% success rate.

      • Nikola Begovic

        When you will make this with 100% success rate ?

  • arafat21

    What CWM recovery version you are using? CM10.1 only work if your CWM version is Version 6 or higher.